Can a 4-string fiddle be used to chug low-down and heavy thrash metal riffs?
What do you think?
Hi everyone, I did a little experiment. hahaha.
Please click here to watch it on Youtube
Any there any other violinists / bowed-string players who have tried distortion effects?
Most of the shops in Singapore that sell distortion pedals usually only cater to guitar players' needs.
The main problem is: most of the guitar distortion pedals in the market only work well if the player strikes / twangs the strings. The distortion effects don't sound good if the string is bowed; too much sustain and too little twang.
I need to find a distortion pedal that is modded/calibrated for bowed strings. hahaha.
Can someone please share bow hold or bowing techniques for playing heavy metal / thrash metal / heavy blues / rock music? I am trying to hold the bow the so-called wrong way (on the stick away from the frog just like a fiddler) but it isn't yielding the results that are effective enough for playing thrash metal.
I have also tried using the Coda Joule carbon bow, but it's not really working for pulling low octave baritone strings. Hmmm... maybe it's just me. Or maybe I should buy a cello bow instead. hahaha
Please feel free to comment. (-:
Any comments from anyone would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much!
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