In this video we discuss performance flair when playing air guitar.
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I’m Tim “The Six String General” Grandlund and I’m going to show you how to Air Guitar. Now, we’re going to talk about Flair and how to really spice your performance and take advantage of the fact that you’re playing the Air Guitar. And therefore, you’re craze, you’re a little more wild of it, turn into what truly is a Guitar performance. Now, First of all, when you starting out your performance, spice it up—have a roadie come on, bring out your Air Guitar, put it on you maybe they can tune your Air Guitar for you. You can grab the chord, you might want to plug yourself in there, all right? Get your guitar, want to check the levels air, check the tuning, make sure it sounds just right, okay. And maybe you want to turn on your amps, you’ve got your air amps, you want to make people can hear you. Go ahead put those on to divine level, to 11 of course. Before I’ll show you the basic movements of playing your Air Guitar, you’re strumming down here, you’re picking off those notes and you’re altering the notes up here. Don’t just lock yourself into viewing in that one way, just 10 different ways you can hit the strings. You can play it behind your head, you go under the leg like that maybe you want to add some good dramatic gestures. So you’re going to go into big window, Pete Townshend style, don’t be afraid to ripoff the classics, Pete Townshend and Slash, all those guys—I mean favored axe got of yours. Check them out, see what they do, how did they own that audience, use those things that you can own your audience, play to them and play with your teeth you know some people like to get up there and play it at the tongue in the air. You want to move around a little bit, okay? You want to play the audience over here, you want to play the audience there, get them involved. They’re going to be—will makes you break to the performance, you want your adoring fans—I mean just remember sex, drugs and rock and roll.
First part is sex, the ladies—or ladies put them in. So going to get down there, maybe you need a close look so when you get down one knee, get down on two knees, link back, come on, get into it. Now you can bust up the teeth again, come on people, get advantage, get crazy, do everything whatever you can think off people like maybe toss the guitar up and then catch it and switch side, play left handed, right handed, left, right, put your hands around play from the top, play from the bottom. Use your head, use your creativity, do whatever you can think off. That’s kind of what makes Air Guitar beautiful. It’s a chance for you to just get crazy and just do whatever naughty stand you can think off and rock out and just put on a wild and crazy show. So that’s some of the flair you can in your Air Guitar intend to spice it up and make it crazy and make it your rolling performance. It’s just a tip of the iceberg, so remember to just going to take that, that’s a little bit to get you started, run with it. Next step, we’re going to talk about acrobatics, jumping around and making your performance truly sky high.