This week I’m answering a request for the slap riff from the song Can’t Stop by the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. This riff by Flea is fairly straightforward as long as you’ve got a good grasp of playing ghost notes.

The ‘Can’t Stop’ Riff

Can’t Stop by the Red Hot Chilli Peppers is a great riff for getting some basic slap/pop technique practice.

It’s fairly slow so take extra special care with the time feel. Use the ‘home’ position I mention in the lesson for nailing those ghost notes and everything should be fine:

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