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Creative Legato Exercises with Odd Meters

0<p>SHARES<p>In the music of Periphery, we use a lot of what I like to refer to as “spider crawl” riffs—twisted single-note phrases that are generally used …

Electric 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 …

Electric Guitar

More on Developing Proper Sweep Picking Technique

10<p>SHARES<p>Sweep picking is an incredibly useful and exciting technique that allows guitarists to perform arpeggios in a flashy, keyboard-like manner.<p>It …

Electric Guitar

How to free up disk space after updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update

You can reclaim gigs of drive space after updating your system.<p>Feeling a bit constricted after upgrading to Windows 10 April 2018 Update? If you are on a laptop or Windows tablet with a smallish hard drive, then you might be running low on disk space after installing the latest version of Windows. …

Software

10 Extremely Tasty Licks You Should Know

604<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

Guitar

Develop your funk rhythm guitar grooves with these classic chord vamps

<b>Early funk is often associated with the Godfather Of Soul James Brown, who helped pioneer this style of dance music in the late 60s and early 70s.</b> …

Electric Guitar

How to move Windows 10 to an SSD

Are you looking to upgrade your hard drive to that long-awaited SSD or hybrid drive? Congratulations! But first, you’ll have to move your operating …

Linux

Hahnemühle Watercolor Sketchbook Review: Part 1

Today I’m going to begin a three part review of the Hahnemühle Watercolor Sketchbook. <i>I suggest that you read all three parts before purchasing. I</i> …

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Procreate vs sketchbook vs other<p>Procreate<p>4<p>50%<p>Sketchbook<p>4<p>50%<p>Other<p>0<p>No votes<p>Total votes : 8<p>by <b>akrober3</b> » October 14th, 2017, 2:08 pm<p><b>Posts:</b> 11<p><b>Joined:</b> …

How to Incorporate Finger Slides and Legato Techniques into Intricate Phrases

46<p>SHARES<p>Over the last few columns, I demonstrated a variety of ways that I like to incorporate legato articulation—finger slides, pull-offs and …

Electric Guitar

Learn killer legato licks with Hyvmine’s Al Joseph in these video guitar lessons

<b>Already being hailed as one of shred’s next guitar heroes, Hyvmine’s Al Joseph is a man of mad chops indeed.</b><p>Al’s been kind enough to share his …

Improve your legato lead playing in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Legato practice is an excellent way of building control over your fretting fingers and bringing a new dimension to your solos.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>For the …

Electric Guitar

Gear Gods Editor Launches New Guitar Lesson Series - "The Only Guitar Scale System You'll Ever Need"

The RelationShapes guitar scale system is a way of looking at scales not just as a set of notes that you play from root to root up and down, but a …

Guitar

10 Gorgeous Non-Open-String Chords

128<p>SHARES<p>A few weeks back, David Walliman shared his top 10 favorite open-string chords that can be moved on the fretboard.<p>In this new video, he …

Electric Guitar

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.

Electric Guitar

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, …

Workin’ Man Blues: Moving into the Country

<b>Start Clawing</b> <br>In <b>Ex. 1</b>, I take a mid-tempo shuffle lick in the key of A and change it to an up-tempo country lick with a straight feel (<b>Ex. 2</b>). This …

A Guide to Rolling Shred Patterns

45<p>SHARES<p>In this addition of Secrets of Shred, I’m going to show you a unique way of shifting positions by rolling across the frets on adjacent …

Guitar

Chord Clinic: Chord Sequences

<b>This month, we look at ways to get creative with just a guitar and chord sequences. Rod Fogg steers the ship of harmony through the dark waters of</b> …

How to Play Outside the Chord Changes

When I was working with the great saxophonist Michael Brecker and he would play something outside of the chord changes, I would occasionally ask him, …

Electric Guitar

Mooer MSS1 Radar Cab Simulator

• 30 different speaker cab models *11 mic models * 4 power amp models *Customizable EQ stage<br>• * Capable of loading custom IRS *Store and recall up to 36 …

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

From cream puffs to Yeezy Boosts: How the founders of the GOAT app came to supply sneakerheads with rare and popular kicks

Eddy Lu and Daishin Sugano quit their boring corporate jobs on the same day eleven years ago.<p>The two college friends had no idea they would eventually run a super-buzzy online sneaker marketplace called GOAT that has scooped up nearly $100 million in funding and has 7 million fervent users. …

Startups

Inside the Intel lab that put a legit gaming desktop in the palm of your hand

Everyone knows Intel as a chipmaker, but its influence extends well beyond the CPU. Today’s laptops wouldn’t be ultra-thin if it weren’t for Intel’s …

Expand Your Soloing Vocabulary with the Half-Whole Symmetrical Diminished Scale

0<p>SHARES<p>Last month, I discussed ways for guitar players to expand their improvising vocabulary. I’m a big proponent of transcribing other musicians’ …

How to choose between Apple’s iPad and iPad Pro

If you look at an iPad and an iPad Pro side by side, you won’t notice much of a difference. The Pro is a little bigger, it has slightly thinner bezels, there are some metal dots on one edge — and that’s about it.<p>With Apple’s update to the entry-level iPad on Tuesday, the two full-sized tablets are …

IPad Pro

Canon's Portrait and Travel Kit Is a Great Deal for Photographers

Let’s face it: a lot of times, when you see a kit of anything, it’s not a good deal. Often, the cost of the kit isn’t worth it. Last week, I talked …

Using Monster Three-Notes-Per-String Pentatonic Patterns to Efficiently Traverse the Fretboard

When it comes to soloing using minor pentatonic patterns, most guitarists are well accustomed to using two-notes-per-string “box” positions.<p>I’d like …

Master Motown and Stax rhythm grooves in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>The Motown and Stax record labels are synonymous with soul and R&B music during the 1960s. The stylistic traits of their musical output have</b> …

Electric Guitar

Here’s what happens to $1K in credit card debt when you make only minimum payments

As financial sins go, many Canadians would probably regard having a carryover credit card balance of $1,000 as a minor offence. After all, the …