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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #7 by Sam Russell

    August 6, 2015 • Articles, Music

    Integrating Your Scale Runs and Sweep Picking Arpeggios Being able to shred scales is pretty cool… and so is being able to smash through arpeggios. But can you switch between the two? Do you understand how your scales and arpeggio shapes fit together

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    GUITARGET Guru Sam Russell Wraps His Mitts Around Handel

    August 6, 2015 • Articles, Music

    Go for Baroque (sorry – it can’t be helped) and check out our resident Guitarget Practice guru Sam Russell as he shows you how easy (yeah, right) it is to crank out some truly old school riffs – Handel-style! And if that’s not enough

  • Guitarget Practice

    GUITARGET PRACTICE #4 by Sam Russell

    April 23, 2015 • Articles, Top News

    For Those Who Want to Shred In this month’s Guitarget Practice, we are going to look at how we can start to build up technique and speed. You’re going to get an exercise to practice each week over the course of the next month. We’ll start off with

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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #3 by Sam Russell

    March 27, 2015 • Articles

    Playing Modes As Stacked Fifths Stacked fifths are a great way to get some more interesting sounds out of your normal 3 note per string scale shapes. You can get some of the sort of sounds that Steve Vai has used before, and also some really cool diminished

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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #2: New Approaches to Playing Scales

    February 20, 2015 • Articles, News

    by Sam Russell In this months’ Guitarget Practice, we are going to take a look at some different ways to play scales. We’re going to use the major scale as an example, but the ideas can be applied to any 3-note-per-string scale (and other scales with

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    GUITARGET PRACTICE #1 by Sam Russell

    January 23, 2015 • Articles, Featured

    How to Train Yourself to Use Your Whammy Bar Musically by Sam Russell Great for: Steve Vai fanboys, creating a more vocal sound from your guitar, ear training, creativity. Introduction In this article we’ll cover some quick definitions, limitations of frets