#1

Solos need to be in by March 22nd!

Hard Rock Backing: http://www.mediafire.com/?dcucosu5zcuwvbu (Thanks to Ian The Fox)
Quote by Ian The Fox
Here's how it works with this track: Each member who solos for this track gets 16 measures for a solo, no more or less. The solo is to start at 0:32 when the harmonies end, and finish at the pinch harmonic around 1:46. There are 2 measures for "bleed off" or "conclusion". When all record, I'll mix them together to form one long track.


Metal Backing:
http://soundcloud.com/benjaminrc-1/ugmetalbt2012 (thanks to Rokket2005)


The Hard Rock track is in D minor.
The metal one is laid out a bit differently.
Quote by Rokket2005
4Am7___________C/G______________F_____________Eb_________x2
4 ||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

Eb9_______________Dmin11_________C9____________F9_ ___________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

Dmin9___________C9_____________BbMaj7________BbMaj 7_________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

6 Bb7___________Ab7____________Bb7__________Ab7
4 |---------------------|---------------------|-------------------|--------------------|

AbMaj7__________EbMaj7__________AbMaj7________EbMa j7
|---------------------|---------------------|-------------------|--------------------|

4 Bb/F__________ C/G____________Eb___________Eb____________x2
4 ||:-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------:||

Bb______________Eb______________Ab____________Ab__ ________x2
||:-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------:||

F_______________F#_____________Ab______________F__ ____Eb
||:-------------------|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|

F_______________F#______________Eb____________Eb__ ___D______x2
|---------------------|---------------------|--------------------|------------------:||

Am7___________C/G______________F_____________E_________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

E9_______________Dmin11_________C9____________F9__ __________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

F9
|----------------------|

Eb_____________________________Bb/F__________________________x4?
||:--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-------------------:||


The chords don't line up well, but everything is pretty much 1 chord per measure, except in the faster part, and if you listen you can hear.



Quote by gumbilicious
jazz loop: 92 bpm, 4/4
http://soundcloud.com/gumbilicious/jazz-loop
progression:
first 8 measures: A maj 7 to G maj 7 layered with a A2 to G2
second 8 measures: A2 to G2 layered with a A7 to G7

16 measures total
Keys:
A major, E major, D major (among quite a few others, but these sound pretty good)

waltz loop: 120 bpm, 3/4
http://soundcloud.com/gumbilicious/waltz-loop
progression: (by measure, each chord gets a 3 count)

C C G G7 C C7 Fmaj7 Fmaj7 G G7 C C7 Fmaj7 Fmaj7 C C G G7
18 measures total
Keys:
C maj, you can get slick and throw some C minor in there for fun.



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darkwolf291
Offworld92
oneblackened
dementiacaptain

Hard Rock

Eppicurt
oneblackened
awesomo41894 (?)
Jazz
Gumbilicious

Country/Waltz

Gumbilicious
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Last edited by oneblackened at Mar 14, 2012,
#2
Blues backing track.
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#3
The Metal BT isn't D minor, a few sections are in the relative major of F, but it isn't in the same key throughout. A chart for the song is as such

4 Am7___________C/G______________F_____________Eb_________x2
4 ||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

Eb9_______________Dmin11_________C9____________F9____________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

Dmin9___________C9_____________BbMaj7________BbMaj7_________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

6 Bb7___________Ab7____________Bb7__________Ab7
4 |---------------------|---------------------|-------------------|--------------------|

AbMaj7__________EbMaj7__________AbMaj7________EbMaj7
|---------------------|---------------------|-------------------|--------------------|

4 Bb/F__________ C/G____________Eb___________Eb____________x2
4 ||:-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------:||

Bb______________Eb______________Ab____________Ab__________x2
||:-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------:||

F_______________F#_____________Ab______________F______Eb
||:-------------------|---------------------|--------------------|-------------------|

F_______________F#______________Eb____________Eb_____D______x2
|---------------------|---------------------|--------------------|------------------:||

