Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Lessons: Rock

ARTICLES

Electric Etudes: Andy Summers

November 15, 2014
The Police guitarist mixed up elements of reggae, punk, and new wave to create a singular style.
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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.
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Electric Etudes: Ty Tabor

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

October 4, 2014
An ambiguous scale that has more applications than you might think.
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Electric Etudes: Steve Morse

September 13, 2014
Delve into the technique and style of one of rock’s most versatile guitarists.
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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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Future Rock: 10 Essential Slides, Scrapes, and Noises

July 26, 2014
Forget all your chords, arpeggios, and scales! Let’s dig into some weird and funky techniques.
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Deep Cuts: David Hidalgo’s Sophisticated Blues-and-Beyond Moves on “The Town”

June 7, 2014
Dig into the multi-genre style of a little band from East L.A.
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Electric Etudes: Brian May

May 10, 2014
Learn all about the Queen guitarist’s signature techniques.
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Digging Deeper: Wayne Krantz’ “Grid” System

May 3, 2014
Get inside the sound and mind of a unique and creative fusion guitarist.
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