Dan Eastman

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Texas Monthly

The life and times of Myrtis Dightman, who broke the color barrier in professional rodeo and became one of the best bull riders who ever …

Crime

Candy

On the road home to Brownwood in her green ’74 Cadillac with the custom upholstery and the CB radio, clutching a pawn ticket for her $3000 mink, …

Death in the clouds: The problem with Everest’s 200+ bodies

They lie frozen in time, thousands of metres above sea level. The grim death toll on Everest is becoming impossible to ignore, says Rachel Nuwer.<p><i>“But when I say our sport is a hazardous one, I do not mean that when we climb mountains there is a large chance that we shall be killed, but that we are</i> …

Ten Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

<i>Mugshot of Albert Fish, 1903 | Image: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Documentary film is my favorite genre, and the linked list of ten …

Horror

The Japanese pro wrestler who almost got Muhammad Ali's leg amputated

If you’ve never heard of the fight that almost got one of<p>Muhammad Ali’s legs amputated, it doesn’t mean that you’re a bad sports fan. It probably just means that you’re not Japanese.<p>In 1975, well-rested from his victory in the “Thrilla in Manila” fight against<p>Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali met the …

Musical Modes Explained

The Music Theory Column Presents:<p>Updated: • Music Theory<p>As if learning all of the major scales and minor scales with their natural, harmonic, and …

Electric Guitar

‘Hoo Ba Ba Kanda’: Awesome dance track made up of clips of scamvangelist Robert Tilton aka The Farting Preacher

Jimmy Page Tricked You: Why You're Playing "Stairway to Heaven" Wrong—and How to Fix It

6<p>SHARES<p>I know what you’re thinking: “I can already play that perfectly well, thank you very much!” And, of course, you can. You’ve got the intro and …

Fretboard Workshop: 10 Essential Turnarounds

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Advanced <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Create jazzy-sounding turnarounds by using altered harmonies.<br>• Develop progressions with the …

Capo Classics: 15 Essential Guitar Songs Played with a Capo

The capo is to guitars what sugar—or Stevia, if you prefer—is to food.It makes everything sweeter.Musicians started noticing the capo's inherent …

Typical Chord and Scale Combinations

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”]<p>Which scales work best with which chords?<p>With so many scales out there it can be confusing trying to figure out which ones …

Twang 101: 6 Essential Pedal-Steel Bends

The best way to understand pedal steel and grab some new ideas is to develop a fundamental understanding of chords and intervals. In <b>Ex. 1</b> I play four …

Learn All Seven Major Modes the Easy Way

When learning how to play the seven major modes on the guitar, most of us begin with the Ionian mode then move on to Dorian and progress up the …

Electric Guitar

Beyond Blues: Billy Gibbons

Learn a few secrets about how the king of Texas boogie-rock combines attitude with soul.

Freddie King Lesson: Going In Deep with a Blues Guitar Legend — with Video and Tab

Freddie King is among the triumvirate of the greatest and most influential electric blues guitarists ever, revered with equal respect alongside the …

How to Add Some Mixolydian Flavor to Pentatonics

I would like to show you some ideas I use to add some flavor to my solos when I'm using a pentatonic scale.<p>While I feel the pentatonic scale is …

Guitar

How to Use the Dark Sound of the Phrygian Mode’s “Flatted” Intervals — Video

In this month’s column, I’d like to continue our investigation of the fundamental modes with a look at the Phrygian mode.The Phrygian mode is often …

THE BEST GUITAR TUTORIALS FREE!! Five Blues Licks Using The Minor Pentatonic Scale

Five Blues Licks Using The Minor Pentatonic Scale - Pattern 1<p>If you want to learn to play Blues Lead Guitar, this is where to start<p>These 5 licks use …

The Top Three Beginner Guitar Songs

I’ve been teaching guitar privately since a very short time after I started playing, beginning around the time I was 15.<p>At the time, I didn’t know …

Guitar

Guitar Basics For Dummies on the App Store

Some good points, but lacking overall<p>Jan 8, 2012<p>Appuser289<p>The amount of text in this app is limited, which I found surprising since its a "for …

The Scale That Will Change Your Life

A number of years ago, I was teaching at a guitar workshop in Pittsburgh.I had taught at this annual workshop a number of times and always looked …

Future Rock: Pentatonic Transitions

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to connect pentatonic shapes all over the fretboard.<br>• Develop a smoother picking …

How to master the musical modes for good

<b>The major scale has a distinctive sound, thanks to its sequence of intervals: tone, tone, semitone, tone, tone, tone, semitone (TTSTTTS).</b><p>When the …

Guitar Scales Explained in Simple Illustrations

In all likelihood, you can play. You may even be able to play some seriously technical stuff. But, here’s the nagging problem: You don’t fully grasp …

Arlen Roth

Music lesson pioneer Arlen Roth is the quintessential guitarist. An accomplished and brilliant musician — and one of the very few who can honestly …

Fretboard Workshop: Revisualize the Pentatonic Scale

Draw inspiration from Paul Gilbert, Eric Johnson, and Joe Diorio and forge a new approach to a time-tested scale.