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  • Acoustic Obsession Vol. 4

    $0.99

    Taylor, Rainsong, Faith & Lava Reviews • 5 Must-Hear Acoustic Guitarists • Sir Richard Bishop Interview

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  • Acoustic Obsession Vol. 3

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    Willie Nelson, The State of Tonewoods, Plastic Bridged: Yay or Nay?; Reviews: Martin, Breedlove, Fender, & Orange

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  • Acoustic Obsession Vol. 2

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    Billy Strings Interview, Piezo Pickups, Soprano Ukes, The Dread Revival, DI Primer, Yamaha & Godin Reviews.

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  • Acoustic Obsession Vol. 1

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    Expert advice from Larry Fishman, Taylor’s Andy Powers, Bryan Galloup, and Antiques Roadshow’s Richard Johnston. Plus interviews with William Tyler, J.R. Bohannon, and Doug Wamble.

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  • Acoustic Obsession Vol. 7

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    Exclusive downloadable ebook.

  • DIY Best of Mod Garage Vol. 1

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    From all-purpose advice on pickups, wire types, and shielding, to specific tips on getting Page’s Paul sound, giving your Strat seven “blended” sounds, and more.

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  • DIY Best of Mod Garage Vol. 2

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  • Twang Town Vol. 1

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    Radically Re-Voice Your Tele with a Quartet of DIY Projects, and Get a Hold on Western Swing, Blues-Infused Twang, and the Styles of Three All-Time Genre Greats

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  • Twang Town Vol. 2

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    How to Achieve the Bakersfield Sound, Countryfied Blues, DIY Mods, Johnny Hiland Interview, 10 T-Style Bridges, & More.

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  • Guitar Pedals – Mastering Guitar Effects by Rob Thorpe – ebook

    $19.99

    Nail Your Killer Tone With This Complete Guide to Guitar Effects Pedals

    All guitar players are on a never-ending quest for the perfect tone and are constantly trying to discover the right combination of effects to achieve the sound we hear in our heads. Will getting a specific pedal solve our tone problems, or is it simply the way our rig is configured?

    Guitar tone guru Rob Thorpe gives a complete rundown on every type of guitar pedal, and answers all these questions and more in Guitar Pedals: Mastering Guitar Effects. If you have ever wrestled with your tone, this book is for you.

    Solve These Common Guitar Tone Problems:

    • What’s the best order to chain your effects together?
    • Should distortion come first or last?
    • What about modulation?
    • Certain pedals should sound great but kill my tone?
    • What am I doing wrong?
    • What are the best reverb/delay pedals on the market?
    • What’s the difference between a Big Muff, a Tube Screamer and a Reaper Pandemonium?

    Much More Than “This Pedal Does That”…
    Guitar Pedals: Mastering Guitar Effects is much more than a simple guide to the types of guitar effects. You’ll go in-depth to discover:

    • The types of pedals available and how each one sculpts your guitar tone
    • How to use each guitar pedal properly
    • How to configure your guitar pedal board to correctly get the sound you want
    • The best distortion, compression, modulation, and delay pedals to use… and when!
    • How guitar pedals should really sound and what you can achieve with them
    • How to get those “special effects” you’ve heard the pro guitarists use

    Plus Two Free Bonuses:
    Bonus One: Interviews with three touring/recording guitarists about how they created and use their rig for gigs and in the studio, revealing some great insights, including Cradle of Filth’s Richard Shaw.

    Bonus Two: Effects physics for the curious, a dedicated section to show you how a guitar pedal does what it does!

    Learn how to master delay to double-up riffs and even create backward solos … in harmony!

    Here’s What You Get
    Guitar Pedals: Mastering Guitar Effects includes studio quality recordings to demonstrate how each stomp box sounds and you’ll learn dozens of useful guitar licks appropriate to each effect. It’s not just theory, this is a practical guide with great examples and individual chapters dedicated to:

    • Fuzz
    • Distortion
    • Overdrives and Boosts
    • Delay
    • Modulation
    • Wah-Wahs and Envelope Filters
    • Compression
    • Reverb

    Plus, an all-important chapter on how to chain effects together and build up your pedalboard!

    It’s time to master your guitar effects and nail your dream guitar tone!

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  • The Complete Guide to Playing Blues Guitar Compilation by Joseph Alexander – ebook

    $39.99

    Do you hear great blues guitar songs and wish you knew how to play them?
    Do you want to play great solos but don’t even know where to start?
    Wouldn’t it be great to emulate your favourite blues musicians or even pick up your guitar and work out your favourite songs by ear!?

