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★  May 22, 2019  ★

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Why You Should Drop That Pick and Use Your Fingers // Guitar For A Minute: Episode #1

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We've got a new series! Introducing Guitar For A Minute with Desmond Smith, aka @Desmachine. Each month, Desmond will be sharing some tips and tricks he's picked up from playing guitar and pack them into a single minute-long video. Be sure to follow along each month, and feel free to share your own tips and tricks with us. 


In this month's Guitar For A Minute, Desmond shares some of the sonic possibilities that come from playing guitar without a pick. It's not a lesson on how to play finger-style guitar, but an encouraging tip to put down the pick and explore some new dynamics in your own personal style. Watch below.


Desmond is a guitar player and guitar tech in Nashville. When not on the road touring, he contributes to the sales and marketing team at Original Fuzz. Follow @desmachine on Instagram and Twitter for more guitar-related musings. 

Check out the entire series on our YouTube channel, youtube.com/originalfuzz.

The Guitar For A Minute series is brought to you by Original Fuzz Magazine, see more from this month's issue, here.