Michael Angelo Batio 2017 Interview

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00:00:04

Rainforest Intro

 

00:05:26

How did you monitor the click?

 

00:08:40

You were already in LA by that time (i.e. 1983)?

 

00:09:50

Was your technique already at the level it is now?

 

00:11:04

What years were you in the band Holland?

 

00:12:33

What happened to the band Holland?

 

00:13:30

Was the guitar environment at the time competitive?

 

00:14:39

What were the big Sunset Strip rock venues?

 

00:15:28

Was the term "hair band" considered pejorative?

 

00:25:00

How long have you been doing prog rock?

 

00:32:04

Is the new Nitro writing together?

 

00:35:00

Do you have any tips for synchronizing right and left hands?

 

00:36:21

Gilbert Speedup

 

00:36:40

Do you use accents to learn hand synchronization?

 

00:45:30

How do you approach picking technique when you play left-handed?

 

00:50:34

First Scale

 

00:50:36

First Scale Patterns

 

00:50:52

First Scale Multi

 

00:51:10

How do you decide which picking or playing techniques you're going to use, e.g. alternate vs economy vs legato?

 

00:53:29

Arpeggio Maj7 Desc

 

00:53:32

Arpeggio Maj7 Desc Sweep

 

00:54:11

Intimidation Sixes

 

00:54:52

Arpeggio Rising Sun

 

00:55:10

Arpeggio Sweep Barre

 

00:55:27

Call To Arms - tk1

 

00:55:45

Arpeggio Sweep Clean Tone - tk1

 

00:55:56

Arpeggio Sweep Crunch Tone

 

00:56:14

Arpeggio Sweep Clean Tone - tk2

 

00:56:21

Arpeggio Sweep Hi Gain

 

00:56:24

Arpeggio Sweep Hi Gain Speedup

 

00:58:39

Arpeggio Sweep Motion Mechanic

 

01:00:20

Improv Acoustic

 

01:00:25

Regarding locking of the index and thumb which Mike has mentioned in Speed Skills, do you find that each of these methods works better for different types of licks?

 

01:00:50

Call To Arms - tk2

 

01:01:53

Call To Arms Accents - tk1

 

01:02:02

Call To Arms Accents - tk2

 

01:05:49

Rainforest Outro

 

Arpeggio Maj7 Desc

 

00:53:29

Arpeggio Maj7 Desc Sweep

 

00:53:32

Arpeggio Rising Sun

 

00:54:52

Arpeggio Sweep Barre

 

00:55:10

Arpeggio Sweep Clean Tone - tk1

 

00:55:45

Arpeggio Sweep Clean Tone - tk2

 

00:56:14

Arpeggio Sweep Crunch Tone

 

00:55:56

Arpeggio Sweep Hi Gain

 

00:56:21

Arpeggio Sweep Hi Gain Speedup

 

00:56:24

Arpeggio Sweep Motion Mechanic

 

00:58:39

Call To Arms - tk1

 

00:55:27

Call To Arms - tk2

 

01:00:50

Call To Arms Accents - tk1

 

01:01:53

Call To Arms Accents - tk2

 

01:02:02

First Scale

 

00:50:34

First Scale Multi

 

00:50:52

First Scale Patterns

 

00:50:36

Gilbert Speedup

 

00:36:21

Improv Acoustic

 

01:00:20

Intimidation Sixes

 

00:54:11

Rainforest Intro

 

00:00:04

Rainforest Outro

 

01:05:49