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  • Through the stillness of th Elsian night there came a faint wavering tremelo -- a feminine cry that rose in crescendo to a wailing scream.

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  • It's got everything a good black metal album needs: raw shrieking vocals, fast tremelo picked guitars that carry most of the melody, abundant double bass drums, and an overall foreboding, evil atmosphere.

    Machines of Ceaseless Ruin (Music (For Robots))

  • Phil and Leonard Chess, of Chess records, liked the demo, especially the tremelo on the guitar, a sound that seem to slosh around like water.

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  • The shaking began again, a tremelo building in his hand and knees.

    Shades of Milk and Honey, Chapter Seventeen, redux

  • The Four Pennies, a largely-forgotten group who never cracked the US charts, are introduced performing their glimmering tremelo ballad "Juliet," a UK radio hit, but their second number is a disarming cover of Leadbelly's "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?"

    Archive 2006-09-10

  • Classical guitar is nice, in that the sounds resonate in machine gun fashion, as you say, and you create and destroy beauty at an alarming rate, hence the tremelo.

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  • In the early 70s sax and clarinet players started to feel a bit left out of the effects loop, and wanted a piece of the jazz fuzz tremelo pie.

    eBay of the Day: Sound System for Woodwinds

  • They've just announced a big new Vintage Series including a delay, compressor, tremelo and various distortions.

    TC Electronics' sexy Scandinavian guitar pedals

  • While everyone else has moved on to ironic plastic guitars and boring guitars, Justin from Algonquin, Illinois that's him with Kelly from LA Guns and a polka-dot BC Rich bass with EMG pickups and a tremelo arm is buying and selling and collecting the guitars that made 80s heavy metal.

    Where 80s poodle-rock guitars go to die

  • It's got a candy apple red gun-shaped body, 2 sets of pickups, chrome enclosed tuners, and tremelo bar.

    Ten guitars shaped like guns

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