SRV Aggressive Vibrato

Another aspect that made his sound unique was Stevie's strong vibrato. This form of vibrato is produced mostly by the arm rather than the wrist or fingers.

The vibrato used by plenty of rock and blues guitarists is similar, but it has been claimed that Stevie's was particularly distinctive. It had a distinct wobble to it, rather than a smooth slide from one note to the next.

Vibrato Waveform Comparison
Vibrato comparison: Moderate vibrato vs. aggressive vibrato.

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