pick scrapes (IE Crazy Train)
Topic starter 16/12/2005 5:39 pm
I can get a good growl on the E A and D of my ernie ball power slinkies but how do you do a pick scrape on the unwound treble strings. I cant get a sound. The beginning of Black Sabbaths Crazy Train is a good example. Is there different strings or picks used to do this?
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16/12/2005 10:33 pm
The pitch of a pick scrape is greatly affected by the speed at which you're scraping, in addition to the thickness of the string. You can get string sets with a wound G string that could possibly enhance the effect, but scraping faster may also get you closer to the sound you want. :idea:
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