Imagine a world where every time a phone rings, your music plays. Creating and selling ringtones on iTunes can be a fun as well as a profitable way to repurpose your most popular or favorite songs. Even though you won’t earn royalties each time the phone rings, the good news is that you can earn royalties each time your ringtone is downloaded.
This is an alternate picking exercise that I used to build speed early on in my career. It’s incredibly effective, and you can employ the concept in your soloing. It’s called “modal alternate picking.”