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      • Graphic Equalizers Graphic Equalizers 15:58

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

        Excerpt: Hey guys! This month we're going to go over how to use a Graphic Equalizer to shape the tone of your amp in a very powerful way. Grapic EQ's are a must have pedal in every guitar player's co...

        Media Length: 15:58

      • 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

        • The 'Ups' and 'Downs' of Alternate Picking Includes Backing Track(s) The "Ups" and "Downs" of Alternate Picking 36:44

          Instructors: Al Joseph, Chris Feener, Martin Miller, Travis Montgomery Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 21 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Most guitarists use alternate picking, but it's important to make sure we have a proper foundation of the technique. Dive into this study to become an alternate picking master!

          Media Length: 36:44

        • 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

        • Using 7-String Guitars in Metal Includes Backing Track(s) Using 7-String Guitars in Metal 28:10

          Instructors: Chris Feener, Sean Conklin, Richard Lundmark Study Category: Style Total Lessons: 15 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: 7-string, 8-string, and even 9-string guitars are becoming more and more the norm in today's metal scene. In this study, we'll be taking a look at 7-string playing.

          Media Length: 28:10

        • Finger Tapping: From Basic to Craziness! Finger Tapping: From Basic to Craziness! 16:59

          Instructor: Sean Conklin Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 21 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: In this study, we'll be exploring the very basics of finger tapping, then gradually increasing difficulty to some pretty difficult runs!

          Media Length: 16:59

        • 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

        • 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

        • 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

        • 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

        • 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

        • Rick Graham's Classical Guitar Classics Rick Graham's Classical Guitar Classics 28:10

          Instructor: Rick Graham Study Category: Style Total Lessons: 20 Backing Track(s): None

          Overview: In this study, Rick walks us through multiple beautiful classical guitar pieces that have stood the test of time.

          Media Length: 28:10

        • Learning to Play Guitar like Guthrie Govan Includes Backing Track(s) Learning to Play Guitar like Guthrie Govan 38:35

          Instructors: Mike Salow, Rick Graham Study Category: Artist Total Lessons: 20 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Guthrie Govan is known as one of the most versatile and talented guitarist in the world. In this study, you'll get special insights into his unique playing.

          Media Length: 38:35

        • Vibrato: The Key Ingredient to Your Own Sound Includes Backing Track(s) Vibrato: The Key Ingredient to Your Own Sound 1:15:51

          Instructors: Rick Graham, Richard Lundmark Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 17 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: Vibrato gives guitarists a unique sound and feel. Learn the best ways to incorporate vibrato into your playing so you can create your own unique personality on your guitar.

          Media Length: 1:15:51

        • String Skipping: Etudes and Exercises Includes Backing Track(s) String Skipping: Etudes and Exercises 43:20

          Instructors: Sean Conklin, Richard Lundmark, Chris Feener Study Category: Technique Total Lessons: 15 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: String skipping can be a difficult technique to master, but as with everything, practice makes perfect! Use the etudes and exercises in this study to help you hone in your string skipping skills.

          Media Length: 43:20

        • Composing Music with Software Includes Backing Track(s) Composing Music with Software 58:48

          Instructors: Tom Quayle, Sean Conklin, Pavel Denisjuk Study Category: Misc Total Lessons: 15 Backing Track(s): Yes

          Overview: If you write music, you likely have some kind of software that you compose with. In this study, we'll look into a couple DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) and give examples of how to use them.

          Media Length: 58:48

        • 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

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