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In The Style Of Tom Morello: Part 2, Main Riff

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Lesson Excerpt: First, lets tackle the loose, funky riff that makes the song groove. This is a very simple idea that involves keeping your picking hand loose and consistent on the attack, allowing your fretting hand to determine when notes jump out.

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