#1
My band is having a gig, and were playing Voodoo Chile by Jimi Hendrix for one of the songs, but the problem is that I dont have a wah pedal, so I am wondering tha if I just say "wah" into the microphone with the right note and pitch it will sound just as good. Is this a good idea?
#7
If you have a guitar with 2 pickups and 2 tone knobs you can have one on full and the other on zero and then switch between the pickups and it will sound almost like a wah.
#8
I don't think it would work.
If there is no possible way to get a wah pedal or rent one or something, maybe just bend them, or play it with nothing?
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#9
Unless you are really really good a mimicking(sp?), I would suggest you try something else like others have said. If you don't happen to have that 2 pickup 2 tone les paul kind of setup on your guitar, then you can always throw an assload of vibrato on the notes to get a decent effect.

The bigger question would be how in the hell you guys decided to do a song that you don't have the equipment needed to perform it. I would say if you still have time set up another practice and try to throw something else into the set list until you have a wah pedal. It will make things go a lot smoother on your part.
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#12
Hey I just tried to play the beginning of Voodoo Child by emulating a wah using the pickup switch and the tone knobs on my strat and it worked awesome! But it only works for the first riff with the string muting
#15


That's the dumbest idea I've ever heard. People WILL laugh at you.
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#18
Pretty obvious what the answer is now.

I'll close this thread before more bashing.
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