#1
I'm watching the DVD that comes with the special edition of Ghost Reveries by Opeth, and they're in the recording studio and the guitarist has a cloth or towel wrapped around the top of his fretboard. What is the purpose of doing that? Does it just make it easier on you to play the open string muted?
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#2
During things like sweeping and tapping if you accidentally hit another string or a string rings out wrong it will mute it.
#3
It can help muffle strings left ringing that you don't want. I use smaller things than a towel when I do it though.
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#4
Oh, cool. I never thought of that.
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#5
I saw a video and the guy used one of those, are they called "scrunchies"? (the things girls make pony tails outta their hair with).

...anyways, it would be easier than using a towel.
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I saw a video and the guy used one of those, are they called "scrunchies"? (the things girls make pony tails outta their hair with).

...anyways, it would be easier than using a towel.

Aye, wrist bands work too.
#8
use a sweatband (the ones that go around your wrist, not your head)
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