How to play slap guitar video

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  1. Tomo

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    I'm glad this isnt on the AYGP dvd. I would have chopped my fingers off and burnt my guitars...

    Absolutely awesome :AOK
     
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    That is awesome!!
     
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    Very cool Tomo!
    I've never been able to get that strong tone, but after seeing you... I'm goin' to work on it more

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    Nice Tomo. So relaxed too.
     
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    Awesome video, Tomo. Thanks for posting the link.
     
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    Very cool. And it is on the AYGP DVD. I mess around with it a bit...
     
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    That's great Tomo, love the triplets!
     
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    hey tomo, Do you have any other videos of you doing stuff (other than xotic) ??

    that video is sweet

    thanks


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    Thank you so much!

    Glad you liked it. Not too fancy but you only need 4 sound to create this slap groove.


    Tomo
     
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    Hello!
    How you liking that Bonepicker tight Squeeze Compressor?
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    Sorry for my super late reply! My AYGP dvd has slap guitar exercises. My TMC has a bit of slap. ( I include slap guitar lesson matrial along with my TMC DVD & SP dvd.) Thank you.


    Tomo
     
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    Hey I have a question. When doing this technique (slapping) on guitar, how do you keep from tearing up the back of your fingers? Whenever I've tried to do this it seems like I can only go a few minutes before I start bleeding. The strings just land right where my cuticles are (the base of the fingernails) and that soft skin just gets torn up. Any advice on this?

    I'm working out of AYGP by the way. Awesome book/DVD!
     
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    there's a guy from Newcastle, PA name of Scott Reeder who is a talent. He played slap guitar and picked with no pick...the band was called Coinmonster.
     
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    You have to eat more fish! which part? I hit with my right thumb... left hand mute... right first finger's nail and knuckle? ...then pull... I play light and tight so I never had any problem. Ask me again.

    Thanks.


    Tomo
     
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    The clip sound great. First time I see it.

    Just wondering:

    - did you use a Comp and delay effect or is it only guitar, amp/cab?
    - what's the action (string height) and what gauge do you use?

    Thanks
     
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    Ha ha yes the Japanese diet is very healthy. When I get up to the G string or higher for popping (pulling with index finger), the B string or E string tends to dig into the skin at the base of the fingernail when I bring it down. So for example if I slap with my thumb on the A string, as I'm preparing to pop the G string, the B string digs into the skin at the base of the fingernail on my index finger. Maybe I just need to make smaller movements and practice better accuracy with my preparation? If anyone has had the same problem as me and been able to work around it I'd like to hear about it. Arregato godaimasta!
     

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