Blues Duels III - bluestube v rubbersoul


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strawforest007
08-23-2009, 08:29 AM
Listen to each track and vote on the poll!

bluestube - http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/Bluestube/music/play674136


rubbersoul - http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/RubberSoul54321/music/all/play603739


One week to vote. Winner goes through to Round 2. Runner-up goes to the second-chance play-off.

11 other duels to vote on in this round...

Best of luck!

j_hunter_hkr
08-23-2009, 09:51 AM
I've gone with bluestube. Not keen on Rubbersoul's tone, if I'm honest.

Jazzman91
08-23-2009, 11:18 AM
I've gone with bluestube. Not keen on Rubbersoul's tone, if I'm honest.

I'd say the same, too much of something in Robbersoul's tone

urik
08-23-2009, 12:09 PM
Hard one. Went for bluestube though I liked RubberSoul's one.

Bhuggy
08-23-2009, 12:28 PM
Bluestube, amazing, simply beautiful!
Rubbersoul Worried me, it sounded really metal concidering it was for a blues duel

Jimmy94
08-23-2009, 02:10 PM
Bluestube your tone is excellent, the playing is on point with good use of phrasing and mixing up your playing. The only things I hear wrong are a few very minor mistakes and a few bends that are a bit off. Fanstastic job!

Rubbersoul your playing is also good, but you need to work on putting your playing into distinct licks and phrasing. In this track it seems like you're noodling in a scale. A good blues solo should tell a story, especially when the song one chord like yours is.

My vote goes to bluestube

Hendrix_fan_14
08-24-2009, 12:37 AM
Bluestube I really loved your punchy, warm and thick tone. Great playing as well, nice use of that bend sequence, while sounding stiff, A really good feel.

I can't understand what you're trying to do with this Rubbersoul. The tone sounds like a mix between shoegaze and boosted metal. I didn't really feel the solo, could have used more variation, the whole song is too overpowering in my opinion.

I voted for Bluestube.

rocknroll93
08-24-2009, 06:17 AM
i didn't really like rubbersouls. it sounded too metally for a blues duel.

i went with bluestube.

salmon philippe
08-24-2009, 06:42 AM
blues tube is more trad blues, and more precise maybe

RubberSoul54321
08-24-2009, 01:30 PM
Guess I f*cked this up pretty badly. I was trying for a dirty, laid back feel but obviously got it way wrong! To be honest, I wasn't sure it was the right choice of track but time got away from me and I had to put something in - not making excuses, just sayin! I hereby concede to bluestube, who is clearly the better entrant, with as much dignity as a battering like this can allow.

RubberSoul54321
08-26-2009, 04:13 PM
Guys, whilst I have accepted defeat, please keep voting and commenting - this could be the biggest lanslide ever!