Guitar Techniques February 2008 (#148)

Aug 13 2011

Guitar Techniques February 2008 (#148)

Take the UK’s foremost guitar teachers and players, and transfer their finesse and passion for music into a magazine! The magazine has established itself with guitarists who wish to better themselves as musicians in both the UK, Europe and as far afield as the USA and Hong Kong! When it comes to choosing music, GT’s Abba to Zappa policy means that there’s always something for everyone! Future Music brings you the most in-depth news and reviews from respected industry professionals. We’ll also give you all the advice you need to get the most from your current set-up, and interviews with musicians at the cutting-edge of technology.
Guitar Techniques February 2008 (#148) contents:

  • Guitar Men. To go with this rock’n’roll themed issue Neville Marten revisits interviews that he conducted in the early ’90s with Elvis Presley’s two most famous sidemen – guitarists Scotty Moore and James Burton.
  • Elvis Presley: That’s all right mama. Rocking with the King.
  • Buddy Holly: That’ll be the day. Chirping Crickets.
  • Bill Haley And His Comets: Rock Around The Clock. Time To Roll!
  • Rockin’ With Brian Setzer. This month’s Star video lesson boasts a selection of video clips in which this rockabilly legend shares some tricks of the trade with Ed Mitchell. Guthrie Govan is your musical guide.
  • Play Like Duke Robillard. Thunderbirds are go this month, as John Wheatcroft takes a close look at the modern king of swing and one of America’s greatest blues guitarists, the Fabulous Duke Robillard.
  • Steve Marriott. It’s a true mod icon this month. For possibly the first time in his life the Small Faced Jonny Scaramanga eats Humble Pie – at the Marriott Hotel? Ouch!
  • Snow Patrol Style. This month Jon Bishop visits Belfast and Bangor – via Glasgow – in search of that melancholy Snow Patrol sound and style.
  • The CAGED System. In his second tasty chords column, Justin Sandercoe takes a close look at basic extended chords, while still using the principles of the CAGED system.
  • Low And Brutal! In his ongoing search for the darkest rck tones Martin Goulding tunes down to Drop C and prepares to slay us with the gargantuan riffs of Killswitch Engage.
  • Rhythmic Groupings part 2. Our intrepid seeker of all things creative, Shaun Baxter continues his quest to drum up rhythmic interest when playing in plain old 4/4 time.
  • Mixolydian b6 Scale. In his continuing journey through the modes of melodic minor, this month Pete Callard clambers up the foothills of mode 5, or as the locals call it, Mixolydian b6.
  • Big Bill Broonzy. This month Stuart Ryan looks at the unmistakable style of the acoustic blues legend who influenced both Muddy Waters and Eric Clapton…
  • Mud Pie Blues… This month’s Rockschool grade 6 piece focuses on the blues, inspired by the styles of the greats.

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