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Ok, so I like arpeggios and I wanted to see what people think about this stuff. There are quite a few files but most are 4 bar ideas. Everything was made in TuxGuitar and exported to GP5

Some ideas are basic, others aren't. Enjoy.

If you crit one idea saying it's good and expect me to do a whole song, its not gonna go down like that.
EDIT: Adding a super epic arpeggio section that was on a different computer but its just so awesome i had to show people.
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Good ones:

(randomly)

Disguest harp
Inner turmoilarp
arpRiff
arpeggios for days, but the chords are shite (no weight to them)
arpdedoop, cuz it sounded vaguely like Fleshgod Apocalypse with a bit more depth
the neapolitan one, very good progressions there
tiot arps is awesome

Only bad things to say are, there's a lot of that nice neo-classical stuff but the progressions get a bit samey after a while (especially with a diminished pattern on the 3rd bar or something).
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i agree they get repetitive, i tried to fix that with different rhythms but they all have the same concept/patterns.
Also fleshgod apocalypse are awesome, they didn't have a factor in writing any of these ideas though.
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some of them might not even be possible the way they are tabbed. the idea is to change them to suite a certain technique. they would be a lot easier if i had changed them to be tapped. its just for musicality at the moment though.
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i agree they get repetitive, i tried to fix that with different rhythms but they all have the same concept/patterns.
Also fleshgod apocalypse are awesome, they didn't have a factor in writing any of these ideas though.


Thats cool, I also notcied that FGA have a tendency to abuse every neo-cliassical cliche possible XD so its fine.
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Thats cool, I also notcied that FGA have a tendency to abuse every neo-cliassical cliche possible XD so its fine.

not to mention blast beats and tremolo picking lol
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FGA are meh. Abusing blast beats is typical for loads of Death Metal bands, it only bugs you if you're not used to it.
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You can't convert me, sorry. I dug the shit out of their debut when it got out, and I also dug their Mafia EP, but I totally lost interest once their newest album came out. It was so bland and repetitive it put me off them completely. Their first album also wore off after a few listens: when I discovered the band I felt they were amazing, but nowadays? They're not bad, just eh.

EDIT: I didn't notice the songs you posted, and yes, I do really like their little neoclassic pieces that always end their albums: those are pretty good, I gotta say
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agony is my favourite song
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I love that you wrote down the functioning analysis in some, that tells me you're not just throwing around random shapes and that you're actually writing based upon their function.

While the majority of your ideas are cool, I especially liked your use of Augmented and Neapolitan chords, they don't really pursue any specific idea that targets something new.

If you conjunct them with something else, I can see potential, but for the time being, its like Rusty Cooley.
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I love that you wrote down the functioning analysis in some, that tells me you're not just throwing around random shapes and that you're actually writing based upon their function.

While the majority of your ideas are cool, I especially liked your use of Augmented and Neapolitan chords, they don't really pursue any specific idea that targets something new.

If you conjunct them with something else, I can see potential, but for the time being, its like Rusty Cooley.

99% of the time I am just throwing around random shapes, LOL. I do the functionality after in case someone asks. I wouldn't say they are like Rusty Cooley even though he is my hero. I just have a hard time making a song that flows so I just make short ideas and hope to fit them together one day. It's not really about doing something new, it's just about releasing emotion.
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We should write a song together for the lulz.
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We should write a song together for the lulz.


It would consist of slams, blast beats, metal-core breakdowns and arpeggios
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It would consist of slams, blast beats, metal-core breakdowns and arpeggios

Yes! And the obligatory djent section
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Yes! And the obligatory djent section

with a clean guitar that plays ambient dotted eighth notes to be troo djent.
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with a clean guitar that plays ambient dotted eighth notes to be troo djent.


Dont forget slap bass and the mandatory 4 bars of Ometh noise.
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ccchords on 8 string is awesome, your greatness will never be forgotten, except you have to start writing full songs and recording them, lol.

you really should though.

You should.

Damn.
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I do have a few songs, most aren't metal though. Others still need work. It pleases me that you enjoyed them though.
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I do have a few songs, most aren't metal though. Others still need work. It pleases me that you enjoyed them though.


You should show them nonetheless, you're a very skilled composer, that is for sure.

Also, I will be basing a song I'm writing on the chord progression from ccchords on 8 string, I hope you don't hate me for it. It just really had a feeling I've been looking for <3
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Also, I will be basing a song I'm writing on the chord progression from ccchords on 8 string, I hope you don't hate me for it. It just really had a feeling I've been looking for <3

Sure I don't care. take the arpeggios too. I won't do any thing with them anyways.
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Sure I don't care. take the arpeggios too. I won't do any thing with them anyways.


No use haha, would never be able to play them anyway!
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No use haha, would never be able to play them anyway!

S'not hard.
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S'not hard.


I tried, I failed and I suck haha. I could probably record it at 25% the speed though, so maybe.. Or I'll just make my own variation of it, I wouldn't want to feel like I'm stealing your work!
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I tried, I failed and I suck haha. I could probably record it at 25% the speed though, so maybe.. Or I'll just make my own variation of it, I wouldn't want to feel like I'm stealing your work!

re-arrange them to tap them.
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re-arrange them to tap them.


Game changer! But I realized I changed the chords to fit in the F# minor-scale, so I'll most likely have to re-write it completely anyway, because I suck at theory
Thanks though, I'll try again tomorrow
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I just added 20 more of the same thing
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I just added 20 more of the same thing


You could always make a song made up entirely by arpeggios

Some great ideas in there though, Sounding sea especially was entirely great! Really wish I'd come up with arpeggios like these
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You could always make a song made up entirely by arpeggios

Some great ideas in there though, Sounding sea especially was entirely great! Really wish I'd come up with arpeggios like these

That would get boring and repetitive real fast. unless it was an etude or something.

just try learning new shapes and chord progressions. thats how i did it. learning new concepts and stuff.
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That would get boring and repetitive real fast. unless it was an etude or something.

just try learning new shapes and chord progressions. thats how i did it. learning new concepts and stuff.


Haha yeah it probably would..

Maybe being drunk will help me think out of the box.. will have to try sometime!
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Another neapolitan idea (really basic) and an augmented sixth chord progression (I can remember which augmented sixth chord it was)
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^both sound good, n00b. dont sell yourself short.
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^both sound good, n00b. dont sell yourself short.

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GOOD ONES LISTED:
123456- Would make for a good break in a song.
Acousticarpz- Would be a really cool intro.
Arpblastbeat- Would be cool in black metal song.
Arpeggios for days- Is kind of cool. Good for a build-up.
ArpRiff- Is really cool, but would be better half a step up.
Arps- Would be good in a war song or otherwise.
Da groove- Really cool.
Dikarps- Would be better if Bar 3 going into 4 was a minor third down.
InnerTurmoilarp- is really cool with that triplet thing.
This is arps- Is really cool.
Tiot arps- Is very cool.
Whyf- is really groovy.
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"haunting arp" sounds awesome. The chord progression and note choice for arpeggio is really nice.

"examples" had that same vibe and the choir aahs was nice in that one.

"Epic storm Arpeggios" sounds really good also. I liked how you used those instruments that most people don't use in guitar pro such as the new age synth, timpani, etc.

These all sound really good. On a side note, I just checked out your song called poopy metalcore also. The arpeggios and the lead overall sounds really good.

C4C? https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1579337

Crit as much as you want since you didn't really have a full song idea.
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Something refreshing.
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