February 13, 2016
Take some cues from the classic licks of George Porter Jr. and James Jamerson and combine them with modern rhythms and beats to create a new low-end vocabulary.
February 6, 2016
Learn a few secrets about how the king of Texas boogie-rock combines attitude with soul.
January 30, 2016
Perk up your scales with a simple idea and some deft picking.
January 16, 2016
Create engaging rhythms by combining montunos, claves, tumbaos, and more.
January 9, 2016
Breathe new life into vanilla arpeggios.
January 2, 2016
Sometimes you need to break the rules to discover new sounds.
December 26, 2015
Not all notes are created equal. With a few well-placed targets, your solos can stand out.
December 19, 2015
Get some slippery-sounding bends without reaching for the bar.
December 12, 2015
The concept is simple. It’s the application that takes work.
December 5, 2015
Even with a wealth of theoretical concepts at his fingertips, Mahavishnu’s leader still plays from the gut.
November 30, 2015
PG’s Review Demo and Rig Rundown guru explains the ins and outs of a movable pull-off pattern that’ll immediately impart your licks with the sort of vibe you’d hear in a tune by Les Paul or Bill Haley & His Comets.
November 28, 2015
Uncovering the soloing secrets used by one of modern blues’ masters.
November 21, 2015
Essential tips for nailing that “high, lonesome” sound.
November 14, 2015
Five-note scales go way beyond the basic major and minor pentatonic forms.
November 7, 2015
Up your twang factor by exploring this fundamental country technique.