Somewhat embarrassing question...Acoustic 12 string

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by sk25, Feb 28, 2020.

  1. Deeve

    Deeve Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Dec 7, 2009
    Plus one to the suggestions to "keep it simple" (lose the string bending)
    I have NO IDEA how Leo Kottke does that crazy finger picking. . . and I met him once.
    Mine is far from perfection (Indo crafted Epi) but I sure like it.
    Peace - Deeve
  2. Mid Life Crisis

    Mid Life Crisis Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 12, 2007
    Cambridge, England
    I have played 12 strings for a number of years. I also play WYWH often as I'm in a Floyd tribute band. One thing about that song is to play all the single notes as downstrokes. In fact I find this is good technique generally. Whilst it may go against standard practice for a six string it keeps the notes consistent sounding throughout the line as you're always striking the octave string first.
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