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Fuzzy Pentatonic Groove Riffing

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Stoner Rock | Comments Off on Fuzzy Pentatonic Groove Riffing

Let’s get the fuzz on and rock out a bit, shall we? This riff feature focuses on an idea using the E minor pentatonic scale with a liberal dose of legato to create a fluid, groovy sound.

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Creative Stoner Rock – Pentatonic Riffing Across 12 Frets

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Stoner Rock | Comments Off on Creative Stoner Rock – Pentatonic Riffing Across 12 Frets

Today we return to some groovy pentatonic riffing in a Stoner Rock sorta vein, utilizing just the low E string. Although the riff is simple, it showcases how much we can extract from 5 notes with some creative use of rhythm and spacing.

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Simple Sludge – Growing the Groove

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Stoner Rock | Comments Off on Simple Sludge – Growing the Groove

This idea is very simple, yet satisfying to play. We will be in Drop C tuning and making use of the fat and heavy low 6th string for that wide foundation sludge needs to blossom.

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Stoner Groove – Harmonizing With 5ths

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in Stoner Rock | Comments Off on Stoner Groove – Harmonizing With 5ths

In this lesson we take a look at a riff using harmonized 5th intervals, which is basically playing power chords as a harmony instead of a chord.

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Stoner Rock Riffing – Repetitive Overlapping Riff

Posted by on Feb 18, 2012 in Stoner Rock | Comments Off on Stoner Rock Riffing – Repetitive Overlapping Riff

Don’t be fooled by how simple this sounds. It is quite a challenge to play fluidly, and at speed. We are creating an overlapping effect using only three notes on the sixth string.

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