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Gothic Atmospheres – Dark Romantic Drone Riff

In this lesson we take a look at an idea using the classic VI-V-IV progression. Interestingly enough, this riff uses a small amount of hybrid picking.

Practice Tips

  • Hybrid picking involves using a pick and fingers to play. The middle or 3rd fingers are good for plucking the B string in this idea.
  • Try to let the bass notes ring out for as long as possible. This will help to achieve a more atmospheric sound.