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I have used many picks of different gauge (thickness) and materials but once I tried V-Picks (stiff acrylic) I couldn't go back to any other pick. Although available in various gauges the many shapes along with special edging define these picks and the sound you can obtain. I had been using what I thought was heavy to extra heavy (around .96mm - 1.20mm). ...


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After some experimentation, I think I can give the answer myself: Explanation: What limited my picking speed so far, was a slightly un-ergonomic pick angle. I chose this angle at slow speeds, because it gives me a sound, that is particularly pleasant to me, but at higher speeds it becomes increasingly hard to hold this angle. Stubborn as I am, I then ...


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I alternate between a pick and fingers for various reasons. I'll mainly use my fingers when I'm playing songs which only require the low end strings, however I'll switch to a pick if I need to play songs which require the high strings to be used. Why? Mainly due to the fact that my index finger is significantly shorter than my middle finger (my two plucking ...



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