Backing Track Challenge - 265 Rock

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    Heartfelt. Nice vibrato. Sweet chordtone playing.
     
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    Musical rain,
     
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    Nice creamy od. Great tone overall. Passionate.
     
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    Thanks, that’s interesting. I don’t think of it as softened rather adding power although I should have brought the melody to some resolution to make it really work.
     
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    I thought it worked great. The band picks up volume in the chorus, I myself went with that, but your bends gave it a relaxed breathy like moment, and that sort of redirected the energy and smoothed it out, it felt like melodic butter, you had a Betts-esque tone and touch. ABB would do similar things in their little guitar interludes that were so purdy.

    It's very creative because I don't think you had ABB as your plan, to me it was more like your very own guitar voice,,, and the fact it sounds a little like Betts once in a while is a good thing. It yours and it's creative.

    Have we had this conversation before lol? Good consistency.
     
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    Everyone sounds really nice, I thought there would more plays on all the melodies related directly or indirectly to this famous progression. I believe Chicago used it, It's A Beautiful Day in their song Hot Summer Day, Baby Now That I've Found You,,, I could go on but my brain has shutdown.
     
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    I don't think that way. I like them of course.
     
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    So you have this cool thing that sounds Betts like to me,
    I agree, let's not think,
     
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    @warthog : octaves I always love! Fine lines in your single note playing, nice track.
     
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    Ok, so I see how this works. It's a group to give feedback. Cool...

    @Mjark - Very sweet tone and s soft touch. I liked the dual lead and would have liked to have heard it again in the second upbeat section as well.
    @NWinther - Almost a violin like tone and a nice transition from a mellow lead to a more aggressive lead depending on the section.
    @udoering - Really liked the volume control when you rolled it on for the upbeat section. Nice choices for notes.
    @Squier by Squier - I think there were 2 guitars. The main one sounded really good while the second sometimes sounded lost. Way to power through the flu!
    @Mellencaster - Really nice transitions from section to section. Sounded great.
    @Raimonds - Some really nice memorable/singable lines you played.
    @Peegoo - I just sat back and enjoyed listening to it.
    @fendrguitplayr - Nice playing. Killer tone and note choice. Would have liked to have seen a bit more of a difference between the 2 sections.
    @bigbreak - that was just cool.
    @Alan L Cole - Really atmospheric. I liked it. Sometimes the delay hid what you were playing.
    @ghostchord - Haha. I like the musical quote. It worked really well! For me I would have added a little more dirt to your lead tone.
    @guitarsophist - Sounded really nice...it's funny, some of the runs you made you didn't resolve and I kept on waiting for that one last note!
    @ASATKat - I have to agree with the too much delay comment. Other than that, there were some great note choices. Good emotion.
     
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    I was thinking of calling my song "Walking Down that 'Ol Familiar Chord Pattern". I think the first time I jammed on that descending D pattern was on Tales of Brave Ulysses in 1967, although I am sure it was done before that. Cream used it again a year later on White Room. We sure had fun warming up on it.
     
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    The muted 'verse' parts in my take are based on the melody from Every Little Thing She Does is Magic (The Police). I'm surprised nobody poked me in the chest about that yet ;) Listen to the backing track and it hits you right in the chops. It did me.
     
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    This is a first for me, I only recently discovered the backing track thing in this part of the forum and so I thought I'd give it a shot.
    Someone mentioned a lack of quotes from other songs, so that gave me an idea for a theme :)

     
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    Lynxtrap Welcome and a sweetly played version!
     
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    I appreciate people here giving me good suggestions, and I responded so here is an fx reduced version, a dab of verb, and a dab of delay, normal, easier to be emotive without the clutter.

    I also decided the ascending guitar riff on the bt was the boss, so I decided to not step on it, just comp behind it.



     
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    @Lynxtrap : welcome! You delivered a version I like very much. Dynamic playing, well structured.
    @ASATKat : sounds good!
     
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    Welcome, very nice classic playing. I mean a great choice for this classic progression.
    What or how are you recording, your gear?
     
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    Lol, I bailed on the old one and did a new one last night. I think it's better, I think
     
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    Thanks!
    It was a Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas through Amplitube3. The amp sims were an overdriven Marshall in parallell with a cleaner Twin Reverb.
    Neck pickup with coil split for the softer parts and full humbucker (and a virtual EQ pedal as a boost in front of the Marshall) for the louder parts.
     
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