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> What Technique Is The Hardest For You?, The one that gives you a hard time.
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Technique You Play/Practice the Least/Never
Tapping [ 2 ] ** [5.88%]
Legato [ 5 ] ** [14.71%]
Sweeping [ 12 ] ** [35.29%]
Speedpicking [ 4 ] ** [11.76%]
String Skipping [ 3 ] ** [8.82%]
8-finger Tapping [ 8 ] ** [23.53%]
Hybrid Picking [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
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FretDancer69
post Dec 22 2007, 02:46 AM
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Title says it all basically. tongue.gif

Mine would be legato. Honestly, i think ive never practiced legato more than 10 mins ever since i picked up the guitar laugh.gif laugh.gif I mostly practice speedpicking, sweeping and tapping and also Sweeping + tapping (combined).


So whats the technique you play/practice the least?

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post Dec 22 2007, 04:51 AM
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I'll have to go with sweeping. But I haven't tried 8 finger tapping or hybrid picking. If I could, I'd probably choose all of them. blink.gif


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post Dec 22 2007, 04:53 AM
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Probably tapping. I know, I know, it's easy to learn. I just have pretty much only focused on speedpicking, sweeping, and legato.


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post Dec 22 2007, 05:15 AM
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I can't string skip at highspeeds and right now im focused on stamina and speed picking so i dun have much time to improve right now sad.gif


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post Dec 22 2007, 08:25 AM
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mmm I think there are other difficult techniques that are not in the list...
for me all techniques begins beeing too difficult (specially 8 fingers tapping, sweeping and makin armonics) but with some practice I could use them properly (more or less tongue.gif)...

So work hard !!!! biggrin.gif


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post Dec 22 2007, 08:35 AM
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8 finger tapping is hard.


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post Dec 22 2007, 09:58 AM
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I feel the speed picking when improvising at a fast tempo is probably harder than sweep picking !! smile.gif


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finger tapping for me, something that I`ve never actually tried o be honest, so many techniques to practice first I`m saving it for later smile.gif


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post Dec 22 2007, 01:26 PM
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Ok, i voted legato and i will explain why: legato is pretty easy to play on low frets - from 1st to around 10th frets because the frets are wide. As you climb up the frets are smaller and it's hard to do a pull-off to produce nice clean sound.

I don't practice 8 finger tapping, i use 2 right hand tapping fingers at most and i also don't practice hybrid picking. There are a lot of things to conquer before moving to those techniques smile.gif AP, sweeping and legato with tapping are my top priorities smile.gif

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I feel the speed picking when improvising at a fast tempo is probably harder than sweep picking !! smile.gif


Improvising with speedpicking is much easier than sweeping because you can stick to boxes, you can move 2 frets up and stay in the same scale but in a different box while with sweeping you always have to think about what chord are you playing and what possible shapes can come in next to fit the melody and what additional notes can you put in so it makes a lot of thinking. Also as you make it more complicated and play with diminished and phrygian shapes you really have to stay concentrated on shapes you're gonna play next smile.gif


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post Dec 22 2007, 05:51 PM
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QUOTE (Pavel @ Dec 22 2007, 06:26 AM) *
Ok, i voted legato and i will explain why: legato is pretty easy to play on low frets - from 1st to around 10th frets because the frets are wide. As you climb up the frets are smaller and it's hard to do a pull-off to produce nice clean sound.

I don't practice 8 finger tapping, i use 2 right hand tapping fingers at most and i also don't practice hybrid picking. There are a lot of things to conquer before moving to those techniques smile.gif AP, sweeping and legato with tapping are my top priorities smile.gif
Improvising with speedpicking is much easier than sweeping because you can stick to boxes, you can move 2 frets up and stay in the same scale but in a different box while with sweeping you always have to think about what chord are you playing and what possible shapes can come in next to fit the melody and what additional notes can you put in so it makes a lot of thinking. Also as you make it more complicated and play with diminished and phrygian shapes you really have to stay concentrated on shapes you're gonna play next smile.gif


yeah , improvising with sweeping is very hard, its hard to choose a shape quickly that will fit a progression good.


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post Dec 23 2007, 02:01 AM
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for me it would be sweeping..as much as i try, i can never get it.


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QUOTE (stratman33 @ Dec 23 2007, 02:01 AM) *
for me it would be sweeping..as much as i try, i can never get it.


Did you work on my Sweeping Basics lesson? That should help for sure smile.gif


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post Dec 25 2007, 09:05 PM
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Mines not on the list but it would be adding a good vibrato after doing a full step bend...I can get the bend up to pitch but adding the vibrato and making it sound good have been challenging...


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I think the hardest for me is to practise bending and vibrato, because it is simply boring wink.gif But hey, must do it.


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post Dec 26 2007, 02:09 AM
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String skipping. I can do it once I get the rhythm, but otherwise it's impossible


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8 finger tapping, its the only one i practice alot and dont progress as fast as i would like to in sad.gif
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post Dec 26 2007, 03:08 AM
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QUOTE (bricktop @ Dec 25 2007, 02:05 PM) *
Mines not on the list but it would be adding a good vibrato after doing a full step bend...I can get the bend up to pitch but adding the vibrato and making it sound good have been challenging...


yeah, takes practice, but once you can do it its unbelieaveably awesome

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Anything that produces music.


huh...? huh.gif mellow.gif


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