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Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. - Proverbs 3:6
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Our Father | Bethel Music | Guitar Playthrough w/ Soulful Solo
Recorded this a few weeks ago and wanted to be the last video of the year since I have a very special connection with this song. Those who might be subscribed to this channel since the beginning will remember I released a guitar based instrumental track a couple years ago, (Here's the link to it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ga4wCcflQc ) To make the bridge a bit more interesting I wrote the solo you hear on the building section of the bridge, which I was madly amazed that I remembered. By the way, chronologically, this is the last video I will record with this guitar since I sold it yesterday for a good reason, God is working in a very radical way in my life, we're about to experience a good change, radical, but immensely good, will share what this is in a couple of months, stay tuned but rest assure I did recorded a couple more videos with this guitar a few months ago and will be published the following next two months. Again, stay tuned and thanks for sticking around, have a happy christmas and happy new year, talk to you next year! Blessings! Socials: instagram.com/davidviem davidviem.com All Glory to God!
Incense | The Belonging Co feat. Sarah Reeves | Guitar Playthrough FM3 Morgan AC20 Amp
Tomorrow is my birthday and all I want to do is to let my praise become a sign of gratefulness for what God has done in my life. A psalm of David. 1 I call to you, Lord, come quickly to me; hear me when I call to you. 2 May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice. Psalm 141:1-2 NVI Talking about gear and stuff, I use my FM3 with a AC20 amp, I like to use this amp for this type of guitar parts, almost strat like. This amp gives a nice clear rounded sound even to my Gretsch, love the lush sounding guitar parts of this track which feel almost like adding sparkling textures across sections. Would like to have a more harsher tone for the bridge but I was busting out my CPU on the FM3, might start adding external pedals to free some processing resources for amps and pristine reverbs. FRACTAL AUDIO FM3 PRESET AVAILABLE NOW AT THE SHOP! https://www.davidviem.com/product-page/morgan-ac20-worship-fractal-audio-fm3 Socials: instagram.com/davidviem davidviem.com All Glory to God!
Starlight | Bethel Music | Guitar Playthrough Fractal Audio FM3
Hey! It's been a while. Little FM3 tip & trick. Tried something interesting this time with the FM3. Notice how right before hitting the solo there's a tone change? I was able to use two completely different presets within the same patch, for the rhythm section and ambient stuff I used David Hislop's FM3 patch but using the Library feature from Fractal Audio I was able to use a very specific preset of mine for the lead section of the bridge, which I felt more inclined to use for this specific guitar parts, with a complete different amp (in this case a two stones amp), completely different cabs, a complete different overdrive, complete different compressor, completely different delay and reverb, what a time to live where you are able to switch your complete set up within the same patch with the push of a button, this comes handy when you're looking for a complete different vibe within the same song and you don't want to waste time stepping out from your current patch, browse and engage another one and switch to the desired preset, that takes forever, but the library feature allows you to have a shortcut within the same patch. Socials: instagram.com/davidviem davidviem.com All Glory to God!
Boomer | PLINI | Pickup Music Masterclass
Pickup Music in collaboration with Plini released a masterclass on writing prog solos. What I found super interesting is the amount of cool articulations available in this course, articulations I've never ever would imagine on the guitar, had a blast with this masterclass and to somehow display the fun of it, here's this track and solo from it. I had also good times trying to match Plini's tone with Fractal's FM3, which I think for a Gretsch, it is pretty dang close. Either way wouldn't mind getting a strandberg for better ergonomics, further tremolo articulation and roar sounding pickups. Checkout this class here: https://app.pickupmusic.com/products/how-to-write-a-melodic-prog-solo Socials: instagram.com/davidviem davidviem.com All Glory to God!
Peace Be Still | The Belonging Co & Lauren Daigle | Guitar Playthrough Fractal FM3
Wanted to share a little something with you. I've been struggling for years with a disease that's gradually taking my hearing, this last month it got worse and playing really became a very painful thing to do, I even had to step away from playing at my church because of this, which was also deeply painful to do. I always knew the medical prognosis, and always knew this was coming (even while on the rest of the videos there's in this channel, so maybe you can watch those keeping that in mind), Loosing the sense of hearing is a very frighting experience, everything slowly becomes more and more far away and the only thing that remains is a high pitch sound or tinnitus instead. Grabbing my guitar and record this was truly a very hard thing to do, but there's a reason why Paul and Silas sang while on prison, because there's power in worshiping God while you're in the darkest whole, this is how we should fight our battles, specially the ones that are imposible for us or to anyone to fight and that's what I plan to do while God allows me. I never planned to share this anytime, but I believe God wants someone to read this and realize there's a way to fight this battle you're into and that you shouldn't give up. "Peace be still, You are here so it is well, Even when my eyes can't see, I will trust the voice that speaks" By the way, I'll try continue and share whatever knowledge of gear I can with whoever asks, I know must of you guys are part of a worship team in your local churches and want to learn and grow in your instrument, and I'm very glad to know that you found something useful while watching this videos, even if its just inspiration. In this case I want to point out that this is the first video I'm playing using my new Custom Mold In Ear Monitors, which help me have really high definition quality audio while taking care of my ears in a better way, so I totally recommend using SAM AUDIO In Ear Monitors, you can find them either in the US or in the rest of Latin America, actually I just recently became a SAM AUDIO Artist and got the Sky Model in Custom Mold. Links: @samaudioinearmonitors2281 https://www.instagram.com/samaudiomx/ https://www.instagram.com/samaudious/ https://samaudioiem.com/ Socials: instagram.com/davidviem davidviem.com All Glory to God!