Slap

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Julius95, Dec 18, 2012.


  1. Julius95

    Julius95

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    Im pretty new to this technique but I made a slap cover yesterday :)

    comment and rate,

    feedback is always appreciated

     
  2. Julius95

    Julius95

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    would be nice to know
     
  3. Sassafras

    Sassafras

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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but you often find your fingers (when popping) get stuck for a few milliseconds under the string sometimes.

    If I am correct, it's because you have not gotten used to popping and need to practice that more. How I would figure this is because you lag at some parts during the song. Your hand looks a little flail-ly and that's fine, unless you are playing a long time (you will get very tired).

    Other than that, sure. It's fine. It's a simple slap song; not that slap is really all that complicated.
     
  4. thefruitfarmer

    thefruitfarmer

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    Looks like you are really enjoying that and it is a great song..

    It sounds okay, you just need to work on the technique IMO.

    I suggest...

    playing the repetitive excersizes over a couple of weeks to get it smooth, that way it won't drag,

    YMMV on this but the way I learned to hold the octaves with the left hand is using the 3rd rather than 4th finger, especially for the slap.
     
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