#1
how do you get that flow like yngwie malmsteen in the beginning of blitzkrieg, its like the smoothest thing ever, yet fast. When i play i hear the notes but wheres the smoothness and feel ive been thinking its something with technique, maybe maybe not

can someone steer me in the right direction with all of this

ill answer any question you have


EDIT: i also do economy picking because its just easier. i know malmsteen does that alot .

Also would not using your pinky for the harmonic minor scales have an effect on that since itd take time to slide up that 1 extra fret? thats what i was thinking im working on my pinky strength because i cant get that space for example if i go E: 8,7, 5, 4. That middle space by skipping fret 6 is the hardest part for me

please post suggestions for the other topic i just mentioned.

EDIT: This guy is an example. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFI8ONnAX4c
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Last edited by GoodOl'trashbag at Mar 17, 2011,
#2
I think that a lot of it is his tone, but mostly just because of his skill.
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#3
Simply economy picking. It's all about precise timing and accuracy, which comes with practice.
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#4
i was also thinking of the tone. You just say its economy picking? I was thinking itd be a pinky issue considering that i have to slide down a fret to reach that maj7 note on the harmonic minor.


So which would be the most major factor Pinky or economy/picking? or both?

EDIT: also instead of making another thread, what are some things to really improve and get better at economy picking and exercises to improve your pinky coordination and strength?
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Last edited by GoodOl'trashbag at Mar 17, 2011,
#5
those tabs you provided are part of a harmonic minor scale. look it up, practice it, and u should get some similar sounds. as for his smooth sounding-ness. he usues circle picking which is a technique using only your fingers to move the pick and this makes a lot less noise while picking which could be producing the smoothness you are talking about
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Also use your neck pick up.
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#8
yeah i got it covered.
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And he uses a fair amount of gain, which smooths stuff out considerably



not always, he can play reaally smoothly in clean too, he doesnt use gain to cover up his mistakes because hes not very sloppy at all
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