Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Lessons

Shred Your Enthusiasm: Aristocratic Arpeggios

September 5, 2012
Balance hammer-ons and pulloffs with picked notes to create a smooth sound.
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Blues Basics: 10 Essential Ways to Get Through the Blues

August 29, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Intermediate Lesson Overview: • Learn how to imply chord changes over a 12-bar blues. • Understand how to use the super Locrian scale. • Develop an
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Brent Mason Concepts and Techniques

August 20, 2012
Hybrid picking, double-stops, open string licks, and more.
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Album Review: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - "Meat and Bone"

August 10, 2012
Blending a stew of punk, blues, twang, noise, rock, indie, and plenty more, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is back after an eight-year hiatus.
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Beyond Blues: Diminished Capacity

August 10, 2012
I’ve always been a fan of Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, and more recently, Matt Schofield. Influenced by the jazz language, they will use more complex ideas but don’t sound brainy doing it.
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Acoustic Adventures: Open for Business

August 10, 2012
No longer relegated to beginner-level melodies or open-position chords, open strings can add sonic spice to your solos and make them come alive.
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Fretboard Workshop: Developing Vocabulary - Concepts and Motifs

August 10, 2012
Every guitarist should know the importance of a large vocabulary. You want to emote—you want to “speak” through your guitar in any given situation.
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Shred Your Enthusiasm: One, Two, Three, Four

August 10, 2012
If one had to choose the best “one, two, three, four” in all of recorded music, who would get the prize?
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Higher Ground: A Look at Guitar in Higher Education

August 1, 2012
PG rounded up professors from some of the top guitar programs around to discuss how the role of the guitar in higher education has evolved and how best to prepare for taking the next step.
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Chord Charts 101

February 22, 2012
Learn how simple and intuitive reading charts can be with this handy guide.
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