Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Scales

Beyond Blues: You Say You Want a Resolution?

July 5, 2014
Focus your lines and snake through the chord changes by using the b7-3 resolution.
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Digging Deeper: African Guitar 101

June 14, 2014
Discover the subtle secrets of Africa’s most virtuosic guitarists.
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Future Rock: Symmetrical Scale Silliness

April 19, 2014
Don’t let diminished and augmented sounds elude you. Mastering them can be simpler than you think.
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Beyond Blues: Jimmy Herring's Twisted Jams

April 5, 2014
Get inside the mind of one of the most creative improvisers playing guitar today.
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Electric Etudes: Jason Becker

February 22, 2014
Explore the tricks and techniques that made Jason Becker one of the most influential shredders of the Shrapnel era.
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Digging Deeper: Inside the Harmonic Minor Scale

February 1, 2014
From Yngwie to Primus, artists in nearly every genre have dabbled with the mysterious and sometimes dissonant sound of the harmonic minor scale.
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Future Rock: Shred Those Sequences

November 30, 2013
Harness the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic power of sequences to create more interesting lines.
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Fretboard Workshop: Non-Chord-Tone Soloing

November 16, 2013
Take a few triads and throw in some non-chord tones to make your solos more interesting.
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Future Rock: How to Build Long Lines from Motifs

October 26, 2013
Create long, flowing lines with a few simple motifs and some creative phrasing in this lesson from Chimaira's Emil Werstler.
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Fretboard Workshop: A Pentatonic Approach to Modes

October 12, 2013
The relationship between the modes and the pentatonic scale is closer than you might think.
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