Excuse me sir, but where is your pick?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Acacia, Nov 20, 2000.

  1. Acacia


    Apr 26, 2000
    Austin, TX
    The weirdest thing dawned on me this weekend when I was practicing. I have almost completely stopped using a pick. When I started playing, it was 100% picking. I am not sure what happened. I tried playing some of our songs with a pick and it was very uncomfortable. Plus I noticed how much more tone I get with my fingers.

    My plucking fingers are getting very calloused (sp?), which I believe is a good thing.

    Well, just thought I'd share that lil tidbit of useless info with ya.
  2. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    good for you - no more training wheels ;) just kidding. you know, if you wanted to be mr. versatility, you could practice both.
  3. Acacia


    Apr 26, 2000
    Austin, TX
    for one of the songs we're doing, i still need a pick to do the intro.
  4. Deynn

    Deynn Moderator Emeritus

    Aug 9, 2000
    The weirdest thing happened to me today....
    I played with a pick...for the first time in a VERY long time. I liked the attack it gave my tone...and it felt pretty good overall.
    Then...I put it down and went back to my fingers. I just love that "au naturel" feeling....:D