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The No-Nonsense Guide to Music Theory, Scales and More!

Affiliate Links<p>Today’s lesson comes from my new e-book ‘No-Nonsense Guide to Music Theory, Scales and More!‘.<p>The importance of learning different …

Electric Guitar

The Incredible Harmonic Complexity Found Within Each Part of the Iconic Eagles Song ‘Hotel California’

Doodling music theorist and musician 12tone, who alnalyzed the “internet’s favorite song”, did the very same for the iconic Eagles song “Hotel …

Guitar

Speaker Cabs, Drivers and Impedances: a Guide

3<p>SHARES<p>It's amazing, in the scheme of things, how little we guitarists are prepared to experiment with our speaker cabinets.<p>Many players will change …

Music Production

Free Online Bass Technique Clinic with Jaime David Vazquez

You love his BASS TIPS (BassBooks.com) and his BASS LINES (Bass Musician Magazine) so now get in on a free online clinic! Player, instructor, and …

Puerto Rico

60-Second Songwriting: Song Structure Basics—the Pre-Chorus

3.6K<p>SHARES<p><i>60-Second Songwriting aims to offer quick, concise, song-craft tips, basics and blasts for the time-crunched and attention-challenged</i> …

Guitar

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

The Fundamental Techniques You’ll Need For Texas Shuffle Rhythm

DescriptionIn this lesson I’ll breakdown the fundamental techniques needed to play the Texas Shuffle style of rhythm guitar heard in “Pride And Joy” …

Andrew Gouché Opens New Online Bass Lessons Site

Legendary bassist Andrew Gouché, who was our January 2013 cover (VIEW) artist, has opened a new lesson website. The site, …

Guitar

How to Use Chord Changes to Devise Inventive Riffs

0<p>SHARES<p>One of my favorite ways to write primary song riffs with Periphery and Haunted Shores is to first come up with a chord progression built from …

Creating More Color With The Electric Bass

By Guest Contributor Joe Benevento The electric bass has consistently been marked as an underrated instrument. However, the power of its function …

Watch David Letterman, Buddy Guy Talk Origins of Chicago Blues

David Letterman learns the true origins of Chicago blues from one of the genre's most acclaimed practitioners, Buddy Guy, in a clip from the host's …

David Letterman

The Concept of Musical Harmony Explained in Five Levels of Difficulty, Starting with a Child & Ending with Herbie Hancock

<i>Wired</i> magazine has entered the video explainer game with a novel series that takes concepts from kindergarten to graduate school and beyond in under …

5 feet?! Shocking SFO video, data reveal Air Canada plane came perilously close to aircraft on taxiway

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this video on your mobile device.)</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — Federal aviation investigators released stunning video …

What the Ell?: How to Make the Most of 4 Chords

One of Nashville’s bona fide hitmakers shares secrets to making stock progressions pop.

What do Stone Temple Pilots, Phish, Led Zeppelin and the Beatles Have in Common? This Progression

316<p>SHARES<p>Resuming our recent survey of popular, appealing chord progressions (see <i>GW</i> February and April 2018), I’d now like to cite some great, …

What To Practice When You Don’t Have Gigs

Q: My question to you is this: what do you do when you’re not playing with a group and have no gigs on the horizon, particularly what to practice? …

Different Types of Microphones and How to Use Them in the Studio

A primer on how to use different kinds of microphones in the studio.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>So far we've looked at some basic gear: guitars, computers, amps and …

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

684<p>SHARES<p>Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A …

13 essential acoustic blues albums

Robert Johnson - The Centennial Collection<p>“At the moment, this is the best re-master of the whole catalogue. When it comes to acoustic blues that’s …

Easy guitar theory: minor 7th chords

<b>Previously we looked at</b> <b>constructing major 7th chords</b> <b>using notes from the major scale. This time, it’s the turn of minor 7th chords.</b><p>You’d be forgiven …

Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know

4K<p>SHARES<p>Pentatonics are the basis for most of every guitarist’s lead work, whether you play rock, blues or metal.<p>In this new lesson, Darrell Braun …

70’s Soul Bass Transcriptions

The ultimate 70’s Soul Bass Transcriptions… A lot was happening in popular music in the 1970s, and the bass played a huge role in the evolving Soul …

Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #6 – Slow Fingerstyle Groove

Here’s another entry in Stuart Clayton’s excellent “Bass Lick of the Week” series. “This exercise is a slow fingerstyle groove that’s played quite …

30 Bluegrass Runs You Must Know from Stephen Mougin

The post 30 Bluegrass Runs You Must Know from Stephen Mougin appeared first on Bluegrass Today.

The Intriguingly Exotic Sound of the C Lydian Hexatonic Scale

430<p>SHARES<p>In two older String Theory columns (March and April 2015 issues), I introduced a pair of hexatonic (six-note) scales that are comprised of …

Adding Tension to the Minor Jazz-Blues Progression

288<p>SHARES<p>Continuing our exploration of the minor jazz-blues progression I introduced last month, I’d like to now show you some cool variations on it …

Electric Guitar

Bass Players To Know: Alphonso Johnson

As a Philadelphia native, there’s a lot to live up to as a bass player. Stanley Clarke, Christian McBride, Jaco Pastorius, Gerald Veasley, Gail Ann …

The Top 10 Slow Guitar Solos

1.6K<p>SHARES<p>Remember those old Bugs Bunny cartoons where a pompous Bugs would race a tortoise—and lose?<p>The moral of the story: slow and steady wins the …

Lesson: Creating Harmonies Within the Major Scale

286<p>SHARES<p>Certain memorable themes, like those of Bill Wither’s “Lean on Me” and Gustavo Santaolalla’s "Brokeback Mountain," to name just two, …

4 Vital Factors That Affect How Fast You Progress As A Musician [Lessons]

<b>Practice Tips</b>: Quite often when we are practising guitar, we are looking for “tricks” and “tactics”… but how often have you thought about... what you …