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Learn Blues Rock With a Touch of Funk

Power chord riffing with a touch of funk is the order of the day in this lesson, guaranteed to build up some limp in the wrist and get the strumming hand flowing.

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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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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

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

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

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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