You don't have to use a sweep-picking technique to play arpeggios! Learn how to use common arpeggio shapes without sounding like an Yngwie clone.
Learning how to play the seven modes of melodic minor is an essential skill any guitarist should have in their soloing tool belt.
As derivative as you think you are, you’ll never play, write or peel a potato like your idols. And that’s a good thing.
After working through these exercises, you should find that your control of fret-hand muting feels more secure and natural.
These techniques are simple and easy to learn, and can add a little bit of a country sound to your playing.
A short introduction to the tritone scale, its construction, how to use it and some basic fingerings for this scale on the guitar.
If you can hear what’s going on in these patterns and replicate it in other musical situations, then you’ve built a crucial foundational tool for improvising.
Learn how to use arpeggios to outline a chord progression in ways that sound more musical and inventive.