is this SG solo passable for a song ?

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  1. shatti

    shatti New Member

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    so i just did this solo today, when you create ur own stuff u get lost if it is good or bad
    specially when u play drums, bass, rhythm and solo guitar
    so second opinion could help, (short audio)


    i'm not an advance guitarist, 6 years only since playing
     
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    Herbie74w Active Member

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    The track sounds great. Only thing I might say is the lead is a little busy. You are a talented musician.
     
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  3. HackeIommi

    HackeIommi Active Member

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    I am away from stages and studios for 10 years. So IDK does my opinion counts or not. Rhythm guitar and solo guitar are good. But I feel like something is wrong with the drums. Like drummer is trying to compete with the guitar solo and distracting after 0.15.
     
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    Chuteboxehero Well-Known Member

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    I agree with this. It feels a little too busy. The drums and bass should find a groove and let the lead guitar do the work. Sometimes less is more. Rhythm section dial it back a bit and let the lead guitar rip.
     
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    donepearce Well-Known Member

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    I'm agreeing with all the others. You only want one instrument at a time being busy. The others need to be rock solid in the pocket or it all becomes a jumble. I reckon you should keep some of the fast stuff, but you don't need all of it. Start and stop the solo melodically, and hit the quick bit in the middle. A couple of seconds will make the point much better than a lot of it.
     
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    Sounds way too much like a Carpenter's song.
     
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    Are you Rob Chapman? :cool:
     
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    Tony M Well-Known Member

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    I agree.
    Too busy.
     
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  9. shatti

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    thank you guys so much, all the comments are very helpful
    i've seen the word busy a lot and u r 100% right, i noticed it before but wasn't aware it was that much ( so that is very helpful )
    i will record it again with more sense of phrasing and quality over quantity i guess in some parts.
    but i will take a week long break to get a fresh ear to listen to it then record

    and yes good observation on the drums (their bad) i'm not a drummer, but i know a drummer and he will do the work

    so thanks again guys for the great responds, cheers & love :cheers:
     
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    DrBGood Well-Known Member

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    Same overall feeling here.

    I think you can nail the drum part, just keep it really close to the bass lines, they should be like one instrument in that kind of rock.

    I like how your soloing "relaxes" in the last little bit after 0:50. I want more of that.
     
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    brazilnut Well-Known Member

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    Shatti, you got what it takes. Great guitar work, but less is more, sometimes. The guys on this forum know their stuff, probably have a combined thousand years experience between them. So their words are good. Great song, great guitar work, just too much of it and a fractured rhythm track.
     
  12. shatti

    shatti New Member

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    thanks man, yes i'm new hear but i've read some threads and the people here seems very talented and professionals.
    i will trust an advice from this forum absolutely :smile:
     
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    donepearce Well-Known Member

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    Not sure I'd go that far. You'll get good advice here, but in the end it has to be what works for you.
     
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