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Backing Track Challenge - 278 Funk

Discussion in 'Twanger Central' started by Mellencaster, Dec 11, 2020.

  1. klasaine

    klasaine Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    @KennyWTelejazz - Very nice G. Bensonesque lines, especially on the jazz box!
    @estreet - Super funky! Love it when you kick in the wah. POD sounds good ... still ;)
     
  2. bullfrogblues

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    Reverend Charger 290 into Kane Overdrive Special MKIV into Garageband.
    Great track, and happy birthday, Mike!
     
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  3. Mellencaster

    Mellencaster Friend of Leo's

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    bullfrogblues Lovely tone and a mighty fine track.Thank you.
     
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  4. Mjark

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    Nice! we got a new dog two weeks ago too!
     
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  5. ASATKat

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    Wow, you're the first person to call me Cliff, a little surprising, for whatever reason friends call me Cliffy, I guess Cliff sounds stern.
    Jazz musicians call themselves Clifford, like Clifford Brown who was a wonderful trumpet player and composer.

    Thank you Melon,
     
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    Happy Birthday!
     
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  7. ASATKat

    ASATKat Friend of Leo's

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    Here is a straight up jazz/blues version, fighting back the rt thumb joint arthritis pain, sucks


    Chasing The
     
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    I guess I'll have to start writing lyrics for these so the guitar doesn't have to carry the melody!
     
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    Thanks DrB :) Yes, the wah is from the axe-fx.
     
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    @warthog - Good and funky playing
    @NWinther - Fuzzy funk
    @Mellencaster - Funk in the canyon
    @SbS - (1) Other side of the funky canyon (2) I liked this round better
    @fendrguitplayr - Interesting synth effect
    @Mjark - Smooth yet still funky
    @Kilgore Trout - Jazzy but funky
    @JCL50 - Funky with a dash of shred
    @DrB - A bluesy funk take, nice funky comping
    @Mikejazz - Also funky with some shred wah
    @klasaine - Liked the double guitar parts, interesting jazzy bits in there
    @Raimonds - Laid back take
    @Alan L Cole - Nice contrasts in tones used
    @ASATKat - (1) Smooth, synth, like take with the octaves. (2) Nice overdriven tone with jazzy licks
    @guitarsophist - Icy funk
    @ghostchord - Reminded me Sanford and Son theme fed into a weird synth algorithm
    @udoering - Funky with a liquid tone, then morphing into smooth
    @KennyWTelejazz - Interesting guitar synth and jazzy take
    @estreet - Nice swells kicking it off, followed by some funky playing
    @bullfrogblues - Good and funky take
     
  11. guitarsophist

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    @warthog - Great p-90 tone! The funk is there!
    @NWinther - Cosmic funk! The guitar growls like a lion on the prowl. Nice pulloffs too, which is hard to do with lion claws.
    @Mellencaster - The verb is as big as the solar system! I don't hear any loss of groove or funkiness. It's all most cool!
    @SbS - Funkenstein can play guitar! You left lots of space, which is good in a nice but busy track like this one. Nice lines and tone. Funkenstein II can play too.
    @fendrguitplayr - Nice intro and opening theme. Very funky tone! And two funky guitars!
    @bgmacaw - The fuzz has got the funk! Cuts like a buzzsaw funk!
    @Mjark - I've got a Super Champ XD and they say that when these XD things die, they don't repair them because it is usually the circuit board that goes and it is not cost effective. You could use the cabinet and find a nice head for it. Nice horn-like tone from whatever is in your pedal board.
    @Kilgore Trout - Nice jazzy approach. I liked the intro a lot. And then some wah/phaser stuff. Cool!
    @JCL50 - Fat fusion funk tone. Nice pull-offs.
    @DrB - Lots of energy. I like the chunka-chunka stuff.
    @Mikejazz - Nice fusion funk take. Cool wah effects!
    @klasaine - Cool intro and nice themes. This track is Steely Dan-ish from the get-go, so your approach is right in there.
    @Raimonds - It sounds like your fingers still know what to do!
     
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  12. udoering

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    @KennyWTelejazz : congrats for your dog as well as the track; sounds absolutely professional again. I like the change between jazzy and rock lines; the opening with the chords is great.
    @estreet : sounds good! You got some sweet lines in there, 0:58 for example or 1:36. Like the wah.
    @bullfrogblues : great clean and crunchy sound; changing sounds helps to keep your track interesting. Good playing throughout.
    @Mellencaster : don´t know how the others found out, but it seems to be true, so: happy birthday, Mike!
     
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    Happy birthday Mike...sorry.. . alittle late. ☺ Niels
     
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  14. Mellencaster

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    I'm not sure but I can only think of my age changing in my avatar.Thank you all for wishing me a happy birthday.
     
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    @ghostchord - Nice melodies, talking to one another. Cool!
    @udoering - Cool vol swells at the start, followed by a nice fluid line melting to the rest of the melodies. Nice phrasing and note selections.
    @KennyWTelejazz - To the beat, very nice! Some of the stuff that you did is quite subtle but, very much, to the point. I loved your fluid flow around 1:17 and the rest of its progression. The synth accompanied line starting 1:56 is also mighty cool! Sorta did a great intro to the lead guitar starting at 2:15. You should have continued and done all of them 7 mins! :)
    @bullfrogblues - Nice clean tone and cool playing. Very tasty lines, serious vibes. Liked it!

    B
     
  16. ASATKat

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    Late but HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mike.
     
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    After the intro you came out swinging for a home run ..Nice !
    Love that trem dive bomb w reverb at :19 ....killer tone all through the song . nice use of space in your phrasing . thanks for the track and Happy Birthday .

    Nice very Nice ! track and playing
    We both lost our dogs around the same time ...Now we both got new dogs ...man my life sucked with out a dog ...now its all better

    Wow you went for the whole track ..it was good ..It sounds like you had a good time playing and got an intense fret board work out in to boot

    Nice Dual guitar parts on the intro . I like the slipperiness some of your melodies take later on in the song ..predictable melodies mixed in with an un predictable streak of note choices ..Classic Yin and Yang

    all the best
    Kenny
     
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    Yours sounds very good Alan !

    Hi Ullrich , you played some very thematic and melodic guitar on this track . Every phrase and melody was connected to the before and after phrase & melody .Yeah man it was like your guitar was the vocalist and it had a song to sing ...

    Hi Mike ! thank you for the track and the Kind Word .

    Oh Yeah that is some guitar players guitar playing. Real nice guitar tone that has a lot of Balls to it ....

    Hi Alan ,
    Yeah this is an all around good BT ...lots of different ways of approaching it . I usually listen to everyone's submissions while I'm working on mine . Doing that helps me be clear on what i will play on mine .nice rapping w you .

    all the best,
    Kenny
     
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    The producer asked me to slow it down.

     
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  20. Mellencaster

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    Thoughtfree A very nice slower version Sweet lines!
     
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