Backing Track Challenge 211 - Funk

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  1. Mellencaster

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    I didn't have much time to look for a track this week, I hope this is fine. Enjoy!



     
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    That was a nice one. St Vincent and Albert Lee MP 90, Mesa Express clean mode.

     
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    udoering No messing around. Very nice stereo sound in between the two guitars and they compliment each other well . Very nicely played on the long slow part and it sounds very good.
     
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    I'll be back later. I need to get some coffee and finish a novel.

     
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    Saturday morning fun with Korg FX

     
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    - Ullrich comes out with both guns blazing! Great rhythm playing especially during the quiet part.

    - What is it about that Funk compels us to turn those knobs? I started that way too but couldn't make it work like you did. Reminds me of Birdland.
     
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    Thanks Mike!


    Nice riffage and liked the two stereo guitars.


    Good strong ideas throughout. I liked the outro a lot from about 2:05"
     
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    USA Tele with SD Hot Stack pup. Good fun BT.
     
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    Here's mine, actually my first recorded take on this one which is unusual for me. Gear is Ibanez TM-71 with Guitar Madness P94's, ZenDrive clone, Hotone Mojo Diamond, Mosky Spring Reverb. I added Audacity Wah-Wah effect on the beginning and end of the track afterwards.

     
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    And mine - thanks Mike:

     
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    You guys are on it, I just woke up lol,
     
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    Thanks Mike:)

    ...or maybe this first attempt..

     
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    here comes my attempt on style I never played and dont know what to play

     
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    I know the feeling! You definitely got a lot more funky than I did!
     
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    @udoering - tasteful stuff, impressive lead and rhythm; well timed with the track also
    @Mjark - a singing tone with some nice jazzy runs
    @fendrguitplayr - nice choice of effects, and a Frampton flashback
    @estreet - enjoyable listening; a nice pace, great playing as always
    @bgmacaw - nice creative funk
    @Alan L Cole - I enjoyed the production, nicely done
    @knh555 - rock on, a powerful take, I enjoyed the grit
    @Raimonds - lots of funky soul here, beautifully played
     
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    @Mjark : nice melody line at the opening; playing then mostly like a singer - I like that, as well as the transition into the slow part.
    @fendrguitplayr : your guitar (even if sounds more a synth) sound blends very well with the bt; cool lines!
    @estreet : the way you play it makes me wanna move; very nice!
    @bgmacaw : whatever the gear, the result sounds good! Like your slow ans sparse playing, contrasts well to the busy bt.
    @Alan L Cole : something different! Cool guitar sound, surprising lines.
    @G-52 : Lovely - country funk! That clean guitar with some country licks and double stops is a quite unique way to play it! Can´t say which one of your tracks I like better.
    @knh555 : good rocking version with a distinctive sound. Like that passage with the repeated notes in the deep registers; letting that one run and adding a second guitar was a really good idea!
    @Raimonds: well played, and the title "Kind of the double stops" is yours!
     
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    @udoering - Crushed it - awesome playing!

    @Mjark - Sweet, melodic phrasing and ride. Nice outro.

    @fendrguitplayr - In the groove and cookin'. Nice tonal palette.

    @estreet- Very slick. I like what you did with the vocal intro. Cruisin' cool riffin' and fun outro.

    @bgmacaw - Stripped down funk spiced with a cool wah-wah.

    @G-52 - Playing nicely with the backer with spot on tone. Synchopated funk and in-the-house.

    @knh555 - That's pretty cool Kevin. Dig the duel guitar tracks and overall thematic development.

    @Raimonds - Wah's not to like - funktastic!
     
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    Sounds like you had fun with it and nice playing!

    Sometimes first takes are the best. The wah works well here.

    Creative production and sounding good.

    Both of them sound good to my ears but I slightly favor the BT211 without the b for the nice dynamics.

    You could have fooled me. Nice riffs and cool double stops.
     
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    @Mjark Lovely phrasing and you've packed a lot of great ideas in this track.
    @fendrguitplayr Very funky effects, Mike and played well, sounds like it could be the original track.
    @estreet In the pocket and tight. Melodic and expressive, I'm glad you enjoyed this track, it shows.
    @bgmacaw Nice! Your lines work well on this with the effects, always nice to nail on the first attempt.
    @Alan L Cole Now, that's some alternative funk! Pretty cool, Alan! Nice lines and cool effects.
    @G-52 Two tracks and both sound good, your country roots style always come up on top. Very nice.
    @knh555 Nice hook lines and I liked the saturated tone. The build up was nice with two guitars at the end
    @Raimonds Yes, there's the wah I was waiting for and you didn't disappoint. Sound very good.
     
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