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Five Steps to Walking Basslines on Guitar

Five easy steps you can take to create a cool-sounding and fun-to-play bassline over a ii-V-I chord progression.<p>3<p>SHARES<p>When learning how to play jazz …

Electric Guitar

Three Blues Riffs Every Guitarist Should Know

Need to brush up on your blues? Try out these riffs.<p>4<p>SHARES<p>In this video, GuitarWorld.com buddy Darrell Braun presents his take on "Three Blues Riffs …

Breaking Down Prince's Epic Guitar Solo at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

<i>Excerpted from TIME’s</i> Prince: An Artist’s Life<i>, a 96-page, fully illustrated commemorative edition. Available at retailers and at Amazon.com.</i><p>I invite …

Guitar

Improve Your Guitar Playing by Giving Your Notes Room to Breathe

Often times—when it comes to guitar playing—less is definitely more<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Hi, gang!<p>Let's talk about space. Not studio recording space. Sonic space. …

Gary Rossington Opens Up About Life, Death, And Lynyrd Skynyrd

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>As one of the last living members of the seminal 1970s southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gary Rossington’s place in the …

Guitar

How to Fingerpick Like Chet Atkins

I’d like to kick things off with a look at my approach to the song, “El Vaquero,” written by the great Chet Atkins and Wayne Moss, which I recorded …

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Layla Guitar Lesson

[lollum_dropcap]L[/lollum_dropcap]ayla is one of the greatest guitar riffs of all time in my mind. It was the first song I remember noticing that …

Guitar Essentials: 10 Ways to Start a Killer Blues Guitar Solo

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>Here’s another handy lesson video from Texas Blues Alley, the people who brought you “How to Be a Jerk Guitarist in 10 …

The 8 Best Guitar Strings Sets to Buy in 2018

While guitar strings might seem simplistic, they are an essential component of the instrument. Without strings, you have no music. And actually, …

Homemade Flour Tortillas + Video

November 5, 2013<p>When my grandma passed away in 2004, my mom asked me if I wanted something that reminded me of my grandma. I remember thinking; all I …

Stevie Ray Vaughan's 10 Greatest Guitar Moments

6<p>SHARES<p>For someone who spent a mere seven and a half years as a heavy player on the world stage, Texas guitar-slinger Stevie Ray Vaughan left behind …

The (Rotisserie!) Chicken Taco Recipe I Make When I Need Meat NOW

By Erika Owen<p>When my vegetarian partner is away for the afternoon, I make these chipotle chicken tacos on the sly.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the chicken taco recipe that associate audience development</i> …

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Bacon in the Oven

8 servings<p>Not only does this oven method recipe free you from needing to constantly tend the bacon while it cooks, but it also produces superior results. Other pros: no bacon grease splatter all over your stovetop, no flipping (so you won't scald your forearms with oil), and …

Bacon

Wylie Dufresne’s Scrambled Egg Sandwich

Makes 2<p>Soft scrambled eggs in about a minute? We didn’t believe it either until we tried this recipe from Wylie Dufresne, who created this sandwich hybrid at Du's Donuts in NYC. Mixing in cream cheese adds back the richness lost by cooking the eggs quickly.<p>March 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>Scrambled Eggs<p>4 …

Breakfast

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

Makes about 1 cup<p>You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on …

Food Preservation

Hot Honey Chicken Thighs with a Side of Chicken Fat Toast Because Why Not

And a whole new technique to get the crispiest possible skin.<p>If hot honey chicken thighs with fried bread were an Olympic event, it would be luge. It looks pretty basic—they’re just riding sleds!—but the slight maneuvers you don’t even notice are where the real brilliance lies. This recipe uses …

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Stuffed Peppers

4 servings<p>We take classic stuffed peppers to the next level by adding a secret ingredient (chopped walnuts) and using both ground beef and ground pork to prevent the filling from drying out. Believe it or not, these are even better reheated the next day!<p>February 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. …

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Stuffed Peppers Are Old School, But This Recipe Is Forever

The old school was cool as hell. These aren't going out of style any time soon.<p>If you happen to be an Italian American, there is an undeniable dose of nostalgia served alongside a stuffed peppers recipe. If you’re not, it’s just some tasty stuff inside a pepper. But test kitchen manager <b>Brad Leone</b> …

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Quickie Meatballs = A Melty, Any-Night-of-the-Week Sandwich

Like good take-out, this recipe cuts to the chase: It turns a one-pound package of 80% lean ground beef into a meatball sandwich. And it skips an entire step—browning the meatballs on the stovetop or the oven first—to get there faster.<p>This pragmatic recipe services my yearning for those meatball …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Yogurt marinades make meat perfectly tender—here's why

It's all about that acid.<p>Open the fridge in most South Asian households, and you will find a tub of thick, creamy yogurt. But this isn’t the sweet stuff that you eat for breakfast with granola and a rainbow array of fruit. It’s the secret ingredient in savory meat dishes like chicken tikka and …

Video Lesson: Learn the Nuts and Bolts of Travis Picking

Adam PerlmutterOctober 15, 2017<p><b>From the December 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JAMIE STILLWAY</b><p><b>THE PROBLEM</b><p>As you progress on the path of guitar …

Electric Guitar

How to Play Like Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers Band and Great Southern

One of the signature elements in Betts’ soloing style is his use of small melodic “cells” that progress in an ascending or descending manner …

Improve your blues with these 6 pentatonic lead guitar ideas

<b>Make blues soloing easier with the minor and major pentatonic scales. Just add extra notes to the scales you already know!</b><p>The minor and major …

Electric Guitar

10 Sneaky Slide Licks

Coax extra mileage from a familiar lick by slipping in some sly slide moves.

Electric Guitar

How to Play—and Use—Blues Double-Stops

356<p>SHARES<p>In this new video, Sean Daniel and Ian Stich take on double-stops, which are prevalent in blues soloing. As Ian explains, it involves …

Electric Guitar

The Ice Man: A Tribute to Blues Great Albert Collins

Learn how to play like the Ice Man with this lesson.<p>845<p>SHARES<p>Albert Collins is a blues guitar legend.<p>Nicknamed the Ice Man, the Houston, Texas, ax …

Want to build an igloo? Here's how.

With help from an ice architect<p>Before he retired from McGill University, Pieter Sijpke used to give his architecture students some pretty cool homework. He once told the class, "I want to be drinking in a snow bar by Friday." His students went outside and got to work, and sure enough, "we had 50 …

McGill University

You should develop your own black-and-white film. Here’s how.

Make photos the old-fashioned way, from start to finish.<p>Got a yen for film? Good luck getting those pictures developed. Even as analog photography experiences a serious renaissance period, few locations remain to turn that exposed film into pictures. The good news, however, is that developing film …

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