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  1. Syn Gates

    Hey everyone!

    Welcome to the family Ricky excited to have you here!
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    Love them! The early gold tops sing like a bird!

    Love them! The early gold tops sing like a bird!
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    Daniele Gottardo tapping technique

    Of course! He has media for sale, I don’t have a link but it shouldn’t be hard to find. Certainly don’t have to go to Berklee to get life changing material from him. Thanks for asking questions and being involved! Stay safe in these crazy times.
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    Daniele Gottardo tapping technique

    Not gonna lie, Daniele is a huge influence on my tapping along with Don Lappin. He actually has great material to work on as he is a teacher at Berklee College of Music. Don Lappin
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    Make The Riff Section Great Again

    Inspiring!! I’m gonna go try to write something like that right now so thank you!! You have a personality of gold my brother and shines through your playing and choices. Wonderful🔥
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    Make The Riff Section Great Again

    We have to find out who ate your adorable child’s burger!! Crime of the century!! Amazing work and thanks for sharing, I know it’s not easy!! Try bending a little more, I know it’s pia but you are a touch short of the target notes. Very nice job muting other strings while playing, that’s not...
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    Make The Riff Section Great Again

    Stud!! Thanks for this amazing thread and having the courage to lead by example! Amazing work brother you are well on your way🤘
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    Make The Riff Section Great Again

    Amazing work!!! Thanks for sharing with us this is what it’s all about! Your playing has come along dramatically my friend!! Remember to always use vibrato when you can because it always sends a message of confidence and swagger(i know u were just trying to not fuck up on camera(success)haha I...
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    Landing Tones - Lesson 3

    Also, I’m a little behind with “Syn’s Tips” but hope to get a chunk of em done by end of the weekend. landing tones to me are just that, desired tones to land on. This is by far the hardest thing for me to do til this day. I spent very little time in my formative years on this and it shows in...
  10. Syn Gates

    CAGED System – The A Shape – Lesson 25

    If it sounds good to you, it isn’t wrong 🤘
  11. Syn Gates

    Extended Arpeggios in a Single Postion – Lesson 51

    It looks like there isn’t a backing track for this lesson. I’ll look into this and others
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    Extended Arpeggios in a Single Postion – Lesson 51

    Click on “Video” in the “Recording” section to the very right of “speed”
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    The Phenomenon that is Ghost Live

    Ghost is insane! One of my fav bands OF ALL TIME! They’re the real deal
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    🎄PT. 1 OF SYN AND POPS HOLIDAY PRESENT!🎄

    Thank you all so much for this!! Yes, I’m a little tired but it’s just heat exhaustion because I’m so fucking FIRED UP 🔥 about how amazing you guys are! Yes, this place is a lot of work but it’s nothing compared to a lot of you guys’ struggles. You all are the real fighters...seriously, I’m...
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    Melody & Motif - Lesson 2

    That’s what I was doing live until 2017 when I moved solely to the AFX3
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    Melody & Motif - Lesson 2

    I used my Hellwin for The Stage and modeled my fav tones afterward on the AFX3 which are Paradigm, Creating God, and Exist. Not sure what amp Block’s we started with at the moment
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    Melody & Motif - Lesson 2

    Yes! It’s basically a mid tempo 4/4 but your counting the 1/8 note triplets. Emphasis on the first and third 1/8 note. That’s “swing”.
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    Melody & Motif - Lesson 2

    Basically it’s like an up tempo waltz. Most blues tunes are actually in 12/8. Count by 3 1-2-3 1-2-3 1-2-3 1-2-3
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    Landing Tones - Lesson 3

    I’m the same way brother, having the same issues with golf at the moment lol. Best of luck to you!
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    Landing Tones - Lesson 3

    Also I just used the search engine located top right and typed in 13 chords and it brought up some stuff. One of which was Blues lesson 9 “color chords”. I scrolled thru the tab and saw some 13 chord tabs and diagrams. There’s more than one way to skin a cat here. Use search function and ask a...