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post Sep 28 2011, 12:25 PM
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Original lesson: 12/8 Strumming For Beginners by Jerry Arcidiacono

Hi there, I want to do some acoustic covers that I like so I figured that it would be a good idea to have some feedback on my strumming :) So since I found this lesson.. Thanks


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Ivan Milenkovic
post Sep 28 2011, 06:55 PM
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Sounds very nice, and the sound is also okay, pleasant.. Your strumming is pretty solid, I think you need to spend more time with those chord changes. This lesson can be demanding for the fingers, lots of barre chords, but you also have time to rest your fingers on those open positions. One chord that made you lot of trouble here is that F major (after F#m). Try it with more force, and just behind the frets. Possibly your action is a bit high, dunno.
When chaning chords you gotta be able to do it fast, faster then this. The good thing is that you used sync with the tempo, so you used 2 eights of each last bar for changing the chords. I think that's too much, try using one, or less, to make the transition very fast. It will help you later on when you really need to change them faster.

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post Sep 28 2011, 08:31 PM
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Well done ! I would totally agree with Ivan that you need to change chords faster. Strumming timing is very good,congratz.

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post Sep 29 2011, 04:26 PM
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Great take ! Changing chords in a strumming rhythm can be very tricky because the changes are so noticeable.. you did really good though. Just keep practising, these things improve with time and experience smile.gif

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post Sep 30 2011, 08:03 AM
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Hey Alex!

Acoustic playing is a bit more tricky, due to the fact that everything has to be played more accurate and the string tension is always higher than in the case of an electric guitar - as Ivan said, spend some time on those chord changes and get them clean wink.gif the timing is good, so this is a pretty strong take!

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