#1
Hey I use a Squire Strat and am wondering if that's good for pinch harmonics?
I do the technique right with the thumb hitting the string right after the pick but only get a high pitched sound and not a squeal. I tried bending the note too but it fades away very soon. I have lots of distortion on too.
What's the problem?
#2
a pinch harmonic IS a high pitched sound - making them squeal is the hard part, that comes from your vibrato.
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#4
vibrate the string up and down widely and quickly. also where you pinch the string makes a difference.
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#7
..move your finger up and down
use bridge pickup
G string 9th fret is the best spot
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#8
You don't need a whammy bar, make sure the tone/volume knob is pretty high and you have lots of gain. As someone else above already said, the part of the string you pinch makes a difference.
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#9
use your bridge pickup also humbuckers are good for this kinda thing
#10
I'm trying it with Amplitube at the moment through my computer
But when I use my effects pedal g2.u1 distortion pedal through my USB and Amplitube with that too it seems to work a bit better but not much.
#12
its going to be hard with just single coils if thats what you just have your going to have the find the sweet spot on your guitar
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