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slap muting

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by chilipepperflea, Apr 20, 2005.


  1. chilipepperflea

    chilipepperflea Guest

    Apr 13, 2005
    East Anglia
    just another quick question...

    when slapping and poping how do you mute so you get a nice quick clean sound? and also which hand do you use??

    thanx alot,

    Ryan
     
  2. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    I use my left hand to dampen the strings, I think most players do it that way.
     
  3. chilipepperflea

    chilipepperflea Guest

    Apr 13, 2005
    East Anglia

    what do u mean by damping?
     
  4. Broach_insound

    Broach_insound

    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    when he says dampenining he bassically means muting , and yeah what he said is bassically it mute or dampen with your fretting hand.
     
  5. lethifold

    lethifold

    Mar 19, 2005
    I would recommend the same thing, but if your fretting hand needs to be doing other things, try resting your slapping palm lightly on the string and thumping it as hard as you can, you get a pretty nice 'mute' sound from it
     
  6. Broach_insound

    Broach_insound

    Jan 25, 2005
    New York
    Yea that also works really well