I'm just going to use the song I'm teaching myself as an example.
I've been learning Rylynn by Andy McKee for months now, and I'm not very far, because I'm trying to get each part perfect.
^ That is the video I'm working off of and at about 42~ to 49~ seconds is where I'm having trouble. I have the speed OK I think, and it actually sounds alright, but it's not nearly as smooth as how it's being played on the video. I also looked up a couple of cover versions:
Those are just a couple examples, but as you'll notice at around the same 40~ second (50 seconds on the first one), the progression is very smooth.
Any tips on being able to sound like that? To me it sounds like they're letting the strings ring a lot, but I can't tell and also don't know how they'd be able to do that with the tapping and such.
Here's my sample, so you can see what I mean: