Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Scales

Super Locrian Improv: Jazz-Rock Fusion Applications for this Mode of the Melodic Minor Scale

January 17, 2011
A useful mode of the melodic minor is known as Super Locrian. This is the seventh mode of melodic minor.
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Lethal Guitar: Lydian Jumpstart

December 30, 2010
Using the Lydian mode in the style of Steve Vai
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Alternate Pentatonics

December 21, 2010
Take a simple pentatonic scale and really turn it upside down by changing the harmonic context in which we use it.
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The Secondary Blues Box: Pattern and Licks from the "Other" Popular Anchor Point

November 16, 2010
Exploring a shape used by Mike Bloomfield and Robben Ford
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Breaking the "Box" Barrier: Moving Seamlessly from One Position to the Next

October 20, 2010
Going beyond the pentatonic scale forms to open up the neck
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Applying the Altered Scale

October 20, 2010
Elaborating on the altered scale shapes with licks built from last month''s ideas.
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Lethal Guitar: Bending Basics

September 30, 2010
String bending is one of the most fundamental tools any guitarist should have in their quiver.
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Altered Scales and Chords

August 17, 2010
A look at popular altered chords, scales, and arpeggios.
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The Lydian Mode

August 17, 2010
Talking modes and how to use them right.
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