Watch Jeff Loomis Record Sitar Sounds with JTV-89

Jeff Loomis Sitar with JTV-89

Sometimes a track calls for tones that traditional guitars simply can’t deliver. Solo artist and former Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis recently encountered such a situation in the studio, and found the answer with his JTV-89 guitar. Using the unique sitar sound, Jeff recorded two takes of a haunting, eerie riff—one using a pick, the other using an Ebow. Which did he choose? Watch the video to find out.