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Fuzz Rock Fun

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Stoner Rock | Comments Off on Fuzz Rock Fun

Fuzz and pentatonic goodness go together in this rockin’ etude exploring power chord riffing derived from the E minor pentatonic scale.

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Embellishing a Ballad Style Idea

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Acoustic | Comments Off on Embellishing a Ballad Style Idea

A simple progression played with some tender fingerpicking and some tasty embellishments is the focus of the day in this lesson for those that like their acoustic music soft and soothing.

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Blues Metal – Heavy Groove Riffing

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Metal | Comments Off on Blues Metal – Heavy Groove Riffing

In this lesson, we take a look at some groovy blues-based metal riffing in the vein of Black Sabbath and the bands influenced by them.

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Blackened Atmospheres – Colourful & Depressing Chord Progression

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Chordal Alchemy | Comments Off on Blackened Atmospheres – Colourful & Depressing Chord Progression

The Atmospheric Black Metal genre is at once diverse and a little mysterious. This lesson is great for those wanting to start out in the style and give their progressions some melancholy colour.

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Sabbath Style Pentatonic Riffing

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Metal | Comments Off on Sabbath Style Pentatonic Riffing

In this lesson, we take a look at some pentatonic riffing in the vein of Black Sabbath. The idea demonstrates the effectiveness of the pentatonic scale for creating riffs over a wider range of the fingerboard and is great for practising one’s position shifting skills.

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Using 7th Voicings to Enhance the Progression

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Chordal Alchemy | Comments Off on Using 7th Voicings to Enhance the Progression

This lesson takes a nice melancholy progression and adds some flavour using 7th voicings.

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