Satch's special secret technique

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Manu_777
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Hi,

Does anybody knows how Satriani does is special technique
that you can heard for example in Satch boogie, or in
a lot of others Satch songs. It look like a harmonic while
he his holding his wammy bar with the right hand.
Thanks.
davester1234
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its very simple...

hit a plane old harmonic.....you don't have to fret any note if you don't want.

Just strike the open g string in a way that sounds like a harmonic. Use the edge of your pick, it'll help.


Then, use the whammy bar! Instead of using the usual right hand, just use your left! It looks way cool, and it makes people think your doing something crazy, which in reality is quite simple!

If you can do a pinch harmonic on an open string, you can do this trick, no problem at all. Just use the left instead of right hand to whammy.
Manu_777
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Thank you very much !!
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RAI
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davester1234 wrote:It looks way cool, and it makes people think your doing something crazy, which in reality is quite simple!
While it is simple, it allows you to do something that would normally be a little tricky.
You can pick several pinch harmonics, and go wild with your whammy.
This could be done using only your right hand, but it becomes pretty hard to get to all the natural harmonics, and stay within whammy bar reach.
That is the "crazy" part about it...

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Arild
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The one you're talking about in satch boogie is a pre-dived whammy bar, then a AH and realesed bar.
davester1234
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actually, its not always pre-dived.

He often does it with the bar starting at neutral position :)
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I didn't say it was always predived. I said the one in satch boogie, at the start, by the end of the main riff, is.
Super_Pools
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does he use an effect or pedal with this trick?? i think im probs doin sumthing wrong anyway but i cant understand how he gets that high. btw its a really cool trick, the 2 things u always see him do r that and the pick tapping
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