Introduction to Pinch Harmonics
Harmonics & Whammy Tricks • 4m 54s
I still remember the first time I played a pinch harmonic. It was an accident (the best ones usually are), and wasn't sure what I'd just done, but you better believe I kept playing until I figured out what the hell just came out of my guitar. This lesson will go over proper technique so you'll never forget how to play a pinch harmonic.
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