BT Challenge 216: Upbeat Ballad

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  1. guitarsophist

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    I like the way you play along with the repeats from the delay so that the new notes and the old notes interweave. It is a nice way to use delay. The first time I heard this was on "Red House" by Jimi Hendrix.
     
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    Jimi? me too =)

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    @G-52 - Nice intro! It really gets cooking as you progress. Great country riffin.
    @ASATKat - Sweet tone .Dreamy and melodic.
     
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    Nice, playing and tone. But the noise gate was kinda being a bit pushy. You're too good to be pushed around by a gizmo who's only purpose is to shut you up.
     
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    @Mellencaster - beautiful country sound, and I liked the twangy bends
    @knh555 - nicely thought out; enjoyable listening, nice intro too
    @Alan L Cole - I’m enjoying those clean tones, lovely vibrato and riffs
    @JCL50 - beautiful track; I felt the emotion
    @bgmacaw - I liked the melody you chose, and the half step slides
    @Mjark - southern Utah perhaps... a singing quality to your take, peaceful, like you’ve been on vacation:)
    @udoering - nice acoustics intro, guitars were working great together; theatrical sound like an orchestra
    @guitarsophist - dreamy, with rich tones; I like the story you told
    @ASATKat - very creative, and beautiful really; interesting affects; nice
     
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    @Mellencaster : lovely clean country-style guitar, laidback melodic playing. Your one-shot sounds well thought-out.
    @knh555 : oh man, that feedback - great! You found a nice melody. Good work on the quiet and louder pasages. The second guitar supports your playing well.
    @Alan L Cole : though you do not play with much overdrive, your guitar tends to fall into the overtones; sounds awesome. Good playing throughout and reacting on the different parts of the track.
    @JCL50 : I had to listen carefully for the second guitar, which means that you play and mix it in a way that blends perfectly with the bt and in no way messes with your delicate lead playing in a country-rock style.
    @fendrguitplayr : happy birthday to you!
    @bgmacaw : nice melodic playing, going well with the different parts of the tune. BTW, I also had to convert the bt, though I use the newest version of Cubase.
     
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    @Mjark : beautiful guitar sound; lovely laidback and melodic playing. Is it possible that you used a gate that sometimes took away short pieces of guitar?
    @guitarsophist : your track sounds very much like the guitar playing the vocal part, which also means that you composed that thing. Nice!
    @G-52 : by starting a few seconds before the track comes in it sounds as if you were starting a session; nice country-pickin`track!
    @ASATKat : nice use of delay is the first thing that drew my attention. Nice melodic playing and very skilled interplay with the delay.
     
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    Went with a western theme here.

     
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    @G-52 cool intro, good phrases, I like the bouncy and happy feeling on the "chorus" parts.
    @ASATKat nice use of the delay and playing with it
    @f69tele nice volume swells and western sountrack vibe. job done.
     
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    f69tele - Just Like the other track, the baritone notes and also the swells are very good on this track . Someone had mentioned James Wilsey earlier, it was the first thought when listening to your track. Well played.
     
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    @G-52 - Cool intro and nice country riffin' that builds need celt as the track progressed.
    @ASATKat - Very pretty playing. Nice!
    @f69tele - Nice range of tones and phrasing here. Very nice melodic theme and sweet harmonized parts.
     
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    Monday, a little late, a little rushed, but it is what it is.

     
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    @Mellencaster - Sweet tone and lovely intro, Mike, followed by a sweet country and melodic take!
    @knh555 - Nice sounding sustain and mid range tone, Kevin. Thanks for the track!
    @Alan L Cole - Nice fluttery runs and trills, Alan and you got very good dynamics too.
    @JCL50 - The mix and playing are sounding nice with both guitars, JC.
    @bgmacaw - Nice riffs and playing throughout with nice slides.
    @Mjark - I liked your pace on this and 8 days without playing didn't change anything in your fine track, Mark.
    @udoering - Really liked your intro and then the guitars sounded sweet all the way through, Ullrich.
    @guitarsophist - Nice twang and playing with some creative ideas throughout.
    @G-52 - Lots of creative ideas here as well with nice playing and kind of funky country vibe, Andrew.
    @ASATKat - Soulful intro that moves along well with nice riffage as the track goes along.
    @f69tele - Nice volume swells and really fine twangy tones after the intro and throughout.
     
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    @f69tele : how did you do the opening? Volume pot, pedal? Anyhow, sounds great. What´s coming then sounds very good also; classic cowboy guitars, composed and arranged like a soundtrack. Very nice!
    @fendrguitplayr : nice clean sound with noticeable compression, doublestops and bendings - what could one want more?
     
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    I track with POD 2.0. For the volume swells there is a Delay/Swell setting that makes it really easy! Thank you for the comments!!



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    Thank you. Never heard of Wilsey before. Had to look him up.


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    Wilsey played on Chris Isaaks' "Wicked Games." His solo album is called "El Dorado" I think. It sounds like spaghetti western music for space aliens. I unblocked the trem on my strat after listening to Wilsey. Unfortunately, I believe he passed away a couple of years ago.
     
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    I believe he was a member here and some of the members on this thread conversed with him. I did not have the honor as that was before my time here, I believe.
     
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    @f69tele - beautiful and creative, I’m a fan
    @fendrguitplayr - passionate, soulful melody, and some nice subtle riffs
     
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