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Mixolydian mode guitar

The Mixolydian Mode Across The Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Mixolydian guitar mode is popular among jazz and blues players, but it can also be found in other genres such as rock, folk, classical, country, and pop. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd and LA Woman by the Doors are two songs that use the Mixolydian mode. This lesson will teach you how to …

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The Lydian Mode Across the Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Lydian mode is used in various genres of music such as Jazz, Fusion, Folk, Rock and Classical. Guitar virtuosos known for their use of the Lydian mode include Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. The sound of the Lydian mode can be described as bright, happy, optimistic and heavenly.  In this lesson you will learn …

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The Phrygian Mode Across The Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Phrygian mode has a very particular sound and its use is found in many genres of music including Heavy Metal, Jazz, Classical music, even electronic music. Songs that make use of the Phrygian mode include Symphony of Destruction (Megadeth), Wherever I May Roam (Metallica) and Sails of Charon (Scorpions). In this lesson you will …

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The Dorian Mode Across The Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Dorian mode is very popular among guitar players and is used in various genres of music including Blues, Jazz, Rock, Metal, and Fusion. In this lesson you will be learning the Dorian mode using five 3 note per string scale patterns that cover the entire guitar fretboard. With each scale pattern, you will be …

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How to Use Palm Muting to Write Great Electric Guitar Riffs

If string bending and vibrato are the techniques the lead guitar player can’t get enough of, palm muting technique is the one rhythm guitar players cannot do without. For good reason. As we’ll explore below, palm muting technique gives a different sound to the same note/chord you’re strumming, thus it gives you an infinite amount …

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