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Sade
10-29-2005, 03:52 PM
Alright, well-it's time for the first round of the new slap comp. The attachment for the bracket is in the stickied thread, so you can see how it will be layed out.

First up, we have Nisakss and Rik!

Nisakss "Learning to Slap"
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=201083

Rik "MX Slap 3"
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=209093

Tryxx
10-29-2005, 03:57 PM
Nisakss' link doesn't work for me.

Sade
10-29-2005, 04:01 PM
Fixed.

Tryxx
10-29-2005, 04:02 PM
Rik, that was simply awesome and had nice technique.

DaveSavesTheDay
10-29-2005, 04:06 PM
Holy jesus Rik. That was freakin awesome.

I was actually really enjoying Nisakss' , and I wasn't even going to listen to rik's... but holy jesus..

Sade
10-29-2005, 04:12 PM
No contest, Rik wins.

Although Rik, it was somewhat repetitive. IMO, what makes a solo slap piece great is the tasteful use of fills. Keep that in mind, but good job none the less.

Thonk
10-29-2005, 04:22 PM
Im voting for Rik. Good job to the both of you though.

enim
10-29-2005, 04:55 PM
Enims Review time (yes, i will be doing these for all of the rounds)

Nisakss: The riff is solid, with some groove, but it is only the same few notes, through the begining. Then, after the chagne, it gets a little better. Would sound great with some drums. The ending earned you some points though, i liked it. TOTAL: 5/8

Rik: Right off the bat, im impressed. Solid groove, nice use of ghost notes, and hammerons it sounds like. Around 30 secs in, the groove changes, and i like it. The thrown chord/ double stop before the DT is good, as is the Double Thumbing itself. Then, you return to the first riff, till the end. The outro itself soudns good, but then dies abrubtly at what soudns like midphrase. Just a few more notes, and it would have been better. TOTAL: 6.5/8

Am i being a little harsh?

DaveSavesTheDay
10-29-2005, 04:56 PM
^ I'd say you are.. but just abit,

bump Niskass up to a 6 , and Rik up to a 7-7.5

enim
10-29-2005, 05:13 PM
^ I'd say you are.. but just abit,

bump Niskass up to a 6 , and Rik up to a 7-7.5

Looking back at my grading, im thining im oging to put it on an 8 point scale. No one got over a 7.

LOL, all points are now out of
EIGHT (8)

Riouken
10-29-2005, 05:17 PM
Nis

Phalanx
10-29-2005, 05:28 PM
I really couldn't get Niksaccs, it sounded so much like he just played Red Hot Chili Pepper songs in a different key

roee_co
10-29-2005, 06:07 PM
rik got my vote
both showed some groove but nisakss didn't sound original for me

not much else to say

Tryxx
10-29-2005, 06:07 PM
I concur.

To Sade.

Tryxx
10-29-2005, 06:27 PM
If her persists, he'll be banned. I really don't want to close a voting thread.

TheClap
10-29-2005, 06:30 PM
Rik you did a good job and Nis you did a good job to.(sorry, im a noob)

Tryxx
10-29-2005, 06:31 PM
:thumb:

Thank you.

Sade
10-29-2005, 08:53 PM
Bump.

Zion Gates
10-29-2005, 09:29 PM
Rik...iam loving it

bbbbass
10-29-2005, 09:45 PM
Rik got my vote.

Niskass, try and do less octaves...

Synthesis Lost
10-29-2005, 09:46 PM
Rik's kicked ***. That's my pick.

rik
10-30-2005, 04:57 AM
Thanks for all the comments, I really appreciate them.

Sade
10-30-2005, 08:49 AM
No contest, it's Rik by a long shot.

Mods, feel free to close the thread/poll whenever.

mikethecoug
10-30-2005, 08:52 AM
Although I enjoyed Nisakss it really is no contest. Vote goes to rik.

nisakss
10-30-2005, 09:30 AM
:lol:.....well, congrats Rik, I really enjoyed your piece.

I really appreciate the comments, I thought I was gonna get worst reviews really.....I can't say I'm a noob at slapping i've been trying to learn how to do it propoerly for a couple of months now....but i just don't seem to get a hang of it.

Anyhow, thanks for the support, and Rik.....I'll be back...with a vengeance!! :evil:

nisakss
10-30-2005, 09:34 AM
btw, what do you guys think of my slap tone? I showed this piece to a friend of mine (my guitar player) and he said that I've got the worst tone...

And I actually quite enjoy my tone.....:confused: