Put the Pedal to the Neo-Classical Metal
Five ways to kick it, old-school neo-classical style!
Beginners who are learning guitar solely via YouTube face several challenges. The first one that comes to mind is that no one is there to correct them when they do something wrong.
Have you ever heard the phrase “diminishing returns?” It’s a financial idiom that refers to a point at which the level of profit gained is less than the amount of energy you’re investing to earn it.
Before we get into that, though, I have to tell you something I forgot to explain last time, and that is what the hell “pentatonic” means! Pentatonic is just another way of saying “five tones” or ...
If you’re like me, you started your guitar journey rooted in classic rock, cutting your teeth on the stylings of Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC or Led Zeppelin, to name a few.
Finding “the pocket” is a concept traditionally associated with drums or bass—the rhythm section. However, you have to have rhythm no matter what instrument you play, from guitar to trumpet to kazoo.
As guitar players' tastes and abilities evolve, and they begin to gravitate toward an appreciation for, and desire to learn, more technically demanding music, the pentatonic scale often gets a bad...
Jimi Hendrix was a master of combining chords and melody in his rhythm work.