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Leslie Wests Broken Pick Trick

“I USE TRIANGLE-SHAPED picks that are like Fender thins, but not made by Fender,” explains Mountain Man Leslie West.
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“I USE TRIANGLE-SHAPED picks that are like Fender thins, but not made by Fender,” explains Mountain Man Leslie West.

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“The corners break off sometimes, but instead of throwing the picks away when that happens, I use them to get high harmonics. The jagged edges let me make the pitch jump six or seven times higher, though I didn’t do that originally when I made the octave jumps with Mountain.”

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