How to Sound Like The Edge

Despite playing in one of the world’s biggest bands, the U2 guitarist is rarely thought of as a rock legend. Perhaps that’s because the sound he created transcends rock. His playing style and tone are like the reverse of the blues, reveling in the open spaces other guitarists fill with bluster and feedback. Nobody sounds quite like him. Even now, the Edge dares to strip back and revisit what made his sound work in the first place. The man is a beacon of integrity in a copycat business.

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