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> Question: How To Do Hot Scratches On Guitar To Produce Sexy Sounds
post Jan 20 2008, 05:55 AM
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Matt from Muse shows us a cool scratch on his guitar

Anyone ever tried this technique before? It is really cool and from the video it looks simple..

I had tried it on my guitar but cant produce any sound near his.

Tips from the pros, please?
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post Jan 20 2008, 06:09 AM
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He is just using the edge of his pick and scratching what sounds like the low E and the A String at various points on the string to differ in sound. He is also probably twisting the pick around to get even more of a scratch
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post Jan 20 2008, 02:08 PM
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Sure you can do it, it takes practice, thats all. Sit around every day for 10 minutes doing some scratching and by the end of the month you'll have some interesting scratch licks for sure. Also, turn up the volume a bit to hear what you are actually scratching.

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post Jan 20 2008, 05:06 PM
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Is you want to see a real pro at this check out Tom Morello
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post Jan 20 2008, 05:45 PM
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That's a nice parker matt has tongue.gif

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post Jan 21 2008, 09:52 PM
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Pretty cool. biggrin.gif

Hehe, he sort of looses the rhythm towards the end.
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