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Govan-esque Funk: Part 1

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Govan-esque Funk: Performance Govan-esque Funk: Part 2

This idea almost immediately came to my head after hearing the drum beat. Very simple, but it "says" what it needs to say. I'm very often inspired to write after hearing a groovy drum beat. I almost prefer to write with a drummer vs. on my own, or with another guitarist, etc.

This riff works well clean or with distortion. If you check out the backing track, you'll notice that the guitar parts are indeed clean. For the performance however, I decided to play them dirty.

There is a lot of room to be creative and add percussive strumming into the mix here. I chose to keep it simple, but definitely try experimenting on your own!.