This is a very useful and cool sounding exercise - thanks Dejan!
Great and useful excersise, great work Dejan!
Do the left hand fingerings matter much In this exercise or do you just use the finger which is closest ?
Nice pattern Dejan, definitely something that can be useful. Thanks!
Great left hand workout !
Thank you all
Mark - the fingering is not strict, you may use the one suits you the best, but try to use all three fingers (index, middle and ring)
Great exercise, and it sounds great as well!
Cool exercise! Nice Lesson Dejan!!
Great workout and preformed very clean. Thanx
Thank you guys
Excellent stuff, the melody is very cool!
nice lesson, althoug in my opinion thunderstruck is picked
Very nice lesson and very useful Dejan! Gonna make this part of my daily rutine Thanks
My left hand is gonna love this. :-)
Nice, what guitar are you playing with not seen that one used before
cool exercice Dejan, and you can have a beer in the right hand while playing !!!!
Thank you all, glad you like it
fire - could be, wasn't there when he was recording it, just watched it in some live show, it does sound like picked but having in mind that it's SG with quite thick strings, everything is possible
steve25 - it is ibanez ex360, i played it in the little finger workout as well
Juan - you can use the technique during gigs
Very nice. I need this
Thunderstruck is picked I think but that doesn't matter actually cause this is even better left hand workout,well done Dejo!!
Sounds great and a cool exercise.
very nice lesson, thanks. btw, considering you are resting your right hand on the top horn, it is fair to say, you are not using it for muting. how do you achieve such a clean sound with only the left hand? is it strictly accuracy? or are you somehow using it to mute the higher strings? thanks, boris
This lesson is very helpfull! Good job Dejan!
awsome lession.. great workout thanks!
Guys, you are very kind, thank you
ch00ch00man - I don't mute other strings anyhow, i believe it is only accuracy
I loved this, great lesson!
sweet lesson gotta try it out!
nice lesson dejan...goodwork
I love your exercises so much dejan
Great lesson. I love the sound
Thank you all
wow, that was really sick. I love the way that sounds... Nice work, man.
I'm not sure that Thunderstruck is picked but I play it without picking just to show off Anyway this is a really good lesson. Very useful.
not only was this a great lesson but you have amazing tone in it too!
Good job Dejan
Thank you guys, very kind of you
Dejan, your doing a great job on your exercise lessons. Thanks a lot for doing these.
nice man, obviously, lots of finger strength that I still need to build. Enjoyed!
Thanks guys, I am very glad you like it
I agree with what's been said that your exercises are very clever!
Juan - or you can wave at your mama with that hand!!
Really cool Dejan!
As others have mentioned this is a very useful lesson Dejan and sounds wonderful. Great job
On the pull-offs, are you slightly picking the string as you lift off? Also, is the gain turned up on your amp to help achieve the hammer and pull-offs? Sorry, I'm an OLD beginner. Been away from the guitar for 40 years!!!!
I do pick the string on pull-off but with the left hand, when I lift a finger I pick it with the same finger, another words, It's what pull-off is, you have to pull the string to make a sound for the following tone, you cannot just lift the finger
Gain setting was high, but it doesn't matter much, when I got idea for the lesson I played the guitar without amplification
No need to apologize, I'm here if I can help you in any way
Thanks Dejan, If you guys were around 40 years ago, I would of never quit playing. Tried other computer sites for lessons, yours if the best. Recommending it to all the old guys getting back into guitar. Seems to be a trend in USA with us 'baby boomers'.
You're welcome Windwalker, btw nice nickname
super cool and awesome exercise! and man, does this look sick when you can just put down your picking hand and play a sweet solo!
Wow this is too cool i've been searching around the site looking for bits and pieces of videos to see what I like and what styles im intersted in following and, Dejan your work is simply put, amazing i've watched alot of your lessons as well as accustics and now i wanna try that as well. I've been inspired and i thank you for the inspiration.
Thank you for the kind words, I appreciate it
I love the sound of this, using open strings rocks!
Really nice exercise, looks really cool when you're only using one hand. Would be totally awesome to master something like this, and then use the right hand to grap a can of soda and drink it, while still playing
Thank you, I'm glad you like it.
Yes, it would be cool to do it, just take care that you use the correct open string for that tune, if you don't want people throw things at you
Thank you Danilo
It sounds great, and it's easier then you would think.
A 130 or 140 bpm backing track would be nice.
I'll do my best to make faster backings as soon as possible, stay tuned
finally mastered it.. very very nice Dejan!
Thank you, great to hear that. I would like to hear the sample, if possible
this lesson is excellent!!!
hey do u leave the other strings quiet
*how do u leave the other strings quiet*
I do not touch the string above, while the string below I do touch but taking care not to produce sound while touching or releasing the string.. Practice first by muting the neighboring strings with right hand
This is an awesome lesson! And it sounds cool, also good to impress girls A nice way to achieve a good sound quick is to mute one string above and below with the right hand. But to be as accurate as possible with the left hand is way better Its just easier with muting to achieve a cleaner sound in the beginning
Thanks twist, I appreciate it
I agree that muting neighboring strings with right hand can help in the beginning, and as soon as you can play it resonably well in this way you can then try without it
Excellent exercise man!
Hi Dejan. Great lesson anyway. But I don't agree with you when you tell that Angus Young uses this particular technique on Thunderstruck. If you look close to videos in live performances you will notice that he's picking every single note. So what do you mean? Greetings, Wolfgang.
Well spotted iwolf - fixed!