Backing Track Challenge 235 - Blues Funk

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  1. ASATKat

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    Beautiful Mike,
     
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    @JCL50 - I like the fur on your tone, it gives it a good edgy take on this jam.
    @guitarsophist - Nice riffs and melodious passages throughout.
    @Alan L Cole - More nice plank spankin' and bending steel with good bluesy lines.
    @Mellencaster - Great twang and pinch harmonics with sweet lines from the get go.
     
  3. ASATKat

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    My Saturday take.

    I like my Katana on this, it works well with my guitar to provide a nice tonal bloom.

    Cotati Blues
     
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    Seems to be missing.
     
  5. Carl_Tone

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    Nice to hear all the different takes from everyone. Anybody else have trouble trying to decide whether to go clean or overdrive on these king of tracks? Therefore I just went slightly dirty ha ha
     
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    @Alan L Cole - My grandson is only 4 months, so he has the idea of crawling at this point, but no capability. He's easy. But it sounds to me like you had more on tap than you thought.
    @Mellencaster - Mighty tone extends across the sky. Wide open spaces.
    @ASATKat - Interesting tone. Nice sliding chords and arpeggios. Does the delay come from the Katana as well?
     
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    My first take was on a Tele. Way too bright. I switched the humbucker guitar.
     
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    All effects and amp tones have been just the Katana and it's onboard fx for the last few months. I've never even done any deep editing, someday maybe,,,
    I'm about ready to pull out my fx floorboard that consists of my original Hermida Zendrive2, my original Red Witch Pentavocal tremolo, my BBE Wah that won the Guitar Player wah shootout, (hard wire bypass), my Ernie Ball MVP volume pedal (no tone suck) and my Flashback delay.

    I would love to have the Empress Reverb some day. I'd need to upgrade to the Katana 100 for the fx loop.

    Ooo, I think I'm getting gas,

    I've really enjoyed my little 50w Katana, perfect for an old geezer like me lol.

    I'm getting my semi hollow guitar back soon, those Seth Lover humbuckers once again, it's been a while..
     
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    That Ibanez looks nice!
     
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    @fendrguitplayr : nice modulation effect (auto wah? auto filter?), not too intensive. The title you chose reflects your playing well; the slow lines stand so well against the bt that makes one wanna speed up.
    @JCL50 : what a lovely sound! Regarding the slowness, see above. Note choice has a little latin taste.
    @guitarsophist : sweet sound, and your playing sounds as if you follow a vocal line. Nice take.
    @Alan L Cole : lovely sound; your lines have ths easiness which is your hallmark lately. Nice jazzy vibe!
    @Mellencaster : I pressed the "like"-button with the first notes simply because of your guitar sound which typically is connected with other styles. Cool bluesy playing with some hints of country rock.
     
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    @ASATKat : you definitely established your very own tonality here, giving the track a unique vibe; nice use of chords and arpeggios.
    @Carl_Tone : I almost never play straight clean, there is always some hair on my sound - just more or less.
     
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    Sorry been abit on the busy side lately....have not had much time to play...anyways nice track... :)
     
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    @NWinther: lovely swell opening; you establish a nice calm mood with your playing.
     
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    @Carl_Tone - Very nice version, Carl. Jazz phrasing sounds sweet.
    @udoering - Nicely played with the double stops and octaves, lovely tone with a touch overdrive and the wah feels right for the outro
    @Mjark - The neck pickup adds a sweet warmth to your phrasing and relaxed jazz feel to it.Nice!
    @Mikejazz - Your tele has strat qualities and a very nice fusion style playing, sounds sweet.
    @fendrguitplayr - Nice spanky tone with the auto wah and sweet singing lines ,Mike.
    @JCL50- Tasty tone all through and nice phrasing with emotion , I quite liked the second guitar track it gives a very nice contrast.
    @guitarsophist - Very nice phrasing all through and gives a calm relaxing mood.
    @Alan L Cole - Jazz feel with dynamic playing was played very nicely.
    @ASATKat - Smooth intro and sweet phrasing .Nicely done.
    @NWinther- Cool swell intro and sweet phrasing all though ,Niels.
     
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    @Carl_Tone - Nice jazzy take with some sweet runs and phrasing.
    @udoering - Like the melodic theme and use of octaves Ullrich. Cool wah and nice jazzy-blue riffin'.
    @Mjark - Your signature playing here Mark. Maybe bring up the BT levels a tad but overall cool for me.
    @Mikejazz - Sweet tone and use of delay Miguel. Nice phrasing and playing.
    @fendrguitplayr - Interesting wah fx Mike. There's a cool melodic element in there and some cool blue-rock phrasing.
    @JCL50 - Really nice rhythm track JC. Dig the tone and playing on the solo track too.
    @guitarsophist - Nice clean tone GS and mixed well in the track. Nice smooth jazz vibe. Congrats on your grandson! How cool are they!
    @Mellencaster - Yeah, that's really sweet Mike. Nice fx/tone/delay and phrasing. Awesome!
    @ASATKat - Pretty, melodic take Kat. The delay works as does your tone. Nice vibe.
    @NWinther - Pensive and blue Niels. Sweet emotive playing with cool delay and tone.
     
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    Thanks,
     
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    Wasn't really feeling this one, but did bang out a one-and-done. I did enjoy pulling out the Gretsch hollowbody for this time.

     
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    I must have heard jazz on this one... Thank you Mike:)
     
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    Here's my take using my newly finished headless guitar kit. It's been an often delayed build but I wound it up, more or less, this weekend. I used the bridge Artec "Crusader" pickup with the tone rolled back slightly, Ammoon nano-chorus, Hotone Binary Amp and IR Cab with my favorite Matchless models and my Moskey Spring Reverb.

     
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