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Lethal Guitar: Southern Rock Gods

July 29, 2010
Licks in the style of Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special, James Gang and more.
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Bluesy Bends: Half-step "Smears," 1 1/2 Step Overbends and More

July 20, 2010
Basic bends and the minor third bend are covered
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Toggle-Switch Mania: Creating Cool Sounds with Multi-Pickup Guitars

July 20, 2010
Produce an alternating timbre effect using your toggle switch
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Master Ultra-Fast Runs with Linear Tapping

July 20, 2010
Learn Greg Howe''s linear tapping approach
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Shredding the Modes

July 8, 2010
Mike uses everything you''ve learned in the previous Modal lessons to show you how to solo over a modal progression.
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Classic Rock Gods

June 24, 2010
Licks in the style of the classics, from Randy Rhoads to Angus Young to Rick Derringer
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Arpeggio Madness!

June 16, 2010
Three examples using legato and string-skipping trad sequences.
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Pedal-Steel Effect

June 16, 2010
Imitating pedal steel sounds on the guitar by using volume swells, bends, and vibrato
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The Lydian Flat-7 Scale

June 16, 2010
Improvising jazz lines over non-functioning dominant 7th chords
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The Modes, part 5: Tetrachords

June 10, 2010
This lesson will introduce a concept called tetrachords and give you some examples on how to construct scales with them and to help you master the modes across the fretboard much easier.
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Detailed Diminished VI

May 25, 2010
The Detailed Diminished series wraps up with resolutions and ways to launch the diminished idea from a blues scale.
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Building Chops: Left-Hand Strength and Coordination

May 18, 2010
Legato Exercises for Increasing Left-Hand Strength and Coordination
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Hot Banjo Rolls

May 18, 2010
Country Pickin’ in the Style of Albert Lee, Ray Flacke, James Burton, and Others
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Colorful String Skipping

May 18, 2010
Producing colorful passages by emphasizing select notes within a scale.
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The Modes, part 4: Playing Across the Fingerboard

May 7, 2010
In this lesson, Mike shows you how to play each mode across the fingerboard with extended patterns.
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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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