In this video, you're going to learn how to get down and dirty with that thumb of yours! I've been getting requests to do a video lesson on the Tosin Abasi/Javier Reyes/Animals as Leaders-style guitar slapping/thumping thing for a long time now. There are a lot of misconceptions about this...
Not what I was expecting. I expected a lot of mindless shredding and that's it, but it's actually quite good; more varied and diverse. I really like how they use the range of the 8-string. Really makes me want one, until I remind myself that I suck. :lol:
Hey guys! Been messing around with uploading some quick riff videos from my Blackberry, the quality actually turned out pretty well!
I figured out how to play the intro to An Infinite Regression by the amazing Animals as Leaders. I use a slightly different right hand technique than Tosin, but it...
Has anyone else gotten it yet? I'm freaking blown away by it! I've already listened to it several times through and i'm not even starting to get tired of it. Every song has awesome parts in it. I think they're using the 8 string better than any other band out there right now.
Just got an hour long lesson with Tosin Abasi on Sat Nov 13th in Denver!
So far, here is the topic list I have constructed:
- Utilization of chord: What chord qualities does he prefer for specific sounds
- Arpeggio formulation: What extensions does he focus on
- Approach on...