Dead Note / Left Handed Muting

Dead note refers to when you mute the strings with your left hand.

Listen to dead notes:

Tab notation - dead notes

This is the tab notation for dead notes. A dead note is achieved by lightly resting your left hand across the strings without actually pressing the strings against the fret. You can then proceed to strum the pattern shown on the tab above with the right hand.

Dead notes

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