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Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Salamenster, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. If yes, check this out:

    I made this yesterday. Please be honest and tell me what you think. All instruments played by me.
  2. Firesalt

    Firesalt Is good enough. Supporting Member

    May 18, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    I like Motown. I enjoyed your recording.
  3. cycler

    cycler Supporting Member

    Oct 6, 2010
    you can't get arrested playing Motown these days.
  4. braud357


    Jul 1, 2010
    Gonzales, LA
    I have been "shedding" a LOT on Motown lately - JAMES JAMERSON (Nuff said!)
  5. ejmy


    Nov 30, 2008
    You pretty much nailed the motown feeling, but the structure is hard to listen till the end, It sounds like a 12 bar blues turnaround repeted over and over again.
  6. Thanks all. I'll look into a better chord progression next time. :)
  7. EmptyCup


    Feb 25, 2013
    Nashville Area
    Nice clip, a little more mobility in the bass line (ala Jamerson) :cool:

    Don't forget... you're playing to a bass crowd here :D
  8. What'ya think of the tone?
  9. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    Sounds good. Will sound even better if you tune the guitar and redo that track. :)
  10. bkbirge


    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    Nice, I like the out of tune guitar, it fits. It does seem like an endless turnaround but still fun, good job. Use real drums next time.
  11. metermech

    metermech SMOOVE ONE

    Mar 17, 2008
    north carolina
    OP you nailed the tone just a little more "gravy" on the bass line .Nice recording..
  12. The strings on my guitar are about 8 months old and rusty to the bone... I tried to tune it, but after 5 takes... You'll get the idea. ;)