Just a small note, something I’ve been enjoying lately while still tinkering with DBX stuff.
Any melody or riff that’s within a 5 fret range, trying it in all keys but within the same fret range will automatically give a lot of variety for how many notes per string. And if doing pure alternate picking, that means the combinations of usx/dsx switches will change just based on the key.
It’s also just a great exercise regardless of pick technique, for fretboard/theory, ear stuff.
But it’s a nice thing for not getting stuck running the same sequences/licks…without having to take time to look for anything new.
Simple example, little minor run, all 12 keys, exclusively frets 4-8
Because I’m a nerd and make spreadsheets for everything, here ya go with the escapes marked and color coded:
(for anybody skimming - this is just an example of how a transposition within a fret range lays out - nothing special about this particular passage)