Jon at is having an ‘Anti-shred’ competition, it’s more about melody than flash, so I thought I’d give it a crack!  The backing track is a short, but very tasty, slow ballad-type progression and lends itself really well to big bends and sustained notes.


Here’s what I came up with:



The hat was a last minute addition to the outfit, but judging by the comments on the video, it was a popular move! Oh, and it was pretty dark in the room, so the video quality is abysmal!

2 Replies to “ Anti-shred”

  1. Hey, that’s some nice playing. Did you win the contest?

  2. Hey thanks 🙂 Didn’t win the contest, but at least I had a lot of fun playing over the track!

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