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> Time To Gallop, Lesson By Ben Higgins
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post Jan 23 2014, 05:55 PM
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Original lesson: Time To Gallop by Ben Higgins

Here this rhytm lesson. I tried it a few weeks now with thanks to the hlp of Cosmin. thanks in advance! grtzz tim

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post Jan 23 2014, 06:43 PM
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Hi Tim, it's good to hear you working on this one. I find that medium tempo gallops are always fun to play.

Ok, onto the details. You obviously already know to play the gallops on one string only whilst hitting the occasional power chord on the changes. That's good. Sometimes the chords don't sound full enough, as if you're only catching the root note.. so just try to get the chords sounding more full - make sure you're catching both strings whenever there is a power chord. You probably are playing it right but your picking might not be consistent enough when you need to hit 2 strings.

Other than that it's just a few timing issues here and there when you change position.

You're already doing the right thing by using a mild distortion instead of totally saturated gain. This is good, it means you can hear what you're doing.

Try to work on those areas I've highlighted and I'm sure we'll see some improvements smile.gif
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post Jan 23 2014, 09:13 PM
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Hi mate, I think that Ben marked the most important things. I would like to add that sometimes the reason why your gallop doesn't sound full is also because you are muting too much with the palm of your right hand. Experiment with the strength that you do with your right hand and also with the position, if you go closer to the bridge, the note will sound fuller.

That's all, keep on the hard work! wink.gif

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post Jan 24 2014, 10:03 AM
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Hey Tim! Ben's words are the reference here. Good approach but yet still some practice needed. I also agree about the mid gain setup smile.gif Well done smile.gif
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