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DogsoverLava

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  1. Ya - that's why I was asking. Some transcriptions are great and some have known inaccuracies -- was wondering if anyone was familiar with this specific edition and drum transcription.
  2. I hand program the drums in Superior Drummer -- here's my cover of Stairway done the same way (including all the ghost notes etc). A drum score really helps me with accuracy as I audit the track.
  3. Not a bad at all. Here's another link showing these guys.
  4. Hey guys -- I'm getting ready to record a cover of Ten Years Gone and I'm currently researching the various drum scores out there. My local shop is out of stock on this http://www.alfred.com/Products/Led-Zeppelin-Physical-Graffiti-Platinum-Album-Edition--00-34865.aspx Do any of you have experience with it? (I've been unable to audit it or get an opinion on it). Do any of you have alternate recommendations as far as drum score for Ten Years Gone? Some of the old one's are horrible. Many thanks.
  5. That was horrific
  6. The whole project is being made into a web based tutorial called "The Stairway Project" and will go online in a few months. Here's a mastered version of the first local vocalist I worked with. She was the most amateur of the vocalists but I really fell in love with her interpretation of the song. She sang fearlessly and with lots of heart and dynamic control giving the song an almost existential quality. I'm posting this for you guys to hear as a preview. When the whole project is complete I'll make sure to let you know and post the links to the other versions.
  7. Tracking has been going well - being local really helps. My original vocalist got injured so I had to quickly look for alternatives - I got lucky when the local people stepped up for me. Thanks again.
  8. Hi Matjaz1 -- just wanted to let you know that we went with two local vocalists on this project. Thanks for sharing your tracks with us. I particularly enjoyed the photos you posted in your videos of you visiting the Zeppelin sites. I used to live in the UK and never visited any Zeppelin sites the years I lived there (though a friend was staying with RP while I was there we could never hook up). I had another friend that worked for George Martin at the time too (1994) and I was just too busy to visit -- today I kick myself for both missed opportunities. I also really enjoyed your version of Dekle moje pojdi z menoj It's great to Hear Slovenian music.
  9. I'm just finishing up a note for note cover of Stairway and let me say that the parts that have most amazed me are Jones' contributions to this song. Listening to several hours of them working the song up in various sessions and hearing how Jones and Page would basically jam it out - listening to both parts evolve was invaluable. The little keyboard flourishes are key to pulling off the song and still very "unknown". Search the web - you'll find hardly anyone actually covering the song and playing the keyboard parts correctly. There's not even a proper as recorded by score that gets them right (or even tries). My own version is probably 98% in everything but the key parts - those I'm probably at 80% - some of which are still very hard to pull out and isolate. They are like a perfect mix of colors and rhythm that gives an impression as a whole but are hard to figure out their component parts. And when the bass guitar kicks in with the signature Jones feel? - the song goes to a whole other level. I love Jimmy Robert and John --- But Jones? That man has a magic that is elusive and entirely unquantified.
  10. try the delay pedal with a super short delay time (and feedback). You'll hear it simulated. Jimmy I think used an out of phase pickup selection on his tele - I have a fender guitar that is wired for an out of phase tone and you can hear it immediately.
  11. You sing well Matjaz - the high parts are tough to sing for sure - that's what knocks me out of the running - my voice just can't do those. What kind of DAW do you use and mics/preamp/interface?
  12. Hey guys - anyone here sing Stairway really well and have the ability to record vocals?
  13. Yup -- totally song, amp, and guitar specific -- also production specific - a lot of the tones had to do with mic placement and exist only in the studio environment. The other thing is that often people's subjective ear lies to them about what they think jimmy's guitar sounds like -- he's way LESS heavy than you perceive it usually. Just listen to the rocking out section of Stairway carefully -- it's not what you think it is. The biggest mistake is people tend to over distort or saturate their guitar when playing Zeppelin when they should do the opposite.
  14. I think, from what I've read, that the general consensus is that Taurus was not played live at any of the specific Zeppelin related dates - and that it is not officially alleged otherwise.