In this lesson I’m going to teach you a cool, creative string skipping tapping lick as well some tips to carry out to help you with this style of playing.
Sometimes with licks based on modulations, modal interchanges, complex harmony etc, we can find ourselves a bit lost. I bet you have had that feeling, haven’t you? Don’t worry, I’m also going to explain the harmony behind this lick and how it is constructed!
Today I’m going to take you up to the Shred Club HQ for 6 absolutely killer, finger ripping shred exercises that are going to get you shredding out of your mind!
We’re going to start off by getting your left hand on fire, then concentrate on the picking hand, before finally pulling out all the stops with some insane tapping exercises to really get your blood pumping.
This lesson is all about percussive strumming and everything that goes with it! We start right with the basics of how you need to control each of your hands and build things up from there until you’re able to play these awesome, unique sounding licks.
I even show you some cool ways to break up chords, introduce tap extensions and more – in fact the final part of this lesson contains possibly the most mind-blowing technique that I’ve ever heard!
I love to combine sweeping and tapping together, it’s a technique I use all the time and in this lesson I’m going to show you three ways to implement this in your own playing.
Using these techniques together allows you to come up with fresh and interesting note combinations, and spice up boring licks. You can also use them to also unlock something very special which will completely transform your playing and take you to a whole new level!
This special guest lesson is from the incredibly talented Balawan, a guitarist from Bali, Indonesia. His approach to guitar playing is really unique and in this lesson he breaks down his two-handed tapping technique using an awesome chord arpeggio tapping riff.
When I was watching this lesson, I was really interested in his chord voices and note choices, so no matter what style of guitar you play I think you’ll get some really cool ideas and insights from this lesson.
We all know the feeling – no matter how much you practice at home, you pick up a guitar in a store or get on stage and your mind goes completely blank!
Let’s make sure that never happens to you again! Learn these improv tips and techniques and next time you’re stuck you’ll always have something cool to fall back on.
We’re really gonna show the fretboard the finger today – because this lesson is all about tapping!
I’m going to teach you all of my favourite tapping techniques and really break them down and show you exactly what’s going on, how to approach the techniques and why you’d want to use them in your playing.