    • Play solos in the style of B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, and more!
    • Learn to instinctively play any blues song.
    • Understand scales and techniques so you find the right notes every time.

    The Complete Guide to Playing Blues Guitar is a three-part series that teaches you the essential skills required to become a master blues guitarist.

    Here’s what you get…

    • Over 245 Pages of blues guitar mastery focusing on rhythm guitar, melodic phrasing and beyond pentatonics that help you play any blues song.
    • Over 400 notated downloadable audio examples of exercises, techniques and licks so you can hear and feel each stepping stone in the process.
    • Over 20 backing tracks so you can play and hear what you are learning in actual musical situations.
    • The complete blues guitar soloing course that will have you writing and improvising your own solos in no time.

    With over 245 jam-packed pages and 400 notated audio examples from all three books in the Playing Blues Guitar series, this is the most comprehensive guide to playing blues guitar ever released.

    Book One – Rhythm Guitar focuses on the topic of rhythm guitar giving you a solid understanding and practice of not only the common blues chord structures but also multiple approaches you can take to embellish the standard harmony. Beginning with the basic structure of the 12-bar blues and continuing with open-string riffs, dominant 7 chords, turnarounds, and more. This book gives you the tools needed to play any blues song.

    Book Two – Melodic Phrasing examines the most important aspects of blues guitar soloing, allowing you to develop your improvisational skills in the blues world. By teaching rhythm, phrasing and placement you learn to use fundamental rhythmic fragments to create and drive your solo forward. Because when you know the building blocks melodies will take care of themselves. Never worry about forgetting licks again.

    Book Three – Beyond Pentatonics teaches you the secrets of blues guitar soloing by showing you how to break away from the minor pentatonic soloing trap that plagues so many. It shows you how to target the most powerful notes from each chord in the blues progression to create the greatest emotional effect, wooing your audience. All of that plus discovering the many possible scale choices for each of the chords in the blues and you will be building solos like a master blues guitarist in no time.

    All 3 Amazon best-selling books are combined seamlessly in this complete guide to everything you need to know about playing the blues.

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  • The Country Fingerstyle Guitar Method by Levi Clay – ebook

    $19.99

    Master fingerstyle country guitar and learn the styles of the greatest country guitar players

    Are you struggling to master country guitar and Travis picking? The Country Fingerstyle Guitar Method is the perfect way to master fingerpicking on the guitar.

    Here’s what you will learn:

    • Master every essential country guitar technique.
    • Develop Travis picking, syncopation, and articulation.
    • Effortlessly combine advanced chords, inversions, and bass lines.
    • Learn the guitar Styles of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, and Jerry Reed.
    • Discover banjo rolls and the secret to effortless speed and fluency.
    • Learn with tablature, notation, and hundreds of audio examples of authentic country guitar vocabulary.

    Part One tackles the techniques needed to build confidence, speed, and articulation. You will cover the “pinch” technique, thumb picks, and alternating bass lines, syncopation, articulation, combining chord and bass lines, and soloing while holding down the chords and bass. You will become the perfect country guitar all-rounder with an excellent mastery of Travis picking.

    Part Two takes a detailed look at the evolution of fingerstyle country guitar and studies the styles and idiosyncrasies of artists like Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, and Jerry Reed. Each artist’s approach is dissected and through multiple “in the style of” examples. You will gain great insight into how country guitar picking developed into the virtuosic style it has now become. You will discover harmony, part layering, harmonics, the “claw” technique, thumb picking, counterpoint, altered tunings, and much more.

    Each technique and approach is combined into a musical study that gives real insight into the greatest country guitar players in the world, and put you on the way to developing your own unique style.

    Here’s what you get:

    • Over 100 pages of country picking essentials stuffed with 190 individually recorded examples so you can develop at your own pace.
    • A complete course in country fingerstyle–from first rudiments to advanced techniques teaching you to play the country classics while developing your own personal style.
    • Detailed discussion of thumb picks, tone, technique and the evolution of country guitar.
    • Complete style-files of three of the greatest country fingerstyle guitarists.
    • Every essential country chord, technique, bass line, lick and trick to get you playing the right way as quickly as possible.

    Bonus! – A complete solo guitar study to consolidate your new skills and help you understand how to combine all the techniques included.

    Buy it now to supercharge your country fingerpicking mastery.

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