Greg Klee

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‘It’s like everyone forgot’: On a familiar battlefield, Marines prepare for their next chapter in the Forever War

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff<p>Thomas Gibbons-Neff<p>Reporter<p>Bio<p>CAMP SHORAB, Afghanistan — In Marine Brig. Gen. Roger B. Turner Jr.’s office on this small, dusty base, there is a leather couch, a map of Helmand province and a white board marked with half a dozen goals. One of them reads: “Get thru fighting …

Helmand

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

Bore No More With This Important Songwriting Tactic [Lessons]

<b>Songwriting</b>: Are you falling asleep to the sound of your own songwriting? Does your music seem to lack edge? Struggling to find any sort of drama …

What They Never Told You About Chord Changes [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Chords</b>: From twenty years of teaching I'd say that this is the most common gap in understandiing amongst guitarists of all levels.

Stacked 5ths, AKA "Double Power Chords" [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Chords</b>: No, I don't actually refer to this as "Double Power Chord", in my mind it's the "Alice In Chains Chord", for reasons explained in the …

5 Minor Pentatonic Scale Tricks Every Guitar Player Should Know [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: Pentatonics are great, but can become a little predictable.

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

Combining Pentatonic Scales to Create Unexpected Phrases

The word pentatonic is derived from the Greek penta, meaning five, and tonic, meaning tone. So, as its name implies, a pentatonic scale is any scale …

Three Sides to Solo Guitar

Armed with a strong melody and an understanding of simple harmony, you can effortlessly move from ethereal to swinging arrangements.

Learn 100 Chords Rooted on the D String in Nine Minutes

Learn 100 chords in nine minutes. Impossible you say? Not at all, says Sean Daniel. As you might recall, in two previous videos Sean demonstrated how …

Three Essential Blues Scales Every Guitarist Should Know

Everyone loves to play the blues, but if you only know the minor pentatonic scale, your playing—not to mention your audience’s attention span—might …

One Trick That Will Improve You Lead Guitar Playing Today [Lessons]

<b>Music Theory Tips</b>: There are a few things that are going to have the biggest impact on your sound as a guitar player.

Seven Amazing Chord Progressions to Inspire You

Inspiration can take many forms. Our favorite bands and artists are usually good for a spark (or a lightning bolt) that jumpstart our creative juices.<p>…

5 Easy And Famous Guitar Solos For Beginners [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: Here's the list of 5 easy guitar solos that any beginner should be able to get their fingers around.

These Five Licks Will Help You Memorize All the Pentatonic Positions

Guitarists are creatures of habit, like everyone else. And that can be a problem when it comes to playing our instrument, particularly when …

Electric Guitar

Lavish treehouse-like home frames knockout natural views in Chile

The 2y House has been more than nine years in the making<p>The dream of living in a luxurious treehouse is alive and well at the enigmatic 2y House in Chile, where architect Sebastian Irarrazaval worked with clients who wanted to ensconce themselves as entirely as possible in the woods near the …

Architecture

Five Iconic Rock Guitar Licks Every Player Should Know

Robert Baker is back with a new video in which he demonstrates five iconic rock guitar licks every player should know.<p>These licks come from various …

How To Tune A Guitar - A Range Of Methods So You're Pitch Perfect

How To Tune A Guitar – The Options Available<p>Gone are the days when tuning a guitar could only be done by ear. Well, it was done by hand, but you used …

Guitar

How to Unlock the Fretboard Using Shapes

<b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>If you’re looking for ways to increase your understanding of the fretboard, a good place to start is by looking at the shapes …

14 Classic Guitar Riffs That Are Played on Only Two Strings

<b>PHOTO: Richard E. Aaron | Getty Images</b><p>What’s more difficult to play than single-string riffs? Double-string riffs.<p>Fortunately, they’re only slightly …

How to Never Run Out of Licks Again

Learning other people's licks is great, not to mention essential, as pretty much everyone reading this sentence can attest.<p>But, according to guitar …

When in Doubt, Minor Pentatonic

According to Sean Daniel, crippling loneliness is the cornerstone of any good blues musician. But so is the minor pentatonic scale!<p>In fact, like most …

Guitar Essentials: The One Must-Know Technique for Blues Soloing

<b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>When soloing in blues—or other genres, such as rock—most guitarists head straight for the minor pentatonic scale.<p>But as Steve …

Guitar

The Guitars That Built Rock: The Gibson Les Paul Junior

“Me and Johnny Thunders basically put the Les Paul Junior on the map,” New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain told gibson.com in 2009. “We called …

Weird Trick to Help You Memorize Pentatonic Patterns

Some of you might recognize Steve Stine, the guitarist in the July 2016 video below, from his many lessons (which include tab and video) on …

How to Connect Chords for More Musical Rhythm Playing

If your rhythm work consists only of chords, you’re missing out on a lot of color and character that you could be including.<p>While there are times …

How to Dig Into Your Guitar Strings

Countless guitar players—from late greats like Stevie Ray Vaughan to living legends like Paul Gilbert—have used the technique of "digging" into the …

How To Move Chords Up And Down The Fretboard [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Chords</b>: An amazingly simple trick to allow you to move chords or any other fingering pattern up and down the string sets. We need to adjust …

Meet Your Maker: Dan Strain of Danocaster Guitars

<b>Dan Strain of Danocaster Custom Guitars opens up about his history building guitars, how Danocaster got started and much more…</b>This started as a hobby …