Covering sleep - holy mountain. Starting point, lets see if we can perfect it in a few weeks.
Hope you're enjoying your time away.
First song to a backing track. There's a few riffs I need to nail down and get the timing on but the main riffs are there I think. Hoping to have it perfect with some more practice. Posting as starting point.
Need to work on riffs at 3:10 and 0:41.
Came across this today:
A bit of foot tapping inspiration in a style you may appreciate!
Very inspiring, got a nice groove to it! Might have to invest in one of those kits hahah
Coming soon? 😁
😂 brushing up the vocals might take a while
Thanks Paul, I've now got 160BPM smooth but struggling to keep up with my foot past this, will post 200BPM when I've got it. It's getting there though.
120BPM as promised, will continue to push to 200BPM. A couple of late ands in there but didn't want to upload a new vid.
Nice one Seb! For the reader's benefit that's up from 100bpm on Wednesday evening.
My prescription for the fastest run to 200bpm would be to limit all movement in the body to the foot or maybe even just the toes! That should allow you to keep everything more robotic which will etch the pattern clearer and deeper.
Will look forward to the next update!
Thanks Swanner, much appreciated - I did have it on those settings but couldn't hear the click very well. Think I need to start below 30bpm so will try that.
I noticed I've not put any full songs up to speed, here's Holy Mountain, the first song I posted at full speed (100bpm). No backing track so I'm playing the track through my headphones and started it at the same time as the metronome, might be a millisecond off but I'm sure you'll pick up on that ;)
Hi Paul, I'm struggling to get this with the metronome, any idea how I can set up the metronome and get it looping?
Improv I did earlier which I was really happy with until I realised I fcked up the camera angle and couldn't replicate 😂
Thanks Paul much appreciated, for some reason the video is showing as unavailable though? I will put it to the metronome
Im also having a crack at the minor swing chords, does this look right in taplature? It's bar 80 on this link. https://www.songsterr.com/a/wsa/django-reinhardt-minor-swing-tab-s16533
Hi Paul, hope alls good with you
First attempt at playing with a backing track here, definitely not all in time but some bits felt right haha but should be a good starting point to build on in the future.
Haha don't be fooled, the black one is my unplugged old solid state!
Thought I'd use the hickory dickory rhyme to tighten up the triplets, learnt part of the sabbath warning solo, will put this to the metronome in the near future I think and see If I can get a backing track for it.
Jamming with the metronome @ 60BPM as promised!
Happy new year Paul!
Progress update: I think I've nailed this on 70BPM now.
New year new amp! I may have given myself tinnitus playing through this.
Thanks Paul, this is my better 60BPM version I've just done which sounds better already. Will try get to 100BPM but will likely get stopped by the foot tap getting too fast again.
Best attempt at 60BPM, have to admit this one is a struggle for some reason.
That's the trick ... the less foot movements involved to keep time, the stronger the underlying structure needs to be. You'll be proving that structure is getting stronger when your top speed goes up so be sure to measure regularly; it can go up fast since it's mostly in the brain ... as long as your practice is good!
Thanks for taking the time to make a video Paul, I did try taking the triplet count off but my foot tap just turns to straight so I think i'll just have to put the guitar away and practice the swing foot tap without the triplet count first.
Here's the section under consideration ...
and hopefully this helps: