Michael Angelo Batio 2017 Interview

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00:00:04

Rainforest Intro

 

00:05:26

Troy

How did you monitor the click?

 

00:08:40

Troy

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

 

00:09:50

Troy

Was your technique already at the level it is now?

 

00:11:04

Troy

What years were you in the band Holland?

 

00:12:33

Troy

What happened to the band Holland?

 

00:13:30

Troy

Was the guitar environment at the time competitive?

 

00:14:39

Troy

What were the big Sunset Strip rock venues?

 

00:15:28

Troy

Was the term "hair band" considered pejorative?

 

00:25:00

Troy

How long have you been doing prog rock?

 

00:32:04

Troy

Is the new Nitro writing together?

 

00:35:00

Troy

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

 

00:36:21

Gilbert Speedup

 

00:36:40

Troy

Do you use accents to learn hand synchronization?

 

00:45:30

Troy

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

Troy

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

Troy

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