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Constructing Solo Phrases in the Style of Jimi Hendrix — Video

All things that are truly great only become greater with the passing of time, an attribute that can certainly be applied to the incredible music of …

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

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Featured Articles<p>Opening Night<br>• Videos<p>Photos & Videos: Gov't Mule Welcomes Guests For 'Dark Side Of The Mule' Set In Wantagh<p>10:57 am PDT<p>Check out Adam …

Meet the Family Behind the Legal Weed Industry’s First Credit Union

When Alex Mason, a gregarious 25-year-old South Carolina native, moved to Colorado in 2012 to pursue advanced wilderness EMT certification and a …

Fourth-Finger Warmups and Strengthening Exercises — Video

The fourth finger is often neglected when it comes to playing guitar. Well, rock/blues guitar, at least.I notice players opt to do wide stretches …

Diatonic Scale Workout: Increase Picking Strength and Produce Great-Sounding Sequences

This lesson takes the same ideas discussed in my last lesson, "Pentatonic Workout: Increase Left-Hand Strength and Produce Great-Sounding Sequences,” …

Zakk Wylde Lesson: How to Link A Minor Pentatonic Scale Patterns and Make Full Use of the Neck

<i>GuitarWorld.com revisits Zakk Wylde's classic</i> Guitar World<i> column, "Brewtality."</i>Last time, we kicked off this series of Brewtality columns by going …

Increase Picking-Hand Strength and Produce Great-Sounding Sequences

I love playing guitar. I love practicing guitar. Some people find practicing scales and exercises boring; I find it meditative.However, it’s good to …

25 Classic Jazz Guitar Licks For Major, Minor and Dominant Chords

When learning how to play jazz guitar, it is essential to spend time studying, analyzing and learning licks from great players such as Wes …

Guitar scale of the day. G melodic minor. #guitar lessons http://t.co/udB1eN7dea

Scale of the day. A Dorian. #guitar lessons http://t.co/jHAZIh1uyY

Scale of the day. G mixolydian #guitar lessons http://t.co/hr8rgIdbe3

Mixolydian scale for guitar

The Mixolydian scale, or mode, is the fifth of the seven musical modes. It is similar to the major scale except for the lowered seventh. The …

Quartal Guitar Chords, Harmony & Voicings

Most of the guitar chords we use in jazz are constructed by stacking thirds. There are also chords based on stacking fourths instead of thirds. These …

Working With a Metronome

As students of jazz guitar, we’re all told that we need to practice with a metronome, and after doing so we learn quickly just how important working …

Travel Maldives: Finding Exquisite Barefoot Island Luxury at Gili Lankanfushi — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I’ve been fortunate to visit some of the world’s most amazing destinations. As a frequent …

7 Steps To Curing Your Empty Promise Disease

Time is precious, but being busy is no excuse to ignore the people you work with. Here are a few tips to help you distill your messages, and follow through.<p>Busy people often don’t do what they say they will. It’s just so easy to ignore an email, leave a phone call unreturned, delete a text message. …

Four Ways To Start Your Work Day Right

It’s a morning like any other, except I wake up and force myself out of bed at 5:45 a.m. I am on the mats 30 minutes later. Though I’m still trying to get the sleep out of my eyes, I push myself through a workout anyway — and suddenly, I start to feel pretty good. When I get home, my 5-year-old …

The Art of Thought: A Pioneering 1926 Model of the Four Stages of Creativity

In 1926, thirteen years before James Webb Young’s <i>Technique for Producing Ideas</i> and more than three decades before Arthur Koestler’s seminal “bisociation” theory of how creativity works, English social psychologist and London School of Economics co-founder <b>Graham Wallas</b>, sixty-eight at the time, …

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Mystery Revealed: How to Grow Things in Perfectly Straight Rows

Mark out straight lines on paths and garden beds with two pegs and a piece of twine:<p>Above: A Pegit by Nutscene, which consists of two beech pegs and …

A Chef’s Secret Fifth Floor Garden

The windows of the Fifth Floor Restaurant at the Hotel Palomar in San Francisco look onto a gravel “Zen” garden where planters with an array of …

Required Reading: The Forager’s Kitchen

Describe your life in a tweet, I say. The answer comes back without hesitation:<p>“Six kids, living on an island on a wing and a prayer with occasional …

DIY: Simple Tips for Growing Your Own Vegetable Garden

Growing your own vegetables and herbs is easier than you think–and the result is absolute luxury. The essentials: a simple plan, plenty of sunlight, …

Urban Gardening: Shade-Tolerant Herbs to Grow in Your Apartment

Buttermilk biscuits with chive butter, egg salad with ribbons of tarragon, iced tea with fresh mint. There are many reasons to love fresh herbs. …