Sustainer For Opeth Song
johnb714
Nov 12 2009, 08:33 AM
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are there any opeth fans here

if so .....take blackwater park for instance
in the beginning of this song and many other opeth songs ......i don know if its a sustainer,ebow,keyboard
but how do they play those notes that seem to ring like a note being player by an violin bow
the note is played and for 4 bars it seems to sustain the entire length.

ive tried to get a guitar with a fernandes sustainer......but cant find one

any help on this would be appreciated

jbm

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VinceG
Nov 12 2009, 12:10 PM
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I believe Opeth used an ebow for that and a couple more songs from the album.

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Marcus Siepen
Nov 12 2009, 02:20 PM
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Yup, BIG Opeth fan here, and I think I once red something about an ebow, not sure though.

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Daniel Realpe
Nov 12 2009, 10:27 PM
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I´m a big opeth fan, mainly their latest albums,

Have no idea about the ebow thing, but I´ll look

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Ivan Milenkovic
Nov 14 2009, 02:14 AM
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If it sounds and sustains like a violin, it is probably ebow

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Nov 14 2009, 04:33 PM
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I'm sure I read somewhere that they had been experimenting with an e-bow.

If you want a Fernandes Sustainer you can buy the pick-up and install it yourself or have it installed. For some reason Guitars with them fitted don't come on the market that often!
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I'm pretty sure they often use E-Bows. It's the only device thats able to make sounds like that with ease.

A Fernandes sustainer wont get you the same type of sound.

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