Das Starblind Aesthetic (flux_mutability) wrote in skinnyfists,
Das Starblind Aesthetic
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technical question:

does anyone know how they get that incredible harsh sustained tone (for instance, in first fast section of "sleep" etc.)?
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They play with screwdrivers and maybe some sort of tremolo kind of thing. I don't think so though. I've tried to do it, and it took me a while to figure out, but the closest I came to recreating it was with a screwdriver and a lot of reverb and really clean distortion.
what do they do with the screwdriver?
This thread we had over at deadflagblues.com should answer any questions:

http://deadflagblues.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1976

I couldn't tell you exactly, but I know that they use them as slides rather than picks.
punch holes in your amp.