Octaves are a great tool, and a very easy introduction to more lead type guitar. Our Octaves lesson will teach you how to play them quickly and easily.
In this video guitar lesson we learn how how to play some really cool sounding lead/rhythm type stuff using one single note.
In this lead guitar lesson, we show you how you can easily identify melodic lead guitar parts using common chord shapes.
One of the best ways to improve your guitar playing is to learn to play more dynamically. In this guitar lesson you’ll learn two simple tips for strumming that will teach you how to play with more dynamics.
In this lesson, Bradford shows us how to use any looper type of pedal (or a pedal with a looper built into it) to create an ambient loop that you can play other parts on top of. Gear used in this video: Guitar: Fender ’72 Thinline Telecaster Reissue Amp/effects: Line 6 POD HD500x
Bradford Mitchell shows us how to use two different delays (stacked) and some very easy lead lines to create some nice ambient lead parts. This type of thing works very well in spiritual direction types of moments (during prayer or intimate speaking parts), or in transitional moments. How to play the lead parts There are […]
In this lesson, Bradford teaches you an easy way to play cool lead parts using the A major scale and dotted 8th note delay. This trick can be applied in any key (using the major scale) to most modern worship songs – especially the upbeat more synth driven songs. If you haven’t learned the major […]
Down strums can be extremely boring, or they can really add some nice flavor to your playing. You can be very rhythmic with down strums. In this lesson, Brian goes over some basic down strumming patterns as well as how to be dynamic with down strums. Basic Patterns Typically, you’ll want to down strum on […]
In this lesson, Fuller shows you how to use an alternate tuning known as DADGBD, which is a variation of the popular DADGAD tuning. This is the tuning he uses to play the lead parts to Man of Sorrows Tuning Low E String: tune down to D A string: leave D string: leave G string: […]
In our first few finger picking lessons, we’ve gone over some of the basics, such as how to position your fingers and a few simple picking patterns. In this lesson, Fuller teaches you a more intermediate picking pattern to take things up a notch. Tuning To get the exact sound Fuller is getting in this […]