Get Flashy – Pentatonic Techniques

Cool Guitar Tricks – The Trill

July 7, 2011 No Comments

We’re learning a new technique today – the trill. This distinct technique has been used by Hendrix, Clapton, and many others for an exciting rock sound!

Lenny Kravitz Style Hammer On Riff

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Hammer ons are notorious for creating a solid groove and funky vibe. Today’s riff is a rockin’ yet funky inspired Lenny Kravitz lick we hope you enjoy!

Foreigner Style Double Stop Riff

July 5, 2011 1 Comment

Time to get some practice in with those double stops. This riff is in the style of Foreigner who would use double stops to give their pop songs some added edge.

Super Rock With Double Stops

July 5, 2011 No Comments

Today we’re leaning about double stops – an easy way to make riffs instantly sound heavy and rockin.

Make Your Notes Sing With Vibrato

July 5, 2011 No Comments

For our next technique we’re going to look at vibrato, one of the great tricks behind making your solos sing.

Aerosmith Style Hammer On Riff

July 5, 2011 1 Comment

Time to put those hammer ons to use! This time we’ll be looking at an Aerosmith style riff that showcases Joe Perry’s smooth playing style.

Sound Smooth With Hammer Ons/Pull Offs

July 5, 2011 No Comments

We begin our series with a hammer on and pull off lesson, discussing how to use this technique with the root 6 pentatonic scale, sounding super smooth in the process.