The Twanger Central Weekly Backing Track - Week #144

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  1. Mellencaster

    Mellencaster Friend of Leo's

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    I've been swamped with work and not much time to feel out some tracks. This was a donation track and I could be wrong but I think it was Shane B who made it or was it Ullrich?.Enjoy!
    Here's the chord progression for track one, if anyone wondering

    Beginning

    Em - C(add9) - Em - Bb7 (Repeat 1 time)

    Verses

    Em - C(add9) - Em - Bb7 - Em - Am - C6 - Fmaj7 - B7

    Bridge

    Am - Em - Am - Em - C - Em - Bb7 - G(aug)



    I'm posting a 2nd track for an alternative .Since the first one may not be receive as well.






    Download to your DAW or portable digital recorder and go for it.
     
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    Well, it is not one of my tracks; can´t remember who was the author.
     
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    Then it's Shane B for sure.
     
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    Just a quick one take and out at 8:30am

     
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    I decided to play around a bit with both effects and dissonance.

     
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    Took me some time to figure out what to do with the track:

     
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    @fendrguitplayr : nice melody you played; it has a spanish and surf mood in it.
    Mission completed, lovely outcome!

    @Mjark : nice melodic work around these somewhat strange chord changes! Guitar sounds really good.
     
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    @udoering Very cool playing and apt title.
    @Mjark Nice work playing inside the changes.
    @knh555 Cool riffs and effects.
     
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    fendrguitplayr The familiar melody fits nicely , tone is very nice contrast to the dark tone of the track .It has cinema theme feel to it.

    knh555 It's a track that needs some effects to take the edge of it's dark feel but you've managed too add more somber vibe which I think it worked very well.

    Mjark You've found the right melodic notes that seems to gel well with this backer and very nice use of the 6th's .Nicely played out Mark

    udoering Spacey tones is what I was thinking doing too.Very ambient with the rhythm track .Just like your title very dreamy and ethereal.
     
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    Difficult track too be creative I found .I used octave effect for mine.

     
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    Yes, it was a real challenge. The octave effect was a good choice; although I know that there are no octave strings on a sitar, I sometimes had the impression of sitar playing. Maybe it had also to do with how and what you played. No matter what, a successful try.
     
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    @fendrguitplayr - Nice simple, clean take. And that's the appeal of this one. I imagine this going in a dark, smokey bar while the patrons transact their unsavory business.

    @Mjark - I really like your clean, simple approach, but compositionally interesting and in sync with the meandering backer.

    @udoering - Wow. Very cool. This is the song that I wish I'd produced. I really really like both the obvious yet subtle nature of the additional rhythm parts. Nice!!!

    @Mellencaster - The octaves were perfect here, especially with that underlying clean tone at the beginning. It really fills in the track nicely. Nice restrained, musical playing.
     
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    I tried in the morning too but it was too dark for me! You found the path though. Nice easy phrasing too.
     
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    - The heavily squashed guitar tone reminds me a little bit of Robert Fripp.
     
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    Dreamlike indeed. Really cool. It's hard to use that much delay effectively but it works well in this instance. I like the rhythm track you added as well. I considered both options but abandoned them. Well done.
     
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    - yes, but interesting. It seems you found your way about 1:15 in onwards. Almost marimba like in tone.
     
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    Here's the happy one!

     
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    Interesting that you've identified that section I thought the same
     
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    Mjark Truly singing my friend!So much of Dickey Betts influence on this one.Lovely!
     
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