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      • Drop B Tuning Etude Includes Backing Track(s) Drop B Tuning Etude 1:31

        Instructor: Lucas Fowler Level(s): Intermediate Topic(s): Cool Riffs Style(s): Metal Total Lessons: 5 Backing Track(s): Yes

        Excerpt: Hey guys, this month we're going to look at Drop B tuning. This tuning(B-A-D-G-B-e) simulates the sound of a seven string guitar and allows for some cool chord shapes and heavy riffs. Check ...

        Media Length: 1:31

      • 6/8 Rock Ballad w/Solo Includes Backing Track(s) 6/8 Rock Ballad w/Solo 2:58

        Instructor: Sean Conklin Level(s): Beginner Topic(s): Cool Riffs Style(s): Rock Total Lessons: 2 Backing Track(s): Yes

        Excerpt: Hello all! For this lesson I wrote a little rock ballad primarily using the 6/8 time signature. Not sure about time signatures? Check out this lesson. INTROThe intro is pretty basic. When p...

        Media Length: 2:58

      • In The Style Of Tom Morello Includes Backing Track(s) In The Style Of Tom Morello 15:14

        Instructor: Lucas Fowler Level(s): Intermediate, Beginner Topic(s): Effects, Cool Riffs Style(s): Rock Total Lessons: 5 Backing Track(s): Yes

        Excerpt: Hey all, We're going to tackle some of the cool sounds produced by the riff lord, Tom Morello. I've put together a short track with a heavy riff, DJ inspired verse and the infamous record s...

        Media Length: 15:14

      • Re-amping Re-amping 12:32

        Instructor: Lucas Fowler Level(s): Intermediate Topic(s): Recording Style(s): Any Style Total Lessons: 3 Backing Track(s): None

        Excerpt: Hi all, This month I'm going over how I use reamping to dial in a guitar tone I like in a very measured and controllable way. Tips: 1. Remember to use the guitar you are going to use for ...

        Media Length: 12:32

      • Basic Mixing Tips Basic Mixing Tips 26:04

        Instructor: Lucas Fowler Level(s): Beginner Topic(s): Recording Style(s): Rock, Any Style Total Lessons: 5 Backing Track(s): None

        Excerpt: Hi all! This month we're looking a some tips for getting a good, clean mix doing your own recordings. In this first example we'll deal with some ways to treat heavy electric guitar tracks. ...

        Media Length: 26:04

      • Legato Exercises for Beginners Legato Exercises for Beginners 14:42

        Instructor: Lucas Fowler Level(s): Beginner Topic(s): Exercises Style(s): Any Style Total Lessons: 5 Backing Track(s): None

        Excerpt: Hey everyone! This month we're going to discuss some very basic exercises to strengthen your legato technique. These will help build muscle memory that you can apply to scales and muscial p...

        Media Length: 14:42

      • Open Voiced Triads Open Voiced Triads 8:56

        Instructor: Mike Salow Level(s): Intermediate Topic(s): Chords, Cool Riffs Style(s): Any Style Total Lessons: 3 Backing Track(s): None

        Excerpt: Hello again! In this tutorial, we are going to talk about open voiced triads. What are open voiced triads? Well, to understand open voiced triads is might be best to first learn what c...

        Media Length: 8:56

      • Gain Staging with Pedals Gain Staging with Pedals 35:34

        Instructor: Lucas Fowler Level(s): Beginner Topic(s): Recording Style(s): Any Style Total Lessons: 3 Backing Track(s): None

        Excerpt: Hi guys! After having conversations with several of my guitarist friends, I thought it might be prudent to talk a little about gain staging with pedals. I made three videos to demonstrate th...

        Media Length: 35:34

      • Licks ala Eric Johnson Licks ala Eric Johnson 13:27

        Instructor: Mike Salow Level(s): Advanced Topic(s): Cool Riffs Style(s): Rock Total Lessons: 3 Backing Track(s): None

        Excerpt: Hi all! Back with another tutorial! This time we'll be looking at three licks in the style of Eric Johnson. All of these licks will be focused around sixteenth note E minor pentatonic runs....

        Media Length: 13:27

      • Playing Vintage Guitars Includes Backing Track(s) Playing Vintage Guitars 8:02

        Instructor: Sean Conklin Level(s): Intermediate, Beginner Topic(s): Cool Riffs, Reference Style(s): Rock, Any Style Total Lessons: 4 Backing Track(s): Yes

        Excerpt: I am completely new to the world of vintage guitars. But I decided to take a plunge recently and got a refinished 1960 Fender Strat, and I absolutely love it! I wrote a new song with it for...

        Media Length: 8:02

      • Hybrid Picking Etude Includes Backing Track(s) Hybrid Picking Etude 9:05

        Instructor: Lucas Fowler Level(s): Intermediate Topic(s): Technique Style(s): Any Style Total Lessons: 4 Backing Track(s): Yes

        Excerpt: Hi all! Hybrid picking has been a very useful technique for me in my many musical endeavors. To help you familiarize yourselves with hybrid picking, I put together a short track that uses th...

        Media Length: 9:05

      • Rhythmic Displacement in Metal Includes Backing Track(s) Rhythmic Displacement in Metal 11:58

        Instructor: Mike Salow Level(s): Advanced Topic(s): Rhythm Style(s): Metal Total Lessons: 4 Backing Track(s): Yes

        Excerpt: Hi all!  Welcome back to another tutorial. This time around we'll be discussing rhythmic displacement within metal guitar riffs. The first thing I need to point out is that we will be...

