How To: Play wah-wah effects on an electric guitar

Play wah-wah effects on an electric guitar

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Getting to grips with guitar effects can be a complicated business and there are so many different types that it can be difficult to know where to start. This Guitar FX video tutorial is a brief introduction to the most common effect.

This video lesson focuses on wah-wah (often referred to simply as wah). Wah-wah mimics the 'ahh' vowel of the human voice by applying a filter (a process that allows only certain frequencies to pass through) to the signal. The range of frequencies this filter allows to pass can then be moved up and down by rocking the treadle pedal back and forth, giving a 'wah-wah'-like sound. Listen to the video to hear how this sounds. See how to play wah-wah effects on an electric guitar with a Vox V847 Wah Wah Pedal.

Play wah-wah effects on an electric guitar

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