Soundgarden-Jesus Christ pose technique

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Reiber184, Mar 19, 2014.

  1. Reiber184


    Mar 19, 2014
    Kind of a Noob question but in the song Ben plays a power chord that skips a string and it does't seem to muted or anything. I know that it's played with a pick but I don't understand how to do it. Thanks
  2. MalcolmAmos

    MalcolmAmos Supporting Member

    Not sure this is the answer you need --- a power chord is the root and the 5th. The guitar guys play both notes at the same time, we play them individually R-5 or R-5-R-5 depending on the amount of time the song gives us.
    Major Scale Box. 
    G~~|---2---|-------|---3---|---4---| 1st string
    E~~|-------|---R---|-------|---2---|4th string
    Put the root on the 4th string the 5 is always up a string and over two frets. Find a C on the 4th string it's G is up a string and over two frets. Sound the root first then sound the 5th. Or just sound the root and forget about the 5th R-R-R-R. See which one gets the job done. If the song is using power chords I would think just some roots would fit.

    After listening to the song. Roots and lock in with the kick drum. What the kick drum does you do the same. boom boom da boom etc.

    Good luck.