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Effective practicing

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, In : exotic scales 


About
Other than a cool little musical piece presenting some interresting scales and modes like Major raised five, Dorian, Locrain and Eight note scale used as a dominant, plus the awesome Major seven raised fifth Arpeggio, this video and blog is about creating a nice and inspiring environment for your practicing. Because if you are like me it can sometimes be a little tough being alone with just the guitar and you racing mind, so what really works great for me and helps me keeping my focus ...
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Neo Classical Sweep picking Arpeggios

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


About
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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Economy picking Diminished Arpeggios

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 29, 2015, In : Economy Picking 

About
This arpeggio calls for a specific fingering to make it work which is also typical for economy picking. Its as the title says diminished and I will shoe you a cool way to work it into a traditional Major scale

Technique
As you can see in the picking part of the video I play a picking stroke on each and every note, so no pull off´s or hammer on´s on the spots where I play more than one note which is typical for Sweep Picking. But in Economy or Speed Picking you pick every note and arrange...

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