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  • 3 years ago

    Don’t miss part 3 of this one which goes through the melody to the song
    “Atlantic Astro Cumulus”:

  • Ken Mcfadden 3 years ago

    All these years of watching guitar Vids..your camera angle is genius.

  • Mike Lackey 3 years ago

    camera angle is nice – good lesson – ty .

  • Joshua Aaron 3 years ago

    what gear do you usseee!!!

  • michel roy 3 years ago

    Turnaround in pipeline B5 to C5.
    The C5 is the sixte degree e natural minor
    You didn’t mention that

  • Happy Jack 3 years ago
  • buckzx12r 3 years ago

    Like your realistic camera point of view.Easier to see chords.

  • P. Seud Onym 3 years ago

    Why does every surf tutorial have a green/blue color guitar, i mean i get
    the style but its strange

  • buckzx12r 3 years ago

    I really like your videos!Good job.

  • 3 years ago

    Hi Brian, I have my Strat set up for .11′s I prefer thicker strings in
    general, although I wouldn’t recommend you go up to .12′s if you’re used to
    .09′s, for example. Go up 1 or two gauges for the sake of both fingers and
    the guitar! IMHO, tremolo picking on the lower strings (a surf staple)
    sounds better on thicker strings, as does a slightly higher action than is
    currently in style – this ensures that notes can ring clear when you play
    with a strong pick attack.

  • Hugo Bueno 3 years ago

    Is there a boss delay on the floor next your foot ?

  • 3 years ago

    Yes – the Boss DD-7. I used it to sample the rhythm figure for the example
    later in this segment.

  • graveyardzombie 3 years ago

    what are your settings for the dd7? ;-)

  • Ruff Ruff Deacon 3 years ago

    I like.

  • Kent Schneeveis 3 years ago

    Fantastic lesson, thank you so much for this. Really!

  • ezanevnemletezik 3 years ago

    THank you so much for this lesson. I must say though. i’ve been playing
    guitar for 8-9 years now, and what you just said and taught people is what
    kept bugging my head as a guitar player (not just for surf music… these
    tricks are good for most of the genres) and you just taught me so much in
    15 minutes. This is seriously the best guitar lesson i ever had. Thanks so

  • 3 years ago

    Cool – with the Nighthawk you can split the humbuckers, so definitely do
    that for a single coil sound. Go for a Fender amp, or one in that vein,
    with a real spring reverb – modelling amps don’t real cut it (IMHO) for
    real surf tone. I was using the Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb reissue in this
    video. For most surf tones, plugging straight into the amp is the way to
    go. Sometimes a compressor is cool for clean solos (I use an MXR Comp), as
    well as a fuzz or overdrive (Maxon OD808 is great) if needed.

  • 3 years ago

    Thanks man – I got it used, so I actually don’t know! Perhaps “Surf Green”? :)

  • yonguitos 3 years ago

    Fucking awsome tips. U surf man. Thanks for this master piece les son.

  • cherdrol 3 years ago

    This vid was just what I needed. Thank you so much.

  • 206EASTLAKEROB 3 years ago

    I don’t know why, but Im in love with the sound of the surf guitar. I don’t
    know how to play real instruments and I don’t own any. I wish there were
    some VSTs for this!

  • CatchHellBlues16 3 years ago

    cool sound. looking to play surf style. suggestion for amp, pedal, guitar,
    effects? i have a gibson nighthawk

  • Christopher Miller 3 years ago

    I have been looking for years for some explanation as to what was going on
    in some of my favorite surf music. Thanks for explaining Man. I finally got
    a starting point!

  • Brian McNitt 3 years ago

    Excellent. Thank you, Joe. I have been playing .10′s so will give .11′s a
    shot and check to make sure I’m not getting fret buzz while tremolo
    picking. Thanks again.

  • 3 years ago

    In this video I was only using it in sample mode briefly – no echo/delay