#1
Hi, ima beginner and i wanna know what a tremlo is , and tremlo picking ?
Tried finding out in wikipedia but didnt fidd anything
#3
hmm i didnt understand it too well .. well what is the difference with a guitar without tremolo and one with tremolo ?
#4
I don't think you actually took the time to read it. A guitar without the tremolo bridge can't do the things a guitar with one can. (Read the wiki on what those guitars can do, or check out people like Steve Vai.) The main problems with having a tremolo is tuning stability and sustain. Guitars without the tremolo bridge have better sustain and better stability.
#5
tremolo picking is where you alternate pick as fast as you can to make a kooool playing technique...example would be eruption by van halen
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#6
Well, a guitar with a Tremolo arm has one... A guitar without one doesn't have one. When you push on the arm, it pushes the bridge down with, for a moment, lowers the pitch of your guitar. If you want to go crazy with it like Dimebag Darrell, you can do squeals and such.

Here's a video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=6TpYcA9bSaU

Tremolo picking is simply picking really fast.
I'll try and find a good video.

EDIT: I saw above.. Eruption is a good example.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=ULEBSxP725w
Watch around 25 seconds in, he starts to pick fast. That's tremolo picking.
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Last edited by chase312 at Nov 2, 2007,