Chris Liepe brings forward this monster lesson on his original song entitled "Love Someone." This lesson details the rhythm, lead, acoustic, and vocal parts. Chris also provides instruction on the production aspects of the song. He explains how to achieve certain tones and how to layer guitar parts on a recording. Enjoy this lesson, JamPlay fans! This is one for the record books!
Taught by Chris Liepe in Songs with Chris Liepe seriesLength: 73:18Difficulty: 3.5 of 5
First, as you're following along and playing through the parts, you'll notice that there is a lot going on, but most of the actual guitar parts are quite simple. Learning the parts and experimenting with the recommended effects will help you discover the puzzle method to arranging guitar parts within a song. Nothing is complicated, but fits together in a certain way to pass as a whole.Disclaimer: Hehe! Since several unconventional recording, mixing, and editing techniques were used in the process of creating this song, what you hear on the tracks themselves may not sound exactly like what is coming out of your guitar, or what is notated in the supplemental content section. The parts as notated for this lesson are suggestions for closely replicating what you hear on the recording and generally what I play when the song is performed live.
Second, there are a lot of sections, and transitions in this song. This song shows you how to link different ideas together that, if you were not listening to them within the context of the same song, you might not think they were related at all. As you are figuring out your own new licks or riffs, you never know what they all might add up to.
Third, this song was produced and recorded with only two real instruments-- voice and guitar. The rest was programmed or played with keyboards. It is my hope that this song will inspire you to take the tools available to you and be creative with your own music. Enjoy the lesson!
1. Practice track
2. Drums and bass only
3. Guitar stem (only the recorded guitars to a click track)
4. Vocal stem (only the vocals and a click track)
5. 1st chorus acoustic
6. 2nd chorus acoustic
7. End acoustic
8. Guitar Solo
9. Guitar Solo practice click
10. Instrumental Mix
Chris Liepe is an amazingly versatile player and teacher. With a background that includes professional recording and mixing, piano playing and guitar Chris brings a unique perspective to his lessons.
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About Chris Liepe
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Chris Liepe was born on September 17th, 1981 in Portland OR. His first instrument was piano which he pursued until discovering his love for the electric guitar in high school. He became fans of such groups as Soundgarden, Collective Soul and U2 inspiring him to start singing, songwriting and helping others in their musical endeavors with teaching, co-writing and album production.
Having moved to Colorado with his family, he began gigging, recording and teaching in a number of music stores as well as out of his apartment until deciding to pursue music full time. He moved to Denver, CO to complete a Bachelors in Music Technology and was then hired on by Sweetwater Productions, a division of Sweetwater Sound and one of the largest, most successful recording studios in the Midwest.
Chris spent nearly 4 years at Sweetwater as a producer, recording engineer, studio musician and writer. During this time he had the privilege of working with many artists including Augustana, Landon Pigg, Jars of Clay, and Mercy Me. He also wrote for and played on numerous independent albums and hundreds of radio/TV commercials.
Wanting to get back to his favorite State in the world (Colorado) and feeling the urge to 'go freelance', Chris moved to Greeley, CO and opened his own recording and teaching studio. He continues to write and produce music for artists and agencies and is happy to be among the proud JamPlay.com instructors.
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