#3
Ok...well, essentially the way sweeping works is...ok, look at this.

|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----------10----------------10-------|----------10-14p10-------------------|
|-------10----10----------10----10----|-------10----------10----------10----|
|----12----------12----12----------12-|----12----------------12----12----12-|
|-13----------------13----------------|-13----------------------13----------|


The way you play that (an excerpt from Concerto by Cacophony) is by playing in either total downstrokes or upstrokes, depending on the arpeggio/notes you have to play. Sweeping is usually played very fast (without us getting into technicalities) , and both your left and right hands must be VERY coordinated with each other to be able to pull off sweeping well.

I'd recommend looking at this fat motherfucker to see it in action.
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#4
Quote by Firenze
Ok...well, essentially the way sweeping works is...ok, look at this.

|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----------10----------------10-------|----------10-14p10-------------------|
|-------10----10----------10----10----|-------10----------10----------10----|
|----12----------12----12----------12-|----12----------------12----12----12-|
|-13----------------13----------------|-13----------------------13----------|


The way you play that (an excerpt from Concerto by Cacophony) is by playing in either total downstrokes or upstrokes, depending on the arpeggio/notes you have to play. Sweeping is usually played very fast (without us getting into technicalities) , and both your left and right hands must be VERY coordinated with each other to be able to pull off sweeping well.

I'd recommend looking at this fat motherfucker to see it in action.



little to complicated to for a beginner maybe? i like to start off with little sweeps. 3 string sweeps are a good way to start off. Maybe check out the seize the day solo, or thunderhorse for some easy sweeps to practice on.
#5
goddamn, you're right. Well there is a very easy sweep to pull off in Concerto, which is

|--------------------9-14p9-------------------|
|----------------10-----------10--------------|
|-------------11-----------------11-----------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


you could practice with that one. pretty damn easy, I think.
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#6
Quote by Firenze
goddamn, you're right. Well there is a very easy sweep to pull off in Concerto, which is

|--------------------9-14p9-------------------|
|----------------10-----------10--------------|
|-------------11-----------------11-----------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


you could practice with that one. pretty damn easy, I think.



That's how i learned sweeping, moving that position around to get my coordination up.
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