Louis Electric

November issue is here!

Intermediate

String Skipping; Sequences for Wide-Interval Guitar Shredding

February 11, 2010
String skipping can add more color to standard licks by automatically introducing wider intervals.
Read More

The Modes, Part 1

February 4, 2010
In a new series from Mike Campese, learn what modes are and how to use them in any key and position.
Read More

Detailed Diminished II

January 22, 2010
Continue learning the fundamentals that Jeff Beasley is presenting in this series on the Locrian/diminished scale.
Read More

Jazz Endings: Common Ways to Come to a Conclusion

January 14, 2010
Five jazz endings: Count Basie, Ellington, #IV, bVI-bVII-I and i-bII-i
Read More

The Match Game: Fun With Upper Structure Triads

January 14, 2010
Triads that are contained in 7th chords, with or without extensions or tension added.
Read More

Displaced Accents and Polyrhythms

January 14, 2010
Greg Howe shares a method to help in improvisation
Read More

Pre-War Blues Licks: Swing/Jump Electric Lines a la Charlie Christian

January 14, 2010
This batch of licks comes from the swing jazz and jump blues era of the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Read More

Exotic Scales: Infuse Exciting Sounds Into Your Solos

January 14, 2010
Hungarian, Hindu and Japanese scales to infuse flavor into your solos
Read More

Chicken Pickin': Let Your Fingers Do the Clucking

January 14, 2010
Chicken pickin’ is a technique that involves muting notes, or choking them, to produce a percussive snap that, to many listeners, conjures up the sound of a chicken “clucking.”
Read More

Detailed Diminished I

December 22, 2009
Learning the basics of the diminished scale so you can apply it to your playing
Read More