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What's the deal with 8 finger tapping

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, December 6, 2018, In : 8 Finger Tapping 


It's absolutely a valid question to ask since it seems very much over the top to play 8 finger tapping.
The first thing that comes to mind that makes this a valid technique is the sound that is not really possible to get without using this technique.

If you have been using basic tapping before you will also see that the technique makes you able to play stuff you would not have done with other techniques. Some people will say that its possible to do the job just with legato but its a ridiculou...
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8 Finger Tapping scales in 3 octaves

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, In : 8 Finger Tapping 

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8 finger tapping guitar scales three octaves. I play one complete octave of the scale on each string but but because I start and end each string on the same note one octave higher that means I start the next string playing the next note in the scale. So in this case where I play the Ionian scale from the low E string that means that I start the next string which is the G string by playing the second note of the scale and finally when I go to the high E string I start the pattern by playi...

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8 Finger Tapping Extreme Shred

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 8, 2015, In : 8 Finger Tapping 


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This lick is really awesome I think, once you get used to tap with all four fingers and play legato with  all four fingers you can produce these long lines of shred guitar phrases. This is a quite long lick that can easily be divided up into smaller licks that are much more easy to incorporate into you own shred vocabulary. This is definetly something I will post videos about in near future so stay tuned. I suggest that you make one or two of the four notes per string patterns into one d...

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8 Finger Tapping

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, March 18, 2013, In : 8 Finger Tapping 


One of the very important elements in playing 8 finger tapping is to be able to play it without having the surrounding strings buzz making it sound awful in general. When I go from one string to another I make sure that I lower my right hand palm to damp the strings as much as possible. Good luck !

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8 Finger Tapping Arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, February 28, 2013, In : 8 Finger Tapping 


Here is the first sweep picking 8 finger tapping lesson in this blog. Its in B minor and requires the use of all four finger on each hand. My way of doing it is to simply slide the pick up the index finger when I reach the final pattern where I play 8 finger tapping


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