Guitar Techniques October 2007 (#144)
Aug 09 2011
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 October 2007 (#144) contents:
- King Of Country. Brad Paisley is not only one of the most popular country artists in the world, he’s also a stunning guitarist too. Brad spoke to Andy Jones about his career, playing and diverse musical influences.
- The journeyman. Eric Clapton: Bad love. Recorded a few years after his rebirth at Live Aid, this was one of Eric Clapton’s biggest post-Layla hits. Jon Bishop examines EC’s workmanlike playing on this track from 1989’s Journeyman album.
- Play Amazing Lead Guitar. In this fantastic 10-page feature Guthrie Govan shows you how to sound like a professional with the ultimate rock and blues scale – the Mighty Mixolydian!
- Learn To Play Slap Guitar. Whether electric or acoustic is your instrument of choice it’s time to temporarily discard your pick, as Dario Cortese introduces you to the exciting world of slap guitar.
- Danny Gatton: Telemaster! Danny Gatton had a nickname that said it all. His technical command, stylistic breadth and pure musicality was so great he was often referred to as ‘The Humbler’. John Wheatcroft takes a look…
- Ziggy Played Guitar. Bowie, Dylan, Lou Reed, and Van Morrison all benefited from his talents. Jonny Scaramanga learns a lesson from Mick Ronson, one of rock’s greatest sidemen.
- Big Cat Diary. Make a date with Def Leppard. Let Jon Bishop introduce you to their rhythm guitar style that incorporated arpeggios and string skipping ideas…
- Eastern Intrigue. In this month’s column, Tolis Zavaliaris continues to investigate the Arabic Scale System. Here he travels further south to the country of Syria.
- Holy Rock! In her ongoing quest to bring us the best of Britrock, Bridget Mermikides looks at the guitar style of James Dean Bradfield, guitarist with the Manic Street Preachers…
- Using chromatic notes. In his quest to make you more creative Shaun Baxter shows you how to use those notes in the cracks to make your soloing more colourful…
- Brett Garsed Masterclass pt.1. In the first of a three-part video series, Dario Cortese meets up with Australian guitar virtuoso Brett Garsed – the Wonder From Down Under – for a comprehensive lesson in hybrid picking…
- Locrian #2 Scale. In his continuing exploration of the modes of Melodic Minor, this month Pete Callard reaches mode 6, otherwise (controversially) known as Locrian #2.
- Acoustic Passion. Many people have asked for more bluesy acoustic features, so this month we explore the powerful, spiritual world of the legendary Kelly Joe Phelps. Stuart Ryan is your guide.
- What’s Nu? This month Rockschool focuses on nu-metal, pioneered by the likes of Korn, Faith No More, and our featured artists, Rage Against The Machine.
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