Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Adele - Rolling In The Deep

A student asked if I could break down an easy way to play Adele's 'Rolling In the Deep' today. What a great recording that song is!

Here are a few clips we shot at the end of the lesson today. A few barre chords, some palm muting, a little finesse and you are on your way.

Enjoy!



If you work up a version, put it on youtube and let me know at youtube@dcguitar.com

Do the right thing and pay the girl:

iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/21/id420075073

Amazon:
http://amzn.to/g6MdfD








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Monday, April 04, 2011

Prepared Rest Strokes: Go for The Boing!

Prepared rest strokes are fingerpicking 101. The very core of your tone as a fingerstyle guitarist is formed by practicing this elementary gesture. This is from a video I shot for a student on Saturday. Normally I try to keep these under 60 seconds, so I can email from my iPhone. This is about ninety seconds. It's unedited.




Have fun and go for the boing!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3: Set, pluck, relax.

If you have any questions about this guitar instruction, email me at youtube@dcguitar.com


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