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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-28-2003, 11:49 AM Thread Starter
 
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floating or anchored muting and picking...help

ok ive been watching players closely and i really like the floating hand better but i cant get strings to mute when doing chromatics...also how does one mute when anchored? how do you must the strings your not playing?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-29-2003, 06:15 PM
 
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I often find when im playing ( i anchor my hand in a similar style to JP) i have a tendensy to mute the lower couple of strings. Most of the time this sint a problem as it just adds some depth to the licks. But if i need to do a nice clean run with no mutting i basically lift my hand off of the strings, by that i mean, instead of resting my palm on the lower strings like i normall do i raise my hand slightly, somtimes using my pinky to push it up a bit.

Ive tried the floating method but i just dont feel as stable, espeically when sweeping, i feel the pinky on the body really gives me a guide if you like
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