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Interview: The Return of Pat Travers

June 3, 2010
Pat Travers is back with a new album, FIDELIS, and a new outlook on gear (the ADA Flanger is out!)
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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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Colorful String Skipping

May 18, 2010
Producing colorful passages by emphasizing select notes within a scale.
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Secrets of the Masters - "Looks That Kill" by Mötley Crüe

April 15, 2010
Dissecting the foundations of Mötley Crüe''s sound
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Interview: John Roth - Meet Giant's New Guitarist

March 23, 2010
Giant''s new guitar player talks songwriting and playing techniques, influences, gear and replacing Dann Huff.
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Pete Townshend: On Guitar-Smashing Regrets, Stylistic Evolution, and Becoming a Gear Aficionado

March 11, 2010
The Premier Guitar Pete Townshend interview: Why he''s playing Eric Clapton Strats; his favorite instruments for home and studio; leaving Marshalls behind; hearing loss; and the future.
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Interview: The Flaming Lips’ Steven Drozd on Crazy Guitar Sounds and Vintage Gear

March 4, 2010
The Flaming Lips'' Steven Drozd is a man of many hats - keyboard, guitar and drums. Luckily for us, funky vintage gear nut is one of them.
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Detailed Diminished III

February 19, 2010
A look at the three diminished forms, and how to apply them with a "normal" resolution.
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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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