Slide Placement

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We’ll be in standard tuning for this lesson. It applies to either electric or acoustic slide.

In this lesson, you’ll discover:

  • How to hold the slide to sound notes
  • Where to position the slide in relation to the frets
  • Basic muting using the “back-up fingers”
  • Common problems with unwanted buzzing and string noise
  • Turning and twisting with the contours of the fretboard
  • How to use a different approach by playing with the guitar in lap to have a better understanding of playing slide guitar

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