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Correcting my technique

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by DumbChild, May 9, 2006.


  1. Well ive been playing for a little while now and ive realised my technique is rather crappy and id like to correct it before its to late. I was playing this last night... and ive numbered the fingers i was using on my fretting hand as i played, shocking:p.

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    A|-----035|--5-31--|3-3-31--|-----013|
    E|1-1-1---|3-----53|------53|1-1-1---|

    --2 2 2 -12 2 2 1122 22 22122 2 2 2 -12

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|2-------|
    A|------1-|--------|3--333-3|--4-0---|
    E|1--1-1-1|33-3-313|------3-|------3-|

    --2 2 2 2 2 22 2 212 2 22222 2 3 - 1

    Gotta love my fantastic tab. But anyway being that this song is fairly fast that was the only way i was able to play it, but i know it is far from the correct technique. So what do u guys suggest i do to correct it, is there something i can practice to help and what is the correct way of playing that song :).

    Thanks guys
     
  2. Here's one way. Notice I changed a couple of frets. The 2nd and 3rd bars can be played in a few different fashions.

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    A|-----035|--5-3---|3-3-3---|-----013|
    E|1-1-1---|3----653|-----653|1-1-1---|

    --1 1 1 -14 1 4 1431 1 1 1434 1 1 1 -14

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|2-------|
    A|------1-|--------|3--333-3|--4-0---|
    E|1--1-1-1|33-3-313|------3-|------3-|

    --1 1 1 1 1 44 4 414 4 44444 1 4 - whichever, depends on what follows
     
  3. Thanks man, i tried it this way and it was actually easier. But please keep the ideas coming cause my overall technique really sucks and until i can afford my next teacher ive gotta learn myself. By the way ill post the whole tab.

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    A|-----035|--5-31--|3-3-31--|-----013|
    E|1-1-1---|3-----53|------53|1-1-1---|

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|2-------|
    A|------1-|--------|3--333-3|--4-0---|
    E|1--1-1-1|33-3-313|------3-|------3-|

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    A|0-0-0135|--5-31--|3-3-31--|--3-10--|
    E|--------|3-----53|------53|1-----31|

    G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
    D|--------|--------|--------|2-------|
    A|------1-|--------|3--333-3|--4-1-0-|
    E|1--1-1-1|33-3-313|------3-|--------|

    Thats about it, song then goes into like 1 note per bar then repeats 8ths for many mesures.
     

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