Hey all! I’ve been playing guitar for about 15 years now and am finally at the “I’m too frustrated with my skills … its time to really devote time to practicing more” mode. I’ve got a demanding full time job and my biggest deficiency is picking, so I thought this would be the best place to spend my time.
I posted in a right handed players who are left hand dominant thread and I’ll repeat some of that here. I am struggling with whether my issues are mental, physical, or just down to technique.
Issues: I have never been able to palm mute well, can’t pick beyond about 100-120 bpm 16th notes in a clean fashion, and generally am a bit shaky with the pick. I just flipped my guitar over yesterday to see how my left hand could pick and while not the exact same as my right, it feels close… I’m trying to get serious in solving this issue.
What I do see working well when it comes to speed: I will say that 3nps licks come WAY easier than 4nps or anything beyond that with my right hand.
I need to sit down and write down more stats I’d imagine for this community to be helpful, so let me know what you think.
Interests include anything 80s hair metal a la VH, RATT, etc.
Seems like a great community here, excited to be along for the ride!