Contemporary Shred Guitar Lesson 3

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 In : contemporary shred guitar 


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Hi there here is the third Contemporary Shred Guitar lesson and this time its exclusively tapping, its quite advanced Tapping and requires mastery of the index finger and little finger or the long finger and little finger on the Tapping hand. The idea is taken from my debut Sage's Recital album from the song The Last Unicorn but just transformed into a six string pattern but without the Dominant step. Enjoy

Dampening
This is obviously not for the faint of heart this technique and other tha...
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Contemporary Shred Guitar Lesson 2

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, April 23, 2016 In : contemporary shred guitar 


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Hey here is the second of the Contemporary Shred Guitar Lessons, this one is even more Contemporary and this time theres no Neo Classical Shred Guitar influences. Its an E Major 7 Arpeggio played in three inversions, this tachnique requires some more finesse than the triads because of all the added Hammer on's and Pull off's along the way. Especially the second inversion requires a sleight of hand and no heavy-handedness.

Improvisation
Use the lesson or lick in its intirety from the firs...
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Contemporary Shred Guitar Lesson 1

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, April 21, 2016 In : contemporary shred guitar 


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Welcome to the new lesson, these next few lesson will be all about thinking in new directions, trying new stuff, off course still within the Shred Guitar parameters but adding little new ideas here and there to add a new dimension to the after all quite played genre. As I talk about in the video you here the same chops that was invented in the late eighties early nineties and so many musician just keeps repeating them and for good reason, they sound amazing, but I myself am getting tire...
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How to practice to become your best

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, February 7, 2016 In : how to practice 


How to practice to become your best
This is a topic I touch upon again and again becaue its such a critical element in developing as a guitarist and musician and you might have heard it before but you can have the absolute best tools but if you dont use them and work with them you will not improve. So here in this blog I will go through what has helped me and still is helping me develop today.

What to practice
First of all you need to identify what it is that you need to develop in your playing....
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How To Play Fast - what everybody ought to know about playing fast

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, January 14, 2016 In : beginner shred guitar 


A simple system that often seem complicated

This video presents to you the do's and dont's of learning to play fast. Learning to play fast is actually simpler than you might think but what you first of all need to know is to cut through all the talk and hype about learning to play fast. I have been teaching guitar for twenty plus years now and again and again I hear students that first come to me talk about stuff they read or saw on the internet that should be the "trick" to learn to play fa...
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Shred Guitar for Beginners Alternate Picking

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, December 26, 2015 In : beginner shred guitar 


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This lesson can be used both by beginners as well as for the advanced player who already are mastering the Alternate picking technique who just want to use the lessopn as a lick. But the video is created in such a way so a beginner will get a success certain way to master the alternate picking technique and more importantly get a way of practicing that will get you to your goal every time you want to learn something new. As I also state in the video its all about the mental game and wi...
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Christmas Shred Sweep Picking Tapping Arpeggios

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, December 21, 2015 In : Sweep Picking Tapping 


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So this is the last lesson of the year and I hope you will enjoy the hollidays. As I explain in the video you can choose to approach this either as quite a few individual licks that you can grab and make use of in your own playing or you can see it as a crazy way to play Last Christmas with Sweep picking Tapping Arpeggios. Even though this is not that fast to make sure you master each technique you will defitnetly have to drill the techniques quite a bit until you get them down. As a...
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Creative practicing Neo Classical Shred

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, August 31, 2015 In : Neo Classical Shred Guitar 


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This lesson is a piece I have had a lot of benefits from practicing now for some weeks. This is the awesome thing about composing a piece that makes use of all the things you want to be able to play in any situation. So for example if you need to work on either your Sweep picking, your Alternate picking or you 8 finger tapping, this could be a good example of a put together piece that will work on those, so identify what you need to work on and put together a cool piece or by all mean...
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Fancy Arpeggios

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, August 14, 2015 In : Sweep Picking Tapping 


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This is a C Major slash A minor Sweep picking, Tapping, Legato and sliding Arpeggios. It's really cool sounding and you can work it into your own playing from the second position of the Major scale, this means that when you are improvising and soloing and you at one point reach the second Scale position and also the G string you can break into this lick. Of course this is in the key of C but it will benefit you to the extreme if you try to use it in other keys, you could skip the 24th ...
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Japanese Scale Arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, August 7, 2015 In : exotic scales 


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This is an old lesson from my old channel, but the lick is kinda cool. The thing about the Japanese scale is that it only consists of five notes, and just like in the Pentatonic scale, it pretty much trims all the fat and this way makes sure that each individual note sounds awesome in conjunction with the chord. Regarding the lick that I still call an Arpeggio even though it makes use of all five notes of the scale, but its played using Sweep picking and you still get the Arpeggio type...
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