#2
Great video. Liking the harmonies and also the Dave Murray style legato in the solo too

If I am to make some constructive feedback on your playing, it would be maybe work on your vibrato a little bit more. It's certainly by no means bad but just perhaps put a bit more effort into it.

Other than that though it's an awesome track. Good job sir! Oh, and cheers for leaving feedback on my D Phrygian solo video, appreciate the feedback. Don't know why I didn't think of doing some arpeggio runs before making the video. Oh well, something to consider when I do my next soloing vid.
#3
Playing and composition were fine.

I think where this needs work is in the production. I think the drums need to be more forceful, they just come across as weak right now and I feel the need to be more powerful and present in the mix. Also the mix is very muddy so the guitars and bass parts all mush together in the mid-low frequencies and get really "poofy" sounding.

These things are the hardest things to get a handle on in my experience, but if you really work on the production side you'll end up with a much more professional sounding finished product that will serve the really good composition you have much better.
#4
Quote by 6metal6legend6
Great video. Liking the harmonies and also the Dave Murray style legato in the solo too

If I am to make some constructive feedback on your playing, it would be maybe work on your vibrato a little bit more. It's certainly by no means bad but just perhaps put a bit more effort into it.

Other than that though it's an awesome track. Good job sir! Oh, and cheers for leaving feedback on my D Phrygian solo video, appreciate the feedback. Don't know why I didn't think of doing some arpeggio runs before making the video. Oh well, something to consider when I do my next soloing vid.


Thankyou! Yeah I've always had problems with my vibrato, probs due to my weird style of playing. Dave Murray is a huge influence, don't know but I think it was because I listened to his solos alot as a child so I naturally play like he does.

You're welcome I don't mean sweeps either!

Quote by drchek
Playing and composition were fine.

I think where this needs work is in the production. I think the drums need to be more forceful, they just come across as weak right now and I feel the need to be more powerful and present in the mix. Also the mix is very muddy so the guitars and bass parts all mush together in the mid-low frequencies and get really "poofy" sounding.

These things are the hardest things to get a handle on in my experience, but if you really work on the production side you'll end up with a much more professional sounding finished product that will serve the really good composition you have much better.


Thankyou, yeah I know the production needs work. I have very little to work with sadly and not much money to afford the software and hardware for the sounds I need. Seeing as I compose for such large pieces with many guitar parts It's very, very difficult to do with what I have. I don't have a very good drum VST either which is why they sound weak! Thanks again! -edit- Hmm, I've been doing some research, not much I can do for my bass guitar and electric guitar but I should be able to find some better drum samples for free online. So I might do that. Also the Bass guitar is MIDI. I score everything using guitar pro. The only real instruments are my guitars.

If I had a drumkit and a bass guitar I'd gladly play and record them! It's also annoying because I have alot of orchestral stuff I score and I can't do much about that either until I have the software for it.
Last edited by sirsteelstrings at Jul 24, 2014,
#5
Nice. Very original composition wise and, needless to say, very talented playing!
As have been said, it would benefit from heavier drums. Personally, I would double track the rhythm guitars and have them panned 75% (or even 100%) left and right instead of just to the right.
The layered guitar melody is cool, but to my personal taste a bit too much (too many sections). For me the best part of the track kicks in with the single solo at 3:36. From then on it is killer!
Most of what I've said is of course a matter of personal preferences. This was a great listen!
#6
Quote by 1111belphegor
Nice. Very original composition wise and, needless to say, very talented playing!
As have been said, it would benefit from heavier drums. Personally, I would double track the rhythm guitars and have them panned 75% (or even 100%) left and right instead of just to the right.
The layered guitar melody is cool, but to my personal taste a bit too much (too many sections). For me the best part of the track kicks in with the single solo at 3:36. From then on it is killer!
Most of what I've said is of course a matter of personal preferences. This was a great listen!


Thankyou very much! That's a good idea about the layering, I might have to give that a go. I'll find some better samples for the drums.