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post Sep 19 2012, 02:29 PM
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Original lesson: Megadeth Made Easy by Ben Higgins

Failed. But as you can see I really need some advices. My hands were slippy and sloppy :(

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post Sep 19 2012, 03:04 PM
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Hi mate, nice take! It has some issues but it sound good. As you said, your fingers need some hard training because you can't play 100% fluently. I think that you have to start working on left hand exercises. My suggestion is to check our some legato exercises (maybe land of legato series) as well as more metal rhythm lessons to work on your left hand picking. Your timing is good, so it's just a matter of training. Also, your guitar is a bit out of tune.
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post Sep 19 2012, 07:20 PM
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Hi Cristophe, this is really quite good ! I was expecting it to be so much worse from your description so I was pleasantly surprised. smile.gif

It just needs more practise at this sort of thing, that's all. I still remember having trouble with moving chords and fingers to other frets.. they would slip up or not quite fret the note properly. This is not a big problem at all, it will just get better as you do more and more of it.

Your picking was quite tight too, so this is all cool !

However, it wouldn't hurt to give yourself some left hand work... Gabriel has already mentioned my Land of Legato series, which you can find in this list here - thanks Gab smile.gif


If you need any guidance at all please feel free to ask me any time ! smile.gif

EDIT: I've just seen my message !! Haha biggrin.gif

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post Sep 20 2012, 11:21 AM
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Hey mate! This is not bad at all, so don't be so hard on yourself smile.gif Just follow the great advice given by the guys and you'll get there wink.gif

I don't think I have anything else to add, aside from what the great Musashi would say: 'You must train hard and practice constantly!'


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post Sep 20 2012, 03:59 PM
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