Questions tagged [guitar-tapping]

Tapping is a guitar playing technique, where a string is fretted and set into vibration as part of a single motion of being pushed onto the fretboard, as opposed to the standard technique being fretted with one hand and picked with the other.

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How to suppress hammer-on and detach noises while tapping?

I’ve noticed that if you play tapping as you can live (through a speaker or while playing with backing track) my tapping seems to sound fine. But when I record I get a lot of detach noise. By detach ...
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String muting technique for 4-8 fingered tapping

I've been experimenting with two-handed tapping for a while now, and have recently picked up on tapping techniques which involve multiple fingers on both hands. My question is this - what are some ...
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Mute string after pull off while tapping

When playing tapping 2 or more string how to mute string after pull off? I found hard to play this particular riff and i can't see that he's doing anything to mute the strings after he pulls off, it'...
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Acoustic finger tapping [duplicate]

What has to be done to be able to play the acoustic only on the neck with one hand without a pick or fingers in the other hand? No amps included. I think that's called finger tapping.
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Could you play guitar and never pick a note?

After seeing that video I was wondering could you be a guitarist that only taps? Would this be good for when you want to play some fugues or something similar on the electric guitar? What kind of ...
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How do I start guitar 'tapping' style?

I have been thinking of adding tapping guitar style to my fingerstyle and I was wondering if anyone has some tips or useful websites that could teach me this. If anyone has info on how to get louder ...
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Muting during tapping

When playing tapping licks that involve string skips or lots of movement between strings, how are you supposed to mute the other strings? The strings above the note being played can be muted with the ...
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Increase strength and speed of left hand for guitar tapping

Lately I've been trying to learn reapers by muse on guitar and the intro has fast tapping with fairly big stretches for the left hand and I have been struggling to play it at the right speed and ...
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Building hand strength for when tapping on the guitar

I've been practicing on my tapping ability. An example of what I mean by tapping can be viewed here, notice how the right hand hits the strings. I'm currently using all four fingers excluding the ...
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Mute other side of String When Tapping (2-hand tapping style)

I couldn't seem to find this existing question, although it may be somewhere boiled into a two-hand tapping question somewhere else. I come from electric bass and the Victor Wooten style of two-hand ...
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Playing Andy Timmons' Electric Gypsy on Electric Guitar

I've seen a few videos of Andy Timmons playing that and others playing it as well and they utilize some tapping harmonics of some sort which I cannot replicate. Is that tapping harmonics? How is it ...
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What are some good slap guitar resources?

I'm fascinated by the technique of most of the guys on CandyRat records, specifically Andy Mckee. Are there any resources out there on slap guitar technique? How can I too become as epic as him at ...
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Improving my descending tapping technique

I find that it's very easy for me to get a clean phrase when tapping in an ascending pattern like the following: $1 7h9h12 Reversing that pattern, however, becomes hard for me: $1 12p9p7 I ...
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Where can I learn more about tapping on an acoustic guitar?

I want to learn tapping on acoustic guitar; its basics, various techniques and so on. How should I start with it? Reference of some video lessons would be a great help.