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Introduction To Sweep Picking And Its Musical Uses [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Techniques</b>: In this lesson, I will explain the technique of sweep picking and its use in the context of a song.

Music Theory: Odd and Compound Time Signatures

Every time you load up a new session, regardless of DAW, the time signature defaults to 4/4, the most common time signature used in music …

Beyond Blues: Texas Rhythm 101

A quick look at the essential elements of this slammin’ Lone Star sound.

Intro to Musical Intervals

The distance between two notes is called an Interval.<p>There are twelve notes in the chromatic scale which creates twelve possible intervals.In order …

How to Play 6 Chords on Guitar

One of the first things you’ll notice when playing jazz guitar chords, is that there are a lot of variations for each chord type to get under your …

The Major Blues Scale

The Major Blues scale is basically the Minor Blues scale with a different root note. The “blue note” that we add now functions as the b3 and it gives …

Tone Tips: Guitarists—Be Yourself

<b>A self-described guitar nerd at heart, Peter Thorn made sure he stayed true to who he is as a guitarist for his 2011 solo album.</b><p>“To be yourself is …

How to Make Head-Up Display by Pizza Box

Wooden Gordian Knot<p>Wood and Acrylic Knife Box<p>Perfect Wooden Sphere<p>PVC Class<p>No stock in the combiner, where to buy it?<p>I can't find the glass either. …

Classic Blues Turnaround Guitar Lesson - Blues Guitar Lessons how to play

Late Night Blues Backing Tracks For Guitar MP3 Download

Blues ... With A Late Night Feel<p><i>From Guitar Command Guitar Backing Tracks</i><p><b>Late Night Blues Backing Tracks</b> is an album of laid-back, ultra-cool blues …

Guitarist Imitates 30 Shredders in One Solo

Here's one that has managed to elude us for a year, since it was posted to YouTube in December 2012.<p>It's a video of a talented British guitarist …

Fretboard Workshop: 10 Essential Turnarounds

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Advanced <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Create jazzy-sounding turnarounds by using altered harmonies.<br>• Develop progressions with the …

Electric Guitar

The Scale That Will Change Your Life

A number of years ago, I was teaching at a guitar workshop in Pittsburgh.I had taught at this annual workshop a number of times and always looked …

Common Fingerpicking Patterns, Part 1

Fingerstyle Guitar

Led Zepplin -Jimmy Page Violin Bow Solo

The Tallest Man on Earth - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

Weekend scale practice http://t.co/9LPYHBTY1k

Orianthi - Highly Strung ft. Steve Vai

Steve Vai

Exotic Scales For Guitar Pt.1 - Japanese Scales

Bookmark this Lesson. This free video guitar lesson will introduce you to the incredible sound of exotic scales on the guitar.<p>You can hear this type …

How to Finally Play the Guitar: 80/20 Guitar and Minimalist Music

I’ve always wanted to play the guitar.<p>It started as a kid, listening to my dad play around the fireplace during the holidays. The fantasy continued …

Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

Have you ever been flipping through a magazine or browsing the internet and seen an image of an entrée that instantly made your mouth water? A good …

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Steve Vai - "Jibboom Lesson" - Steve Vai Guitar Techniques Berklee Music Online Course

These Two Simple Elements Can Improve Your City Photography Compositions

We've all been there at some point or another – how do you find a different way to shoot a well-photographed subject?<p><b>Reflections & distortions</b> can …

How to Create and Photograph Gorgeous Refractographs

Refractographs are photographs of the beautiful patterns formed when light reflects and refracts through an object. Stunning as they look, you would …

A Guide for Using Shallow Depths in Landscape Photography

One of our writers, Christopher O’Donnell, has released an awesome ebook titled <i>The Art of Bokeh: A Guide to Using Shallow Depths in Landscape</i> …

Understanding Camera Lenses

When shopping for a DSLR camera, people often overlook or skimp on lenses. Lenses serve as the camera’s “eye.” They determine what and how your …