[Powertab] "Sahara" (middle-eastern prog. metal)


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piratepirate
01-14-2006, 04:00 PM
Here's something I whipped up today, I'm really loving it so far. Will add more soon.

Comments and criticism appreciated.







EDIT: Scroll down further and look at the updated version

saddam
01-14-2006, 04:10 PM
i like it, but prog metal ain't my style. Your attempt to make it sound egyptish worked, but you did it in kind of a cliché way, i can't really explain it.

please check mine :http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=306101

Garb
01-14-2006, 04:11 PM
Wow, that was really nice...Keep it up! =P I didn't really see/hear anything that was bad..It's people like you that make me realise how crappy I am of a composer lol....But regardless, give me some critique maybe? http://ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=306240

tubab0y
01-14-2006, 06:17 PM
good but you'd have to have fingers like a foot long to play it...

piratepirate
01-14-2006, 10:44 PM
what do you mean? The keyboard part? The keyboard part was never meant to be actually played on guitar, just a transcription.

All the guitar parts are manageable.

Spark1284
01-14-2006, 10:51 PM
i liked it alot, especially the keyboard, but im not so sure about the time signature cahnge, it sounds a little out of place

piratepirate
01-15-2006, 11:02 AM
i agree, the powertab doesnt do a very good job of it, but it doesn't sound awkward in real life.

NevermorePsalm
01-15-2006, 03:20 PM
I enjoyed it, but maybe the last note could be held out a half note? Enjoyable, and I can imagine some JOhn Petrucci head boppin goin on. Check mine out if you have a chance:http://ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=306718

piratepirate
01-15-2006, 05:02 PM
Glad you like it. It's actually nowhere near finished yet, if i had intended it to end i probably would have held that note. I have a lot more I'll post an update when it's significantly more complete. And I'm glad to be compared to John Petrucci ;>









EDIT: I think its far enough along for another critique, so here's an updated version.

Not finished yet, but i did have it fade out nicely just for effect. I didn't tab the solo because it'll more than likely be improv (cause i find it to be much more real when i improvise), so just enjoy the soothing keyboard sounds for now (I may make a "sample solo" to fit in there later on)

blackdog99
01-21-2006, 04:06 AM
i like it but it seems like u basically have 3 different songs and ur tryna make them one

Night_Lights
01-21-2006, 07:21 AM
eh, it didnt sound middle eastern at all imo. your compotional skills are still top notch