#1
Hey guys!

I really want to play "The Heart Of Life" by John Mayer, and I've been looking at this video to get the technique right (it's a thumb slap with a index finger flick at the same time)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_AXlHOXhCc

However, sometimes when I slap the low E string with my thumb, there's this buzzing sound due to the string hitting the 20th fret. How do I prevent this?

Also, if anyone knows any good exercises to train this slap/flick technique, feel free to post it here

Thanks!
#2
Quote by MrKrumpet
Hey guys!

I really want to play "The Heart Of Life" by John Mayer, and I've been looking at this video to get the technique right (it's a thumb slap with a index finger flick at the same time)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_AXlHOXhCc

However, sometimes when I slap the low E string with my thumb, there's this buzzing sound due to the string hitting the 20th fret. How do I prevent this?

Also, if anyone knows any good exercises to train this slap/flick technique, feel free to post it here

Thanks!


move your hand closer to the bridge. simples.