Tags : | Acoustic | 3.66 MB

Description : Basically iv been trying to learn a new style of playing on acoustic guitar..basically you play a chord and tap out a melody. I came up with this after a daft mess about with the style. Im nowhere near good at this style yet but i hope to get better!.
This track is me and my acoustic...and the birds from outside my room that wouldn't shush while i was recording...so decided to record them and stick them in the track to fill it out a bit.
let me know what you think!

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  1. AllenV
    AllenV on Mon 16th Aug 2010 - 9 years ago

    Fantastic Chris...you know how it's meant to sound and my respect for your guitar ability grows with every track...and when you do sing,it's the whole package.

    Allen

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    HEY! Tnank you very kindly! :)
    I don't even know if i rememeber how to play this song anymore haha....im soo outa practice haha

    Thanks for the listen and review!

    Chrissssssss

  2. biffsteelmeetsjohnnyparty
    biffsteelmeetsjohnnyparty on Tue 9th Feb 2010 - 10 years ago

    woah!! This song is amazing!!! I don't know what your talking about this sounds amazing!! Would you mind if i tried to sing on top of this? let me know man all your tracks are so great man!!

    Jonathon

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    awahhh thanks Jonathon =D
    ermmmmm i kinda made this for my girl so i don't want anybody messing with it...i dunno i'm just being daft :/
    Thank you loadssss for the compliment man =D
    Thank you for listening and reviewing too :)

    Chris

  3. ImproveWithError
    ImproveWithError on Mon 14th Dec 2009 - 10 years ago

    This is very cool, a bit like Antoine Dufour, and Andy McKee if you don't know who they are check them out on Youtube they are amazing and make me wish I never learned to play guitar because they are so good. I always wanted to play a tapping style but it is way out of my league. Great Job on this sounds very good, nice and relaxing.

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    Hey! Ye iv heard of them both...they both bloody brilliant! You can play this style..its not very hard haha you just need a lil practice and you can do it..trust me :)

    Thanks for listening and the reviewwwwwww

    Chris

  4. lofthouse
    lofthouse on Mon 19th Oct 2009 - 10 years ago

    Beautiful!I can't think what else to say,this is too beautiful for words!!

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    This is the sort of stuff that comes out when i think of my girl...i got good inspiration :)

    Thanks for the lovely review man!! much appreciated :)

    Chris

  5. WeLiveLoud
    WeLiveLoud on Fri 28th Aug 2009 - 10 years ago

    Can i have this one? Goooshhh i would pay you for it!

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    hmmmm....that will be ten million pounds please!

    send me an email at with your bank details and il send it over as soon as i get time!

    Thanks for another great review!!

    Chris

    P.S im joking about the bank details haha

  6. daviedaly
    daviedaly on Mon 24th Aug 2009 - 10 years ago

    Hey mate must say i really enjoyed this! i listened to this all the way through more than once! looking forward to hearing more!

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    hey daviedaly!

    Im working on one thats got singing in it and tapping atm..i have the music..but not the lyrics and melody yet haha but you should check out some of my singing ones and let me know what you think! off to check out your tracks now!

    Thanks for the listen and review!

    Chris

  7. Sagequeen
    Sagequeen on Sun 9th Aug 2009 - 10 years ago

    Adding in the birds....brilliant.

    Made me feel like I was chillin' with you in a beautiful park. Wanted some lyrics to sing along :D (Well, probably just some oooh's and aaaah's to harmonize and not take away from the guit.)

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    Feel free to have a go putting some ohhh's and aaah's in if you like haha :p
    Come join me in the park the weather is beautiful!

    Thanks for the review and listeing..il check your tracks out too :)

    Chris

  8. Randall822
    Randall822 on Fri 31st Jul 2009 - 10 years ago

    Hi Chris,

    So nice to hear acoustic guitar playing cleanly. I have a Mitchell one I bought last year.

    'Tapping' is what I call what your doing. Steve Vai and many other rock guitarist also do it. I have done some, but I am not good at it as it takes practice. However, it sounds like your on your way.

    The birds in the background weren't a distraction to me. Even added to the ambiance to it all I feel, if anything.

    I think you did a very nice job and hope you'll do more.
    Randy

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    Via is pretty cool..i prefer satriani over via though...via is too flashy haha

    Ye it is more or less just tapping while holding a chord...its pretty easy to be honest!

    Mitchell guitar woo iv seen a few of them...theyre pretty! i own a Takamine myself...i love it to bits! best acoustic iv ever played...i had to buy it haha

    Thank you for the review and thanks for listening randy!

    Chris

  9. KenyanInMalaysia
    KenyanInMalaysia on Thu 30th Jul 2009 - 10 years ago

    this is very relaxing man...i like it...its off the hook...it really relaxes u...!
    nice work...u got the skillz
    keep em coming...

    K.I.M

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    you didn lie when you said you wer going to check mine out!! haha
    Thank you for a nice review good sir..i think i will listen to your other ones and give my in depth opinion on the song!

