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How not to Play Pentatonic and Blues Scales like Everyone Else

I don’t know about you but I cringe when I hear a guitar player (usually in a guitar shop) scraping the A minor pentatonic barrel for all it’s worth …

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 …

Jimi Hendrix - Seven Blues Riffs - Guitar Lesson

How to Play Smoking Hot Blues Guitar Licks In Any Key, All Over The Fretboard, In One Easy Lesson

How to Play Smoking Hot Blues Guitar Licks In Any Key, All Over The Fretboard, In One Easy Lesson<p>Updated on June 25, 2013<p>Start right here:<p><b>Want to</b> …

Major- and Minor-Scale Exercises to Improve Your Playing

In my last two columns (See them under RELATED CONTENT below the photo), I discussed arpeggios and how to incorporate them into your playing to learn …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Essentials: Warm Up Your Hands Like a Pro

0<p>SHARES<p>Periphery’s music is complex and demanding to play. So you can be sure that guitarists Misha Mansoor, Jake Bowen and Mark Holcomb prepare for …

Guitar

How To Sweep Pick: Beginner's Guide [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Techniques</b>: Master the foundations for this sought-after technique. Learn the sweeping motion, correct muting, how to transitions cleanly …

Guitar

Five Guitar Techniques and the Players Who Made Them Famous

Most things in this world have gone through various changes or “evolutions” to get to how we know them today. When the wheel was invented, it’s not …

Guitar

Anatomy of a Guitar Solo

<i>This is a post from my old blog, posted back on March 28, 2013. Not the best written post ever, but it’s a nice little insight into my mind when it</i> …

50+ Samsung Galaxy S7 Tips & Tricks

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is an incredible smartphone with a treasure trove of features. Many people overlook the most powerful features of their …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Joe Satriani Reflects on 30 Years of Mind-Bending Guitar Daredevilry

From teaching Steve Vai to touring with Mick Jagger, the virtuoso recalls just how he became a generation's guitar hero<p>When Joe Satriani recorded his …

25 Skills Every Dad Should Teach His Kids

Kids may not appreciate his finely crafted sense of humor, but there's still plenty they can learn from dear old dad.<p><b>Age 1:</b> You're new, I get it. Just remember, if it's hard or shiny, you're still too tiny. If it bounces or bends, it's all yours, my friend.<p><b>Age 2:</b> Let sleeping dads lie.<p><b>Age 3:</b> You'll …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Trending on TwistedSifter<p>This Amateur Video of the Falcon Heavy Landing is Amazing and the Sound is Unreal<p>75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance …

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

Financial Education | HuffPost

Deal with Difficult People by Understanding Those Qualities in Yourself

When people annoy us, it could be they remind us of what we don't like about ourselves. Dumb Little Man has a test for determining this and …

Self-help

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

Driverless Cars

4 Reasons Why Being Comfortable Isn’t a Good Thing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>We should all be comfortable, shouldn’t we?</i><p>Well the answer may be obvious to most; yes of course everyone should have the right to a comfortable …

5 Ways to Create A Stronger Self

I loathed myself.<p>I am a wimp. Or at least I have been one. My wimp-like behavior crossed many situations in my life. From talking to a crowd to …

9 Simple Ways to Develop a Good Attitude | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose</i> …

Happiness

7 Life-Defining Things Grateful People Have | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you’re on the journey of becoming a happier person, you’d know for sure that being grateful is one of the key things to gaining that …

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …