How to Do Palm Mute (right hand muting method)


listen what palm muting is about

 


In order to perform palm mute guitar effect put the heel of your right hand palm slightly pressing against the strings near where they go into the bridge.



Right Hand String Muting

And now begin to  play in this position.

Right Hand String Muting

Stronger strings are pressed - more mute, non-sustained sound comes out.


In guitar tabs palm muted notes are marked as P.M. letters over the lines.

Palm Mute sign in tabulature

In simple notepad tabs palm mute also can be marked as "x" symbol before the muted note.

1|----------------

2|----------------

3|----------------

4|----------------

5|--x5-x5-x5-x5---

6|----------------