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Solo of the Month (SotM) #44 - Chat

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edited January 6 in Making Music
This is the 44th solo of the Month (SotM) Challenge.

The challenge is now open, and remains open for submissions until 11:30pm on 24th January 2019.

Here's this month's backing track (you can download it from soundcloud). Record your solo over the top of it and then submit it (ideally in mp3 format) to solos@theFB.co.uk
Also, feel free to comment on how you approached the solo, which will add a bit more interest and maybe we can learn something from each other.


This is a reggae style track based on a request from @Bellycaster in the 4th post of the thread at the link below. I've recycled one of my old BRotM entries to create it, so hopefully it fits the bill. 

Below are the details:
Track Title: RG
Tempo: 90 bpm

[Em    Em    Em    G  A] x4
End on Em

The backing track has some headroom to add your solos. Add your solo and (as a guideline) try to avoid boosting the overall level beyond that if possible. That way the entries should be at roughly the same level and we won't get into loudness wars.

Voting will start soon after the submission deadline, with each voter selecting their 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice.
First choice gets 5 points - Second choice gets 3 points - Third choice gets 1 point. The order and scores of the top three entries will be announced soon after the voting ends. If there are 8 or more entries, then the order and scores of those in the top half will be announced.

No prizes. It's just for fun.

As people submit their entries, I'll post them below to hopefully promote some discussion on approaches used for the solo:


It's not a competition.
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