Fusion alert! Tonight’s episode of Fender Play LIVE is all about one of the most exciting eras for blues rock guitarists - the 1960s! Special guest Josh Landau (Stolen Nova, The Shrine) joins us live from Hollywood to break down the skills, tones & everything else needed to sound like the guitar greats of this era! We’ll dive into songs and riffs from legendary bands like Led Zeppelin, Cream, MC5, and more, and show some easy tips for how players of ALL levels can sound like a blues rock guitar god. Plus, tune in to learn how blues rock evolved across music history to reach its pinnacle in the '60s with artists like Jimi Hendrix, Duane Allman, and Jimmy Page. And as always, don't miss out on your chance to win a free guitar - tune in to find out how!
0:00 - 4:51 Introduction and Gear Rundown
4:52 - 8:21 ’Kick Out The Jams’ by MC5
8:22 - 9:12 How Did Blues Evolve to Blues Rock?
9:13 - 11:45 ’Wild Thing’ by The Troggs
11:46 - 13:31 Techniques to Take Blues to Blues Rock
13:32 - 14:16 What Makes the Blues Rock Sound?
14:17 - 15:27 How to Create Guitar Sustain
15:28 - 16:38 Wah Pedal and Blues Rock Influence
16:39 - 19:11 ’White Room’ by Cream
19:11 - 21:34 Basics of Using a Wah Pedal
21:35 - 23:12 Tips on Creating Sustain
23:13 - 24:38 ’Bring It On Home’ by Led Zeppelin
24:39 - 28:00 ’Vortex’ by Stolen Nova
28:01 - 29:18 Blues Rock Into the ‘70s — ‘La Grange’ by ZZ Top
29:19 - 30:27 Amps Used on Fender Play Live
30:28 - 31:55 Dylan Assigns Homework
31:56 - 33:11 Weekly Gear Giveaway Announcement
33:12 - 35:07 What’s New on Fender Play
35:08 - 39:15 Favorite Blues Rock Guitarists
Eugene Edwards is a Berkelee-trained guitarist and instructor who has played with Dwight Yoakam for the past 10 years. Dylan Caliguiri is an instructor & curriculum developer who holds a DMA in Music Technology / Studio Guitar.
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