    Cheers

    Chris

  10. victormusic01x
    victormusic01x on Mon 6th Jul 2009 - 10 years ago

    chrilsh, I have to first agree that your clean tone and the way you have worked on developing this chord-melody tapping makes this so enjoyable to listen to and even more so if one is also a guitarist...beautiful melody and textures, this is great work!
    thanks for sharing this man!

    victormusic01x...in the nyC...trying to get this voting stuff right

    80)

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    Wooo a vote =D thanks man!
    haha ye im a guitarist lol. im working on a new one like this...im trying to develop this style..BUT ITS HARD!!! its difficult to put percussion into it and play scalic runs at the same time...im trying to get the boxed off lol

    Thanks for the vote and taking the time to listen :)

    Chris

  11. MLautens
    MLautens on Fri 3rd Jul 2009 - 10 years ago

    Nice style, nice touch. This track has great atmosphere and a relaxing effect. Seems like a great deal better than just "messing around" to me. Good work!

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    haha it was just messing about :p sometimes i get massive spurts of creativity..and the rest of the time i cant write crap haha :p
    But i am proud of this song....i like pretty sounding things haha

    Thanks for taking the time to listen

    Chris

  12. Kper
    Kper on Sun 28th Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    I have attention deficit when it comes to music so it takes a lot to keep my interest. This definitely did with the variety and the changes that happen right when they are needed. It was relaxing and yet musically interesting at the same time. That is perfect. Put out more like this. I also like the bird background. I made me feel like you were tapping out a tune on the front porch on a summer day. Awesome. Kper

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    haha thanks for the comment buddy. i do often go into the back garden and play guitar...usually try and draw something in from different surroundings...now and then it works :p
    Im glad it kept you interested and i will try and make more songs like this!

    Thanks for listening buddy

    Chris

  13. theonetruebrew
    theonetruebrew on Wed 24th Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    hahaha bud...just wow, ive seen this playing style before, and attempted it a couple of times, but i couldnt get the hang of it...you blew it away. spot on man...beautiful as neverland bud...im really digging your stuff.

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    hey matt! thanks for the comment buddy i always appreciate it when you take your tome to listen to my songs coz i think a fair few of yours are amazing! im trying to get this style to a higer level...im only at step one so far out of like 10 :p....been youtubeing exorcises for it haha
    Thanks again buddy!

  14. sobstory
    sobstory on Tue 23rd Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    Man this is seriously awesome...great tone and feel. Very nicely done. I would love to collaborate on some tracks. This is very clean...great recording the birds are a good touch or maybe more robots. I have a track with frogs.

    Good Job,

    Martin
    Sob Story

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    you do not have a track with frogs!..you made me look then haha :p...i was thinking about putting robots in it and giving it more of a terminator feel :p i really need to get a song started for you to sing on dude...i think i will get that started tomorrow :p..gonna have a dabble in the rock genre i think...if you have anything in mind man send me it over and i will see if i can do something with it! cheers for the listen martin!

    Chris

  15. JDOT2006
    JDOT2006 on Mon 22nd Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    This is the very first acoustic track that Im fav'ng. I mainly do hip hop and chill out but on occasion I'll stop and check out an Acoustic track ... Well, the peacefullness you acquired with this display is unmatched, for real. I really dont know what else to say about this other than the ambiance of the birds tying everything together, it worked nicely. I have a track that Im almost done with where I incorporated birds within a forest and after hearing this Im sticking with that. If I were you, run with this style as well as your others. Keep doin your thing.

    J DOT ~ 2006

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    wow thanks for faving it buddy and thanks for giving it a listen! il have a listen to your track when its done..i dont really give hip hop a chance to be honest but im gonna have a dabble :p
    Thank you for your kind words!

    Chris

  16. imortal
    imortal on Mon 22nd Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    i like this track could you send me that track to me

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    ye sure man il send it over now..just send me an email so i can get your address..i have no idea how to get yours lol :p

    Thank you for taking the time to listen and reviewing

  17. bulletboy
    bulletboy on Mon 22nd Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    totally love it. so chilled out

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    cheers for a polite review buddy!

    Chris

  18. dsam
    dsam on Mon 22nd Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    there are few beautiful things in the world one of them is this man....keep doing what u do an inspiration already to me....thanks!

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    thanks buddy :) i wanna make more things like this..i like pretty sounding things..im such a fag haha cheers for the review!

    Chris

  19. Bioscape
    Bioscape on Mon 22nd Jun 2009 - 10 years ago

    Even tho the birds were a nuisance to you. They add a really great ambiance to the composition. Beautiful acoustic playing! Liked the tapped harmonics and the reverb.

    ChrisHall
    Reply by ChrisHall

    haha ye they wer doing my head in...but i thought sod it il use em!..took ages to get rid of the rest of the noise...like the cars and stuff...had to EQ them out lol
    thanks for a nice comment man :)
    Chris

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