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Old 05-22-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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GP4 - Anharmonic Oscillations

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I've been fooling around with guitar pro for a few months now, trying to make some songs. This is one of them - attempt at jazz-rock with a hint of metal :P

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Old 05-22-2009, 05:33 PM   #2
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That was awesome, I would like to learn how to play that.
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Old 05-23-2009, 08:01 AM   #3
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Me too I'm not that good a guitarist you know, those solos are off the top of my head into GP :P

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Old 05-23-2009, 08:19 AM   #4
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That's very cool and has a kind of Cynic-y ring to it. I loved the solos!! Simply great! The repeat intro was cool too.
Oh and the bass, throughout made me cream!! Amazingly done! Along with the key solos, very good. I love this song! 9/10
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Old 05-23-2009, 11:54 AM   #5
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It's not a genre I would normally listen to.

There's no need for me to go into detail and crit' each, this was absolutley amazing.
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Old 05-23-2009, 06:00 PM   #6
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Critting as I listen:

Intro: Very nice and haunting. I like the time changes from 7/8 to 8/8. It has a nice flow to it.

Rhythm Intro: Very nice guitar parts. It continues that haunting trend from before. My only issue is that you should probably replace the clapping with snares on the drum part. Seriously, it gets a little irritating and rather than adding to the song, it takes away from it because it's so distracting.

Solo 1: Nice job on this. Great switch between the clean and distortion effects.

Pre-Chorus: This was a great buildup to the chorus part. Great idea to have the chords sortof climb into the chorus.

Chorus: Very latin jazzy as far as the rhythm goes. Great chord progression with the clean guitar too. Love the bass here too. It's all very interesting.

Break: I like the distortion guitar parts a lot. It complements the broken chords being played by the clean guitar. Drums here are very good.

Middle theme thingy: Nice job bringing the chorus rhythm back. I like the addition of the synth strings. It adds a little more thickness to the part.

Solos 2/3: The reverb effect was a good idea. And that was not a stupid rhythm it was quite good actually. I also like the rhodes piano solo. Very 70's fusion like. Very well done here.

Pre-Chorus: Nice addition of the rhodes piano playing the chords here. Good idea.

Break 2: Great solo. Get rid of the clapping.

Intro Variation: I like the little bits of distortion guitar here and there and then the crushing slide (I wouldn't call it crushing from the midi track, I'm using my imagination). Good buildup effect though.

Jam Time: Yeah! Slap bass solo. Very nice job. It was surprisingly well constructed. Loved the keyboard solo too. Another bass solo would be nice though. Kind of a little battle between the bass and keyboard. That would be really cool.

Great job on this.
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Old 05-25-2009, 07:40 PM   #7
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I gotta agree with the former, get rid of the clapping man =/.

Other than that I'm pleasantly surprised with this piece, I've heard some of your other stuff on GProtab but I actually prefer this type of jazz-laden piece. I always liked your guitar riffs on distorted stuff in the vein of the chorus's harmonised riff, that one was particularly well pulled off.

Solo comes in, I'm expecting tasteless wank... but wait, omg!

Dude these solos are the best I've ever heard you write, this is some crazy stuff. Loving all of it, not a single dull solo moment and each part makes me smile a bit more =). Madz kudos for the slap bass solo, I shat myself.

Honestly I think this is one of your best built songs man, it's not as off the walls as your other parts, but it really impressed me groove wise, it held together much much better, and overall I just found it much more coherent than a lot of your previous material... I don't think I can find anything particularly bad about it.

Also one thing I noticed, the bass follows a similar pattern during the entire song which seems to make everything so much more coherent together, holds together very nicely. Makes a nice bass hook, so to say =P.

Good song man, I really like this one. 9.5/10
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Old 05-26-2009, 02:39 PM   #8
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loved that last fusiony chord progression before the intro/outro riff
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Old 12-23-2009, 09:15 AM   #9
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Awesome piece, some parts really got my foot tapping.

The melody of the intro was great and fits the song perfectly, no flaws in the solos and some really nice licks in there.

Just loved the chorus, especially when it came back alter on in the song.

The 7/8 8/8 thing worked well too

I don't know anything that could be improved really, great melodies, great atmosphere, great rhythm. 9.5/10

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Old 12-23-2009, 03:14 PM   #10
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Sweet song dude! I would definitely listen to this junks. The keyboard solo was super cool.

I loved the rhythmic part that was flowing through the song, it reminded me of opeth but ended up being NOT metal at all, and sounded sweet.

The bassline blew my mind consistently.

Solo 1 was cool, theres already like 6 solo sections and I think it could be taken out to let the song develop more.

The pre-chorus and chorus are mint. 100% perfect

Solo 2/3 sounded so sweet with the chorus/reverb or whatever effect it was you put on.

Bassline during the Jam Time was also killer. The keyboard solo junks that goes over it was also amazing, I loved the septuplets

9.8/10 I don't know what kind of music this is....I guess like a latin-jazz-smooth fusion piece, but it seriously rocked my face.

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Old 12-23-2009, 03:15 PM   #11
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This is excellent. Really, really well done.

I loved the Chorus, latin jazz with some distortion it sounded to me. And I love latin jazz when its done well [which this was].

LOVED the delay on solo 2, and then the rhodes on solo 3.... Brilliant. Love it. In fact, every solo in this song is brilliant. All extremely melodic, while still technical, and very tasteful, without feeling like random noodling. Very, very well executed solos.

The ending is also very nice. I wish I could say more, but this is excellent. Probably the best I've seen from you.

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Old 12-23-2009, 03:16 PM   #12
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oh yea and ditch the lame clapping voice on the drum kit. thats the only bad part about the song right now lol
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Old 02-14-2010, 02:10 PM   #13
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Awesome, really haunting intro. The rest was mint too. I agree ^that guy though.
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Pure win. Just loved the latin jazz feel of some parts. Really awesome.
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Old 02-15-2010, 01:37 PM   #15
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How have I not critted this before? Not that it matters, since little can be done to improve this opus.

It's ****ing an amazing song, to say the least. It's got elements of my favorite bands, and others that were pulled out of the ether.
I want to know how you managed to create such a masterpiece. Saying that it was an attempt is foolhardy; this is the definition of jazz fusion (at it's peak).
Don't be surprised if I start asking you for pointers on how to improve my compositions.

Before I leave, I must say that your song has put me in a grand mood.
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Old 10-01-2010, 05:56 PM   #16
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**** this is awesome.
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Old 10-01-2010, 08:21 PM   #17
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I like it, not bad at all
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