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RelationShapes: Complete Guitar Scales Learning System

Using the Harmonic Minor Scale and Phrygian-Dominant Mode to Create Neoclassical Metal-Style Solos

0<p>SHARES<p>One of the things I enjoy about metal lead guitar is that most of the time I’m soloing over power chords, which consist of a root note and a …

Electric Guitar

How to Create Professional-Sounding Tracks at Home

0<p>SHARES<p>Hello, kids.<p>Every producer has his or her secrets. Some use gear, like a certain mic or pre or vintage amp to get a signature sound.<p>Sometimes …

Guitar

Quantum Theory Proves That Consciousness Moves To Another Universe After Death

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“, published in the USA, has stirred …

Quantum Mechanics

How to Escape and Evade a Tracker | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago we published an article on how to track a human in the wild. But what do you do if the shoe is on the other foot, and <i>you’re</i> the one …

Hung Up

20 Comforting Quotes About Missing Someone You Love

"If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden."<p>Whether it's a deceased relative or a loved one who …

Positive Thinking

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Cooking

Mastering the Modes of G Major with Three Notes Per String

461<p>SHARES<p>Close<p>An effective way to master scales and modes on the guitar is to practice playing them three notes per string. In my experience, this is …

Electric Guitar

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

0<p>SHARES<p>Close<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, …

Guitar

The Key to Understanding the Minor Pentatonic Scale

6<p>SHARES<p>The minor pentatonic scale is quite possibly the most used and, suffice it to say, over-used scale on the guitar. The open strings themselves …

Electric Guitar

How Guitarists Can Build Super-Human Legato Chops

An essential element in soloing for all guitarists is the use of legato techniques.<p>The term legato is defined as “smooth and connected,” and a legato …

Brian Setzer: How to Shred Like a Rockabilly Master

0<p>SHARES<p>In these clips, Joe from Reverb grabs an attractive Gretsch 6120 and breaks down three representative (but not overplayed) Setzer riffs and/or …

Guitar

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

Steal These Five Blistering Zakk Wylde Licks

643<p>SHARES<p>If you happen to draw up a list of blazing fast pentatonic players, odds are, Zakk Wylde will be one of the guitarists on it. Wylde has …

Guitar

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Hunting for Area 51's aliens along Nevada's Extraterrestrial Highway

RACHEL, Nev. — The grim-faced little green man holding a sign saying “Welcome Earthlings” tells you this is no ordinary diner.<p>Inside the Little A'Le'Inn, pictures of UFO sightings, alien masks and military memorabilia decorate, festoon, cover and otherwise dominate the walls and ceiling. If you're …

Paranormal

Tapper's Delight: 20 Challenging Tapping Licks

41<p>SHARES<p>Fretboard tapping has earned a bad name in certain sectors of the guitar community. Some players dismiss it as a technique suitable only for …

Electric Guitar

4 Simple Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain from Ruining Your Life

Follow this five-minute circuit to make your next cross-country flight a little more tolerable.<p>Roughly 80 percent of American adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. This is not just a private, <i>ugh-this-sucks</i> type of inconvenience, either—this country loses an estimated 149 …

New York City

Pedalboards: How to Build the Perfect System from Start to Finish

We unravel the mysteries behind pedal board design and building.<p>1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Back in the mid Sixties, guitarists had a choice of maybe three or four …

Applying Sweep Arpeggios Musically Over Chord Changes

4<p>SHARES<p>Being able to sweep pick arpeggios cleanly and fluently requires a great deal of practice, but the technique is just that—an approach to …

Electric Guitar

An Incomplete List of Things Black People Should Avoid Doing so They Won’t Be Killed by Police

On Sunday, March 18, police in Sacramento, Calif., fired 20 shots at Stephon Clark, killing him. Clark was unarmed and in his own backyard, leading …

Law Enforcement

The Truth About Female Orgasms

I’m sure many people know that the clitoris is highly erogenous, with around 8,000 nerve endings (about twice as many as in the penis). Elisabeth …

Pregnancy

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

Lesson: Get to Know Your Fretboard

Bill EvansMarch 13, 2018<p><b>From the May 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY RON JACKSON</b><p><b>THE PROBLEM</b><p>Your knowledge of the fretboard is weak and you’d like …

Electric Guitar

The Best Stretches You Can Do on a Cramped Airplane

Fight travel aches and pains without looking like a complete psycho person.<p>Unable to tolerate one more dismal week of winter, perhaps you sought to fight the blues by booking yourself a trip to some faraway sunny destination, where the plan is to do nothing but sip tropical drinks, expose your skin …

6 Sex Games for Couples That Are Way More Fun Than Monopoly

Board Game Night is about to get a lot more interesting.<p>If you're in a long-term relationship, you know how important it is to keep shaking things up in the bedroom. Usually, that means trying a new sex position or doing it in your in-laws' rec room while you're staying over for the weekend — but …

Board Games

8 Skincare Products You Should Be Using Right Now

Because no one has ever swiped right on a guy with dry, flaky skin.<p>Admit it: you rarely do what your doctor tells you. You forget to refill your prescriptions, you don’t consistently floss your teeth, and you often forget to check out what’s going on below the belt. In the same vein, you almost …

Skin Care

31 Journaling Prompts for Building Greater Self-Reliance | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article by Kyle Eschenroeder, author of</i> <b>The Pocket Guide to Self-Reliance</b><i>.</i><p>“The writer is an explorer. Every step is an …