#1
I've recently found myself fallen in love with the sound of grunge, but I'm not entirely sure how to pull of that "grungy" sound on my guitar. Any good tips?
#2
feedback, loosely tuned guitars, wierd chords, power chords, and lots of mumbling
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#3
Don't get hung up on technical precision. That was always my big problem when I would try to learn a grunge song. I would try to play it exactly, like someone trying to learn a shred solo, where technique is key. Grunge guitarists have always tended to be very loose in their playing.
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#4
whack on loads of distortion, yank the notes out of your guitar, basically rape your guitar
#5
Are there any tircks to keep in mind? Like, for punk, the whole 4 chord 8 beat thing, or the open e palm mute fills of metal?
#7
listen to nirvana. that will help.

as others before said, distortion and chorus. and no tricks. just play what sounds "grungy".
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#8
generally whats listed above, but fuzz effect is cool too, and grunge is about being sloppy, and breaking the rules abit so dont bother about being to technical, and drop D tuning too which makes power chords a ton easier
#9
In grunge I find it very important to play sloppily, but to also be precise.

I suggest you learn the songs precisely and then make them sloppier - also, grunge has a unique stage presence too.
#10
learn a lot of songs by grunge bands so you get a feel for how their songs are put together and what kinds of chords they use and stuff. also listen to a lot of early grunge bands or the bands that inspired grunge bands (mudhoney, melvins, dinosaur jr, pixies, neil young, etc)
#11
All righty, here's my two cents (or, as I'm UK based, two pence )

Don't learn songs note-for-note, and aim to sort of mess it up, but not majorly.
Lots of distortion, twinned with low mids. But not NO mids.
Drop D can help, although quite a bit of grunge is in standard. (Nirvana used both).
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