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Fingernail strum while using a pick.. am i the only one?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by PrimusNut, Apr 7, 2006.

  1. PrimusNut


    Mar 23, 2006
    Nova Scotia
    i have only recently started picking, but i was having trouble strumming. i had already gotten used to fingernail strumming (Claypool style), and figured id "make up" my own technique. i sometimes throw in fingernail strums when im picking if i can hit the string required with the pick. i am just a pick noob, but still, i might stick with this, it just looks so weird and cool. lol.

    anyone else do this?:bassist:
  2. Helstar


    Nov 26, 2005
    I use my fingernails instead of a pick most of the time
  3. PrimusNut


    Mar 23, 2006
    Nova Scotia
    yeah but i sometimes use my fingernails while using a pick

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