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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 11:06 AM Thread Starter
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does anbody know how to wail? ive seen steve vai and joe satriani doing it live, and sv does it alot to end songs. but i cant figure out how its done.
i think its done with harmonics, a whammy bar and a wah pedal but i cant get it.
any help would be great
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-20-2005, 12:29 AM
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Re: wail!!

what do u mean by wail
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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-20-2005, 01:04 AM
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Is a whale a fish or mammal....oh wait wail, never mind.
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-20-2005, 01:28 AM
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Whales are definately mammals, same thing goes for dolphins

Wail....you talking about screaming harmonics?
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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-20-2005, 06:16 AM
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wail let me see you mean play the guitar like mad is it???
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-20-2005, 07:53 AM
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Pinch harmonic immediately followed by slow whammy dive/pull up?
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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 03:26 PM
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just hit a bend somewhere reasonably low on the neck, 9th fret or 7th or somethin, and do some nice slow vibrato, and just hang in there as long as your guitar will allow!
i think that might be what you are after, either that or im bein patronising!!!!
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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 04:04 PM
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What Ibateur said. Add wah and simmer......
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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-06-2005, 05:05 PM Thread Starter
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thanks. yeah, you guys more or less sussed what i mean. better get practiceing.
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-15-2005, 06:42 PM
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Back in the day, wail ment, "Rock obsenely hard"

IE, "Did you go to the Quiet Riot concert?"

"Oh yeah, they wail!"
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-16-2005, 05:54 AM
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Re: wail!!

Originally Posted by Gex
Back in the day, wail ment, "Rock obsenely hard"

IE, "Did you go to the Quiet Riot concert?"

"Oh yeah, they wail!"
Thats what I always thought it meant. And still do.
Please tell me that everyone here has seen Wayne's World 1 & 2?? Because if you havent, thats a crime right there!

Throughout both films they use the word "wail"
And that basically meant that a certain band rocked, and were cool.
Its sad to admit I know, but I still use the word "wail" in conversation, lol.
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-16-2005, 06:26 AM
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Re: wail!!

Wayne's World rocks!
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-16-2005, 07:27 AM
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Re: wail!!

Whoa, bonus, dudes!

I thought I was all alone in my love for Wayne's World!

Hijack over

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