#1
I have playing guitar for almost 3 years now and I think I'm decent for playing that long. I have been using my fingers to pick for most of the time and I'm used to that. Anyways I was practicing YYZ and when playing the faster parts, my fretting hand gets ahead of my picking hand since I can only downstroke. So I was thinking if it could be easier doing the faster parts with a pick since you can easily alternate your strokes. I was also thinking that it could be possible to use a thumb pick and alternate between finger picking and using the pick when needed. I'm really hoping for some input and tips on the different picking styles.
#2
I prefer using picks, but I never use my fingers unless I'm playing my acoustic, each to his own I guess
#5
When you say that you fingerpick, what exactly do you mean? Do you use all your fingers? Are you strumming with your thumb?
#6
Depending what sound you want your could use either.
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#7
forget finger picking, LEARN HOW TO ALTERNATE PICK!!! If you cant do that, then you are LOADS behind.
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#8
well actually dont forget finger picking, as it is very useful in many styles of music, but alternate picking is essential and if youve been playing for 3 years and cant do that, your in trouble my friend.
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