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Friday Time Waster

This guy set the record for world’s fastest guitar player this past April. Start out at 170 beats per minute, and works up to 600. By that time you can’t even really pick out individual notes:

That’s pretty fast, for sure.

7 Responses to “Friday Time Waster”

  1. Robb Allen says:

    That loud thump you just heard was my jaw hitting the floor.

    Not just the speed, but the precision.

  2. GMC70 says:

    Why?

  3. illspirit says:

    Pffft. Now let’s see him downpick that! :p

    (But, seriously, wow. Just wow.)

  4. Dave says:

    Yer doin it wrong. Musicians are supposed to be cool.

  5. Phrasing, my friends … phrasing – that’s where it’s at!

    Ok, 600 pbm is not too bad …

    The Packetman, music snob!

  6. mobo says:

    Speed and technical precision kinda bore me, actually. Check this video out of a much slower guitarist who kicks ass much more betterer than this speed freak guy:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9hv4_WvdL8

  7. baldman says:

    I don’t think I’m alone in being very glad this brother doesn’t compete in IDPA.

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