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Sidstyler by Machinae supremacy, intro help


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Hello. Ive only played guitar (Lead with rocksmith) for 6months so im very new to this, but anyway ive been spending about 200 hours so far, and do master already alot of songs of avenged sevenfold, iron maiden,  and some other bands. 

Anyway i love the guitar playing in Machinae Supremacy and ive been trying to figured out how to play the intro song of Sidstyler - machinae supremacy for about a week now, but I cant manage it. I know the speed is probably out of my skill level but I also think im doing something wrong.

However I do manage to play the intro at about 80% speed without too many mistakes, but it sounds like im doing something terrible wrong when im picking the strings. It goes so fast that its more noise than notes.


Here is a video of a youtuber who has covered it: 


Link to download: http://customsforge.com/page/customsforge_rs_2014_cdlc.html/_/pc-enabled-rs-2014-cdlc/sidstyler-r2668


At the intro of the song, i cant pick fast enough, i think maybe its because im only picking down, instead of slightly picking up all three strings in a up-picking move. I havent spend time on learning tabs and dont really know much about what things are called in the guitar world, so sry for not explaining good enough. However i will try to learn this later on when I feel my techniques are good enough (at this point I think rocksmith helps me along way for now).


If anyone could explain how to pick and hold the fingers on the Intro of the song, that would be great :) Thanks in advance!

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That's called sweeping or sweep picking and it's hard to master and it is one of the most advanced technique you'll encounter.


I won't link to any tutorial because i don't know which one are good or bad so i'll let you look into it by yourself ;)

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