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Diminished Triad Arpeggios Across 5 Strings

Hard
65

In this exercise you will learn all about Diminished Triads and hopefully will find ways to use them in your own playing.

In Guitar Lesson: Unlocking Triads Throughout the Fretboard, Across 5 Strings

Augmented Triad Arpeggios Across 5 Strings

Hard
88

In this exercise we take a look at the last of the basic triad types - the Augmented Triad - which has a very unique sound that should find its way into your playing soon!

In Guitar Lesson: Unlocking Triads Throughout the Fretboard, Across 5 Strings

Triad Arpeggios Across 5 Strings - Harmonic Minor Etude

Insane
69

In this exercise I show you how to use various triad arpeggio shapes from this guitar lesson to write a cool sounding arpeggio progression.

In Guitar Lesson: Unlocking Triads Throughout the Fretboard, Across 5 Strings

Major 7th Arpeggio on Two Strings - adding the 9th

In this exercise, we take a look at a Major 7th arpeggio on two strings and see how we can easily extend the shape to play a Major 9th arpeggio.

In Guitar Lesson: Adding Extensions to 2 String Maj7 Arpeggio - Great way to add some color!

Minor Triad - Two Strings

Medium
133

In this exercise we continue our triad arpeggio guitar lesson by looking at the Minor Triad and its inversions, and the various ways that you can play it on two strings.

In Guitar Lesson: Triad Arpeggios - 2 Strings

Two String Triad Arpeggios Etude

Insane
94

In this exercise I will show you how we can combine the triad arpeggio shapes from this guitar lesson in a musical way.

In Guitar Lesson: Triad Arpeggios - 2 Strings

Diminished Triad - Two Strings

Hard
72

In this triad arpeggio exercise, we look at the sinister sounding diminished triad on two strings, which will have us doing some serious reaching for notes!

In Guitar Lesson: Triad Arpeggios - 2 Strings

Layering Guitar with Virtual Instruments - Setting up Reaper

Easy
45

In this first part of the lesson, we will get Reaper set up to make use of some very useful user-contributed Reaper scripts

In Guitar Lesson: Layering Guitar with Virtual Instruments - Fast, Efficient Techniques in Reaper

Layering Guitar with Virtual Instruments - Converting Note Attacks to MIDI

Easy
17

In this part of the lesson, I will show you how to use a Reaper script to detect guitar note attacks to be used for a layered, virtual instrument.

In Guitar Lesson: Layering Guitar with Virtual Instruments - Fast, Efficient Techniques in Reaper

Layering Guitar with Virtual Instruments - Applying Guitar Timing, Dynamics to MIDI Track

Easy
10

In this third part of the lesson, I will show you how to quickly apply the detected timing and volume of a recorded guitar part to a virtual instrument MIDI track.

In Guitar Lesson: Layering Guitar with Virtual Instruments - Fast, Efficient Techniques in Reaper