Backing Track Challenge 211 - Funk

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  1. Mellencaster

    Mellencaster Friend of Leo's

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    Stayed clean as possible

     
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    @Mellencaster - nice melodic take Mike; I also liked the bridge... clean is fun and funky:)
     
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    Very nice phrasing and tones, Mike. Nice lines on the middle especially!
     
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    @Mellencaster : obviously, "clean as possible" does not mean "clean"; there´s a nice drive in your sound. The way you play it sounds quite bluesy to me; nice!
     
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    cool. thanks a lot!
     
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    Huh...I think my take was somewhat...erm oh well it is what it is..
     
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    @NWinther : a really hard and heavy version! The more astonishing is the start of the quiet part; nice clean sound; and, love the ending: distorted guitar stops abruptly, goes over into clean - very nice!
     
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    Thanks for letting me Feel So Funky,

     
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    I have an ASAT PROBLEM with the hi E and even the B. They are sitaring or making an eeeoow sound when I sustain. I've never had a fret milling. Is that what I need. The saddles don't look worn but changing angles seems to help just a little but it's always there.

    I ask you guys because you hear my playing and I would think collectively you have lots of experience with this problem.

    What do think Gentlemen? Please don't tell me you enjoy the sitaring lol,,,
     
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    Hi All , here's mine .



    I hope you enjoy

    Kenny

    PS thanks Mike ! this was a real cool track to play over
     
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    @NWinther Smoking take, Niels and a sweet tone!
    @ ASATKat Funky o licious ASATkat .For the sizzling strings, I would check the neck for a slight back bow. It might need an adjustment.
    @KennyWTelejazz Sweet production Kenny , very dynamic take and well played.
     
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    The quickest of quicks from me. I listened through, then used my partso into a G2D Cream-Tone box. It responds nicely when you ride the volume on the guitar... so I did!

     
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    simoncroft That was enjoyable and uniquely played. Very nicely done
     
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    Damn you're good,,
     
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    Thanks for the complement and the advice. No backbow, just the right amount relief.

    Can a saddle cause this prob?
     
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    You can adjust the saddles and may get rid of the sitar effect but it may not be the underlining problem. Like you mentioned it might be in need of a fret crowning There are a few things to look for like the strings are seated properly in the saddles, high frets, neck tilt, and the nut slots
     
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    My G&L has a custom mechanism for neck tilt but I've never touched it.
    After 23 yrs of playing blues that requires lots of big bends, the frets have been worn, I don't get deep wear grooves because of all the bending I do, mostly micro bending, so the neck looks good but the wear is masked by the constant lateral movement.
     
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    If the tops are flat and it might be time after 23 years of playing for a fret dressing as long there are enough fret tops to crown.
     
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    Thanks. Will check out.

    Sorry guys, back to the thread, pm me on the eeeoow problem if you like ok =)
     
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    @ASATKat : you have a quite distinct sound here; maybe the frequent use of the forths? Anyhow, doesn´t sound like pentatonic scale.
    @KennyWTelejazz : superb playing, and moreover it´s more a band production than just a track with guitar. Love for example the opening with the guitar doubling the bass and the way you chopped the new ending. Very good.
    @simoncroft : you sure made it your own. Very nice use of volume pot!
     
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