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Sweep Picking Lessons

Often described as the most difficult shred technique - you will find the lessons to get you started here.


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  • Difficulty8

    Sweep Picking Arpeggios

    by Ian Bushell

    Sweep picking technique with some legato, string skipping, moveable arpeggio shapes and voice leading to make smoother arpeggio changes from one chord to another.

    Tags: sweep picking, arpeggios, legato, string...
  • Difficulty5

    Sweep Picking Lesson

    by Muris Varajic

    A basic sweep picking lesson going from the simplest two-string shapes all the way to the five-string shapes. This is an excellent lesson if you are new to sweeping and want to work your way to the top!

    Tags: Sweep Picking, sweeping, timing, two string...
  • Difficulty4

    Sweeping Basics

    by David Wallimann

    The secret of sweeping is to synchronize your right hand with your left hand. What you need to do is to place a finger of your left hand on the desired note at the same time than you are playing that note with your pick. As you do so, the next note needs to be placed on the adjacent string in the same direction as your pick is going.

    Tags: sweeping, sweep picking, speed
  • Difficulty7

    Sweeping with Tapping

    by Muris Varajic

    I chose one shape for major and one for minor arpeggios. The chords are typical 7, m6 and maj7, with few added notes with tapping hand. There's a sliding with tap finger as well...

    Tags: sweeping, tapping, sweeptapping,...
  • Difficulty9

    Sweep Etude

    by Muris Varajic

    Etude in Bm using Sweep Picking.

    Tags: Sweep Etude, Muris Varajic
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    Insane Neo-Sweeping

    by Zsolt Galambos

    Neo-classical sweeping to an simple chord progression

    Tags: neoclassical, neo-classical, sweeping,...
  • Difficulty9

    Jason Becker Style 3: Sweeping Figures

    by Santiago Diaz Garces

    This is the third and last lesson of the sweep picking series in the style of Jason Becker.

    Tags: jason becker, sweep picking, shred,...
  • Difficulty8

    Manic Sweeping

    by Aleksander Sukovic

    An exercise made to help you speed up and clean up you sweeping, open your mind and give you fresh new ideas.

    Tags: sweeping, arpeggios, exercise, speed, sweep...
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