You can use this patch to get that deep bassy funk sound like James Jamerson or Donald Dunn. It’s great for covering almost any funk, R&B, MoTown or most rock songs from the 60’s-70’s. It’s setup using a DI box or headphones, so depending on the amp and cab you are using, you will probably have to tweak the EQ on the BP-200 a bit to keep from overpowering your setup.
Parameter Settings:Read More »BP-200 Mo-Town / Funky Ampeg
I wanted to post this just to have a quick guide up for a reference when needing a different scale pattern to use on the fly. This info came from a variety of sources that I found while browsing around the other day. So, Let’s start with the basic patterns for the main scales everyone needs to know.
A Minor PentatonicRead More »Guitar Scales Cheat Sheet
Cake is pretty good band, they definitely have some good chops and songwriting skills. A few years ago they covered I Will Survive and did one helluva job. Here’s the bassline for it, which is repeated throughout the whole song. Read More »Cake’s I Will Survive Bass Tab
Here’s the bass tab for Mikey J’s classic song, Billi Jean. Everyone knows the bassline for this song, it’s just that popular. It’s really easy to play and once you get the hang of it, you can break off into your own runs on the in-betweens.
RIFF.1 (in F#)
There’s no “set-in-stone” method to writing a song. Each type of music is a little bit different than the rest, which is what gives them their “oomph”. The beauty of music is it can be anything, Phil Collins made songs using just drum beats and a melody, Skrillex and Dead Mau5 layer noise on top of bass beats for their songs. Each way is different yet all are still popular. Here’s a handy quick-sheet for coming up with your own songs.Read More »Creating Your Own Hit Songs
I’ve been on quite a Metal kick this week. Here’s the tabs to one of my favorite songs. It’s a high energy, fast paced, kick you in the teeth and steal your car type of tune that is tons of fun to play along with on guitar.
A VULGAR PICTURE The Black Dahlia Murder (From The 2005 Album Miasma)
Transcribed by Jonathan Casper (confinedforever) Tune guitars to standard down 2 steps (not dropped C) Gtr I (C F Bb Eb G C) - 'Brian Eschbach' Gtr II (C F Bb Eb G C) - 'John Kempainen' Gtr III (C F Bb Eb G C) - 'Lead'