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Yesterday, @[5:@Jak Angelescu] mentioned that I should look to improve how I use my pinky finger, and so that's what I focused on today! A few notes: 1. The tucking-behind problem seems to be sorted, I think? 2. It still tends to stray from the fretboard a lot, it's hard to keep it close. 3. I think I'm tucking in my elbow too much? Gets really uncomfortable as it progresses 4. I'm feeling some tense-ness/strain in my arm, and I'm not sure how to fix it 5. Is it normal for my pinky finger to try and twist slightly? I tend to catch the string to the side of the tip of my finger (My left) 6. I stayed seated for this because I figured I should get it right first before throwing that into the mix, there's already a lot going on with the thumb, the fingertips and the elbow thing. So after an hour+ of trying, I'm gonna give it a rest and try continue tomorrow after my exams! Any and all tips are welcomed! Cheers!
Practicing for the next part of Master of Puppets where I left off in my last video. Still learning and practicing so there’s some hesitation and wrong notes...
Trying to get back into things - Again! Working on the A Minor Pentatonic Scale, but all across the fretboard today, as shown to me by Bill. A few things to note that I'm trying to work on with this: 1. Keeping my thumb behind the fretboard 2. Using the tips of my fingers, not the pads 3. When going up/forward, not removing fingers from notes until the next string 4. When going down/backwards, having fingers already in place before pulling off. 5. Trying not to tense my arm (Failed, oops) It's a lot to do, and probably too much to try in one go, but given the time I've had off, I wanted to try a fresh-ish start? And I wanted to do it the right way. Not sure how I did though, so I would love to hear any advice! Cheers!
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5th song on the Centzless release. This one is more a throwback to the earlier sound I've shared on songs I wrote. And because of that, i felt the vibe of the lyrics would have to relate too. Refer to comments for a pic and explanation of the song.
Nightmare solo

Nightmare solo

Iv'e already posted the nightmare solo once on here but iv'e been at it everyday since then i feel like its getting there slowly but surely i'm hoping to get it down perfectly at some point.
Was playing around with my Drop pedal tonight and decided to take a crack at the KSE version of Holy Diver. Not perfect and I struggled to get the pinch harmonic right. Fun riff though.
I learned the alternate picking X etude but didn't really feel like learning it at Syn speed so made up some of my own stuff in that place. I'm a little bit out of practice on the shredding department so probably could play that better but ooh well
Heard this song for the first time recently and decided to take a shot at the intro riff before work today. The verse riff is going to be a test.........
Hello everyone! So for One Month Challenge I've decided to play the acoustic part of Tonight The World Dies and sing, and I've been working on it for the last weeks. It's not finished yet, actually is not even perfect and I'm still working on the Bridge lol For this video I'm not singing yet (I probably will on the next one 😬) and I didn't play the full song. Can't say if the chords and the strumming pattern are 100% accurate, I've looked for tabs and there are a lot of versions for this song, so I didn't rely on only one version 😅 if you guys have any tips/corrections I would love to know 😊 Since we're getting into the last weeks, I've tried to push myself to start playing at the original speed, which is why it has some mistakes (and because I was nervous too 😬). Already know some things I can improve for now, but feel free to add any comments! Goals for the next week(s) are: ★ Get the bridge right at normal speed ★ Improve on chord changes ★ Start singing without getting lost 🤣
Natural born killer #synnersunday
I'm debating on whether i want to learn natural born killer, unbound, or danger line next i'm not sure yet🤔
This is my progress for the one month challenge. I practised for 3 weeks now. It took me quite a while to speed up from 95% to 100%, it is better at 95, but I managed to get it too 100, little bit sloppy some parts. But when I see the first movie and now its fun to see the progress. Honestly I dont think I'll make a movie when I practised 1 month, think this is my final movie, cause it takes so many shots to finally get one that doesnt have mistakes all over, when the camera is on I always suck up more (more people have that??) Everyone who is doing one month challenge good luck with it!

Tornado

When beginner players ask me how to best improve, I always tell them the honest truth... do drugs, use TikTok. That goes for most anything in life btw
Playing the intro to Master of Puppets at full-speed with all down strokes in Eb tuning. Man is my arm tired now 😂.

Something

I woke up this morning thinking 'I want to sing something' so here's me singing something.
continuing with the pattern last week I'm gonna add a new song I dont have listed anywhere. This song actually had a brief appearance on the site before but not fully finished. This song came from an Amanda Palmer contest she had last year or two years ago. She had a news paper about a moment where new york lost power.. I could find the post on her instagram I think. I was late on the contest, but I still finished the song. refer to comments for song explanation.
Been out of commission for a while with shoulder and arm problems. Picked this song for a good left hand workout with the 1st feet bends to build my hand strength back up. First take too! Just having fun with it!
help me find a better software then NCH please. Will never use that program again.
This will be the last song I highlight off this set of songs. I may select a couple from the first set but the song writing aspect will be different as theory isn't 100% in those songs. refer to comments for details.