Muting Guitar Strings With Tape Or Hair Bands (Or Socks?!): Your Questions Answered

Author: Tommaso Zillio

Author: Tommaso Zillio

My video on 8 tips for guitar that every guitar player should know was posted a few weeks ago, and I got a lot of interesting feedback and questions on it that I would like to address. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out the link below.

At the time of recording this video, I looked at these 8 tips as easy ideas that may take a player a while to learn, as they aren’t generally included in standard teaching practices. I really didn’t think how complex/deep these tips might be to some.

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Definitely the tip that received the most concern was muting a guitar with a hair band, scrunchie… or sock. Admittedly, the sock is likely only going to be saved for if a player finds themselves in a REAL bind ;)

But you all had a lot to say about that tip that had me really thinking about it in a new way. While I was answering these questions, I was able to learn a lot myself. So I thank you for that! I really do enjoy having the chance to answer questions and interact with you. So if you have any further thoughts that you would like to share, don’t hold back!

Have a look at the following (short) video, and let me know if that answers your questions!

Hope you enjoyed these videos and were able to learn something along the way!

About the Author

Tommaso Zillio is a professional guitarist and guitar teacher. Visit Tommaso’s site to know more about music theory for guitar and visit his YouTube channel for more videos

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