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Sage's Recital - Shooting Star Solo

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, December 9, 2016, In : Neo Classical Shred Guitar 


About
This piece of music is taken from the latest (as of this moment) Sage's Recital album titeled The Winter Symphony. It features myself on Guitars, bass and Orchestrations, Jakob Vand on Drums and John West on vocals and Fabio Lione as well on vocals. This solo is a lot of fun to play because it features both some strong melody as well as some pretty cool Shredding

Techniques
A few of the notable techniques worth paying some extra attention to is the bendin lick on the G string, here you nee...
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Super 4 Notes Per String Legato

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, November 13, 2016, In : legato 


How To Play
This lick after the initial time it takes to get used to the four notes per string concept is relatively simple to play and you can improvise all you want with the number of times you repeat each four notes per string pattern and make it a little more your own idea.
But what needs drilling in this one is the final pattern on the hihg E string as I also touch upon in the video, that final high E can take some time to avoid the muting of that note, which is what happened a lot for ...
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Fancy Arpeggios

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


About
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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Creative Shred Guitar

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, May 4, 2015, In : Sweep Picking Tapping 


About
This video is about getting your own creativity flowing regarding shred guitar and shred techniques. I really feel that once I started to create my own licks and sort of created my own techniques like Sweep picking 8 finger tapping and Sweep picking combined with Extreme and Advanced Tapping I became much more creative and what was awesome about that was also that it gave me many more reasons to practice as much as possible. Im not saying that no one else was doing this in the world, b...
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Sweep picking - Tapping - Cross hands technique

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, April 5, 2015, In : stunt guitar 


About
Hey hey ! here is the first new blog post since my old website was hacked and destroyed. As you may know this is the new url where things are going down from now on. I wanted to congratulate that all the old blog posts are up and running again and now with this latest addition to the blog posts you'll get a very short and sweet lick addressing both Sweep picking tapping and my crazy Cross hand technique. Obviously this is not something that is easy to use in improvising and therefore I ...
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Extreme Tapping Arpeggios combined with Guitar Scales

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Thursday, April 2, 2015, In : extreme tapping 


About
This lick is one of my trademarks and what I normally call Extreme Tapping. Its a killer pattern that sounds really extreme once you got the technique down. One of the first things regarding this technique that most people find a little weird is something like starting a lick out with a hammer on which can feel a little awkward in the beginning. The nex thing is to make the string skipping lose the possible breaks between the notes and obviously also the string noise that can happen when...

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Sweep picking advanced Tapping

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, In : Sweep Picking Tapping 


About
Rightyho !! here is once again one of those crazy ass sweep picking triad arpeggios combined with tapping. And in this one I obviously do the sweep picking with the thumb and index finger which then gives me the possibility to tap with the long finger, ring finger and little finger. I want to tell you that it is a good attitude to have towards anything you want to learn that you can easily reach the goal that you have set for yourself but its also important to know that - that being said...

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Sweep picking 8 finger tapping

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, March 27, 2015, In : sweep picking 8 finger tapping 


About
Merry Christmas everyone, heres my little Christmas present for you, it's a Sweep picking 8 Finger Tapping lick which obviously takes a lot of getting used to, but the real reason I make these videos with quite advanced licks is because even though they take a lot of focus and practice I experience that they really inspire in general to play and practice more. Of course if you are a beginner you will also need some more beginner stuff to practice to get some faster results and successes....
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Blues Shred Improvisation

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, March 23, 2015, In : how to improvise 

About
This lick is composed from the B minor Blues scale but played all legato style and three notes per string style. I actually see the lick from the first position of the Blues scale which is B minor but I connect it with the B natural minor which shares notes with D major which is the key of the song so this way I can easily make my way to the lick I actually create the melodic side of the soloing from the B natural minor. The other thing which is really cool in this system is to combining...

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Extreme Pentatonic Improvisation

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Monday, March 23, 2015, In : how to improvise 


About
Here is a Pentatonic lick played shred guitar style three notes per string completely legato and also to a jamtrack so you can here how it sounds in a musical situation. Added to this lick also some string skipping which is sometimes necessary when you play pentatonic three notes per string style. 

Improvising
To impliment this lick into an actual improvisation situation I made a system that makes it easier to do this. In this particular lick even though the lick is pentatonic I analyze it...

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Extreme Guitar

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Friday, March 20, 2015, In : stunt guitar 


About
I think we can all agree that this extreme guitar lesson is totally and completely over the top. It features a variety of techniques such as Sweep Picking, Legato, tappin and 8 finger tapping and three and four notes per string patterns. I guess you can also see and here that its highly improvised and that is the reason that I did not slow it down. I basically play a E minor sweep picking pattern and the first time I do it I add a four notes per string on the high E string played legato ...
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Extreme Tapping Major Arpeggio

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 15, 2015, In : extreme tapping 


About
Its Shred Guitar time again. Here is a really awesome tapping pattern that I have been using for quite some years but I expanded it with a few more notes... what a bonus. Its one of those techniques where its pretty difficult to damnp the strings while you play because you need to tap with several fingers on low and high strings, so to make it juuuust perfect I sometimes use the neck pickup to kill the noise if I need to. For example a live situation where feel less confident than when s...
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Sweep picking 8 Finger Tapping Extreme guitar

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 15, 2015, In : sweep picking 8 finger tapping 


About
Heres another one of my home made original techniques, the Sweep picking 8 finger tapping technique. If you like this stuff you can check out the Sweep picking 8 finger tapping course on my website or as I also call it The Ultimate Guitar Technique :)

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Stunt Guitar 2

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Sunday, March 15, 2015, In : stunt guitar 


About
Here is a new 8 finger tapping lick that is another way of doing eight finger tapping than I normally do it. Its a little inspired from TJ Helmerich who I would say actually use the Right hand in general 75 procent more than the left hand when he is soloing. The first thing of difficulty that comes to mind is the individual work of the right hand fingers since the first pattern the right hand is doing is almost all on different strings. What I found especially challenging was the part wh...
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Stunt guitar

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, March 14, 2015, In : stunt guitar 


About
This is a highly advanced technique I invented years ago where I add Tapping sort of behind the fretting hand, for lack of a better name I call it theCross Hands technique. Added is a sweet Sweep picking Dominant Arpeggio I invented too, I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I do
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Extreme legato 2

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, March 14, 2015, In : legato 


About
Hey guys and dolls ! here is a phrase that both works fabulous as a lick and as a drill to work up your four notes per string patterns and legato technique. You are probably finding out that not all the four notes per string patterns are equally easy or hard to perform. In my case its especially the stretch between the ring and long finger I have a problem with and so I made this drill slash lick so it has a equal amount of easy and challenging fingerings. Then theres of course also the ...
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Extreme Legato

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Saturday, March 14, 2015, In : legato 


About
Hey guys I have started a new category called Extreme Legato and and even more cool title Attack of the helping hand. The mission of the helping hand is to not only to teach you some advanced chops but even more valuable in my opinion give you som tools to start incorporating the material into your own playing, because it will give you a very measureable way to see what your entity of playing and chops fathoms. So in this case with the first Extreme Legato chop the helping hand shows you...
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Sweep picking tapping advanced and easy version

Posted by Niels Vejlyt on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, In : Sweep Picking Tapping 


About
This lesson gives you a sure fire way into start using the quite advanced technique Sweep picking Tapping in your own playing and even more importantly when you improvise
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