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Midweek Backing Track (final of 2019)

Discussion in 'Twanger Central' started by fendrguitplayr, Dec 18, 2019.

  1. ASATKat

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    BB, good choice, this bt is so close to The Thrill Is Gone, BB is a given.
    Soulful,
     
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    Interesting tone, do you have a pedal? I like the blues/jazz fusion.
    Urgently emotive, and the interesting cutoff ending lol.
    I liked it Mjark. Good job.
     
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    Cool rich reverb. Getting a bit Santana like there. He seems like a player you can identify with. Sounds like you're in your element.
     
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    Nice simple tone, I like. That is a nice warm bridge pup 1+. Funky, emotive.
     
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    Blues on the edge. Nice bends and volume swells. I'm responding in real time here with your playing. Yea man, you're getting it done. Very sweet.
     
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    Hard to critique myself but I'll give it a try. My usual melodic/chord thing, tone is pretty good, a bit hollow sounding in the verb so that's a minor ding. My 2nd take had better tone and overall better playing, but maybe too much, this take was more trackable.
     
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  7. Mjark

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    Ha! A few. However I played this dead clean plugged right into the interface and added some plug in called Strat lead or something afterwards. A little reverb too.
     
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    Kind of Kenny Burrell.
     
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    It sounds great. The pedal too! Nice loose feel.
     
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    It's actually a cheapo pickup, a GFS Vintage '59. It shines in this guitar. It has a trumpet-like quality when totally clean. Sometimes cheap pickups sound great, sometimes they don't. I have had other GFS stuff that I didn't like. But this one's a keeper. In this track I am playing through a Tonelib Fender Bassman sim, of all things. It gave the low strings a smooth clean sound and the treble strings a crunchy tone, for a nice contrast.
     
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    I agree on the neck pup and yes, compression.
     
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    I appreciate you sharing this backing track, it was a great exercise. Thanks for the listen and kind comment as well! Also, your track had some nice tone and phrasing that built an interesting amount of tension.
     
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    Thanks for the comment! I liked the exploratory and jazzy nature of your track. Very interesting departure from the expected.
     
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    Thanks for the comment! I think my Epiphone Jumbo EJ200SCE can get pretty close to an arch top electric tone with the neck pickup (which is what I used here). With the two pickups it's a pretty flexible acoustic guitar.

    Your track was very melodic with well placed pauses. Kudos to you for letting your 60 cycle hum hang out and dance around for a bit. :)
     
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    Not 100% happy with this, but I think it’s a pretty good vibe. I tried to slow down a little and make each note count more.

    Tele, in the middle position (PAF neck pickup though), 6G2 amp, Clear Sky OD and a bit of TC Flashback delay. Via GarageBand for iPad.

     
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    @MrClint : seems like we were on a similar wavelength as far as how to approach this. The acoustic was a nice touch.


    @fendrguitplayr: You really hit your stride at about the 48 second mark, and it’s a great ride the rest of the way. There’s a section where your attack sounds almost like someone popping an electric bass. Cool.


    @Mjarkjeez, man. Get a noise gate lmao. Great tone though. Your playing here is outstanding. Oops, there’s one little bum note. I had several! Seriously though, great sounds. Your phrasing continues to be something I envy.


    @estreetRaunchy tone! Works great here. Buncha licks I should cop. Love the wah


    @Alan L ColeFirst of all, super tasty tone. Just more great, appropriate licks here. I’m gonna have to up my game!


    @guitarsophistlots of style in this take. The guitar sounds like it’s dancing.


    @NWintherbringing the blues! Working it. Singing tone. Very nice bends and vibrato.


    @ASATKatdreamy tone. Gives it an entirely different feel from the previous efforts. I like it!
     
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    I hate those things. The plug in did that. I didn't even use an amp, i added the dirt after I recorded. I forgot to trim it though.


    - Leaving space is not easy. You did a nice job here.
     
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    Recorded it yesterday, finished today. A little pre xmas noodling:

     
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    @MrClint : maybe it´s pure imagination, but somehow just the sound of the acoustic seems to give the track a less melancholic vibe; good choice, and nicely played.
    @fendrguitplayr : lovely played blues with some great lines.
    @Mjark : I exspected a woody hollow body sound - well, I was surprised! Asides from exspectations, a beautifully played blues.
    @estreet : expressive, melodic playing with nice use of rythmically elements.
    @Alan L Cole : powerful sound combined with emotional playing; my personal favourite track from the recent past!
    @guitarsophist : very nice use of dynamics in your playing, enhances your expression.
    @NWinther : lovely guitar sound (you always dial in something good), swells and delay-gimmicks. Just a really good track. BTW, sun is just rising and the sky is intensively red - whatever that means.
    @ASATKat : at first I thought you´d walk the jazzy road, but the you took a different direction. A very special vibe.
     
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