Honking car horn effect?

Discussion in 'Tab, Tips, Theory and Technique' started by TeleHawg, May 18, 2019.

  1. TeleHawg

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    Corny, I know, but would anyone care to suggest some ways to imitate this sound on guitar?
     
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    BK can!

     
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    Volume knob swell.:)
     
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    Hint...a car horn has 2 dissonant tones and the doppler effect will actually change the volume and pitch.
     
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    Watch Kirchen do his live Hot Rod Lincoln medley ... Car horns, truck horns, foghorns, police sirens ... And some amazing music too ...
     
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    Car/truck/train horns are often 2 notes a diminished fifth apart
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  8. RoyBGood

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    Jeff Beck does it like this:



    Two dissonant notes and picked simultaneously (Smoke On The Water riff style), and the right amount of dirt will get you there.
     
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    This is really cool stuff. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Thanks, everyone -- very helpful!
     
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    sample it and put it on your backing track/drum machine. it wouldn't be annoying at all as your kick sound.
     
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