Robbie’s Power Of Five’ approach is zen-like in its simplicity, yet its musical firepower is powerful, sophisticated and wide-ranging. In short, Robbie will show you how to break out of the minor Pentatonic box using the very same minor Pentatonic box —just playing it in a different location on the fretboard.
44 must-know techniques for all styles of contemporary rhythm guitar Great rhythm guitar playing is the unsung hero of ALL popular music. We can all call out dozens of our favorite solos BUT it's the rhythm groove that gets our blood boiling and our feet moving. Can you imagine any AC/DC or Stones tune without Malcolm's or Keith's rhythm guitar part? From Rock to Blues to Pop, Country, Funk and everything in between; rhythm guitar is the lifeblood of all popular styles of music.
Rhythm Architects; you know them well. They've tickled your ears on recordings and blown you away on stage. They play the perfect rhythm guitar part every time. They ice the cake on every tune. Drummers, bass players, keyboard players and vocalists alike love these cats. They always get and keep the gig. They make it look easy and effortless yet you can't quite break down exactly what they're doing or why it works so well. One thing for sure though – you'd give one of your big toes to have those chops.
SoloCraft is a bit of a strange brew for students of guitar. It's a compilation of eleven mini-courses, yet it's focused solely on crafting polished, compelling solos. The curriculum centers on the development of essential skills, while the play-along exercises and application of those skills are designed to spark creativity.
The looper pedal can be used for so many practical applications. It's an ideal learning tool for creating practice backing tracks at any tempo and in any key. You can also use a looper to set up grooves for jamming with friends and work on your soloing and improvisational skills. Many musicians also use the looper to try out pre-production ideas before a studio session or for orchestrating band parts. Artists use the loop pedal live in performance on stage because they can record, overdub, and improvise on the fly or produce backing tracks for a solo gig.