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A style of guitar playing in which a glissando effect is produced by moving a bottleneck or similar device over the strings, used especially in blues.
- ‘Sloppy playing is fine, but sloppy slide guitar can lead to an unwanted foray into microtonal music.’
- ‘Banjo, slide guitar, and other country-ish instruments are given respectable places in the mix.’
- ‘Working on acoustic guitar, slide guitar, harmonica, banjo, and mandolin, Taylor sings his original songs with conviction and feeling.’
- ‘Ryan and his band whip up an infectious jam session blending acoustic guitar, electrified slide guitar, djembe drums, stomp box, blues harp and acoustic bass.’
- ‘As with the rest of the album, slide guitar and banjo appear throughout the first track.’
- ‘Gradually, stark slide guitar and viola accompaniment emerge from the track's shadows, building until the song's group chorus.’
- ‘The combination of drums, synth, bass, guitar and slide guitar blend nicely to create a somewhat trippy atmosphere.’
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