Modal Riffing

Soloing Strategies – Mixolydian over 7ths

August 12, 2011 2 Comments

7th chords are essential to classic rock guitar, so knowing how to solo over them is integral to playing in the style. We’ll show you how in this lesson.

Progressive Harmony – Lydian Substitutions

August 12, 2011 No Comments

Today we’re looking at an advanced jazz/rock trick based around Lydian substitutions. These are progressions that guys like Frank Zappa would use, and we think you’ll really enjoy them!

Make Super Groovy Riffs With The Dorian Scale

August 9, 2011 1 Comment

Today we’re looking at the groovier side of classic rock with the Dorian scale. We’ll look at how to use this mode to create some funky riffs like Van Halen, Aerosmith, and more.