Stefano Perfetti

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Introduction to the Lydian Pentatonic Concept

6<p>SHARES<p>One of the most common ways to expand your soloing ideas over maj7 chords is to explore the Lydian sound, which produces a maj7#11 chord.<p>While …

Electric Guitar

These Five Licks Will Help You Memorize All the Pentatonic Positions

4.4K<p>SHARES<p>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

How to Play Traditional Slow Blues

A masterclass from the May 2015 issue of KEYBOARD<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Playing a traditional, slow, Chicago-style, 12-bar blues tune can be a real challenge for a …

Electric Guitar

Revitalizing the Epistemology of Religion

Philosophers studying epistemology debate the exact nature of knowledge, typically by examining the “evidence” behind one’s beliefs: logical …


One more reason to get a good night's sleep

The brain uses a quarter of the body's entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body's mass. So how does this unique …


Drone Logic: Learn to Play Slide Guitar in Tune

Five ways Indian-inspired drones can help you improve your intonation.

Electric Guitar

Antitrust, atto d’accusa alla Siae: “Abuso di posizione dominante”

L’istruttoria partita da un esposto di Sky si concluderà il 27 giugno. Le carte svelano interventi per mettere fuori gioco Soundreef, Innovaetica e …

What making music does to your brain

<i>What’s it like to have a song inside your head, itching to get out? A neuroscientist and a songwriter compare notes from the frontier of music and</i> …


Guitar Essentials: Learn Five Classic Delta Blues Turnarounds

2<p>SHARES<p>The blues is a relatively young form of music, but the turnaround has been with us for quite some time. The concept of ending a chorus on the …

Electric Guitar

Eight Essential Two-Bar Endings Every Guitarist Needs to Know

0<p>SHARES<p>Below are eight two-measure endings. Some of them might be new to you, while others will sound very familiar.<p>Play through all eight and decide …


Priests and scientists talk neuroscience, cosmology, and philosophy - with pie

Washington D.C., Jun 10, 2018 CNA.- A Thomistic philosopher, an evolutionary biologist, and a Harvard astronomy professor walk into a bar. Well, not …

University of Chicago

In Deep: Howlin' Wolf and Hubert Sumlin

0<p>SHARES<p>On December 4,2011, the blues world lost one of its leading lights and visionary guitarists when Hubert Sumlin, age 80, passed away in Wayne, …


11 Personality Traits That Can Limit Your Career


Dante and The Divine Comedy: He took us on a tour of Hell

Dante’s vision of the Afterlife in The Divine Comedy influenced the Renaissance, the Reformation and helped give us the modern world, writes Christian Blauvelt.<p>“All hope abandon ye who enter here.”<p>That’s the inscription on the gate to Hell in one of the first English translations of The Divine …


Guitar basics: how to play with shuffle feel

<b>A key part of many styles of music, we help you find your groove and get jamming with a shuffle...</b><p><b>“What is this ‘shuffle feel’ you speak of?”</b><p>Most …

Electric Guitar

How to Fingerpick Like Merle Travis

3<p>SHARES<p>Named after legendary country guitar virtuoso Merle Travis, <i>Travis picking</i> is the most popular and commonly used fingerpicking technique.<p>The …

Electric Guitar

How to Play "Hava Nagila"

2<p>SHARES<p>If you’ve ever been to a Bar Mitzvah or Jewish wedding, you’ve probably heard "Hava Nagila." It is the consummate Jewish celebratory song.<p>The …


Review: Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo Pedal

524<p>SHARES<p>Ernie ball makes the best volume and expression pedals in the industry, so it made perfect sense for the company to use their …


Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …


Joan Baez review – queen of folk bids a poignant farewell

Joan Baez has said this will be her final tour, so this was less concert than communion, a congregation coming to terms with its collective past. The audience was greying, supportive and eager to join in with It’s All Over Now Baby Blue, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down and The Boxer, the song …


surprising thing about musical surprise | Analysis

The experience of musical surprise is explained by psychologists in terms of the thwarting of prior musical expectations. The assumption that …


Automation Will Make Lifelong Learning a Necessary Part of Work

President Emmanuel Macron together with many Silicon Valley CEOs will kick off the VivaTech conference in Paris this week with the aim of showcasing the “good” side of technology. Our research highlights some of those benefits, especially the productivity growth and performance gains that …

Emmanuel Macron

How Do Consumers Choose in a World of Automated Ordering?

The term “frictionless commerce” is widely used to describe how digital technologies are blending product purchases seamlessly into consumers’ daily lives. In the ultimate manifestation of frictionless commerce, purchases will be automatically initiated on behalf of consumers (with their advance …


Seven Habits That Will Make You a Better Guitarist

39<p>SHARES<p>Like the headline says, here are seven habits — habits you'll need to get into — that will, simply put, make you a better guitarist.<p>01.</b> …


Play Like 1966-1970 Peter Green

2<p>SHARES<p>Peter Green , along with fellow countrymen Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor, shares the distinguished and esteemed honor of introducing scores of …


Modernize Your Jazz Blues Chords

2<p>SHARES<p>Comping over a jazz blues chord progression is something every jazz guitarist needs to be able to do in order to function in a jam or gig …

Electric Guitar

Beyond Blues: Nail Those Changes!

Fishing around for some new ideas to enhance your blues licks? Check out this step-by-step approach that covers everything from guide tones to scales.

5 More Ways To Play Like Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson is the reason I play keyboards. When I first started playing music, someone gave me a cassette of Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s album <i>Brain</i> …

Electric Guitar

Improve Your String Bends with This Simple Exercise

62<p>SHARES<p>String bends and vibrato are among a guitarist's most expressive techniques. Testing the accuracy of your bends and vibrato is a good way to …

Electric Guitar

Ritrovate Historiae di Seneca il Vecchio

La scoperta della papirologa e ricercatrice Valeria Piano