Thursday, 13 May 2010

Allan Holdsworth: Live at Yoshis available for digital download

Allan Holdsworth, Alan Pasqua, Chad Wackerman and Jimmy Haslip perform "Protocosmos" Live at Yoshis!

Excerpted from the "Live at Yoshis" video, available for Instant Download at!

Allan Holdsworth: Live at Yoshis

Dan Mumm: Art Of Fugue

Here is my rendition of J.S. Bach's "The Art Of Fugue" Counterpoint 1
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The Art Of Fugue - Dan Mumm

Mateus Starling: smoke on the jazz water

Mateus Starling - Free jazz groove "smoke on the water"

Matt Shelvock: using triads to create memorable melodies

Matt Shelvock:
Yes, you read correctly: this is an article on triads. I know what you are thinking, “I already know about triads…1s, 3s, 5s…how is this even USEFUL?!” Fear not, young shredder. You have much to learn.
Triads are constructed through combining the 1st, 3rd, and 5th degrees of a scale. Some examples would be a C major chord (C-E-G) and an A major chord (A-C#-E). There are 4 different triad tonalities which include major, minor, diminished, and augmented. Here are their formulas:

Silvio Gazquez,Juan Cortes,Pablo Soler, Maycown Reichembach, Claudio Passamani, Ze Filho, João Neto: Guitar Experience 2010


The electric guitar lovers of good wishes are: the 2010 edition of Guitar Experience will take place next June 25 in Buenos Aires. It is a unique event in Latin America that brings together the best national and international guitarists.

From Rock to Jazz, from Fusion to Funk and Metal, the electric music lovers can enjoy a show of more than three hours, with 15 of mejors American guitarists, and access to records of artists, products and sponsors services.

As if this were not enough, a final highlight: Machaca Boff live, the amazing Argentine rock band, anticipating the presentation of his new album.

Guitar Festival Experience was created by a group of music lovers with the goal of both our professional artists and the public have a meeting point of excellence as in other latitudes.

The appointment will be on Friday 25 June at the Los Angeles Theatre Multiespacio, Calle Corrientes 1764 Buenos Aires. Tickets are on sale at Ticketek and at the theater box office.

Sponsored by: Warner / Chappell of Argentina, Guitar Player Magazine,, Guitars &, DS Pickups, Amps Wenstone, Volumen11, Dr. Fusion Blog and transcribed Your Music.

The Guitar Experience is a mega festival of guitar-solo-Jazz-Rock Fusion guitar where prestigious international participants. The new edition of the event will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 25, 2010 at the Teatro Multiespacio Los Angeles, Avenida Corrientes 1764, Ciudad de Buenos Aires. guitarists are already confirmed: Denison FernandesFernando ParetoSilvio Gázquez,Juan CortesChowy FernandezMiguel Sigalas, Pablo SolerMaycown ReichembachClaudio Passamani, Paul RovnerTiago de MouraPatricio Tomaselli, João NetoZé FilhoAndré Viegas and the special participation of the band Smash Boffe

Guitar Experience 2010, edición Buenos Aires, viernes 25 de junio

News: Rock House on demand now straight to your computer!

As many of you know Rock House Method launched a new service called ROCK HOUSE ON DEMAND. Executive Director of Rock House, Joe Palumbo announced that he wants to give every one an opportunity to experience this exciting new venture for Rock House.

Right now you can save $10 off the purchase of any Rock House product by using this code ROCK10OFF. We will also throw in an additional $5 coupon code for another purchase of a product from ROCK HOUSE ON DEMAND. The second savings coupon code will be included on your receipt after you make your purchase using the ROCK10OFF coupon code. You can share this code with all your friends who play, so go ahead and pass the ROCK10OFF coupon code around.

Rock House On Demand is a safe and secure way to download full length programs and lessons directly to your hard drive using an amazing new media system called MOD MACHINE. A FAQ about the service

Hedras Ramos: Andy James shredding competition ALERT SHRED!!!

Hey guys I know the competition is closed, but I did this video because Andy James is a big inspiration and one of my favorite players, so needed to give a shot to this amazing backing track!

Good luck everyone!

Hedras Ramos - Andy James Contest

Toni Lloret: ideas, exercises and phrases for the modern guitarist

A really great package, lots of ideas, tab and guitar videos that are sure to add to your playing and enable you to progress:

More than 300 Pages, more than 350 Videos and more than 200 Audio Files! The most complete Guitar Ideas Book on the Internet. See the demo and order your copy from:

Alternate Picking: Sequences on one string, two strings, all six strings, arpeggios, pentatonics, ideas and phrases and hybrid picking (pick and fingers)
Legato: Legato with scales, legato and picking, pentatonic legato, arpeggios with string skipping, stretching and stretch arpeggios.

