#2
I found shred very mellow and sad, nice tune.
Maybe its a little saturated in terms of distortion? It definitely has it most punch at 00:40 - 00:55, then it kinds of decays..

The other song (In E) has a beatiful intro.
I would only give more gain to the guitar that enters above the arpeggio... at around 01:00.
The drums are ok, in my opinion.
Consider adding some vocals? Great song for doing so. As a vocalist, sometimes its hard to fit vocals into a melody, but that melody is easy to sing along with...

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