Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Lessons: Rock

Digging Deeper: Pentatonic Chords

April 12, 2014
If you think pentatonics are just for blues-rock riffs, think again.
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Beyond Blues: Jimmy Herring's Twisted Jams

April 5, 2014
Get inside the mind of one of the most creative improvisers playing guitar today.
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Electric Etudes: Jimmy Page

March 29, 2014
Unlock the secrets of one of the most influential guitarists of all time.
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Future Rock: Hybrid Picking

March 22, 2014
Break through technique barriers with these five essential hybrid licks.
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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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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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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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Future Rock: Shred Those Sequences

November 30, 2013
Harness the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic power of sequences to create more interesting lines.
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Future Rock: How to Build Long Lines from Motifs

October 26, 2013
Create long, flowing lines with a few simple motifs and some creative phrasing in this lesson from Chimaira's Emil Werstler.
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