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Chapter 12: Altered States – Using unusual tunings to create fresh, unique riffs

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Chapter 12: Altered States – Using unusual tunings to create fresh, unique riffs

In this final lesson, Mark discusse his use of unusual tunings in both Periphery and his own band, Haunted Shores and how he uses them to create fresh, unique-sounding riffs. The featured example are from he Haunted Shores song “Norway Jose,” which he wrote and performs in the highly unusual Cm(add9) tuning. As Mark demonstrates, this tuning enables him to create huge-sounding, ringing chord riffs and intriguing single-note lines using barre fingerings and open strings.

Genre:

Artist, Hard Rock / Metal, Prog

Difficulty:

Advanced

Tuning:

CGCEbGD

Techniques Used:

alternate picking, chords, finger slides, open tunings, palm muting, position shifts, pull-offs

Artist:

Mark Holcomb, Periphery

Run Time:

8:55


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