Sweep Picking: Sweep Picking from 2-6 strings, sweeping and Modes, arpeggios and scales, economy picking, ideas and phrases and finger sweeps.
Tapping: Tapping scales, pentatonics, arpeggios, using various fingers for tapping and taping with string skips.

Paul Gilbert: Japanese release date for Fuzz Universe

Third guitar instrumental album release from Paul Gilbert: Fuzz Universe

(All product details, including availability, images, language(s), special features, and bonus extras, are subject to change without prior notice. Actual item weight may be different from the one indicated above.)

Format CD
Release Date 2010/06/23
Availability Usually ships on the release date

Sydnei Carvalho: live at NAMM

Sydnei playing at Namm Show

Khan Manuel, Frank Gambale: new song coming soon

Khan Manuel tells me he's been working on some new tracks including a new song which features super sweeper Frank Gambale. More details near release time. In the mean time you can order his first CD the knight:

News: Guitar Noize Anti Shred Competition

Win an MXR Micro Flanger Anti-Shred competition

 Download the backing track:

Competition runs until June 3. I will choose my favourite solo, announce the winner on and contact the winner via YouTube.

The competition is open to everyone and will be judged on general musicianship rather than technical ability.

You can enter as many times as you like and record with any type of guitar you like. You can play over the whole backing track or just part of it, whatever you need to do to create an impressive solo.

Marcos De Ros: Choro'n'Roll

As Rosas não Falam - Cartola - Marcos De Ros - Choro'n'Roll

Jake Reichbart: fingerstyle jazz

Just You 'N' Me, Chicago - Jake Reichbart, solo fingerstyle jazz guitar

Dragianni: tribute to Romania and Ziua Chitarelor fans!

My version of "Hora Martisor",traditional romanian dance...thank to Igor Paspalj for sharing midi backing track for this nice piece of music! :) And this is a greeting to everyone at Ziua Chitarelor and to all guitar fans in Romania!!!

Dragianni - Hora Martisor.mp4

Mathieu Rach: The Alright Song

Taken from the album Mister JACK release May 24 exclusively on

Digital version release May 25
(on all downloading platforms)

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Realised by Samuel Petit

Image :
Samuel Petit
Cédric Alliot

MattRach Live :
31/05 Paris - La Maroquinerie

MattRach - The Alright Song ( Official Video )

Nicolas Waldo: TV show retrospective

V Shows from the 80's and 90's´ TRIBUTE ON GUITAR by NICOLAS WALDO

Slash: Aussie Telegraph interview

Joe Stump: shredding for Shooting Hemlock CD

Shooting Hemlock is: Brian Troch (vocals), Joe Stump (guitars), Jeff Tortora (drums), Jimmy Puma (bass).

Slash: tour dates

Slash's upcoming dates currently include:

21 - Walker, MN - Northern Lights Casino
22 - Atlantic City, NJ - Borgata Hotel and Casino
23 - Columbus, OH - Rock On The Range at Crew Stadium
30 - Landgraaf, Netherlands - Megaland - Pinkpop
31 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso

2 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Copenhagen Live
4 - Nürburg, Germany - Rock Am Ring - Nürburgring
5 - Nuremburg, Germany - Rock Im Park - Zeppelinfeld
8 - Czechia, Czech Republic - Tesla Arena
10 - Milan, Italy - Palalido
11 - Nickelsdorf, Austria - Novarock - Pannoia Fields II
13 - Donington Park, England - Download Festival
15 - Nice, France - Parc Des Sports Ehrmann (Opening for AC/DC)
18 - Paris, France - Stade De France (opening for AC/DC)
19 - Clisson, France - HellFest Open Air
20 - Paris, France - Bataclan
24 - Alava, Spain - Azkena Rock Festival
27 - Glastonbury, England - Glastonbury Festival
29 - Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street
30 - Belfast, Ireland - Mandela Hall

1 - Edinburgh, Scotland - Picture House
3 - Manchester, England - Manchester Academy
4 - London, England - Hyde Park - Wireless Festival
8 - Kvinesdal, Norway - Rocks
10 - Gävle, Sweden - Getaway Rock Festival

2 - Singapore - Fort Canning Park
7 - Osaka, Japan - Summer Sonic Festival - Osaka
8 - Tokyo, Japan - Summer Sonic Festival - Tokyo
11 - Melbourne, Australia - Palace Theatre
12 - Brisbane, Australia - The Tivoli
14 - New Plymouth, New Zealand - TSB Stadium
16 - Sydney, Australia - Enmore Theatre

15 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
18 - Norfolk, VA - The Norva