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  1. The Lydian Mode on Guitar - Everything You Need To Know

    Learn what creates the Lydian mode's distinctive sound, train your ears and learn how to apply it in your own music, both harmonically and melodically. The most comprehensive lesson on Lydian for guit…

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  2. Effective Minor Pentatonic String Bending Technique

    Learn how to use string bending in your minor pentatonic scale licks and build your confidence with lead improvisation. Lesson includes key bend points and tips on how to target your bends accurately…

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  3. Borrowed Chords - How To Spot & Play Over Them

    Learn about borrowed chords, how to use them in your songwriting and how to solo over them. Includes in depth video, ear training and tables showing how borrowed chords work in several keys.

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  4. How Diminished 7th Chords Work In Music

    Learn the ways diminished 7th or dim7 chords can work in your music with this in depth guitar lesson. Includes several progression examples and a video overview.

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  5. Hidden Triads - Extending Your Harmony & Melody

    Learn how to play triads in relative positions to the chords you're playing over to give your chord and lead playing more mileage. In depth guitar lesson with video and tabbed examples.

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  6. The Versatility of Major 7th Arpeggios

    Learn how major 7th arpeggios can be used over all chord types, not just maj7. This guitar lesson will take you through the basics of major 7th arpeggios and how to use them in your solos.

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  7. Exploring The Guitar Neck In 6ths - What They Are & How To Play

    Learn how to harmonise using 6ths right across the guitar neck and create beautiful sequences. This lesson will show you how to harmonise any chord in sixths.

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  8. Play Over Minor 2 5 1 Using These Pentatonic Scales

    Learn how to create musical phrases over minor 2 5 1 using these pentatonic scales. Video and tabs show you how to play the right pentatonic scales so you sound great every time.

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  9. Pentatonic Scales in Minor Keys - How To Change & Sound Good

    Learn how to use pentatonic scales to make amazing minor key solos and break out of using the same scale over all chords. Includes detailed diagrams, tabbed examples and backing tracks.

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  10. Augmented Guitar Chords - Everything You Need To Know

    In depth augmented guitar chords lesson shows you not only where to put your fingers, but also how to use augmented chords in progressions,

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