Chancellor Brian May from UKPress How cool would it be to walk across the stage and get your sheepskin handed to you by Brian May? As Liverpool John Moores

Chancellor May

Chancellor Brian May

from UKPress


How cool would it be to walk across the stage and get your sheepskin handed to you by Brian May? As Liverpool John Moores University''s new Chancellor, May''s role includes handing out diplomas and of course, rocking.
Russ Barenberg

Barenberg''s Progressive Bluegrass

from PopMatters.com


Here''s a profile on Russ Barenberg, a progressive bluegrass cat with quite a resume. Check out this clip of Barenberg jamming with a crew that included Jerry Douglas.
Shinedown ex-guitarist Jason Todd

Shinedown Guitarist Arrested and Ousted

from FirstCoastNews


Talk about a rough weekend. Shinedown guitarist Jason Todd got arrested for disorderly intox and then his band announced that he had been ousted.

Magnatone unveils the Starlite, its new 5-watt amplifier with a vintage look designed for the office, backstage, or the studio.

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Diatonic sequences are powerful tools. Here’s how to use them wisely.

Advanced

Beginner

• Understand how to map out the neck in seven positions.
• Learn to combine legato and picking to create long phrases.
• Develop a smooth attack—even at high speeds.

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Knowing how to function in different keys is crucial to improvising in any context. One path to fretboard mastery is learning how to move through positions across the neck. Even something as simple as a three-note-per-string major scale can offer loads of options when it’s time to step up and rip. I’m going to outline seven technical sequences, each one focusing on a position of a diatonic major scale. This should provide a fun workout for the fingers and hopefully inspire a few licks of your own.
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