The German folk/reggae-rock group gives us a peek at their streamlined setup that combines vintage, offbeat axes with cutting-edge technology.

For an acoustic tone, Clemens Rehbein plays his stock 2015 Taylor 320, which is strung with Martin M175 .011–.052 strings. The controls are gaff-taped in the center position. Rehbein also uses Dunlop Tortex Standard 1mm picks.

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There’s way more than blues-rock fodder buried in the crevices of the most overused scale in music.

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Intermediate

  • Explain how chords are generated from scales.
  • Create unusual harmonies, chord progressions, bass lines, and melodies using the blues scale.
  • Demonstrate how music theory and musical intuition can coalesce to create unique sounds from traditional materials.
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Last updated on May 21, 2022

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