VIDEO: Essentials guitar lesson: Fingerstyle Lead (TG246)

Fingerpicked electric guitar

YouTube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rt6T9BvDgM

Look beyond those preconceptions of acoustic-toting bearded folkies and find out what fingerstyle guitar can bring to your electric technique

Thumbpicking and whammy bar

Finger rolls

YouTube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6ilzV_2GyQ

16th note lick

YouTube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3edyvqXG-is

Tutor: Chris Bird
Videographer: Martin Holmes

Download Total Guitar issue 246 for the accompanying tab and explanation - available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide via Newsstand for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch and Zinio (http://www.zinio.com) from 1 October 2013.

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