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Them electric players play their "cascades" with the help of a digital delay but we don't need a stompbox to achieve a great trickle-down effect. This part was inspired by fingerstylist Ed Gerhard, but we've added our own bits and employed a neat little cheat: capo'ing five strings instead of 6 to emulate a drop-note tuning.