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    Top Of The World Benjami's Avatar
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    08.12.11 @ 01:51 AM
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    Default My first original, an instrumental ballad

    So i wrote this in a few days and the recording has a few minstakes here and there but im happy with it.
    I really want to know what you guys think about the song as a whole and what could be better etc etc.
    Its played in Drop C and its in D-Minor i think :P
    You can listen to it right here:
    http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/Benjami/
    thanks!

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    That was pretty good, dude! Nice melody. Sounds like you are on the right track. I would concentrate on your bends, and vibrato... That will come, the more you play... Keep playing, and recording, and in a year. listen back to this song, and you'll see how much you have improved. But, you can be proud of this tune

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    Top Of The World Benjami's Avatar
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    thanks man! yea i already have that when doing covers and doing them again like 3 months later the difference is amazing at sometimes, really keeps me going
    and yeah i will keep writing i already have some other ideas/riffs to work with too, glad you liked it!

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    Nice playing for someone that has only been at it for a year or so. Keep writing songs - the more you do it the better you get at it.

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    I like it a lot. Of course it could be polished, but there is something about things that are better raw. Kind of has this Satriani vibe crossed with a low tempo Boston. Here is what is great about it. Any song that when I listen to it, if it evokes a " good feeling " then it says something to me. that is what I like about Joe satriani's playing it evokes all kinds of emotions that take you on a mini journey. So when looking for a title think about where the song takes you. That might help, The foundation is their for a great tune.

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    I clicked the link with the intention of just having it as background noise while I read the forum. Around the 30 second mark it grabbed my attention. I listened to that bit over and over (from 30 seconds to 45 seconds). I like the whole thing, there's definitely an idea there. The execution isn't perfect but there's a song in it so that's cool.

    I'm playing 6 years and I'm shit.

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    This is AWESOME! Love the guitar tone dude!

    What do you use to program drums? I'm trying to find a simple program that lets me come up with a beat? I'd love to do stuff like this, but I need a drum program that's somewhat simple.
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    Cool ideas in your song. For the short while you have been at it you have made a lot of strides. Both with your playing and expressing your creativity. You definitely show an aptitude for it all. Keep at it. It looks like you have a fun ride ahead of you.
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    hey thanks guys glad you all like it
    answering some posts :P

    @ scottfletcher: yea it does have a little satriani vibe, im a big fan of him and i started writing this after listening to starry night so yeah :P

    @ EvH_316_5150: glad you like the tone man, the tone and drums are all coming from my digitech rp90, it has about 40 drum samples wich you can change in speed as well its pretty neat so i use that, i tried looking into some programs on pc but yea they are very hard and difficult to understand.

    @ At0micPunk: glad you like it il keep writing

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    Came up with a title, recorded the whole thing again and here it is, enjoy!

 

 

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