        Media Length: 11:58

      • Artificial Harmonics Includes Backing Track(s) Artificial Harmonics 13:53

        Instructor: Mike Salow Level(s): Advanced Topic(s): Technique Style(s): Any Style Total Lessons: 5 Backing Track(s): Yes

        Excerpt: Hi all! Back once again with another Infinite Guitar tutorial. This time I thought it might be fun to discuss artificial harmonics. I was first interested in this technique when I...

        Media Length: 13:53

        Studies

        • Health, Stretching, and Warming Up Health, Stretching, and Warming Up 46:50

          Instructors: Steve Hubbard, Richard Lundmark, Sean Conklin Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 13 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: Keeping our fingers healthy and nimble is an essential and often overlooked aspect of guitar playing. In this study you'll learn tips to help keep yourself in top performance.

          Media Length: 46:50

        • Chris Feener's Hybrid Picking Metal-style Includes Backing Track(s) Chris Feener's Hybrid Picking Metal-style 9:41

          Instructor: Chris Feener Study Category: Style Total Lessons: 6 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Chris goes over the hybrid-picking technique and applies it to a metal context, both with lead playing as well as riffing.

          Media Length: 9:41

        • Everything Djent Includes Backing Track(s) Everything Djent 40:04

          Instructors: Chris Feener, Al Joseph, Sean Conklin Study Category: Style Total Lessons: 26 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: With bands like Meshuggah and Periphery paving the way, djent has exploded in popularity within the metal scene. In this study, you'll get an in-depth overview of this growing style.

          Media Length: 40:04

        • Pedalboards, Effects, Delays, and Cable Routing Pedalboards, Effects, Delays, and Cable Routing 1:19:53

          Instructors: Steve Hubbard, Richard Lundmark, Sean Conklin Study Category: Misc Total Lessons: 20 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: In this study, we're shown examples of various effect setups from IG instructors and given tips on how to create delay effects.

          Media Length: 1:19:53

        • Learning Guitar in the style of Threat Signal Includes Backing Track(s) Learning Guitar in the style of Threat Signal 25:00

          Instructors: Chris Feener, Travis Montgomery Study Category: Artist Total Lessons: 19 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Threat Signal is a Canadian metal band that crushes in the growing metal scene. And who better to learn from than Threat Signal's own Chris Feener and Travis Montgomery?

          Media Length: 25:00

        • Legato for Beginners Legato for Beginners 29:26

          Instructors: Sean Conklin, Rick Graham, Pavel Denisjuk Study Category: Beginner Total Lessons: 15 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: In this study, IG instructors explain the very basics of legato along with the various techniques, such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides.

          Media Length: 29:26

        • Composing and Recording Modern Metal Includes Backing Track(s) Composing and Recording Modern Metal 57:38

          Instructor: Mike Salow Study Category: Style Total Lessons: 19 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Join Mike as he takes you from start to finish in the art of composing a modern metal composition. He covers his equipment, writing techniques, and how to play his original song.

          Media Length: 57:38

        • Advanced Modern Legato Includes Backing Track(s) Advanced Modern Legato 51:10

          Instructors: Tom Quayle, Al Joseph, Rick Graham Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 24 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: In this study we get an in-depth analysis of modern legato, along with several examples on how to apply it in real-world musical situations.

          Media Length: 51:10

        • Acoustic Etudes in the Style of Andy McKee Acoustic Etudes in the Style of Andy McKee 31:26

          Instructors: David Soltany, Rick Graham Study Category: Artist Total Lessons: 15 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: Rick and David write beautiful etudes that capture the masterful acoustic playing of Andy McKee.

          Media Length: 31:26

        • Visualizing the Fretboard Includes Backing Track(s) Visualizing the Fretboard 1:11:31

          Instructors: Tom Quayle, Al Joseph Study Category: Theory Total Lessons: 34 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Scales can be intimidating. Improvising with scales can be even more intimidating. That is, until you know how and why they work, which is exactly what you'll learn in this study!

          Media Length: 1:11:31

        • Technical Basics: Timing, Sweeping, and Tapping Includes Backing Track(s) Technical Basics: Timing, Sweeping, and Tapping 36:48

          Instructor: Al Joseph Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 15 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Al Joseph discusses the bare bones essentials when it comes to learning modern guitar techniques such as sweep picking and tapping.

          Media Length: 36:48

        • Playing Arpeggios in the Style of Frank Gambale Includes Backing Track(s) Playing Arpeggios in the Style of Frank Gambale 23:56

          Instructors: Mike Salow Study Category: Artist Total Lessons: 12 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Frank Gambale is one of the smoothest players out there, and in this study Mike gives us insight as to how Gambale approaches his blistering arpeggio lines.

          Media Length: 23:56

        • Guitar Tuning: Standard and Alternate Tunings Guitar Tuning: Standard and Alternate Tunings 51:07

          Instructors: Sean Conklin, Richard Lundmark, Chris Feener, Tom Quayle Study Category: Misc Total Lessons: 14 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: In this study, you'll learn how to tune your guitar to standard tuning as well as explore a wide variety of alternate tunings.

          Media Length: 51:07

        • Welcome to Bending Boot Camp Welcome to Bending Boot Camp 29:59

          Instructors: Richard Lundmark, Rick Graham Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 11 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: Richard and Rick tackle the proper ways to execute bends on the guitar and also cover the various types of bending.

          Media Length: 29:59

        • Richard Lundmark's Improvisation Study Includes Backing Track(s) Richard Lundmark's Improvisation Study 1:15:18

          Instructor: Richard Lundmark Study Category: Theory Total Lessons: 31 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Richard takes us on an in-depth journey on how to unlock the fretboard to help maximize our improvisational skills.

          Media Length: 1:15:18

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