Since I`ve joined GMC after playing for three years, I`ve finally found out the excact definition of alternate picking and economy picking(didn`t even have an Idea what it was, but now I even understand the name )
After this revelation, I`ve concluded that my own picking technique consists of a hybrid between the two, I just play what falls naturally (which surprisingly often is economy).
Finally, I present my question: I see so many lessons about them here, and wonder if it`s such a big deal on how you play it..?
This techniques are usually used in solo runs and such, so if I use up- or downstroke on a 1/16 note, the differance in sound is not present for me at all. And if I`m supposed to begin thinking in the middle of a solo about how to pick, the solo is destined to be ruined
So I wondered if people would tell me their experiences and opinions about playing strictly one of them or the sound of them etc.(you get the picture)