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In The Style Of Tom Morello: Part 4, Record Scratch Sounds

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Finally, lets try our hand at reproducing the "record scratch" sound we hear on "Bulls On Parade". This is done via toggle switch gating. The tone of the guitar will need to be very treble heavy and sensitive to make this easier, I recommend using a wah wah pedal with the toe all the way down. Remember to think of your toggle switch as a kill-switch and use it anywhere you would normally pick the strings to generate sound. The switch is now the source of your attack and the fretting hand will determine the tone of the sound from where you slide it on the strings.

Now next time you want to jam, you can really take the power back!