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Speaker: You want to put your finger above a fret but instead of putting in between the two middle frets like we usually play, I want to put it above the metal bar itself. And you don't want to depress the string, you just want to touch it, so you can feel it. Then you pick it like you normally do, and then release your finger after you pick it. If you keep your finger on the string, it might kill the note and not last very long.
Alright, you can do the natural harmonics pretty much everywhere, but the frets where they are usually louder and last longer. For example, the twelfth fret and notice that the twelfth fret reminds actually sounding same as if few play depressed strings regularly and then harmonic and so on. Other frets include the seventh fret, nineteenth and if you are done with 24th fret, this is where the 24th fret would be.
So frets like a fifth fret and ninth. You can do it pretty much everywhere, but some places it would sound very low. It is also harmonics in places called like 2.3, where it is actually just past the second fret and the bands like Slipknot use this all the time.
To make one of these, you have -- all the work is done with the picking hand. So you want to depress the string, like you regularly would and then when you pick you want your thumb over hanging the pick just little bit. So the first thing the string does after it's the pick is it touched to your thumb and this will get the pinch harmonic. You don't want your thumb overhanging too far because then you would just dig your thumb into the string and kill the note completely.
Speaker: So when you play normally, you just let the pick touch the string and in the pinch harmonic you want to roll your thumb up to the tip and let it dig into the string right before you hit it. Comes out right after you hit it.
Speaker: Here is note without pinch harmonic, regularly picked, and with pinch harmonic. You have to know where to pick the string over the pickups. I usually have my bridge pickup on because that is the most output. And also if you are off by few millimeters over here, it will make completely different sound. So each different note pretty much has its own sweet spot over the pickups and you have to find it by just picking a little bit of places, seeing where it produces the longest note.
And I find that the mine is here and so it's different for every note. It also matters the kind of guitar you have, if your pickups don't have decent enough output, then they will not be able to produce pinch harmonics. Also you want to turn up your highs on your distortion to amplify the signal. For example, on my guitar, I cannot produce the pinch harmonic on the low E string on the third fret because it's not a decent enough guitar. But anywhere else on the finished strings, it is much easier. And for example, here is the segment without pinch harmonic, and with.