Sunday, 25 July 2010

Brett Garsed: master class

In the first of a three-parter, Dario Cortese meets up with Australian guitar virtuoso Brett Garsed for hybrid picking explanation…

Brett Garsed: Masterclass

Stefan Neldner: bass player moonlights as guitar player

Don't you just hate it when bass players moonlight as guitar players... this is just what Stefan Neldner did at this years Frankfurt show. He did a top notch job too!

Maruszczyk Instruments, ELWOOD 'EUROPE CUSTOM' Musikmesse Frankfurt 2010

Here's Stefan Neldner in more normal form... excessive fretless bass devastation... Good news for us he's set to make an appearnec on an upcoming CD from super talented fusion dude Martin Miller!

BASS PROFESSOR TV: Stefan Neldner with Spector fretless bass

Marc Playle: incredible tribute to Joe Satriani

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Marc Playle - Always With Me Always With You Cover

Michael Angelo Batio,Andreas Haukenes: MAB shows what a true guitar star he is.

I have a lot of time for Michael Angelo Batio and Andreas Haukenes. So It's really great to see Michael Angelo Batio offering some sage words of encouragement and advice to guitar players... that's worth five stars in my book!

Michael Angelo Batio:
O.K. You talked me into it....... YB, I am going to offer a few criticisms that I think will help. But before I do, let me mention the things that I thought were good. You have a nice vibrato. I liked the arp's later in the solo. I liked your overall tone. The things that I think you need to work on are first and foremost, the way you play hammers and pulls. Around the 30 to 33 second mark was the sign for me. You have a sluggish hammer and pull off technique which makes the listener feel that you are slightly behind the beat. Try to play them right on the beat. That's one of the reasons why players like Vinnie Moore and Michael Schenker, to name a few, sound so good. Their H and P timing is "spot on." Also, I know this is mostly a Dorian mode solo section, but I would use some wider intervals. It makes it sound more "fusionish." (Nice word, huh?!) All in all it was good. This is the first time I have ever critiqued anyone's playing on line. I don't mean to be too harsh and again, am sincerely trying to help. The main reason I do not like to criticize is a saying that I live by - advice - "Wise men don't need it and fools won't heed it!" Still, YB, thanks for sharing and for the support.
from the MAB forum

Andreas Haukenes: shred this too

Adam Horita: Brett Garsed DiMarzio shred this III

ST3 2nd try.wmv

Shred This III: Brett Garsed and DiMarzio competition ends 23:00 (GMT) Sunday, August 15th

Achilleas Diamantis: legato demo from Different Colour 2010

Achilleas Diamantis
Ric Fierabracci
Trifon Koutsourelis
Takis Intas
Dimitris Giannopoulos

Confusion - Madness from the Different Colour cd (2010)

2010 Release From the Guitar player Achilleas Diamantis and his band Confusion

9 new songs Mp3s @ 320
Featuring the great Ric Fierabracci on Bass.

Jazz/Rock Fusion Sound with:

Achilleas Diamantis
Ric Fierabracci
Trifon Koutsourelis
Takis Intas
Dimitris Giannopoulos

Guitar Instrumental cd


01) Crying For Nothing
02) Secret Mountain
03) Madness
04) Over The World
05) The Magic Cave
06) NY Walk
07) Labyrinth
08) Fishy Story
09) St Overdose

Jonas Tamas: Brett Garsed DiMarzio shred this III

Jonas Tamas:
Hey fellow shredders, this is my entry for the Shred This 3 competition. I hope you'll like it. A big thanks to Brett and Laurie - and keep the shred alive!

Jonas Tamas: Sharp Guitars From A Flat Planet - Melodic progressive metal guitar for fans of John Petrucci, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. Check out and get all the 12 songs on and on iTunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody.

More info and full songs:

You'll find links to free guitar exercises on all of the above homepages.

If you like this video, then please share it, help to spread the word!

Jonas Tamas: Shred This 3 guitar solo competition entry - Shred fusion rock funk blues

Don't miss out on your opportunity to impress Brett Garsed

Shred This III: Brett Garsed and DiMarzio competition ends 23:00 (GMT) Sunday, August 15th

Richie Kotzen: the real Stand, 2005

Live Festival in Busan South Korea (2005). Stand album is a theme of "Native Tongue", the band Poison 1993.


Pedro Santos: guitar idol 2010

Guitar Idol 2010 - "BLUE LIQUID" by Pedro Santos.

Rafael Nery: Concurso Double Vision DVD

Concurso Double Vision DVD - Double Vision - Rafael Nery

Dany HH: crazy tribute to Paul Gilbert!

Paul Gilbert The Curse Of Castle Dragon cover by DANY H.H

News: Luthiers get interviewed by Custom Guitar Boutique

If I have not been interviewed and you would like to be featured, even if you do amps or pedals, please let me know and I'll get you up on the blog.


Balazs Prohaszka: Hungarian Luthier spreads the word

Balazs Prohaszka is a Hungarian Luthier based out of Ireland. The first time we heard of him was through one of his customers who basically just said “Hey, check this guy out, he might be a nice fit for your business model”.

That is one of the best emails we ever received.

Balazs is a Luthier who builds with an “outside of the box” mentality. He has his own vision of what a guitar should look and sound like, and pays special attention to what goes under the hood of his guitars and is not afraid to try different materials. Yet, his guitars are appealing to any guitar connoisseur.

In addition to his own workshop, Balazs is sought after by some of the biggest guitar companies to build prototypes and guitar consultations. Balazs took a break from his very busy schedule to answer some questions. full interview

Andre Tonelli: palm muting lesson

GSWS Guitar Lesson 47 - Palm Muting

Brandon Gan: Brett Garsed DiMarzio shred this III - singapore solo!

Brandon Gan is a player based in Singapore!

Shred This III Entry - Brandon Gan

Solos from anywhere in the world! Enter now!

Shred This III: Brett Garsed and DiMarzio competition ends 23:00 (GMT) Sunday, August 15th

Michael Dolce: master class announced

Reserve tickets:

Lyle Watt: wins Andy James solo competition

We are pleased to announce the winner of the Andy James Guitar Solo Contest. Please now head on over to Guitar Idol 2010 which is now LIVE!

Andy James Guitar Solo Contest Results Video

t-cophony: solo guitar house concert series

T-cophony solo guitar house concert 1

T-cophony solo guitar house concert 2

Fernando Miyata, Juninho Afram: live jamming!

Juninho Afran x Fernando Miyata / Abel kilter

A clinic demo for Boss

Fernando Miyata na Expomusic 2009 demonstrando os pedais BOSS

plus some older tracks posted

alfa 7 ao vivo

a demo set to photo library

banda KAIRÓZ

Paul Gilbert: heads up Fuzz Universe DVD on the way.

Paul Gilbert Fuzz Universe教則dvd: