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Delay Pedal User’s Guide

The delay effect is among the earliest and most  prominent of electric guitar effects.  Though it was originally experimented with in the studio by Les Paul using a reel-to-reel recorder, delay has since been manufactured in both analog and digital pedal forms for stage performance.  Now it is one of the most beloved tools for

24 Aug 2019
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Blues Rhythm Guitar Lesson 6: Sixths

Blues Rhythm Guitar Lesson 6: Sixths  In order to get some motion and melody into a rhythm section, guitar players can slide into their voicings.  Here we will be using a major 6th (maj6) chord, which is a major triad with a major sixth added.  We will slide into the maj6 chord and then slide

24 Aug 2019
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A, E, B, D Minor Triads- Three-Note Closed Voicings

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17 Aug 2019
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A, E, B and D Minor CAGED Shapes- Scales and Arpeggios

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17 Aug 2019
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C, F, G & D Major Triads- Three-Note Closed Voicings

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17 Aug 2019
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Major CAGED Shapes- Scales and Arpeggios

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17 Aug 2019
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The Three Types of Distortion Pedals

Overdrive vs. Distortion vs. Fuzz  When you first start getting into electric guitar tone, all the various terms for gain-based effects can be quite confusing.  What is overdrive?  How is it different from distortion?  What the heck is fuzz?  Aren’t these all distortion?  What do all of these do and how are they different? And

14 Aug 2019
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Blues Rhythm Lesson 5: Shell Voicings and “Four-to-the Floor” Downstrokes

When playing with a band, it is important to appropriately share the harmonic and rhythmic range with the rest of the band.  If we are playing with a keyboardist or pianist, we don’t want to clash with their voicings or rhythms by getting too colorful or busy ourselves.  Likewise, if we are comping for a

12 Aug 2019
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How To Bend On Guitar Lesson Two: Bend Distances and Types

In the first section of this bending tutorial, we discussed the physiological and technical aspects of bending.  Now we will dive into its artistic applications. When bending a pitch, we aim to raise it a specific interval, i.e., a whole or half step.  This presents a problem on guitar, as each string has a different

11 Aug 2019
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We Are Going To Be Friends Tab – The White Stripes

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07 Aug 2019
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