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Old West Acoustic – Hybrid Picking Arpeggios With Moving Bass Line

I’ve always been a fan of both Old West style movies and their accompanying soundtracks. This lesson takes inspiration from the dusty, arid landscapes of yore, exploring hybrid picking technique and adding a moving bass line within a natural minor context.

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Using Delay to Emulate Double Picking

Delay is not just a tool for creating space and atmosphere in music. It can also be used to create interesting rhythmic effects. In this video, we will be looking at some ideas that make use of a short delay time and low regeneration rate to emulate double picking.

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Dark Folk Guitar – Harmonic Minor Octave Sequencing

In this lesson. we get creative and travel to the dark side by exploring the Harmonic Minor scale using a melodic etude designed to improve octave fretting and shifting technique, as well as fundamental muting skills.

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Essential Techniques: Dampening/Muting, Drop D Power Chord Pull Offs

Muting and dampening are essential techniques that need to be mastered. This short riff etude takes a look at both left and right hand dampening/muting techniques, plus, we also explore the nifty power chord pull off technique in Drop D tuning.

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Metal Techniques – Celtic Metal Picking

In this lesson, we take a look at an Iron Maiden style E harmonic riff with some challenging picking and rhythms.

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