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edguy
post Feb 28 2007, 05:19 PM
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Hello guys from gmc

I have a question.
When I am practice tremolo picking I lay down my pinky on my guitar. This helps me to keep the picking movement very small. But now I want to know if this is a bad habit for the next exercises or for my playing.

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post Feb 28 2007, 06:25 PM
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QUOTE (edguy @ Feb 28 2007, 11:19 AM) *
Hello guys from gmc

I have a question.
When I am practice tremolo picking I lay down my pinky on my guitar. This helps me to keep the picking movement very small. But now I want to know if this is a bad habit for the next exercises or for my playing.

edguy


I would say it is a good habit - it helps you control your right hand better. Better than that, I think Kris does it too, which means it must be good!

I on the other hand don't, and I think I'll try it ...


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post Feb 28 2007, 06:44 PM
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Hey Edguy!

It sure isn't a bad habbit! There are a lot of picking styles. It's up to you to find the one that works best for you! Btw. Luca Turilli from Rhapsody Of Fire picks that way and he is damn fast! He's one of my favorite guitarists and composers!


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post Feb 28 2007, 06:59 PM
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QUOTE (Pavel @ Feb 28 2007, 12:44 PM) *
Hey Edguy!

It sure isn't a bad habbit! There are a lot of picking styles. It's up to you to find the one that works best for you! Btw. Luca Turilli from Rhapsody Of Fire picks that way and he is damn fast! He's one of my favorite guitarists and composers!



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Have you ever watched any of the micheal batio speed kills video's?I heard there great but i wondered how hard the stuff is in the video?


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post Feb 28 2007, 08:12 PM
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Michael Angelo Batio - i know everything about him! I also was an active MAB Forum member a year ago! Have all his CD's! He is an awesome shredder!

He has a good instructional video - Speed Kills. I started my shredding with that video and i was picking just like he is - but later i found that his style of picking doesn't work too good for me. And i spent some time looking for a good style - finally found the Rusty Cooley and that's where thing got better!


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