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Frozen EOS Guitar

Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 8:01am

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Hi fellow AlamDV-ers!

I made this clip, firstly, so that I could post it on a guitar forum that I frequent; and secondly, to test the "Frozen EOS video console" plug-in that I made quite a while back. It isn't a special effects 'movie' per se, but I hope that some of you will enjoy it.

Cheers,
Moebius
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Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 8:33am

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FAKE !!!!

I saw the tape playing in the background....


j/k
good use of the alam fx, i wounderd how people would use that plug in.

and as this is your first movie on here, have a little picture under your avatar from me. lol

what country do you live in. ?
and have you heard of Aria ?

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Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 8:33am

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well...there isn't much to say about the movie itself but YOU...you rock man, if your fx career doesn't suceed, you can always be a famous guitarist. 'Cause you rock man!!!
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 3:27pm

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Wahey, thanks for the feedback! Much appreciated biggrin

b4uask30male: The moment I laid eyes on that picture (i.e. Frozen EOS), I immediately knew that I had to turn it into a plug-in. The artist very generously allowed me to use it, even though I had nothing to offer in return.

About the icon: yeah! I've been lusting after that icon for a long time! Just didn't have time to film anything. My invasion of the AlamDV forum is almost complete! lol

I live in Singapore, btw smile Can't say I've heard of Aria, though...

Zappatilas: You're way too kind, dude biggrin If you're into shred i.e. fast guitar playing, check out www.chopsfromhell.com ... the dudes showcased there are the true monsters... I'm just a peanut in the guitar-playing universe lol
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 3:31pm

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eek ...WOW....U have fast hands...That last tune u pay in the clip rox...wanna join my band...lol. Nice use of effex to. good work.
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 4:12pm

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The reason why iask about where you live and if you know Aria is:

I have a friend that works for Aria ( Guitar ) company and i could have got them very cheap, but i'm in the UK.

excellent playing, you must have way too much time on your hands lol
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 4:46pm

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Oh, Aria the guitar company - somehow I kept thinking it was the name of a band smile Yeah, I've heard of Aria: one of my first guitars was an Aria - an Aria Pro or something. It was really cheap and even came with an amp.

I wouldn't advise getting an Aria, though. If you're thinking of getting into it seriously, you should consider getting a good guitar right from the start: e.g. Ibanez, Fender, Gibson, PRS, Carvin...etc . The difference in quality will keep you interested in playing, and you'll progress really quickly!
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 4:48pm

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Owen Rixon: I would if I could, dude, but I live on the other side of the planet lol
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 4:53pm

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lol. Ah well, im sure my other 2 guitarists wouldnt B 2 pleased with u replacin them.... lol
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 5:05pm

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Not to sound rude, but i thought the same about Aria when i started playing, but you brought one of there cheap ones, the do expensive ones, and i could give a long list of band/groups that use them.

It's a bit like saying don't buy Ford because I had an escort, but they make other fine cars.

that ends a party political broadcast. lol
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 5:22pm

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Heheeh maybe you're right, b4uask: maybe the difference is psychological biggrin I once attended a Michael Angelo clinic where he used stock Washburns (the cheap ones) throughout to prove that the price of the guitar doesn't really make a difference...

Owen: What do you play, dude? I'm guessing drums for some reason smile
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 5:50pm

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I play the vocal chords. tard an I write loadsa songs...
Posted: Tue, 3rd Sep 2002, 10:03pm

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There was no point for putting that movie up on AlamDV. There was no reason. Nice guitar playing, though...





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Posted: Wed, 4th Sep 2002, 12:46am

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Hmmmmmmm.... smile
It looks cool... a little drugged, but cool... smile

No, honestly... I liked it a lot (I won't mention again that you're a quite good guitar player - but you're a quite good guitar player).

But wasn't the picture distorted? So you didn't do it with AlamDV alone, did you?
Posted: Wed, 4th Sep 2002, 9:01am

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Toypyro: I agree, but I wanted the 'movie-maker' icon so badly biggrin

Sollthar: Erm, what do you mean by distorted? I did it all in AlamDV actually, except for the cross-fades. smile
Posted: Wed, 4th Sep 2002, 10:35am

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I meant the edges of the "bulleye"... The picture looked a little squeezed, as actually through a transparent piece of glass... well, maybe it just looks like that...
Really cool little movie anyway! smile
Posted: Wed, 4th Sep 2002, 11:47am

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You noticed that too huh? smile I guess that's like a little bonus! When I first applied the plug-in, I was surprised to see that effect too - it makes the effect much more believable: like looking through a convex lens biggrin

Thanks for the compliment, Sollthar - coming from you, it's really flattering biggrin
Posted: Tue, 1st Oct 2002, 2:38am

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how do you sweep pick so well? could you give a fellow guitarist some pointers? i'm self taught and have been progressing slower than i'd prefer, and one of my main weaknesses is sweep pick riffs in the style of yngwie, stratovarius, and joey tafola.

if you have some tabs that really helped you could you please send some to my email? w2jedi@charter.net

maybe if you have some pointers on technique or on how to approach sweep picking (or is it just the same ol' "practice practice practice 'till you get it" deal?)

thanx!
Posted: Tue, 1st Oct 2002, 4:26am

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Actually sweep picking is probably my weakest technique 'cos I only picked it up earlier this year. It's an extremely hard technique to master at 1st, because it almost seems impossible to keep the notes clean and separate. I still have problems with it smile

Here are a couple of recommendations: get 'Shred Guitar Manifesto' by Rusty Cooley from www.chopsfromhell.com , listen to anything by Jason Becker, esp. 'Perpetual Burn' (if you can afford his Hot Licks video, all the better) and join the John Petrucci forum (www.johnpetrucci.com) where there are truckloads of fantastic guitarists who are really helpful.

I hate to say it, but you hit the nail on the head: sweep picking is one of those techniques that only comes with practice. It's kinda weird actually - initially I couldn't do it at all, it was a huge sloppy mess. As I kept at it, it slowly got cleaner and cleaner, even though I was ostensibly doing the same thing.

Good luck! biggrin