How Do Guitar Pickups Work? The key to understanding electric guitar signal flow begins with the pickup. While we concentrate much of our effort on how we attack and fret the strings, it is the pickup which is responsible for converting the sound into an electric signal. A guitar pickup is a type of transducer
How To Play Blues Rhythm Guitar Part 3: Riffs This next rhythm technique is similar to the shuffle, but instead of moving around a harmonic pattern, we will moving around a riff. There are countless blues riffs available and many hit rock songs are based around applying a riff to a twelve-bar blues pattern (Sunshine
Blues Rhythm Guitar Basics Part 2: The Shuffle Now that we understand and can construct the basic underlying harmonic structure of a 12-bar blues, we can begin to apply some of the more common rhythm styles. One of the most common blues rhythm conventions is the shuffle, performed by alternating harmonically between a perfect fifth
How To Play Blues Rhythm Guitar Lesson 1 The blues is a distinctly American style of music with roots in the African-American gospel and work song tradition. Its unique harmonic progression is based around dominant seventh chords arranged in a standard twelve-bar chord progression. There exist many variations on the twelve-bar blues, but by first
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