Mixolydian Licks - 140

podcast Sep 01, 2020

Are you learning Mixolydian mode on guitar but it just doesn't sound right yet?

Check out these seven Mixolydian licks for a guideline to incorporating this awesome sound into your guitar playing.

Last week, we spent a whole podcast checking out the mixolydian mode. It was time well spent.


We...

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What's the Mixolydian Mode? - 139

blog podcast Aug 25, 2020

Getting into modes can be difficult to wrap your head around. Today, I get you started with the what, where, and how of the easiest mode to learn: The Mixolydian mode.


I've talked about modes in the past, But if you haven't checked out those podcasts yet, here is a quick explanation of what...

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How Do Scale Patterns Work? - 138

podcast Aug 19, 2020

On guitar, we learn scales visually without any idea what the notes are and what their function is.

Today, I'm going to show a different way of starting to play scale patterns that makes sense and gives much better results.


"Why do my solos always sound like I'm practicing scales?" If I had a...

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Getting Your Head Right - 137

podcast Aug 11, 2020

 

 

Let's get our heads on straight by really understanding why we play guitar and why it's so easy to get off course, and what we can do to relax and achieve at the same time.


Getting your head right... or getting your head on straight. It's a term used when we need to course...

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Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs - 136

podcast Aug 05, 2020


Being able to use Hammer-ons and Pull-offs effectively can take your lead playing to the next level.

***Don't forget to grab your FREE copy of my Hammer-On and Pull-Off practice workout here:

https://www.playguitaracademy.com/hammer

 

Today, I show you how to use them, the different uses...

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If You Listen to Only One Episode... This Is the One – 135

podcast Jul 28, 2020

Today, I share with you the two most powerful things I've found that will get you out of your guitar rut and help you to experience consistent progress, and I'm pretty sure they aren't what you would think.


Hello and Welcome friends to episode 135 of the Play Guitar podcast.
I'm Lee and this is...

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How to Get Into Recording - 134

podcast Jul 22, 2020

Have you thought about getting into recording but were unsure where to start?

 

Things are changing. A lot of the things that we were used to are not part of our lives anymore.


We don't know what the future holds but we hope that at some point we can get back to having fun, and in our case...

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Using Delay and Reverb - 133

podcast Jul 15, 2020

Delay and reverb are the finishing touches for your guitar tone.

Today, we finish off our tone challenge by understanding what they are and how to use them effectively.

Most of us have used reverb or delay at one time or another for the sole reason of making our tone sound better. You put it on...

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Basic guitar tones: Clean, Crunch, and Lead - 132

podcast Jul 07, 2020

Figuring out your own signature tone is difficult for all levels of guitarists. Getting your core tones down first before you start experimenting gives you a starting point for success. 


Finding a good guitar tone that makes you happy isn't as easy as you would think. Most guitarists start...

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Summer Guitar Tone Challenge - 131

podcast Jun 30, 2020

How's your guitar tone?

Today kicks off our Summer Guitar Tone challenge. It's time to work on our sound and get toned and ready for the summer!

The Challenge:

Each week this summer, we are going to pay special attention to our tone.

Really learning how to get the best out of your gear can be...

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