#1
Is there any easier way to sound the last harmonic chord (the Emaj7)? I do it by barring the 9th frets on the G, D and A strings and with my pinky barring fret 13 on the same strings to sound the note. I can get it, but it's quiet and takes some angling of the fingers to get the stretch. Is there another position to get the same sound?
#2
You could try barring the 9th fret and then tapping the notes on the 13th fret lightly. It takes a lot of practice and a lot of control. Its called a "tapped harmonic". Thats what I play it with, although I still have a bit of trouble.


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#3
^ Dont be a pussy ! Just keep stretching every day and you will get it. It tooks me a few weeks to get the 2<6> harmonic, but i can do it no problems now.. not got the end of the song yet so i'll let you know about the last one, ,but trying it quickly now, i can stretch, now just need to practice holding it down...
#4
instead of a tapped harmonic you can do an artificial harmonic. Put your thumb over the fret and pick with your middle finger
#5
I tap the last harmonic. I have reasonably big hands, but I still can't reach that. I also tap the 2/6 Harmonic and it doesn't really interfere with my playing of the song.
#6
Yeah, I tried stretching the 2/6 harmonic but it screwed up the flow, so I just fret the 2 and tap on this place above my pickup that rings the same harmonic. It beats tapping that close to the nut.
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#7
The 2<6> harmonic can be done on the E string as a 7<11> which might be easier? The barre 9th fret one is tricky, admittly, even the best bass players can't always get it right, I heard this awesome bass player do it, sounded super all the way through until that last chord, whcih sounded terrible. Keep them fingers streching, you'll soon get it!!