avises - Muff your strings
There are two ways of muff your
1) With the palm of the
Touch slightly with the palm of the right hand all the
strings or the strings wished while pressing slightly
on the bridge of your guitar.
This technic is employed in several styles of music
as in the folk . Also with the use of the distortion,
this makes the play of electric guitar cleaner. It can
thus be advantageous to practise this technique in the
rock music. The rock groups like Métallica, for
example, make use of it to produce a heavier sound.
If you have a vibrato made well attention not support
too much on this last, because that can return your
agreements and / or your false notes. Here an example
of this technique recorded with a accoustic
2) With the left
With the left hand, do its agreement or, notes while
pressing slightly on the strings, in order not to intend
to resound the notes.
This technique is very much used in the blues and the
rock. Some guitarists like Jimmi Hendrix and Steve Vai
use it with a wha wha what gives a very interesting
effect. Edward Van Halen, employs it much in a part
of the last album: " Without you ". Here now
an example recorded with the accoustic guitar.