Problems with strumming....

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  1. coolchrisrm

    coolchrisrm Because if I wear it any place else, it chafes.

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    Why is that toy on your head?
    I can finger chords... and pluck notes great...

    but my strumming is horrible...

    I'm not even trying to do a slap bass or anything complicated... I just want to be able to mimic any songs I hear on the radio... and I can barely do that...

    Any advice? :o
     
  2. planb

    planb itches in my teeth

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    play along with a metronome if keeping pace is the problem, It helps a lot.
     
  3. logan

    logan vacantskies

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    Exact opposite of me sort of. I can strum perfectly and solo pick great. But I suck at finger picking. :[
     
  4. oshinnluv

    oshinnluv New Member

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    Practice, practice, practice......and more practice

    The basic strum pattern that can be adapted to most music is:

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  5. hopeudiemahc

    hopeudiemahc "stay true to yourself and follow your heart. Giv

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    metronome definatly helps, its all about timing
     

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