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Rock Guitar Licks – Crispy Blues Pentatonics

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in Featured, Lead Guitar | Comments Off on Rock Guitar Licks – Crispy Blues Pentatonics

This lesson looks at some tasty pentatonic soloing that brings out a southern, country type of sound.

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Rock Guitar Licks – Celtic Pentatonics

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in Featured, Lead Guitar | Comments Off on Rock Guitar Licks – Celtic Pentatonics

The Pentatonic scale can be used for more than just Blues licks. In this etude, we evoke a Celtic sort of atmosphere akin to Thin Lizzy or Gary Moore using some open strings and the E Minor Pentatonic scale.

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Filthy Punk Double Stop Unison Bends

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Featured, Lead Guitar | Comments Off on Filthy Punk Double Stop Unison Bends

Let’s get down and dirty with some unison bend double stop action! Build up those digits with this punk-style etude that combines attitude and technique.

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My Sound & Setup

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Articles | Comments Off on My Sound & Setup

This article explains what guitars and processing I use to achieve the sounds you hear on my YouTube videos.

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Gothic Atmospheres – Dark Romantic Drone Riff

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Gothic | Comments Off on Gothic Atmospheres – Dark Romantic Drone Riff

In this lesson we take a look at an idea using the classic VI-V-IV progression. Interestingly enough, this riff uses a small amount of hybrid picking.

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Tritone Arpeggiations & Dark Descending Sounds

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Gothic | Comments Off on Tritone Arpeggiations & Dark Descending Sounds

The tritone interval is a key ingredient in darker styles of music. Learn how to apply it using some arpeggiations that bring out a dark, Gothic flavor.

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Gothic Atmospheres – Drone Wash Chords

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in Gothic | Comments Off on Gothic Atmospheres – Drone Wash Chords

This lesson focuses on some easy drone voicings that work very well in the Gothic style.

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Perspectives & Considerations for the Practicing Guitarist

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in Articles | 3 comments

Developing a philosophical approach to practice can be a valuable tool for development, keeping one on the straight and narrow during the tougher periods of honing one’s skills. Below are some thoughts and ideas to take into consideration as you make your way on the journey.

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