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GUITAR: Any guitar with a humbucker pickup in the bridge position is ideal for playing this tune, and will give you the maximum clarity and power to keeping the riffing tight and punchy sounding.

AMP: A modern hi-gain tube amplifier is the preferred choice for this song. Set up your tone for plenty of hi-gain grungey crunch. To get all the dynamics in the tune, use a combination of playing harder/lighter along with using the volume knob on your guitar. In the verses, simply roll down your volume to clean up the sound a bit. Roll it back up for the big sections. Alternatively, you could channel switch between a cleaner and crunch channel if your amp provides that. Another way is to set your amp for a cleaner sound, then kick in an overdrive or distortion pedal for the crunch sections. Here are the amp and effect settings I used for this tutorial:

Modern Hi Gain Model: Drive: 80% Bass: 45% Mid: 60% Treble: 65% Presence: 75%

Chorus Effect: Speed: 15% Depth: 100% Wet/Dry MIX: 40%

Set your chorus effect for low speed/high depth, and blend in the effect to achieve a subtle, unsettling, detuned feeling. The effect itself should create some tension and add to the vibey mood of the tune.

This tune plays in dropped-C tuning. This means tune your guitar down one whole step, then drop the low string one more step to C (low to high: C G C F A D). You may want to put heavier gauge strings on your guitar to make it easier for you to keep everything in tune.