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Old 06-14-2011, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Pokiehat View Post
I note that you said you play McKee's Drifting. If you have an SBT you do not have to hit the guitar hard at all. You can get a pretty strong popping noise with light but fast contact. I only have to clout the guitar to get the pops when I'm not amplified.
You might find the videos from the interview I did with Andy a while back interesting, since I recorded them and know how they were done. Here's a video of him playing Drifting:

This was recorded with a Zoom H4n about 18 inches in front of him. No pickup, no compression or recording tricks. Andy is just very smooth, and even with his levels whether he's picking, tapping, or using percussion.
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