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Detailed Diminished V

April 29, 2010
In the fifth installment of the series, our focus will begin to shift on application of the diminished idea into more pragmatic areas
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Whammy Roar: Executing the "Mad Elephant"

April 15, 2010
Cooking up a roar with your whammy and distortion
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Hybrid Scales: Expanding Your Sonic Palette

April 15, 2010
Combining notes from two different scales to create hybrids
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Harmonic Minor b5

April 15, 2010
Add some flavor to harmonic minor scales with the flat 5
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The Modes, part 3: Modal Lines

April 7, 2010
Continue your modal education with lines from the F# Ionian, E Dorian, A Phrygian and C Lydian scales.
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Detailed Diminished IV

March 19, 2010
Resolving diminished chords or arpeggios to a minor chord in minor keys
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Repeating Licks: Pentatonic Lead Basics

March 11, 2010
Repeating patterns using the A minor pentatonic scale that you can use when soloing.
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Passing Tones

March 11, 2010
Greg Howe shares a method to spice up solos: passing tones.
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The Modes, Part 2

March 4, 2010
Modal Progressions: F# Ionian, E Dorian, A Phrygian and C Lydian
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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.
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