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Rhythm Rules: Chops, Speed, and Rhythm

March 8, 2014
Exorcise all your technique demons with a few simple exercises.
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Beyond Blues: Progressive Progressions

March 1, 2014
Learn how to improvise your rhythm guitar parts and make your blues progressions more interesting.
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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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Style Guide: All About Arpeggios

February 15, 2014
Play more melodic—and meaningful—solos by exploiting the sound of arpeggios.
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Beyond Blues: Danny Gatton's Musical Gumbo

February 8, 2014
Within a single solo, Danny Gatton would touch on everything from jazz and country to blues and rock. Learn how he did it.
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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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Jazz Boot Camp: Soloing with Triads

January 18, 2014
Learn how George Van Eps and Alan Reuss harnessed the power of the triad in their solos.
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Electric Études: Clapton’s “Cream” Years

January 11, 2014
Get deep into Clapton’s early years and investigate his bluesy soloing style.
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Beyond Blues: Danny Gatton's Organ Blues

January 4, 2014
Brush up on your hybrid picking and learn some of Danny Gatton’s trickiest riffs.
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Digging Deeper: Recycling Licks

December 28, 2013
With a few minor tweaks you can make a single lick work in nearly every context.
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