Am7___________C/G______________F_____________Eb_________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

Eb9_______________Dmin11_________C9____________F9____________x2
||:--------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------:||

F9
|----------------------|

Eb_____________________________Bb/F__________________________x4?
||:--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-------------------:||


Shit doesnt line up well, but everything is pretty much 1 chord per measure, except in the faster part, and if you listen you can hear.
Last edited by rokket2005 at Mar 8, 2012,
#4
Quote by kutless999
Blues backing track.


er, don't you want something more to solo over? do the waltz backing track if you want some 1->4->5 action, it at least has some extensions going on to make it more interesting to solo over.
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#6
one more thing about the metal bt, in case people don't see it on the soundcloud link. The tracks tempo is 98.6 bpm.
#8
^ I explained how mine (Hard Rock) works out in the other thread. For the hard rock one each soloist gets 16 measures plus 2 measures of "bleed off"

Here's how it works with this track: Each member who solos for this track gets 16 measures for a solo, no more or less. The solo is to start at 0:32 when the harmonies end, and finish at the pinch harmonic around 1:46. There are 2 measures for "bleed off" or "conclusion". When all record, I'll mix them together to form one long track.

Here's an example including a solo I whipped up of how it should be done: http://www.mediafire.com/?ez4g09k5l5zop7q
#9
I really like the hard rock backing track, but over a minute for each person's solo is going to make that track into a VERY long song... I think we could easily split that up into multiple solos. I'd love to do a solo over that one, but there's no way I'm going to come up with a solo that lasts 1:14 that people are still going to be interested in hearing at the end

I'd do the metal track, but I don't understand the thought process behind songs that have tempos that aren't a multiple of 5, let alone a decimal point The drums seem a bit wonky with the riffs on the metal track at the beginning too, is kinda messing with my mind. I really like the idea of the whole song, though, but it's closer to hard rock than metal IMO (no offense Ben, I DO like the track, I swear! ).
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#10
yeah,, i noticed after i upped it that i had some latency issues at the beginning,, not sure what happened, butvits part of the reason that i want to mix the whole thing. I've already fixed it in my session, but didnt bother upping it again. Also,, if I had made it any more metal, people wouldnt know what to do over it. I think its metal,, not all metal is shitty break downs and chugging. In my book shitty breakdowns and chugging isnt metal.
#11
I'll do hard rock.
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#12
If I can sort out some latency issues with my interface, I'm down for the metal track.
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#13
I suppose you can sign me up for the metal track, even though rokket2005 is a bit of an asshat.
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#15
Count me in on this, but iM not sure which one Im going to do a solo over, hard rock, or metal. Both sound good to me.
#16
Sign me up for hard rock
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#18
Quote by MatrixClaw
I really like the hard rock backing track, but over a minute for each person's solo is going to make that track into a VERY long song... I think we could easily split that up into multiple solos. I'd love to do a solo over that one, but there's no way I'm going to come up with a solo that lasts 1:14 that people are still going to be interested in hearing at the end
Hmm... I guess I could edit the song based on the length each participant's solo to the max they wish to play (shortening the space between each participant's solo) I figured 16 measures would be perfect as it allows space for creativity.

I'll sign up for the metal one please.
#19
I'm down for the metal track, I'm not promising a great quality recording, however.
I'm just a kickin' and a gougin' in the mud and the blood and the beer.
#21
Quote by rokket2005
I'm sorry. What did I do to you?


it's what you did for everyone! supplying a track for this contest (and spending some time making it interesting), stirring community interest, saying that metal is more than just chug chug.

dude, yer a just a douche



btw, i am down for the country waltz. i'll do the jazz track as well if anyone else signs up for it.

edit: the waltz is kinda short, i guess anyone who wants to do 2 loops of the progression would be fine as that would let them develop the solo a bit better.
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Last edited by gumbilicious at Mar 9, 2012,
#23
Quote by greeny23
im in for country/waltz.


he wants to play a waltz too
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