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String Skipping and Tapping.

String Skipping and Tapping.

Andy | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Speed, String Skipping, and Tapping. Learn to Tackle Stone Mob’s Guaranteed Solo by John LeMarr The guitar solo in Stone Mob’s rollicking “Guaranteed (Betty)” is a tour deforce of blazing speed and difficult techniques including string skipping and tapping. Guitarist Blaine Kaltman is known for his wild yet super technical style and this solo is […]

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Shredding and the Phrygian mode

Shredding and the Phrygian mode

Andy | April 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

Shredding and the Phrygian mode. A tasty neo-classical run by Stone Mob’s guitarist Blaine “Shred Master General” Kaltman If you type “Shredding” as a Google search, two definitions for this verb will appear at the top of your screen. 1. To tear or cut into shreds. 2. To play a very fast intricate style of […]

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Guitar Improvisation

Guitar Improvisation

Andy | March 3, 2016 | 2 Comments

Let’s look at what guitar improvisation isn’t and is. Guitar improvisation isn’t some ethereal realisation that all of a sudden you’re playing something you’ve never played before … sort of. So anyone who is looking for those ‘touched by the hand of God’ moments, don’t waste your time chasing that rabbit down a black hole. […]

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How to Mix Rhythm and Solos Like Jimi Hendrix

How to Mix Rhythm and Solos Like Jimi Hendrix

Andy | February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jimi Hendrix is a legend. Despite his short life of only 27 years, he has influenced a lot of the world’s greatest guitarists – and he still does! Just take a look at an artist like John Mayer. His style is heavily influenced by Hendrix. It’s quite easy to tell that Mayer is a fan from […]

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Reelin In The Years. Steely Dan

Reelin In The Years. Steely Dan

Andy | June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Reelin In The Years. As promised, we have another great harmony guitar piece to learn. This is certainly more of a challenge than Rosalee, which featured in our last issue, where we concentrated on syncopated singles in a descending scale. Well where would we be without a challenge! If you tried out our Rosalee harmony […]

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Easy Soloing Special Edition

Easy Soloing Special Edition

Andy | March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Easy Soloing – Jamming in the Eminor Pentatonic scale. Now In The Members Area! This is a complete course on creating and improvising solos using the Eminor Pentatonic scale, in all 5 positions over the fretboard. Learn and create unique solos in different styles using our great backing tracks; from Blues, to Country and Rock. […]

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