Tom Richardson is back again with another finger-twisting ‘Lick of the Week’. Every Monday Tom will publish a new lick or riff lesson in video format along with a brief description and tabs. These licks are aimed mainly at the intermediate and advanced level players, so get your game faces on!
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Lick of the Week Lesson 6
Here’s something a bit different. This one uses minor 2nd intervals to create some dissonance. A minor 2nd interval is found 1 semitone (1 fret) above the root note. By playing these two notes on adjacent strings, we can let the notes ring in to each other giving a unique sound.
- The first minor 2nd interval is from the G (12th fret, 3rd string) to the Ab (9th fret, 2nd string).
- The next is from the C (13th fret, 2nd string) to the Db (9th fret, 1st string).
- The last is found from the Db (14th fret, 2nd string) to the C (17th fret, 3rd string) played descending this time.
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