Sweep Picking 2 – Lesson 80

About Sweep Picking 2 – Lesson 80

Level: Advanced

Sweep Picking 2 – Lesson 80

More Sweep Picking exercises.

Syn’s Tips

This should keep you busy for a while ;)

The only thing that I'll add to the exercise is this- After you get the ascending and descending exercises down, try to skip around a little bit. For example, in C major, you'd start with the C major arp and then skip the D minor arp and go to the E minor arp and then back to the D minor arp, the F major, then E minor again, then G major, and so on and so forth.

Bonus points for anyone who uploads a video demonstrating this exercise in the "Lesson Comments" section below!

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Jeff Detrich
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Jeff Detrich i have trouble getting a nice clean sound, my guitar always sounds like it is being muddied up from distortion, does any onr have any suggestions for amp/pedal settings??
Tom Kokkila
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Tom Kokkila Try dialing your gain down, you dont need alot of distortion. Try playing a chord and if you cant hear each string ring out turn down the gain.
Ben Holsclaw
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Ben Holsclaw I've had some success with cutting the treble a bit. If you're playing on the bridge pickup try your neck pickup and see how that goes. That will depend on your guitar and its setup. Left hand technique for me has been key and is simply taking a lot of work. Try running through sweeps both plugged in and unplugged. If it sounds clean unplugged work on your tone plugged in. If it's noisy unplugged keep cracking on your left hand technique. Hope that makes sense.
Ben Holsclaw
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Ben Holsclaw OK six days of hitting this a bit every day and I'm starting to see some significant improvement over where I started. Still some cleanup going on but here's a link to where I am with it: #038;feature=youtu.be" rel="nofollow" class="um-link" target="_blank">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiZ-rQ_82JI&feature=youtu.be Thanks again for providing these lessons!
Donnie Keeney
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Donnie Keeney Awesome progress Ben! It took me A LOT longer than a few days to get where you are.
Ben Holsclaw
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Ben Holsclaw This is a skill that I've always wanted to learn but over the years never really knew how to get started. After logging a couple of hours working on this exercise I've seen some pretty rapid improvement! Now it's up to me to put the work in! This is great stuff!
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