#1
I am trying to vibrato on the 8th fret of the bottom string. My question is how? Do i just vibrato upwards? It seems kinda hard :O.
#2
good question. I would if possible transpose the song so that it was the 13th fret on the B string. I don't know how hard that would be, given I don't know what song it is.
#4
Have you seen BB King do a vibrato? That's how I usually try to do it on the high E string (bottom physically).
#5
Yeah, I actually developed a whole other style of vibrato from my usual style, just to do vibrato on the high E, then decided I liked it better and started using it for everything. I play a Strat so there's no room at all to do vibrato on the high E!

I dunno how to explain it exactly, just fret the note and... Shake.
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#6
Ahh. Thanks guys. The song is while my guitar gently weeps (the solo). I will work on this, probably just do 13 on the b . Thanks for that!
#7
i do how classical players and violin players do it. you basically rock your finger back and forth in the fret. so theres no little bends on the string. helps alot on the high E and low E.
#8
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#9
get a 7 string so that your bottom string is a B, then you'll have all the room in the world for vibrato on the 6th, lol.
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#10
Quote by Pizzapotamus
get a 7 string so that your bottom string is a B, then you'll have all the room in the world for vibrato on the 6th, lol.
He means the physically bottom string.

My suggestions is to just bend it up and back down a little bit very quickly. Easier said than done, but I like doing it that way.
#11
The way I tend to do it is to kind of "anchor" this knuckle:



against the edge of the neck, fret the note, hold the fretting finger still, and twist my wrist. This is how I personally get the best sound and most control out of my vibrato on the 1st string.
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#12
Do the more ( I guess it's Bluesy?) style of vibrato. It's a side to side shake. Try it out. Not very hard.
#13
Quote by Blind In 1 Ear
i do how classical players and violin players do it. you basically rock your finger back and forth in the fret. so theres no little bends on the string. helps alot on the high E and low E.


Thats how I do it.
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#14
i bend it like an eighth of a step up to give myself more space to vibrato
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#15
Quote by bangoodcharlote
He means the physically bottom string.


as far as i've known, in guitar talk the bottom string is the 6th/7th, and the top string is the 1st, because when you're looking at a guitar your perspective is upside down.
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#16
Quote by jasonsol
I am trying to vibrato on the 8th fret of the bottom string. My question is how? Do i just vibrato upwards? It seems kinda hard :O.


It takes a lot of practice to do that, you can also do it with a whammy bar if you have one.
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