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simmerso
05-22-2009, 09:27 AM
Hi Ukulele Underground,

I am having trouble learning the "chunk" technique. I play a pineapple shaped Fluke Ukulele. My biggest problem doing the chunk is that I think that I accidentally push down and bend my top (g) string, so with the chunk I hear a faint whine (or bend) of a string. I haven't been able to fix this.

Any tips?

Thanks

Myala509
05-22-2009, 09:44 AM
Does it sound bad? That sounds kind of cool to me.

ukulele2544
05-22-2009, 11:20 AM
Check this out: http://ukuleleunderground.com/2008/08/23/uke-minutes-23-chunking/


:D

Brown
05-22-2009, 05:07 PM
Hi Ukulele Underground,

I am having trouble learning the "chunk" technique. I play a pineapple shaped Fluke Ukulele. My biggest problem doing the chunk is that I think that I accidentally push down and bend my top (g) string, so with the chunk I hear a faint whine (or bend) of a string. I haven't been able to fix this.

Any tips?

Thanks

Just gotta practice having your palm mute all the strings I'd say. I kinda twist my hand down while I flick with my index then palm mute at same time.

wearymicrobe
05-23-2009, 02:56 PM
You can also rotate your wrist like you would opening a door knob to bias your mute to the top two or bottom two strings that can help