Backing Track Challenge - 259 Acoustic

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  1. Mellencaster

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    Thanks Mr Caster, this will be a fun one indeed.
     
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    Thank you, sweet track,

     
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    This was exactly the kind of track I could cope today, given that I will leave home for a visit over the weekend before it gets hot. You hear a one shot, St. Vincent neck and middle pickup with Mesa Express clean mode.



    Mysteriously the track makes me wanna sing "Purple Rain"
     
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    @ASATKat : lovely swells you start with; nice clean sound. Like the delay you chose.
     
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    Thanks for the track :)
     
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    Great melody. Couldn't resist putting a steel guitar on it.
     
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    @ASATKat - Vol swells are cool... Gives a nice vibe which you've continued in the rest of the take. Nice.
    @udoering - Relaxed, easy take. Nice. Cool melodies and nice clean tone. 1:19 - 1:30 for example quite nice...
    @NWinther - Ambient but I thought in a rock sorta way. Nice melodies. The tonal change at ~1:59 or so was a good one.
    @bigbreak - I would not thought of that... Loved it as always.

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    Thanks for the track!

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    Beautiful backer Mike! Thank you:

     
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    Strat middle pickup through Blackface Deluxe sim. It's kind of pretty and precious.

     
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    @ASATKat - The guitar initially sounds amazingly like a string synth and then evolves into a more guitar-like take with lots of nice lines.
    @udoering - I've never played a St. Vincent, but it sounds like it is a very versatile guitar. It fits nicely into this kind of country-like track. The bridge pickup sounds glorious!
    @NWinther - Wonderful cello-like tone! Nice slow lines too. Big and spacious. Ah the second, darker tone is nice too. Kind of Pink Floydish.
    @bigbreak - The pedal steel sounds very appropriate. It's such a lovely and emotive sound.
    @DrB - The tremolo is very nice. Really fits the track and great tone and playing as well. I like the videos of the Saturn system too!
    @Alan L Cole - Is that a stink bug? The track doesn't stink though. It's mellow and great.
     
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    You inspire me, in such a good way, Mellencaster. :)

    I love the gentle, rhythmic roll to the track. Easy on the ears - and very inspirational.

    Thank you! ;)
     
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    @Alan L Cole - You've turned it into a jazzy tune... Nicely done. The tone is quite good, jazzy but still has that bite you know... Mini HB's? Nice! Cool melodies by the way.
    @guitarsophist - 1..2..3... I did not realize the Waltzy side of this tune till now. It's there don't get me wrong but in terms of playing! Yours is doing it though, has the Waltz swing. This coupled with the flowing melodies and fitting tone, made a good take. Nice one!
    @Mjark - Nicely done, I love what you did with the chorus... Added a deeper dimension. The overall is sorta ambient cinematic kinda vibe... Cool!

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    Using my Gibson J 15 . I struggled with this one what to use for the track.
     
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    @NWinther : lovely sound and such a sensitive playing. Note choice gives the track a beautiful dreamy atmosphere.
    @bigbreak : sweet playing, sweet vibe.
    @DrB : your track sounds as if this was meant as an instrumental by DrB! Very nice!
    @Alan L Cole : unlike DrB, I wouldn´t call it jazzy. I hear country, rock and blues but all quite playful and relaxed.
    @guitarsophist : unpretentious and wistful - played with emotions. You knew what you were doing.
    @Mjark : good work in arrranging and multitrack-recording! I´s nice, like it.
    @Mellencaster : I do envy you because of the qualitity of the guitar sound, those nice little sound effects in the background and your emotional playing.
     
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    Nice takes and approaches by all.
    @ASATKat - Ethereal. Nice use of dbl stops/chords and swells.
    @udoering - Emotive. Very nice tone and use of delay Ullrich.
    @NWinther - The Niels Winther rich sonic sound space. Very cool.
    @bigbreak - It's cool to hear a steel guitar hear BG. Apt title, emotive and beautifully played.
    @DrB - Nice build up to a cornucopia of impressive technique and blistering speed DrB. Smokin'! And yep, my ES-325 is sportin' mini humbuckers.
    @guitarsophist - Great tone and emotive dance GS. Dig those little chords throughout. Nice melodic elements.
    Oh, and although commonly referred to as a "stick bug" by the neophyte, entomologists would more correctly classify it as the Odorous Emanation Insectum. Although the depiction is not of a "stink bug", around these parts, it's known as lunch.
    @Mjark - Beautifully emotive with great tone and movement Mark. Tasteful use of the second guitar track.
    @Mellencaster - Touching and haunting Mike. Beautiful tone - the acoustic works well here. Bravo.
     
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    Since my grandchildren have left from their sleepover this weekend, I have time to comment. Wonderful interpretation from all.

    @ASATKat - Nicely done on the intro. Soft-touch, ambient, and nicely done al through
    @udoering - Lovely tone all through and emotive tale . Very nicely done and played for a one-take track
    @NWinther - Sweet affects Niels! Passionately played with a great tone!
    @bigbreak - The pedal steel sounds great and well played!
    @DrB - The tremolo works very nicely and a sweet tone to match. Lovely lines played and an emotional ride with the outro. The video of the planets was a great idea.
    @Alan L Cole - Dynamic and expressive lines .Sweet sonic journey, Alan!
    @guitarsophist - Melodic and a lovely clean tone. Nicely arranged melody right to the end/Very nice!
    @Mjark - Powerfull opener and lovely space with very smooth phrasing, cool reverse effect but the highlight of your take is the two guitar arrangements, sounds big and lovely.
     
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    Simply beautiful! The tone, the playing, the overall vibe...

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