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There's lots of cool effected guitars making noise here!

Let's start with guitar one - you'll play harmonics on the 5th fret of the B string and just fret noise on the 3rd fret. This goes on through the whole bridge until we get to the last chorus.

For the crazy part, we're going to use delay and reverb to help us create sort of a noise build up. Keep in mind that this is very much a studio production sort of part, these kinds of parts and sounds are very hard to control live. That said, what we're going to do is double guitar one but with the heavily effected tone, then tweak the effects while playing.

Set your delay time to something that doesn't sound too crazy at first and has a longer delay time, but then set the feedback knob to a "self destruct" mode where it will start getting louder and louder. As the volume increases we're slowly going to turn the delay time knob to where it gets shorter and shorter. This will result in a sound that has pitch movement, in this case going up (if you were to do it the other way, it would go down). It's a bit unpredictable how it'll sound but hopefully it'll sound pretty close to the record.

Another very interesting guitar that appears in the bridge, a heavily effect melody played with harmonics. Again, you want to have some delay, reverb, and a bit of chorus effect.
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