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Alternate Picking - Part 1

Alternate picking is a good technique for building speed and accuracy. If you ever just want to impress the masses with a blaze of speed, then using the tried and tested “down up down up” picking pattern is the way to go for many people. 411 more words

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Week 12 - Doing it WRONG!

Hi! Last week I watched some videos and read some articles about legato technique and I realized I was doing it WRONG ;D

To play legato you must put your… 104 more words


Week 10 - Making progress

Hi! 10 weeks have passed and I’m still sitting in this project so it’s my little success ;D Another success is that during that time I have only few days when I didn’t/couldn’t practise. 50 more words


Week 7 - Legatooo

Hi! As I said in previous post – next few weeks I’ll try to improve my legato skills. I’m really bad in this technique right now, but I’m doing my best. 50 more words


Week 6 - Legato

Hi! This week I practised a new technique – legato.

Legato (which in music means long, smooth) is acknowledged as the effect created by using hammer-ons and pull-offs and is responsible for the fluid sound produced by players. 101 more words


Week 5 - MOAR Sweep Picking!

Hi! This week I’m adding new sweep picking exercise, this time using two four-note arpeggios. It’s harder than playing triplets, so I will need some time to get it right. 27 more words