To get the reggae guitar sound listen to good reggae music and practice it. If you are just messing around and you are not serious about your playing then I suppose cheap gear will do but you may struggle to get a decent reggae guitar sound.
ART OF REGGAE LAUNCHING by the end of May 2021.
How to play reggae electric guitar. To get that illusive reggae guitar sound after each strum swiftly and fractionally raise the strings from off the fret board only fractionally. Roll back on the bass a little and turn the middle up three quarters of the way and do the same for the treble. Sign up at wwwartofreggae.
To achieve this start off with the volume bass mid and treble at 12 oclock. We will also look at the reggae chords and their progressions. The right hand plays a strong down-stroke motion on the offbeat of the rhythm.
Also remember to play only the top three strings. Put some power into your picking attack and make use of the guitar as a percussive instrument. This has to be done right to get the proper reggae sound and feel.
A wah pedal takes your electric guitars tone knob and transfers the control of that switch to your foot. What you want for the reggae guitar sound is a sparkling clean sound that cuts through the mix. The lessons on how to play reggae guitar includes strumming techniques how to do the chuck or chop as we call it in Jamaica the rhythm or riddim techniques the types of guitars use to play reggae setting the guitar and amp to get the sound and what effects works best.
You are not trying to strum the strings. Either way this versatile pedal is a must for any reggae guitarist. Sign our mailing list to take advantage of our deep discount introductory offer.
Make sure that your fingers are still on the strings see image right. It can be used either to achieve the traditional syncopation associated with reggae or as a static tone control at which point the rhythm will depend on finger technique. In this video reggae guitarist thegreatstahl shows his way how to play the stuck line or what he calls the tenor line to get his signature sound out of the.
If you do this you will get there. REBIRTH – my new album is out now. Use top of the line gears.
You want to chop them.