#1
my genres are: blues, classic rock, jazz, alternative, blues rock, indie, rock, britpop and some santana sounds.

would i need a whammy bar for these genres ?


thanks
#2
not really i dont think but if u wanna do hendrix (GOD) stuff then u will need one
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#3
Thats really only something you can answer, but judging from some of the styles mentioned (thats a lot of variety there btw), you probably do want a whammy.
#4
you dont ever really NEED one per se, but it gives you so many different options
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you dont ever really NEED one per se, but it gives you so many different options

examples ? (except the pitch changing of course)
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not really i dont think but if u wanna do hendrix (GOD) stuff then u will need one

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I have one for my Strat, but I rarely use it, and find that it just tends to make it easier for me to bump into things. They're not really a necessity.
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Clapton was God.

I have one for my Strat, but I rarely use it, and find that it just tends to make it easier for me to bump into things. They're not really a necessity.

to bump into things ??
#8
you never know what you will start playing, I was a tele player, and then started loving van halen and always use the trem
#9
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examples ? (except the pitch changing of course)

whammy bar harmonics are always fun
#11
The Whammy Bar in my opinion is just a substitute to using wide vibrato and sliding back and forth from nearby frets, all at the same time. If it's hard for you to do that (it surely ain't easy if you want the sound), and if you need to use that technique, get yourself a whammy bar.
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#12
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Thats really only something you can answer, but judging from some of the styles mentioned (thats a lot of variety there btw), you probably do want a whammy.

for what styles would i want one ?
#13
I wouldn't say that you NEED a whammy bar for any of those genres, although you may like to use it occasionally.
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#14
maybe you should go to a shop and play around on some guitars with one and see if you like it
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+6,000,000,000 because that many people think that too, XD