Samick Motherlode

December 2014

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Future Rock: Open Season on Open Strings

Future Rock: Open Season on Open Strings

November 22, 2014
From bluegrass to metal, you can’t underestimate the power of the open string.
Electric Etudes: Andy Summers

Electric Etudes: Andy Summers

November 15, 2014
The Police guitarist mixed up elements of reggae, punk, and new wave to create a singular style.
Twang 101: 6 Essential Pedal-Steel Bends

Twang 101: 6 Essential Pedal-Steel Bends

November 8, 2014
These finger-twisting licks are guaranteed to raise your twang factor.
Beyond the Riffs: Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee

Beyond the Riffs: Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee

November 1, 2014
Learn how to play five riffs from the progressive rockers’ latest album, Similar Skin.
Creative Live to Host Online Workshop with Brendon Small and Ulrich Wild

Creative Live to Host Online Workshop with Brendon Small and Ulrich Wild

October 29, 2014
Small and Wild will show how they engineer and mix the music of Metalocalypse.
Fretboard Workshop: “Machinehead” Octaves

Fretboard Workshop: “Machinehead” Octaves

October 25, 2014
Exorcise some picking demons with this simple, but effective, warm-up.
Jazz Tricks: How to Play "Blue Bossa"

Jazz Tricks: How to Play "Blue Bossa"

October 18, 2014
Get inside this jazz standard with a handful of useful concepts.
Electric Etudes: Ty Tabor

Electric Etudes: Ty Tabor

October 11, 2014
Learn how the King's X guitarist combined drop-tuned riffs with plenty of groove.
Digging Deeper: A Whole-Tone Primer

Digging Deeper: A Whole-Tone Primer

October 4, 2014
An ambiguous scale that has more applications than you might think.
Deep Blues: The “B.B. King” Box

Deep Blues: The “B.B. King” Box

September 27, 2014
Pull a lifetime of licks out of six simple notes.