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Complete Fret Board Sweep Picking Arpeggios

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, November 12, 2016, In : 7 string guitar 

Technique and Fingering
In a few of the inversions of the Arpeggios there are some specific fingerings that you need to make use of to be able to play it. In the first Inversiosn make sure you use the ring finger to bar over the low E string and A sting(this is of course the 7 string version of the piece) this makes it possible to use the long finger on the D string and finally the Index and

Fourth inversion
Little finger on the G string to complete the first inversion of the D major Triad Arp...

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Contemporary Shred Guitar Lesson 2

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


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.

Use the lesson or lick in its intirety from the firs...
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Chord inversions for guitar

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, March 30, 2015, In : music theory 

The most obvious reasons that most guitar players always play the same old barre chords are probably because the guitar is so un easy to get a good overview of, so pretty much all we learn on the guitar is made up of patterns, scales and chords are all made up of those to make it easier to get the job done, but especially regarding chords that can  really be a hindrance because we never get the full advancement of all the chords, voicings and inversions that are available to us if we nev...
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Altering the sound of the Major 7 Arpeggio

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

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 

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?"

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

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