A simple Floyd-esque instrumental

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  1. Hatfield92

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    So I recorded something this evening I’m relatively happy with. It came together really quickly in GarageBand. I set up a straightforward drummer track, threw on a rhythm guitar track in one take, then did a lead track. I then used the program’s built in instruments to put in a bass and organ part, each in a single take. Then I went back and did another pass on the lead part, and that’s the one you hear.

    There’s a bum note or two here and there, but it’s a pretty decent representation of my playing. I welcome any feedback. Keep in mind, I consider the overall vibe of the track A little in the Floyd vein, but I’m not trying to sound like Gilmour. I just want to sound like me.

    I’m playing my Firebird through my 6G2 clone via a barely-on OD pedal on both guitar parts.

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    Nice. I enjoyed that.

    Constructive criticism if i may? In the lead substitute playing no note for 1/3 of the notes you do play.

    As Miles said, "Less is more".

    Some silence, or letting the last note hang, would create a little more space and tension in the piece.

    Good work.

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    I appreciate that. I know my phrasing isn’t quite there yet.
     
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