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introducing the Djentstick

1/9/2014 5:30:54 AM PT   comments [28]

one string wonder

So some guy (a fellow named Miguel Yépez, apparently) took what a piece of wood, added a pickup, a string, and a few other items to create an instrument he calls the Djentstick. He then added some distortion and recorded himself playing along to the After The Burial song "A Wolf Amongst Ravens." Genius.

"This is the Djentstick, one stringed fretless low tune instrument I've made myself featuring an active EMG81 pickup thru a Line 6 Pod XT."

Does this prove that all djent style metal can be played using one string? Not necessarily, but I'm sure that more than a few songs could be handled with the Djentstick. Regardless, I guarantee that a few hundred kids would buy one of these if it was properly manufactured and marketed. This is a Kickstarter waiting to happen.




Somebody on Lambgoat's Facebook pointed out this video, where a guy did a similar thing with a hockey stick and Emmure. I guess that dude deserves some credit too, but he didn't have a catchy name like Djentstick.


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anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 6:45:00 AM
i wash my back with a rag on a djent stick
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 6:48:37 AM
he better hand-make a batch and sell them to scenesters at a premium price...if he doesn't, he's an idiot.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 6:58:05 AM
Boring do death on stage brought to a whole new level!
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 6:59:45 AM
http://www.negromancy.com/ makes them, he made one for Fenriz.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 7:37:59 AM
I want to be in a band where you can play all of my riffs on one string
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 7:44:12 AM
I'll be impressed when he starts shredding Trent's solo on that rig! GNOME SAYIN'?!
brokenhero   posted 1/9/2014 8:24:26 AM
anonymous posted 1 hour ago
i wash my back with a rag on a djent stick
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hahhahahaaa
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 10:00:34 AM
stupid. should've panned the original and the djentstick so we could here what he was playing. for all we know he just faked it and eq'ed the song to make it sound like there was something else playing along.

stupid, again.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 10:12:13 AM
www.Facebook.com/Negromanc y
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 10:37:14 AM
AKA The Motograter
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 11:08:44 AM
did i see some lego pieces on that?
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 11:48:32 AM
anonymous posted 4 hours ago
I want to be in a band where you can play all of my riffs on one string
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Try out for Emmure.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 11:52:00 AM
Further proof that After The Burial, Veil of Maya, etc... are overrated garbage.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 11:54:14 AM
Too bad this shit isn't shocking the shit out of him. So dumb.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 12:31:14 PM
fcking beaner
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 12:36:26 PM
this played fretless which makes him more talented than the hacks that wrote this song.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 1:17:30 PM
What??? no whammy bar???? no whammy bar no care. JK great idea, the track sounds way better with the extra instrument. I bet it'll become the latest trend in hollywood and dave grohl will release a Djentstick album.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 2:49:35 PM
Misha Mansoor has tons of one-string demos he posts.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 3:52:19 PM
The Simpsons quote "i wash my back with a rag on a djent stick" is the best thing I've ever read on lambgoat in the past 8 years. Bravo
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 6:47:28 PM
fck everyone, no one cares about your opinions. This doesnt represent all music of a single "genre". Stop wasting your time on these message boards. You guys are fcking dicks. Spread the peace instead.
anonymous   posted 1/9/2014 7:13:30 PM
fck everyone, no one cares about your opinions. This doesnt represent all music of a single "genre". Stop wasting your time on these message boards. You guys are fcking dicks. Spread the peace instead.

This comment is the dumbest fcking thing I have ever read on this website. Honest.
anonymous   posted 1/10/2014 7:32:13 AM
Now cover Bezerker with that thing
anonymous   posted 1/10/2014 10:33:01 AM
took what a piece of wood took what a piece of wood took what a piece of wood took what a piece of wood took what a piece of wood took what a piece of wood took what a piece of wood took what a piece of wood
anonymous   posted 1/10/2014 12:04:44 PM
are we even hearing audio? this sounds like it's just the ATB track...
anonymous   posted 1/10/2014 8:16:14 PM
my little brother has a class with this guy. word is he does more than just cover shitty metal songs with that stick.
anonymous   posted 1/10/2014 8:18:12 PM
you idiots are getting trolled. he seriously taped a cord to a wooden stick and pretended that he was playing music with it and you guys are so fcked up you believe it
anonymous   posted 1/11/2014 9:13:08 PM
"stupid. should've panned the original and the djentstick so we could here what he was playing. for all we know he just faked it and eq'ed the song to make it sound like there was something else playing along."

I thought so too until i watched it with actual speakers. you can definitely hear it, and it's shockingly acurrate
DaveTech   posted 1/12/2014 3:16:20 AM
"Drummer plays Rush songs on Pots and Pans, proving once and for all Neil Peart of overrated and Rush sucks forever."