Morse is renowned for reeling off what he calls "un-guitaristic" lines of seemingly impossible complexity. These keyboard- and fiddle-inspired trademark phrases often consist of no more than a single note on any given string. This kind of one-note-per-string arpeggio picking is typically regarded as the domain of fingerpickers, not flatpickers.
As a tribute to B.B. King, who died May 14, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Animals As Leaders' Tosin Abasi and Dethklok's Brendon Small performed King's "The Thrill Is Gone" Friday night at LA's Wiltern Theater.
In this particularly good "guitar video," we see a Lego bot—as programmed in Lego Mindstorms EV3 bundled software—playing an acoustic guitar. The Lego bot is actually playing a cover of "Little Talks" by Of Monsters and Men.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of ". _ _ _ _," the new video single by guitarist Angel Vivaldi. The song is from Vivaldi's latest self-release, Away With Words Pt. 1. And in case you're wondering, ". _ _ _ _" isn't a typo. It means "One" in Morse code.