Creating Your Own Guitar Style

Posted 08 Jun 2008 in Technique

Eugene Walker from The Baron gives us some pointers in creating your own guitar style, with this thoughtfully written post.

If you take a moment to examine some of your guitar heroes now, you’ll find that they created their own style that made them famous by integrating various techniques from other guitarists and fusing them together. Many also took the core idea of a few different genres and combined them to create what would then become a new style..

His advice runs along the lines of picking the aspects of your idols that you admire the most, and allow that to blend and influence your playing.  He also suggests training your fingers for flexibility and endurance so that you are not only mentally able to hit those notes, but physically as well.

What about you?  Do you have any tips of your own to create that unique sound?

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