Basic Rock Guitar: 4ths & 5ths

by Guido Bungenstock

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  • Hi Guys,

    Welcome to my lesson No. 62


    A new series called BASIC ROCK GUITAR that is made specially for beginners just because a lot of people asked for it.
    From time to time I'll will publish a new lesson of this series where you'll find some useful informations, riffs, rhythms and simple solo techniques so that you can immediately start to rock your guitar! :-D


    BASIC ROCK GUITAR(4ths & 5ths)


    In the previous BASIC ROCK GUITAR series we talked about Bending & Vibrato , so we'll make the next step and we'll take a look at a cool technique of guitar soloing: playing with 4ths & 5ths

    Have fun!


    The structure of the Jam track:

    Intro 0:00-0:03
    | Em | % |

    A Part 0:04-0:17
    | Em |Em D/F# | Gsus2 | Asus4 A |
    | Em |Em D/F# | Gsus2 | Asus4/B A/B |

    B Part 0:18-0:32
    | Em |Em D/F# | Gsus2 | Asus4 A |
    | Em |Em D/F# | Gsus2 | Asus4/B A/B |

    C Part 0:33-0:47
    | Am7 |Am7 G/B | Csus2 | Em Bm7 |
    | Am7 |Am7 G/B | Csus2 | Bsus4 |

    Outro 0:48-0:59
    | Em Am|C D |Em Am |C D Em|



    Have fun! ;-)

    Final words

    I tried to transcribe as close as possible. Specially in the Guitar Pro file you'll find all this little extras!

    Cheers - Guido

    Technical specifications
    Guitar: Music Man Luke II
    Strings: D'Addario NYXL 009
    Audio Interface: Focusrite Saffire PRO 24
    Recording SW: Logic Pro X, several plugins


    Kemper Profiling Amp: Soldariu SLO (merged)
    Matrix GT1000FX with Marshall 2x12" V30 (for monitoring)

    The profiles are available for purchase here:
    http://www.guidorist.com/en/product-category/kemper-amp-profiles/


    Standard Tuning E, A, D, G, B, E

    Tempo: 130 BPM











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