Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Technique

Fingerpicking Variations: Embellishing with Add-Ons and Drop-Offs

December 17, 2009
To vary a picking pattern, you can add notes to a basic chord, or drop notes.
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 2

December 11, 2009
Mike Campese continues his take on an arrangement of a classical Bach piece
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Octave Arpeggios: Stacking Triad Shapes to Span More Ground

November 18, 2009
Looking at triad arpeggios in major, minor, diminished and augmented
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Legato Exercises

October 21, 2009
Rusty Cooley offers up some exercises to perfect your legato technique
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Lute Tuning: Tackling the World’s Oldest Tuning

October 21, 2009
Lute tuning is one of the oldest known tunings; learn how to do it, and a song that uses it.
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Call and Response: Phrasing Ideas for Creating Memorable Solos

October 21, 2009
How to pull of the conversational call-and-response technique popular in blues soloing
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Arpeggio Licks

October 8, 2009
Mike Campese shares arpeggio licks from his instructional video, Virtuoso Rock Fusion Concepts.
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Guitar Aerobics: One Week Sample Program

September 18, 2009
Seven days of exercises with techniques from alternate picking, strings skipping, and more
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Hip Lines

September 9, 2009
Three hip lines with a modern blues-rock feel
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Double Stop Licks: Country-style Dyad Phrases

August 19, 2009
Spice up your country chops with double stop licks
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