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Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:53 am
by tytlblues
Hey guys, I know it has been awhile......hope everyone is doing well! I put together this slow minor blues in C.......feel free to download and jam, or maybe a collab if any one is interested!!

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:29 am
by VikingBlues
Hi Tytl - hope you're doing well too! :thumbsup:

I could hear some possible notes in my head when I listened to your backing track, so I might have a look at this, possibly with a view to a collab.

But I've not played an electric guitar for the last 4 months since we moved house and not for a good few months before we left as so much time was spent on things to do with selling the old house, finding and viewing new ones, downsizing and de cluttering etc.
So I'll be hell of a rusty, and I fear the strings may be too! :big_smile:
How does standard tuning work again?!

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 2:38 pm
by 12bar
E-A-D-G-B-E :lol:

Count me in. :dance:
Although heavy work at my house these days. But we have lots of time... :music2:

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:25 pm
by tytlblues
Ok.....sounds like it will be a collab then :chicken: :chicken: let me play a section, and divide the song up for parts to fill.....i will post something in the next few days...

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:11 pm
by VikingBlues
That's good Tytl .... I will try and take the opportunity to get some practice in while you get things started.

Tonight I got the PRS P90 out, tuned it (all strings down a semitone except the G-string which was at E!), plugged in the recording interface and managed to remember the settings, and then thought my Tonelab LE was broken ... till I spotted the on/off switch on the mains transformer was set to off. :roll:

I seem to have some vague recollection of what to do - a brief clip below:-
:think:


early test.mp3 - (1.13 MiB)

I've been in the doldrums with acoustic guitar too. This one below is my only creative attempt in nearly two months.
:music1: https://app.box.com/s/yrb79oh02tfi4rfyabriba005mbwbcag

Must get my act together and get back into playing more again.

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:30 am
by 12bar
I don't hear a lack of practice, sounds great! :thumbsup:
Love the acoustic one, too. :clap:

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:40 am
by tytlblues
Hey Mark....seems like you remember what to do!! :chicken: :chicken: :chicken: So I got home from work early in the morn, and plugged in and had a little warm up fun with you!!


Fun with VB.mp3 - (3.53 MiB)


Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:41 am
by tytlblues
Why don't we keep this order....you do the first part, I'll play next....and Gerd can close it out????

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:27 pm
by tytlblues


12 Bar Collab.mp3 - (9 MiB)

Ok guys....here is the final version of the backing track. I extended it so we each get two full verses.......
Vb......play intro - 1:42
Me......1:42 - 3:11
Gerd....3:11 - to fade out

Let me know if you want any changes :chicken: :banana: :D

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:12 pm
by VikingBlues
Cheers Tom - that'll all be good as far as I'm concerned. :D

Might be the weekend before I can give it proper attention as I'm busy at work with auditors in this week.

I liked what I heard you do and that encouraged me to get the guitar out again. :thumbsup:
Did manage a more successful noodle tonight and it's all starting to feel a bit more familiar.
When I've done, I'll post a copy on the thread and send you a PM with a link to a wav file if you fancy putting it all together in higher quality.

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:20 pm
by 12bar
tytlblues wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:27 pm
Gerd....3:11 - to fade out
Yep - no free time currently (not yet retired...) :lol:
Maybe weekend.

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:33 pm
by tytlblues
sounds good guys....no hurry on it........

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:15 am
by tytlblues
VikingBlues wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:12 pm
Cheers Tom - that'll all be good as far as I'm concerned. :D

Might be the weekend before I can give it proper attention as I'm busy at work with auditors in this week.

I liked what I heard you do and that encouraged me to get the guitar out again. :thumbsup:
Did manage a more successful noodle tonight and it's all starting to feel a bit more familiar.

12 Cm Tytl Ged VB Collab - Pt 1 VB.mp3

When I've done, I'll post a copy on the thread and send you a PM with a link to a wav file if you fancy putting it all together in higher quality.
this is sounding great VB.....will be a nice collab! :banana:

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:17 am
by Blindboy
This is SWEET! I wish I had an interface so I could participate. I might be able to get my bass player/sound guy to download it and run it thorugh headphones and mic my amp at the venue we pay on an off night... Do you think you all could add another verse or two?

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:36 am
by 12bar
Sure! :dance:

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:21 pm
by tytlblues
:big_smile: :big_smile: Hey BB...how ya doing....ok, let me work on it....I can add some space for you.. :cool:

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:26 pm
by tytlblues


C Min Collab Final.mp3 - (12.06 MiB)

k guys....here is the NEW final version of the backing track. I extended it so we each get two full verses.......Now including BB...
Vb......play intro - 1:42
Me......1:42 - 3:11
BB.......3:11 - 4:55
Gerd....4:55 - to fade out

:banana: :dance: :dance: :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap: :haha: :haha:

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:30 am
by Blindboy
Cool! :dance: I want to hear what some others have done, and I need to set it up with my bass player so it may take a little bit. I am looking forward to this! :banana:

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:01 pm
by VikingBlues
Here's my go at the first part to let you start moving on to the rest of the collab.
Wav file of guitar only sent to Tytl.

Good to have you on-board BB. :thumbsup:

Have fun guys! :D

Re: Original Backing, C Min Blues

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:47 pm
by tytlblues
VikingBlues wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:01 pm
Here's my go at the first part to let you start moving on to the rest of the collab.

12 Cm Tytl Gerd Blindboy VB Collab - Pt 1 VB.mp3

Wav file of guitar only sent to Tytl.

Good to have you on-board BB. :thumbsup:

Have fun guys! :D

Sounding wonderful Mark... :chicken: :chicken: :clap: :clap: .I did not get the guitar only part....check your messages.


I added my go using the track you sent......



Mark and Me.mp3 - (12.06 MiB)