Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Articles by Pete Weise

Rhythm Rules: How to Steal from Yourself

August 16, 2014
Sometimes an eighth-note is the only thing that separates the tired from the inspired.
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Beyond Blues: You Say You Want a Resolution?

July 5, 2014
Focus your lines and snake through the chord changes by using the b7-3 resolution.
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Kick Out the Jams: Pick Up the Pieces - Funk Guitar 101

November 5, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Beginner Lesson Overview: • Understand the basics of funk guitar. • Create two- and three-note voicings that imply dominant and minor harmony. • Learn how to
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Beyond Blues: Diminished Capacity

August 10, 2012
I’ve always been a fan of Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, and more recently, Matt Schofield. Influenced by the jazz language, they will use more complex ideas but don’t sound brainy doing it.
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Style Guide: Progressive Rock

June 26, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Intermediate Lesson Overview: • Understand the key elements of progressive rock. • Create and learn phrases using odd time signatures and rhythmic displacement. • Delve into
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