STRUCTURES play through videos

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  1. Hybrid138

    Hybrid138 SS.org Regular

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    I really love these videos. I like the angles and stuff. The music is cool of course. It sounds like they are tuned pretty low and I've heard Carvin 7s are difficult to intonate when going to lower tunings. Anyone know how they fixed that issue?

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  2. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    They tune to Drop Bb with a low G. Pretty sure they just use thick as hell strings.
     
  3. Alpenglow

    Alpenglow music and shat

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    Haha, I witched both of these videos yesterday. Some of the sounds they create are fairly unorthodox for metal (1:12, 1:17 in Hydroplaning). Pretty awesome playing... and yeah it looks like they just have really thick strings.
     
  4. Sikthness

    Sikthness SS.org Regular

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    ^ the first one is just a p.h. with a slide. The second is a natural harmonic in the 4th fret, like this:

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    play that, the natural harmonics, and release your fretting hand soon as you strike the notes. It should ring out makin that noise you hear.
     
  5. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    I'm still curious about how they do what they do at 1:39.
     
  6. groph

    groph surrounded by chairs

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    He's smashing the strings into his bridge pickup. Basically just use the heel of your hand and slam it into your strings until they actually make contact with the pickup, and that horrendous noise results.
     
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    [​IMG]I really love these videos.
     
  8. BadBovineNickel

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    Holy crap that was awesome! Thanks for sharing! I liked the empty plate and beer near the fireplace that would appear, then disappear, then appear...very nice.
     
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    This video is so great[​IMG]
     
  10. leandroab

    leandroab Stay Negativeā„¢

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    Damn, I thought it was SUBstructure.

    O well :shrug:
     
  11. Off_The_Heezay

    Off_The_Heezay SS.org Regular

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    These vids sound so much better than the album.

    They're a talented band from what I've heard, but they still focus a bit too much on the whole breakdown thing for me.

    Also, the first thing I think of whenever they are mentioned is the thread at the Sneap forums about their e.p and the insanely cut up guitars. Makes me wonder how many takes these vids took.
     
  12. The Beard

    The Beard Suttbex

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    Coulda sworn those guys did a playthrough video or two, but maybe i'm just seeing things because I can't find them now :scratch:
     
  13. Sikthness

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    If they are playin the songs live I'm sure they can play em in their sleep by now. The two songs in the video aren't insanely hard or anything. Not sayin they are easy, but I'd imagine they can.
     
  14. Divinehippie

    Divinehippie ESaD ;)

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    i love watching these vids. the hydroplaning video is what got me into them in the first place. pretty awesome stuff for sure \m/
     
  15. MF_Kitten

    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    i THOUGHT that was it! i used to do that to annoy my bandmates, hahaha!
     

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