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Old-School Picking Drills

September 21, 2010
Old school picking drills from Rusty Cooley
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Sweep Leap: Excercises for Sweeping Diatonic Arpeggios

September 21, 2010
Exercises to hep you work on your speed
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 1

September 16, 2010
Mike Campese arranges a violin classic from Niccolo Paganini for guitar
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Shred Guitar Roundtable: Rusty Cooley, Oli Herbert, Mike Orlando, and Jeff Beasley

September 10, 2010
Shredders lend five licks with video, tab, and description for this mega-lesson
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Interview: Paul Gilbert - Mr. Shred-Jangles

August 17, 2010
Long dogged and annoyed by the “shred” epithet, Paul Gilbert uses engrained jangle-pop sensibilities, deft tone selection, and jaw-dropping licks to prove he can’t be pigeonholed— even on an all-instrumental album like his new Fuzz Universe
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String Skipping in Electric City

August 13, 2010
String skipping exercises using lines from Mike Campese''s latest album.
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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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Arpeggio Madness!

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