Some thoughts on speed

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Lovebown, Nov 3, 2001.

  1. Lovebown

    Lovebown Guest

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    What I've noticed lately while working on my speed chops is that in order to pull off a fast passage and to make it sound fast, you need to play with very even volume and make each note "sound", so it doesn't blur out.

    A cool way of getting something to sound "fast" is to mix two diffrent tones, to gain contrast which will enhance..like two muted notes followed by one or two played one....like:

    G----------------------------------
    D------------------x-x-1-1-x-x-1-1-x-x-3-3-x-x-
    A--x-x-3-3-x-x-3-3------------------
    E---------------------------------
    and so fourth...
    if you play the muted notes with even volume as the played notes it will somehow trick the ear :p
    (All notes are 16ths)

    Ok I just felt like sharing this ;)

    /lovebown