Guitarists lose guitar picks faster than Lindsay Lohan loses her dignity. In most cases, it renders them completely incapable of playing anything exciting. For me though, this has become quite a blessing.
At first, I played really simple things when sans pick, but over time as I did it more, I found a bit of a style developing. I attacked the guitar differently. Because of the limits of my fingers, I was forced to play in a unique way. Over time, I noticed that I was able to play faster and more complex lines. I also started using several fingers at once, which resulted in even more interesting lines. (more…)