Gear: The guitar is the Epiphone Reissue ES-175 strung with flatwound 13’s. Played through a Fender 65 Deluxe Reverb Reissue, recorded into Pro Tools and with a touch of Lexicon reverb and compression from PSP
Another look at the "thumping thumb" blues in Delta style, this time with ideas about playing 6th intervals over the droning bass notes, using half-step moves, and some thoughts on turnarounds.
This month is an introduction to blues fingerpicking in the Delta blues style - thumping those bass notes and picking melody notes on top.
Here are some "weird" country guitar licks that use chromatic motion to give them their odd sound. Like us on Facebook, send a message to get the tab and backing track MP3: https://www.facebook.com/joedocmusic
Back again with another 12-bar solo. This time I go into more detail on note choice in the video, as requested by some YouTube viewers. I hope the info is useful to you!
Here is the tab for the hybrid picking lick: Keep an eye on our "Guitar Pedals" page - the fuzz I used in the video, called "The Humdinger" will be available Dec 15th! It's
Here's the PDF with the tab for the lick and all those "ending chords" tabbed out. Memorize those chords made by stacking the pentatonic scale and transpose them to other keys - they
Here's a lesson to help get you playing away from the basic downbeat. Learn to switch chords an 8th note earlier or later to create a more "relaxed" or "pushy" feel. Here's the
The September Guitar Journal is a siiiiick shred lick ;0) along with some tips on working economy/sweep picking into your regular playing. Tabs can be downloaded here: http://tinyurl.com/oogeccz
Two, Five, One... are we counting silly now? This post is an in-depth look at a major ii-V-I chord progression, and how to create chord voicings that move more smoothly from chord to