Guitar Tricks 60: Tap Harmonics

In this channel episode Neal shows you the fundamentals of good tap harmonics. This technique has been used extensively by Eddie Van Halen but can also be found in jazz and bass guitar techniques. Tap Harmonics create a very cool, almost synthesizer sound out of your guitar.

The tip of the week is how to make dolphin and whale sounds with your axe. Using a slide, battery or a vibrato bar and some delay effect you can create some neat effects!

If you like this lesson, then GT has a whole tutorial on Van Halen's guitar style.

Van Halen Artist Study

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