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Premier Clinic

Diminished Rock

February 11, 2009
Mike looks at the Diminished Dorian with some examples from his Melodic Shred lesson
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Octave Displacement Exercises

December 19, 2008
Mike Campese discusses octave displacement, a technique that can break the monotony of scales.
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The Melodic Minor Scale

December 19, 2008
A look at the Melodic minor, along with a few bars of "Carol of the Bells" to demonstrate.
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Sweep Picking

October 22, 2008
Sweep picking is a popular technique among shred guitarists and it is used in many styles of music.
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Premier Clinic - Country

July 10, 2008
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Premier Clinic - Jazz

July 10, 2008
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Premier Clinic - Fingerstyle

July 10, 2008
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Premier Clinic - Rock

July 10, 2008
We''re sorry, but this video lesson is no longer available. You can still download the accompanying tab: Tab 1: PDF - PTB Tab 2: PDF - PTB Or view the
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Premier Clinic, Powered by TrueFire

June 10, 2008
The relentless pursuit of tone is a journey brimming with the discovery of gear, electronics and chops. This Premier Clinic section focuses on the latter with a continuing series
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"Moto Perpetuo" by Niccolo Paganini

March 17, 2008
This classical violin piece with help hone your technique with constant sixteenth notes.
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Classical Rock Licks

June 12, 2007
This month, we’ll be looking at some of my favorite classical rock licks – these patterns are widely used by players like Malmsteen, Stach, Vai, and Gilbert.
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Surf Guitar Basics

May 14, 2007
When it comes to surf music, typically the guitar is drenched in high levels of reverb to emulate the sounds of the surf rolling in, but as always, you can adjust it to your taste
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Connecting Scale Patterns

April 12, 2007
Many players practice scales in different positions but don’t know how to connect them for fluid lines that weave across the neck
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Page Nine

March 19, 2007
It begins with a single melody line then doubles, triples, and finally ends up with four-part harmony for most of the track
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Practicing Smartly

March 16, 2007
Practicing Smartly Hi there guitar fanatics, and welcome to the first of many monthly columns for Premier Guitar. I thought I’d start my first installment from the bottom up
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