Minor Diatonic Chords, Recording Guitar, and Guitar Tone. Q&A #6 - 072

podcast May 14, 2019

In episode #6 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer three more questions from listeners

 

 
Today's questions are: 
 
1. What are the differences between major and minor scales and how are minor diatonic chords created?
2. Do you have any tips on recording your...
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Mixing Pentatonics, Scales, Strumming, Vibrato. and Raking Strings. Q&A5 - 071

podcast May 07, 2019

In episode #5 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer five more questions from listeners

 

 
Today's questions are:
 
1. Best way to mix minor and major pentatonics over 7th chords?
2. Is there an order in which we have to learn scales?
3. How to get started...
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Speed, Loop Pedals, Ear Training, and Pedals vs. Modelers. Q&A #4 - 070

podcast Apr 30, 2019

In episode #4 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer four more questions from listeners

 

 The questions for this week are:
 
1. Tips for building speed on legato sections?
2. How to get started with a new loop pedal?
3. How to start applying formal ear training to the...
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Playing Solo, Scale Notes, Jamming, Practice, and Riffs Q&A#3 - 069

podcast Apr 23, 2019

In episode #3 of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer five more questions from listeners.

 

 
The questions for today are:

 

1. What to do when you have no one to play with?
2. What is a good way of memorizing what notes are in a scale?
3. How do you deal with a bad...
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Mixing Styles, Palm Mutes, Keys, and YouTube Q&A #2 - 068

podcast Apr 16, 2019

In the second episode of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer four more questions from listeners.

 

 
The questions for this week are: 
 

1. How to mix what you know with different styles?

2. How do you get that dead string strum sound when you are playing chords?

3....

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Solos, Licks, Fretboard, and Songs. Spring Q&A #1 - 067

podcast Apr 09, 2019

In this first episode of my spring bonus Q&A series, I answer four great questions from listeners. 

 

 

The questions today are: 

  • 1. How do you make your solos sound less like scales?
  • 2. Do I have any tips for coming up with licks?
  • 3. Any tips for unlocking the...
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Vibrato for Guitar - 066

podcast Apr 02, 2019

Vibrato is something extremely important that usually gets very little attention. I go over what it is, the different types, and some exercises for you.

 

 

What is vibrato?

The definition of vibrato really means to vibrate, to shake and it’s very simple to do.

What...

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Explaining Modes for Guitar - 065

podcast Mar 26, 2019

Today, I break down modes so you can start using them right away.

 

 

In this episode I:

  • Go over the basics of modes
  • Go over the difference of how we use modes in modern times
  • Explain the difference between Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, and the...
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How Do I Make My Guitar Playing Smoother and Cleaner? - 064

podcast Mar 19, 2019

Knowing what to look for is the key to curing sloppy playing!

 

 

A lot of players, especially when they first start, have no idea why things aren’t sounding so good.

They try to learn their song or chord progression or lick and focus on the job at hand. When they have...

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How to Get the Most out of Your Guitar Licks - 063

podcast Mar 12, 2019

Today, I demonstrate my five favorite devices that help you get the most mileage out of your guitar licks!

 

 

Have you ever felt like you playing just sounds the same all of the time? Or, especially for newer guitarists, does your playing sound just like you are running scales up...

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