In this lesson I’m going to show you my top tips and techniques for creating more explosive guitar solos!
For each of my tips I’ll breaking down these a lick and show you why they’re effective and when to use them – as well as walk you through the more difficult parts with plenty of advice and insights that you will be able to apply to any aspect of your playing. Strap in and let’s go!
If you’ve wanted to incorporate legato into your playing this is the lesson for you – I’m going to give you all of the tools and information you need to incorporate this fun and explosive technique into your playing today!
This lesson covers the fundamentals relating to the tone and mechanics of legato playing, as well as some deep dives into various ways I use legato in my own playing. It’s packed with tips and tricks as well as a selection of simple, quick exercises that will take your legato chops to the next level.
In this lesson, we’re going to be working on finger strength and dexterity – two very important areas for any guitarist – using a range of practical and fun approaches.
Whilst we walk through these different playing styles I’ll also be dropping in some of my top tips related to fingering and hand positioning to help improve your overall technique.
The Inspiration Toolbox is absolutely packed full of quick and easy licks, techniques and approaches that you just have to try. No matter what level you’re at – if you feel like you’re playing the same licks and making the same sounds on your guitar you’re going to get something from this lesson.
In this 10 part mini-series, we’re going to cover everything from diminished sweeping licks, to working with limited intervals, to adding a cool new spin to your bending. I also show you how to introduce outside and passing notes into your playing, this alone separates your sound from many other guitarists!
I want to show you a really cool lick that I’ve been playing around with for a few weeks which combines multiple techniques in a very cool way. This concept lends itself to many variations and that’s where your creativity comes in…
In this lesson, I’m going to walk you through the techniques behind this lick, but instead of playing it note-for-note, I want you to apply your own note choices to it, then share what you come up with over in the McRocklin Discord – I can’t wait to see where you take this idea!
In this lesson, I’m diving into the solo drop from “Spectrum,” a track by McRocklin and Hutch. Brace yourself for an intense section that pushes your skills to the limit – from your left hand’s precision to the finesse your right hand brings.
This section introduces string skipping, a technique I’m passionate about, and it’s not just about breaking down the lick. We’re going beyond that – exploring awesome variations that’ll help you craft your own super fresh licks!
String skipping is one of my favourite techniques to use, it sounds like this mysterious technique but is actually very simple and really effective in making regular scales sound completely unique!
In this video we’re going to talk about the technique itself, I’ll break down some licks for you to practice and give you a bunch of tips on how to apply string skipping into your own playing.
In this lesson I’m going to teach you a cool, creative string skipping tapping lick as well some tips to carry out to help you with this style of playing.
Sometimes with licks based on modulations, modal interchanges, complex harmony etc, we can find ourselves a bit lost. I bet you have had that feeling, haven’t you? Don’t worry, I’m also going to explain the harmony behind this lick and how it is constructed!
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