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Disco Shred

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, In : Economy Picking 

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Really fast Blues or Joey Tafolla style

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, January 20, 2019, In : blues shred 

In this new video I show you how to implement a really cool Bluesy lick into your improvising over a Dominant chord, its also quite inspired from one of my early inspirations, Joey Tafolla

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Vinnie Moore's Legato Conjuring

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, January 5, 2019, In : vinnie moore 

Here's some of the techniques that Vinnie Moore uses to get he's sweet sound. The combination of legato and whammy bar is some of what I consider being Vinnie's sound, I know he probably did not invent the idea but its a big part of he's sound, especially on the older albums. Also presented in the video are some ideas to get a real smooth legato sound like Vinnie
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How Tony Macalpine does it

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, December 30, 2018, In : tony macalpine 

Here's a typical Tony Macalpine approach to improvising. I always know Tony Macalpine's sound when I hear the combination of sweep picking arpeggios tapping and bends, specifically the bends is so much he's sound. I did a little analacys of he's improvised soloin the song poisened cookies which is a live song he does found on youtube
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What would Yngwie Malmsteen do

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, In : yngwie malmsteen 

Yngwie Malmsteen's approach to solo using the Natural minor. I did a little analyzis of the track Brothers from the Yngwie album Seventh sign, it's an instrumental if you don't already know it.

It's Not a note for note solo but more a video showing you what Yngwie does in this situation to get the sound he has, whats awesome about  that is that you don't learn he's licks but more how to develop your own way of playing Neo Classical Shred guitar. Remember to click the  lick under the video if...
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Alter your sweep picking for beginners

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, In : Sweep Picking Tapping 

In this video I will give you a quick way to ad extra notes to a simple triad so it becomes sevenths and major sevenths.
This is a lesson for beginners so if you are new to sweep picking tapping then this i s a good place to start or if you have never thought about the theoretical side to them then you may enjoy this too 
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Simple alternate picking trick to melt peoples faces

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, December 16, 2018, In : Alternate Picking 

Inspired from a non shredder. I have an old friend who is not a shredder at all but in all the bands he's been playing in is he still the one to take the solos and I noticed a lot of people are inpressed with them even though he never really 
studied the guitar for soloing using scales and arpeggios but he found a simple thing that always works for him when he wants to impress.

So he has this short little alternate picking phrace he does every time he needs to intensify the solo and it works l...
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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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