June 15, 2019
Having the ability to artfully add those "in-between" notes is a cornerstone of jazz guitar. Here’s how you do it.
June 8, 2019
What’s more evil-sounding than the Devil’s interval?
June 2, 2019
Look beyond playing the “right” notes.
May 26, 2019
The guitar architect demonstrates how to play the first single off the instrumental-metal band's forthcoming album, Blood Year.
May 25, 2019
You don’t need a fretboard to expand your fingerings.
May 18, 2019
Of course not. But he sure makes it sound good.
May 11, 2019
Ditch the clichés and discover new ways to use an old friend.
May 4, 2019
Yes, you can get funky with a single chord shape.
April 27, 2019
Try this technically challenging workout that liberates you from muscle-memory habits.
April 20, 2019
Investigate one of the most under-appreciated elements of Gypsy jazz by grabbing a fistful of new chord shapes and ideas.
April 13, 2019
Insert haunting psychedelia into your music by taking inspiration from sitar masters.
April 6, 2019
Discover how such bands as Death, Decide, and Morbid Angel crafted a singular sound that influenced legions of extreme-metal bands.
March 30, 2019
Rethink your approach to pentatonic shapes by pushing the limits of your picking.
March 23, 2019
If you whip out these licks at the ol’ Tuesday night blues jam, they’ll probably move it to Wednesday and not tell you.
March 16, 2019
Break free from tired old patterns by rethinking your approach to shred.
March 10, 2019
The instrumental guitar wizard demonstrates how he uses a simple fretting-hand pattern and tapping technique to create a difficult-sounding passage from Station.
March 9, 2019
Discover how one of the most influential jazz guitarists of all time combines speedy pattern-based licks, horn-style bebop lines, and trademark rhythmic ideas to create a unique sound.
March 2, 2019
The grooves found in Latin music are full of intriguing rhythmic options. Here’s how to cop that vibe to make the music dance!
February 23, 2019
This 400-year-old lute technique can solve contemporary fingerpicking problems.
February 16, 2019
How to level-up your down-tuned riffing in the style of Suffocation, Gorgasm, Deeds of Flesh, and more.