Sick Riffs: Brett Newski teaches you the chord progression behind self-dubbed "loser wave" track, D.I.Y.

Sick Riffs #32: Brett Newski's D.I.Y. is the penultimate track on his 2016 album Land Air Sea Garage, and consists of a pretty simple chord progression in a style he likes to call "loser wave," as much as he "hates to admit it." And now the man himself joins us for this rather humorous lesson on the track.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.