I’m trying to find a picking technique that will work for this, besides sheer force and “going for it”.
On the extended solo for The Knack’s “My Sharona” (which I love) there are a couple sections where you have to pick one note on one string, then two notes on a string, and repeat many times. To make it even more difficult, the first note has a bend. And then there’s string skipping too.
I don’t know how to practice this! I don’t think this is compatible with any single escape motion.
The first section begins at 0:24 here: