Guitarist Tip Of The Week 3
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Here's a fast funk lick that includes scratched notes and off-beat phrasing.
Take care with picking hand dynamics, as the chord stab and pitches need a decent attack, but the scratched notes should be softer. Exaggerated scratches reduce authenticity and make you sound amateurish.
This tip, played by BIMM's Jamie Hunt, originally appeared in Guitarist issue 326