Guitar Techniques – Play Like: The Ramones

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Straight outta Queens like rock’n’roll attack dogs, the Ramones made a debut LP that sparked off the punk revolution. Douglas Noble gets up on the downstroke The Ramones’ 14-song self-titled debut from 1976 proved a huge influence on punk and metal bands alike, with fast tempos, short songs and pulverising guitar parts based on almost More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Bass Techniques – Play Like: Aston Barrett

Melodic, subtle and rooted to the centre of the earth, Aston Barrett’s bass playing lay at the heart of many of Bob Marley and the Wailers’ biggest hits. Gareth Morgan delves into his approach With over More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Bass Techniques – Play Like: Stanley Clarke

Released in 1976, School Days combines crazy-ass jazz fusion chops with rock, funk, R&B and great composition. Gareth Morgan examines a bass-player’s monument that still stands today The year 1976 saw More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Guitar Techniques – Play Like: Bad Company

Mick Ralphs’ work on Bad Company’s 1974 debut LP mixed great riffs and harmony leads and also employed a very unusual tuning. Douglas Noble explains everything Bad Company’s self-titled 1974 debut album More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Guitar Techniques – Play Like: Fleetwood Mac

The first album by Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac showcased a band with swing, subtlety and taste – and it made them stars in the UK. Douglas Noble looks deeper Formed by Peter Green with his former colleagues More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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Guitar Technique Workshop: Pivotal Influence

We explain how to improve your playing using the ‘pivot’ note method in this Guitar Technique Workshop In this guitar technique workshop we’re looking at a ‘pivot’ method that makes an excellent coordination More...

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By Huw Price On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Guitar DIY Workshop: Squier Telecaster Upgrades – Part 3

Lyndon Jones has a nice Squier partscaster for stage use but it could do with one or two little tweaks to make it perfect. Huw Price takes on the project and shows us how it’s done 3- NEW BRIDGE LOCATION Fitting More...

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By Huw Price On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Guitar DIY Workshop: Squier Telecaster Upgrades – Part 5

Lyndon Jones has a nice Squier partscaster for stage use but it could do with one or two little tweaks to make it perfect. Huw Price takes on the project and shows us how it’s done 5 – INSTALLING THE More...

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By Huw Price On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Guitar DIY Workshop: Squier Telecaster Upgrades – Final

Lyndon Jones has a nice Squier partscaster for stage use but it could do with one or two little tweaks to make it perfect. Huw Price takes on the project and shows us how it’s done 8 – PICKGUARD Telecaster More...

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By Huw Price On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Guitar DIY Workshop: Squier Telecaster Upgrades

Lyndon Jones has a nice Squier partscaster for stage use but it could do with one or two little tweaks to make it perfect. Huw Price takes on the project and shows us how it’s done This month we’re detailing More...