#1
So, is anchoring while finger-picking also considered bad technique (like tremolo picking and anchoring it.)?

Whenever I try to do anything finger-picked I have to anchor (as in,
I have to lay one of my fingers [usually pinky] on the pickup "container" thing, no idea the term). Just a simple yes or no question, if yes, give me some finger picked songs or exercises to prevent this.

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cuz ppl hate how power metal they are cuz they think its "gay" or w.e, which is immature and dirogitory
#2
i rest my pinky finder on something, sometimes the high E string if i'm not using it to keep it muted. A simple lick that i practice with is a 'Dust in the Wind' - by Kansas kind of thing with C chord variations by plucking the strings (slow then faster until my hand gives out) going 5,2,4,3...5,2,4,3...5,2,4,3

edit: strings 2 and 3 are with thumb. 3rd fret i think on B (5th) string to start the progression, then C, then open on 5th string (B) and back again.

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#3
Okay, anyone else?
R.I.P. Charles Michael "Evil Chuck" Schuldiner
B. May 13 1967 - D. December 13 2001

Quote by eggsandham2
cuz ppl hate how power metal they are cuz they think its "gay" or w.e, which is immature and dirogitory
#4
I float my hand. I find that I have a little less stability, but I'm more relaxed (I also haven't practiced it in a while). I can also get better tone, because my hand isn't limited to picking in one place on the string.
#5
Probably not as bad as when playing with a pick because you aren't moving your wrist that much.
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