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Neo Classical Sweep picking Arpeggios

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, In : sweep picking 


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Sweep Picking in the Neo Classical style. I just want to spend some extra time on the diminished shapes because they are some shapes I just came up with to be able to play some sixtuplet dimished shapes without only covering the E, B and G string. So what I do is I play two notes on the high E string and on the D string and only one note on the rest of the strings. Also I play only one note on the A string and to me it seems natural to use the little and index finger on the D string and ...

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Altering the sound of the Major 7 Arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, March 26, 2015, In : sweep picking 

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This arpeggio is really amazing sounding in my opinion, and its very refreshing to use these Major seven arpeggios if you are normally using the traditional triad arpeggios. Theres absolutely nothing wrong with triads, I use them all the time, but its a question about what sound you're after, if you want Neo Classical Metal or Shred guitar then the triad arpeggios are perfect, I might also add a Dominant seven arpeggio to a Neo Classical Metal piece of music though, but thats pretty much...

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Major 7 Sweep picking Arpeggio extended version

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 22, 2015, In : sweep picking 


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This sweep picking arpeggio is one that I would normally play on a sevenstring guitar but someone(Thank you !!:)) came up with the idea of playing it on a six string and so I was just taking the same notes as I was playing on the seven string guitar and came up with a way to play it on a six string. The pattern did definetively not become easier but actually quite the contrary "But we do love to practice stuff we cant play... right?"

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This technique is one that I in the beginning...

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Fusion type arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, March 6, 2015, In : sweep picking 


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Sweep Picking Harmonic Minor Sixth Mode

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 17, 2013, In : sweep picking 


This Major seventh arpeggio fits the sixth step in the Harmonic Minors scale as well as it fith the first and fourth position in the Major scale.Regarding the sixth mode in the Harmonic Minor scale it is called the Metropolitan scale but using a simple four note arpeggio only calls for a Major seventh arpeggio even though the scale itself has a raised ninth. Good luck !


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Sweep Picking Etude

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, March 16, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Etude


This little symphony of Sweep Picking arpeggios consists of a few different elements than the obvious sweep picking triads. The second arpeggiosI play is a E7 when I both play the seventh on the G string and on the high E string. And between the E dominant arpeggio and A minor triad I play a few Pentatonic style legato phrases and here you need to be aware of adjusting the index finger to be able to move into the A minor triad in order to be able to cover both the high E st...

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Sweep Picking Dominant Flat 9

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, March 14, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Dominant Flat 9

This arpeggio is quite a stretch because here we actually have a five note sweep picking arpeggio and we actually play three notes per string on a few strings using hammer on ´s and pull off´s and you can use it from the fifth position in the Harmonic Minor scale. Good luck !

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Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Dominant Arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Dominant Arpeggio

This sweep picking arpeggio can be used from the fifth step in the Harmonic Minor scale. It can actually also be used from the fifth step in the Major scale, in the Melodic Minor scale you can use it both from the fourth and fifth step. Take key to the specific fingering that im using in the video. I think it leverages the possibility to increase the speed as fast as possible. Good luck !

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Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Arpeggio 4

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, March 11, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Arpeggio 4

This sweep picking arpeggio is minor 7 and fits the fourth mode of the Harmonic Minor scale. It can also easily be used in the Major scale from the second, third and sixth mode in the Major scale. It also really cool if you are searching for a new sound instead of the triads. Good luck

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Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Arpeggio 3

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, March 9, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Arpeggio 3

This lovely sweep picking fits the third mode in the Harmonic Minor scale which is Major seven with the raised fifth. But I also add a four finger per string legato phrase on the high E string which then in turn adds the nine and the eleventh to the arpeggio, so the only note missing for it to become a thirteenth and then having all the notes of the scale is the G sharp, you could add it with a tap if you like. Good luck !

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Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Arpeggio 2

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, March 8, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Harmonic Minor Sweep Picking Arpeggio 2

This arpeggio is a Bminor seven flat five and it requires a bit of a unusual fingering and a few extra hammer on´s and pull off´s but nothing some practicing sessions with a metronome cant fix. It fits the second mode of the Harmonic minor scale as well as the seventh mode of the Major scale. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggio 8

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggio 8

In this exotic sweep picking arpeggio we not only get the excessive hammer ons and pull off´s and slides but we also introduce a new technique.... four notes per string legato patterns. So if you are not used to this please drill it with a metronome and gradually increase the speed. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggio 7

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggio 7

Here is another cool exotic sweep picking arpeggio, its major seventh and added flat sixth and flat nine and to add those notes we both use hammer on´s, pull off´s and slides, so to make the comination of all those different techniques sound good its really benefitial to practice with a metronome. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggio 6

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggio 6

This arpeggio is really crazy, it pertains both the sharp ninth and the flat ninth, its actually a major arpeggio ut starts as a minor. You could also see it as a combination of two different arpeggios or it could also be seen as a Duble Harmonic Minor scale. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggios 5

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Exotic Arpeggios 5

Here is another crazy arpeggio with a really interesting sound and it also requires a variety of different techniques to be able to play all the notes that it is made up of. Minor major seven with a raised elleventh and natural nine. So make sure you dont lose the timing when all the hammer ons and pull offs and slides are added to the sweep picking technique. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Blues Arpeggio Shred Guitar lessons

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, March 4, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Blues Arpeggio Shred Guitar lessons

Here is another exotic sweep picking arpeggio and this time its something as uncommon as a Blues arpeggio. It requires a variety of different techniques to be able to add all the notes that makes up the specific sound of the Pentatonic Blues scale. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Secret Arpeggios 1

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, March 2, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Secret Arpeggios 1

Hey Fellas ! Im starting a saucy series of Secret Arpeggios. The reason I call them something like that is because they are arpeggios that are very unusual, from Exotic scales among others, some of them contains pretty much all the notes of the scale that gives it the specific sound. And the other reason is because I like the drama there is in calling something "Secret" So instead of dwelling anymore on this, lets get to the important stuff.... Learning to util...
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Sweep Picking Arpeggios Contemporary

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, March 1, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Arpeggios Contemporary

Here is a cool sweep picking arpeggio that sort of evolves into to a larger sweep picking arpeggio using slide effects that really adds something cool to the overall sound. Make sure that the large number of hammer ons and pull offs during the sweep picking pattern does not throw off the timing, evidently practicing with a metronome helps solve these kind of issues. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Inversions Minor

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, March 1, 2013, In : sweep picking 


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This is yet again a really cool way to play through the minor arpeggios horizontally instead of the typical vertical way. It does take a quite specific fingering so take not to the fingering I use and see if that fits your hand and if not be sure to make up your own and stay with that until you reach the speed you want in this lick. Good luck !

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Sweep Picking Inversions

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, In : sweep picking 
Sweep Picking Inversions


This arpeggio moves through a large variety of inversions of E major and you need to take note of the specific fingerings that I show or make your own fingerings that works for you and then drill those fingerings exclusively in order to make something like this work. Good luck !

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