Polyphia’s Tim Henson Answers Guitar Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Polyphia’s Tim Henson answers the internet’s searing questions about guitar playing. How do you get a terrific guitar tone? Are costly guitars a rip-off? What is a boomer bend? Why are barre chords so hard to play? How did Tim write ‘Playing God’? Tim answers all these questions and much, much more!

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Director: Justin Wolfson
Director of Photography: Constantine Economides
Editor: Ron Douglas
Expert: Tim Henson

Line Producer: Joseph Buscemi
Associate Producer: Brandon White
Production Manager: Eric Martinez
Production Coordinator: Fernando Davila
Casting Producer: Nicole Ford

Camera Operator: Rahil Ashruff
Gaffer: Rebecca Van Der Meulen
Audio: Gabe Quiroga
Production Assistant: Patrick Sargent

Post Production Supervisor: Alexa Deutsch
Post Production Coordinator: Ian Bryant
Supervising Editor: Doug Larsen
Assistant Editor: Justin Symonds

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  1. One of my good friends who I played with in my first band, is heavily influenced by Tim’s playing. I used to think Tim’s licks are pretty insane (and they are) and unplayable due to the complexity but my friend played “GOAT” on a roughly built acoustic guitar and nailed every note and harmonic. That told me two things:

    1. The compositions are unique and fun to make people want to learn them
    2. With enough and right practice, they ARE accessible. It’s not easy but it’s not rocket science either.

  2. In my eyes Tim Henson is already a guitar legend, playing god will go down as one of the greatest compositions ever written on guitar, just like 70s and 80s kids all wanted to copy Eddie Van Halen’s eruption, the kids of this generation all wanna copy Tim herons playing god, you can literally ask guitar teachers and that’s one of the most requested songs to learn, he truly is a modern guitar god

  3. I LOVE Tim Henson and the fact that you hired him!

  4. The best djent tutorial ever! He even showed the different with the chug 🔥

  5. i want the link for the sweater!!!!!!

  6. Gabriel Pimentel

    so i lived long enough to see tim to say that john mayer is dope af

  7. How kind Tim is ❤️❤️❤️ 🤟🏼

  8. Baby boomers got upset with that but it’s okay because…
    My mind: Because they’re all gonna die out soon

  9. I paid $330 for a Chinese made fender modern player telecaster plus, thing plays like a dream.

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