#1
I have just begun to tremolo pick. I can't seem to get a good rythm going. I tried to do James Root's routine in Duality (Slipknot) and i'm forced to downpick as fast as i can instead of tremolo picking. Any helpful tips or suggestions? thanks! (it seems as though i get hung up on the up-pick and it stops me from a good rythm. )
#2
Just force yourself to alternate pick. It comes naturally after a while, you just gotta practice it.
#3
Yeah just force yourself to alternate. I did that and it took me like 2 weeks and I had it perdectly, eh!
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#4
It really won't take you long to get comfortable with the atl. picking style. So just give it a week or so and it won't be a problem, then after a few more weeks you will just do it. And just cause you are alt. picking, dosen't mean you have to pick really fast. Its good tech. for all speeds.
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#5
trouble with alternate picking? i usually cant downpick(at a tremelo speed)
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#6
Try up-picking instead of downpicking. It will get you used to that motion, then afterwards do alt. picking. I alternate picked from the start so i don't really know how to get over that bump.
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#7
well they say practice makes perfect..

i agree to that try to practice and practice it and sooner or later or maybe in just minutes you can figure it out how to do it..

i experienced this kind of thing also, and what i did was practice in my free time and hell yeah! i got it..

also if u got the hearts to do it you will not have a very hard time to learn new things...