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poping multiple notes

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by temple_of_boom, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. does anyone here use a two finger or three finger pop? ive been trying it and its taking forever to get my fingers used to the soreness.
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Hang on, it'll pass. Maybe try pulling less hard. I don't do double or triple pops every day, still there's no problem with sore finger tips.
  3. I do that sometimes. Like the remedy for most things on this page,
    practice and time!
  4. do you mean- like- popping a chord? or raking upward with 2-3 fingers?

    the only thing ive found to be a little tricky is trying to do double and triple rakes on a string other than the G (or whatever your highest string may be). my fingers just cant easily fit in between the strings- i cant do it quick enough to reliably keep perfect time.

    more practice, perhaps.
  5. are you talking a bout "dig" style pops or something else?

    i personally dont have pains from any kinds of pops but maybe you are talking about something else
  6. +1 to wondering how to do triple pops (plucks).

    No, this is not raking at all. We mean actual pops 3 times in a row on one string using all three fingers.