In past lessons we’ve spruced up rhythm patterns by adding extra notes to chords, and by inserting bass lines and scale runs. This time around the subject is intervals, specifically thirds. Here we give you some practical examples of how to put thirds to work for you. In fact, thirds in particular are real workhorses, frequently used by guitarist, R&B, rock, country and blues.
Intervals are simple, useful and helpful bits of knowledge. They’re a priceless musical commodity, being one of the most fundamental and applicable building blocks of scales and lead sequences. Yet, despite the simplicity, the related theory can get fairly involved.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive dual-guitar playthrough video for "Automaton" by Intervals. The video, which you can check out below, features guitarists Aaron Marshall and Lukas Guyader.
Last October, Toronto's Intervals released In Time, an EP full of their intense instrumental prog-metal. Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of the band's new video for "Epiphany," a track off In Time. The video features Intervals guitarist Aaron Marshall and his Ernie Ball MusicMan JPX 7 guitar.
With the year in music winding down, we reached out to some of your favorite guitarists to find out what music and gear rocked their worlds in 2012. Below,Intervals guitarist Aaron Marshall fills us in on his five favorite pieces of gear.