How To Write A Melody

A simple approach to composing a melody. If you’ve ever felt stuck or that you can’t turn your noodling into solid ideas then this is the lesson for you.

How To Use The Dorian Mode

How To Use The Dorian Mode Lead Guitar Lesson How Do You Play Dorian? There is no need to overcomplicate modes. They’re simply a different sound that we can add to our vocabulary.  You just need to wrap your head around a few simple concepts and begin experimenting. Each mode has a distinct sound and […]

Bloody Valentine by MGK Music Theory Analysis

Bloody Valentine- Machine Gun Kelly Music Theory Analysis Why Analyze Music? The study of music has always fascinated me. From the time I started playing power chords and trying to rip solos with the pentatonic scale (which is still 85% of what I do), I asked, how does this work? My thirst for understanding music […]

The Modes Of The Major Scale

The modes can seem a bit daunting at the beginning.
In reality you only need a few concepts and you’re good to go.
The challenge comes in applying them.
In this lesson I go over a few strategies to get them into your playing without tossing out all of your vocabulary.


My first blog post and what this is all about. Kind of.
Some Ideas about what you can expect from me and what I’m trying to accomplish with this blog.