Guitar Technique

Fun Open String Pedal Point Solos You Want to Know From ACDC to Randy Rhoads

Fun Open String Pedal Point Solos You Want to Know From ACDC to Randy Rhoads Open string pedal point riffs are fun picking exercises. You can also play all of these legato (series of hammer-ons and pull-offs), which are great exercises to build strength and endurance. Thunderstruck (AC/DC) It sounds like Angus does indeed pick
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Fun Short Exercises That Will Make You A Much Better Musician

Fun Short Exercises That Will Make You A Much Better Musician Memorizing Intervals Descending You might already have gotten pretty good at knowing ascending intervals. If not: you should probably practice that first. The best way: flashcards Have a flashcard for every note name that exists in music: A A# Bb B B# Cb C
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A Fun Tapping Song: Joe Satriani’s The Forgotten

A Fun Tapping Song: Joe Satriani’s “The Forgotten”. “The Forgotten” is a short 1-minute song that is a ton of fun to play. It’s on Joe’s amazing album “Flying In A Blue Dream”. If you’re crazy about guitar, then you absolutely want that album in your CD collection. You can hear the song here: I
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Using Songs To Develop Your Guitar Technique Skills

Using Songs To Develop Your Guitar Technique Skills Today’s blog is about using songs as technique exercises. There are a couple of really good songs, that will greatly improve your dexterity, speed, accuracy, and anything technical facility. Most guitar players who want to develop those skills, do technique exercises. However: it is really fun to
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The 3-Octave Sus Triad Arpeggios.

3-Octave Sus Triad Arpeggios. In last weeks’ blogs we covered the 3-octave major, minor, diminished and augmented triad arpeggios. Major triad 3-octave arpeggios Minor triad 3-octave arpeggios Augmented triad 3-octave arpeggios Diminished triad 3-octave arpeggios This week we’re covering the 3-octave sus4 and sus2 triad arpeggio fingerings, and get you another step further in your
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