Harmony and theory bible (part 9) - Mixolydian Mode
Welcome to my Harmony and Theory Bible series.

These articles will aim to teach you how to approach theory and harmony in a fun and creative way. Here you will find everything from beginners' areas like intervals, chords, scale construction and modes, to more complex harmony analysis and soloing approaches. Whether you are total beginner or somebody looking to recap on some knowledge, this is the place for you.

In today’s article we are focusing on the 5th mode of the major scale – Mixolydian mode
Interview with Marty Friedman
Marty Friedman is undoubtedly a guitarist with a unique style and approach to guitar. Through the years he has collaborated with top musician in the industry such as Jason Becker (Cacophony), Dave Mustaine (Megadeth), Ron Jarzombeck (Watch Tower) to name a few. Besides his band evolvement as a guitarist, he has also been releasing solo albums over the past 20 years. At the moment he is in the studio writing his new album and soon hitting the road. We got a chance to speak with him and ask him a few quick questions.
5th Live4guitar competition
Are you ready to rock? Here we are, ready to launch the 5th Live4guitar competition. This time we have something more interesting and more challenging for you with some great prizes. Ever heard of Muris Varajic? Know his amazing technique? Now it's your turn to give it a go.
Interview with Greg Howe
Greg Howe is one of the most influential players in the world of modern guitar. Having received huge attention with his first self-titled album from Shrapnel Records in 1988 and setting new standards for instrumental guitar with “Introspection” in the early 90s, he has continued to release astounding solo guitar records, featuring his unique rock-fusion tone, incredible technique and intricate rhythms. At the same time, he has recorded and toured with numerous artists in the rock, fusion and pop world, including Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Richie Kotzen, Dennis Chambers and Victor Wooten. We caught up with him a few weeks after his amazing masterclass at the Guitar Institute in London.
Lick of the week no. 15 - Alternate picking - string skipping in C# minor
For this "lick of the week" we have neoclassical sounding alternate picking and string skipping exercises. Check it out.
How to be a successful guitar teacher
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Finally we have the results. Sorry for the delay. We've been waiting for busy judges to send their votes. Read on...
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We have reached the last day of the competition. There are 48 video responses so far and you still have time to submit your take by midnight (UK time). The judges are now confirmed and the results will be published soon. We have more judges this time which will make the whole thing more fair as everyone is a different style guitarist.
Interview with Michael Romeo - Symphony X
Michael Romeo is one of the most renowned shredders of the 21st Century. After putting out an instrumental EP called "The Dark Chapter" he formed the famous progressive metal band Symphony X in the States and started putting out albums and building up a huge fanbase. Michael has also done an instructional DVD with Young Guitar Magazine in Japan called "The Guitar Chapter". We caught up with him in London at the "La Scala" venue where Symphony X had an amazing show.
Book review: Intervallic Fretboard - Towards Improvising on the Guitar
If you’re one of those that use “memorizing frets” approach when learning songs, solos and improvisation, we have a book that can completely change your fret board knowledge. Written by Ashkan Mashhour and Dave H. Murdy, this book will teach you understand all those tricky things on the guitar and never get lost when improvising. Intervallic Fretboard - Towards Improvising on the Guitar came to our hands for a review and will be one of the prizes for our next Live4guitar competition.
Lick of the week no. 36 - Country lick A7 by Hamo Salihbegovic
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