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ChristopherSchlegel
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09/12/2016 8:56 pm

Originally Posted by: 69deville
I was noodling around attempting the intro to Anastasia (Slash). Even though the tone, tempo, and sound for that matter was pretty good (if I don't say so myself) the sound of the pick was overwhelming to me. That "chik, chik, chik" sound at every note kinda killed it for me. Is there something I'm doing wrong as far as technique. Thought maybe the P/Us were too close to the strings?

The intro is done on an acoustic guitar using fingerpicking. So, don't use a pick. And if you play it on an electric, then turn the volume down quite a bit, dial in a clean tone & use the nck pickup to get the softest, roundest tone possible.

Hope that helps! Have fun!
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