fingerpicking

Finger pickin good

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…)