Farine54's Bootcamp!, Prepare For Glorious Purpose
Todd Simpson
Sep 12 2021, 07:24 PM
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Welcome to SHRED BOOTCAMP! I'll be your Drill Instructor! And I do mean DRILL! As in a large power tool used in slasher films and Paul Gilbert concerts. Here is were you EARN THE LIVING DEATH out of your fingers and break through any speed bumps/barriers to become a MASTER CHIEF of Shred!
QUICK TIPS TO PREPARE YOU FOR BATTLE
*Make sure you get both hands in the shot when shooting your video*Make sure you use a metronome for the first several Missions and that the metronome can be heard.*After you complete a mission, shoot me a PM and let me know it's ready and I'll give you a debrief! These are pass / fail, so if you pass you BADGE UP and if not, I'll give you some feedback and you head in to the breach once again.
*The first several missions are VERY simple. They are just to get you used to the bootcamp process.
*Most importantly, there is NEVER a speed requirement in bootcamp. I want you to push yourself to play as brisk as you can, but NEVER at the expense of precision. If you find you are missing a note here and there, slow down a bit. Speed is just a byproduct of precision so my goal is to make you a very precise player. At that point, speed just happens.
MISSON #1

THE MISSION

1.)Your mission is to go all the way back to the very start. The base of the mountain.

LESSON 1. http://bitly.com/gmclesson1

Which you will play SUPER PERFECT!. Speed it up bit by bit until you feel your ready to take it to WAR (Any speed, it's up to you, no points for speed, only points for playing in a precise manner as speed is simply a byproduct of precision) Shoot a video and post it as a reply to this post. Make sure to EMBED the video by clicking on INSERT SPECIAL ITEM above the smiley face and then you'll get a drop down menu. Click on INSERT YOUTUBE VIDEO and follow the instructions in the Pop Up Menu. I'll then offer a constructive and brutally honest critique.

THE AFTERMATH

Upon nailing the crap out of lesson one at a speed you didn't think possible, and playing it a clean as a freshly waxed floor, you will be given your first insignia of Rank in BOOTCAMP! You will then proceed to Lesson #2 and so forth. Here is the link to the entire 400 plus Lesson Library. https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/wiki/inde...rtal:Techniques

Here is the link to your own PRIVATE HOUSE OF PAIN!...Er I mean.. SHRED!

http://bitly.com/farine54sbootcamp"

Practice!
Sarge

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Farine54
Sep 13 2021, 12:46 PM
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Hy Todd,

Here my first take, I did it live with my smartphone, it's the fastest way to make a recording. But I will have to find another plan for it because I find the sound too muffled. This side will improve her for the next time.

BPM = 120

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Olivier.

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Todd Simpson
Sep 14 2021, 05:14 AM
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Welcome to BOOTCAMP Soldier!!! Your first Vid looks good!! The first few drills are very simple. They are just to get you familiar with the process here in Bootcamp. You are using a clean tone in your vid which is fine. It would be great if you could use a distorted/gain tone as well once you get past the first several Missions.

Your technique looks solid here Soldier and I don't see anything that I need to correct!! So you are off to a great start!!! To wit!!




Congrats! You just...

LEVELED UP!!

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Onward!
Sarge

QUOTE (Farine54 @ Sep 13 2021, 07:46 AM) *
Hy Todd,

Here my first take, I did it live with my smartphone, it's the fastest way to make a recording. But I will have to find another plan for it because I find the sound too muffled. This side will improve her for the next time.

BPM = 120

Thanks,
Olivier.


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Farine54
Sep 14 2021, 10:29 AM
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Thank Drill Sergeant,

I just watched mission 2, and I have two questions:

- 1 - during the rise of the fret do I have to make a slide ?

- 2 - Should I let the index finger press on the string ?

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Olivier.

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Todd Simpson
Sep 14 2021, 08:13 PM
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For these first few missions, do whatever your fingers tell you they want to do. It's just so that I can see your fingers in action. These first ones are less about learning new things than about letting me see you play. So these are much less strict than the advanced lessons. Play them in any way that is comfortable for your hand. The first one looked great!!

Onward!!
Sarge

QUOTE (Farine54 @ Sep 14 2021, 05:29 AM) *
Thank Drill Sergeant,

I just watched mission 2, and I have two questions:

- 1 - during the rise of the fret do I have to make a slide ?

- 2 - Should I let the index finger press on the string ?

Thanks,
Olivier.

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