Total Guitar August 2009 (#191)
Nov 09 2011
Total Guitar is an interactive guitar magazine. Every issue brings songs to learn, with CD audio to help you play along, reviews of all the latest guitar equipment, and interviews with all the biggest names in the guitar world! Total Guitar regularly contains tablature for Rock, Acoustic, Punk, Blues, Classic Rock and Metal, as well as detailed profiles of guitarists and their specific techniques and playing styles. Total Guitar is aimed at players who would like to learn how to play guitar, with dedicated beginner tutorials in acoustic and electric guitar, as well as helping those who can already play guitar to develop their playing style and learn new techniques and songs.
Total Guitar is mainly focused on tuition, but also has an expert gear reviews section that looks at the latest guitar equipment including guitars, amplifiers, pedals and accessories. Total Guitar also secures many exclusive interviews with guitarists from all kinds of genres and levels of playing, and has an in-depth features section. Total Guitar August 2009 (#191) contents:
- Lamb of God: start your first band today! Booking agents, managers, labels and DIY teching; Mark Morton and Willie Adler tell you how it’s done
- How to optimise your guitar signal
- 10 ways to improve your sound for free!
- Silversun pickups – TG meets LA’s fame shy rockers, plus learn a new album riff!
- Kasabian – Sergio Pizzorno talks playing styles, favourite gear and how to get dance in your rock ‘n’ roll!
- Rhythm secrets: Playing with a metronome (PT 2) – Build your speed today!
- Rokia Traore – Explore the Malian guitarist’s fingerpicking style and learn some African inspired licks
- Practice Bootcamp – Your 30-minute daily regime
- TG shows you how to play the essential techniques of African-style guitar
- Rocked & Rated – Gear intro; Fender Billy Corgan Stratocaster; Boss ME-70; Group Test: Top-end rock guitars; Hagstrom Deluxe-F Tremar; Randall Gus G T2 Heaven and Hell; Buyer’s Guide; Eds Shed
- The Ting Tings – Shut Up And Let Me Go (riff)
- Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch (riff)
- Strum-Along: Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly – War Of The Worlds
- Metro station – Shake It (riff)
- Faith no more – Midlife Crisis
- Jimi Hendrix – Crosstown Traffic
- Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under The Bridge (video)
- Bob Dylan – 5 best riffs (video)
- Q&A – Your technique and theory questions answered
- Beginner’s – Easy video lessons to get you started on acoustic and electric
- Video lesson: Gus G – Firewind’s guitarist gets you up to speed in nis new column
- Video lesson: Preston Reed – Fingerpick alternating bass grooves to get a solid sound
- Video lesson: Paul Gilbert – Paul tests your shred skills with a finger-stretching lick
- Modern Masters – Get inspired by the sounds and techniques of Graham Coxon
- Get your Grades – Ace your exams with the help of our Rockschool and RGT columns
Includes original mp3 tracks and video
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