Some tricks you can use to make a guitar really stand out in a track.
How to modify the DNA of the beloved minor pentatonic scale to create a new, exotic, twisted musical species.
Learning slide guitar in standard tuning allows you to focus on fret-hand touch and pick-hand articulation without having to re-learn the fretboard and chord forms in an alternate tuning.
Watching Molly Tuttle switch effortlessly between rhythm comping and high-velocity single-note lead lines is like listening to at least two guitarists at once.
A few examples from the rock and pop catalog of how famous composers have successfully harnessed this enigmatic chord to great effect.
In this classic Steve Morse lesson, learn an approach to chord playing inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach’s chorales.
John Petrucci demonstrates “the Horse” whinny made famous by Eddie Van Halen, "the Satch method" and more helpful whammy bar tricks.
Some simple shred ideas that are perfect for players who are dipping their toes into the style for the first time.
Learn how to put all the scale theories, chord theories and playing techniques you know together into a coherent musical picture.
Add tension and resolution by applying chromatic passing arpeggios into major key ii-V-I progressions.
Examine the envelope-pushing sounds of some of the essential prog-rock bands of the Sixties/early Seventies era.