Practice your scales until your hands can do those shapes while you’re drunk, asleep, deathly ill, in an out of body experience.
The failure of traditional shred is that it stopped there – assimilation of the diatonic shapes and technique. What no one tells you is that while practicing, you should be thinking about what each note would mean in a melodic or harmonic context. This isn’t just time at the gym. Think, for the sake of art, what these notes could possibly mean. Don’t think of the scales in a…Read more