View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:46 pm



Reply to topic  [ 25 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2
 While My Guitar Gently Sweeps...And Another Question! 
Author Message
Superhero
User avatar

Joined: Sun Apr 01, 2007 1:08 pm
Posts: 1673
Post 
This bothered me for awhile too. I repeat it as the following:


-----------9---12--9---------
----10----------------10----- repeat
-9----------------------------

Down (9), Down (10), Down (9), Up (12), Pull off (12-9), Up (10)

This means I outside pick the first note of the sequence when I repeat it. It might not seem the easiest thing to do, but if you are sweeping across 5 strings for example, like this:

------------------12-15-12--------------
--------------13------------13-----------
----------12--------------------12-------
------14----------------------------14---
--15------------------------------------

I think it's much easier to keep rhythm with the outside picking. Then again, I'm absolutely crap.

EDIT - Actually, I only do the outside picking for bigger sweeps, not for the three string ones.

_________________
Image


Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:13 pm
Profile
Motorman

Joined: Tue Oct 31, 2006 6:17 am
Posts: 329
Post 
so i found out jason becker goes:

down, down, down, up (pull-off), up, down on G, repeat.

that's good enough for me!

So on to the second philosophical question:

Noise suppressors: cheating or not?


Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:32 am
Profile
Godzilla
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:23 am
Posts: 640
Location: Wisconsin
Post 
Depends on how you use it, I think.

_________________
-Nathan


Sun Dec 20, 2009 3:31 am
Profile
Unt! I'm a Moderator.

Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2005 8:07 am
Posts: 7453
Post 
Nope. Then compressors = cheating as well.

Eh. There is no point in grading difficulty. A performance wouldn't be of less value if something was done to make things easier. Lemme quote someone by saying: The aesthetic value of music does not derive from the difficulty involved in creating/playing it.

Meaning, yeah, I like the music of DragonForce. If they could play their songs live I'd watch them, even with a dampener ala-Jennifer Batten. Otherwise, I'd just listen to their mp3s.


Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:55 pm
Profile
Godzilla

Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 12:31 pm
Posts: 681
Location: Munich
Post 
It seems student and master agree to differ on this:

I've dug out some Shaun Baxter stuff and discovered that that's where I got my

Gandalf wrote:
DDDUPUUDDUPUU

or

DDDUDUUDDUDUU


from. No surprise there, as Baxter is an real evangelist of true economy picking.

But his student, Martin Goulding, does it the other way! (As does Guthrie, FWIW, though he's off on a whole "I don't sweep" flounce at the moment... :lol: )

Ah well, I'm practising both for the moment, the version with the downstroke on the lowest note currently seems a little easier.


Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:29 pm
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 25 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 9 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Designed by ST Software for PTF.