#1
Do the pros like becker and vai hammer on or pick the high e string if they're sweeping an arpeggio with two notes on it? Is it just preference?
#2
It's mainly preference and sometimes about tone, if you try you can get a real snap off the top note in a sweep by up-picking it and then pulling off when you descend.
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