Learn a fun two-bar double-stop blues riff. This one is all about a blues rhythm with a swing feel. You’ll notice that the open-string double-stops in the first measure use staccato to give a short, noticeable sound. In […]
Learn this addictive guitar riff that sounds like a bassline.
Learn a complete blues solo based on the pentatonic scale, written and recorded by Francesco Cagnacci! Included is the full audio and backing track. Before the solo starts, the track plays through the rhythm part for […]
This week’s riff is written and recorded by Charles Gervase. He shows us an A minor rock riff. This one has an off-beat syncopated feel as he accents the up-beats, especially on the sixteenth notes. […]
In this riff, Martin Mitkov teaches you how to play a metal riff for a song from his band, Demezia. This riff uses sixteenth triplets, alternate picking, and an alternate tuning (B-E-A-D-Gb-B). Please note that […]
Learn a fun way to play triads to play a funk riff consisting of sixteenth notes.
Learn this fun southern rock riff to add to your repertoire. This 4-bar riff is comprised mostly of a 2-note A power chord using a shuffle rhythm.
This riff, by Charles Gervase, is a fun rock riff that uses sixteenth note triplets (3 notes per half-beat).
This riff uses an Em7 and some palm muting to create a funky rhythm. You’ll notice the classic sixteenth note Funk rhythm. The audio and a backing track are included below.
Written in D♭, this 70’s style rock riff uses palm muting, pentatonics, and a focus on upbeats.