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Shred Guitar Series – Introduction

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Welcome to the introduction of the Shred Guitar Series. In this series of posts I will gather the most relevant information on shredding from what I’ve picked up during the years in the style of the guitar heroes like Yngwie Malmsteen, Jason Becker, Tony MacAlpine, Marty Friedman, Joey Tafolla just to mention a few heroes from the golden era. And …

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Guitar Training Philosophy

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Guitar training Today I’m going to share my philosophy when it comes to guitar training. I think it’s extremely important to see that technique is just a tool to express your musical voice. It’s not important how fast you can go on your metronome playing sixteenth notes. You’ll see guys on Youtube breaking world records in speed and to be honest …

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Join me on Patreon

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I’ve just launched a Patreon page! If you like my music and want to support me please go ahead and join the club! As a patron you will get access to exclusive material, previews of upcoming projects, lessons and behind the scene material. Check it out! https://www.patreon.com/patrikvonporat

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Ear Training Online

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I stumbled upon a very interesting website called Soundgym. They basically offer different tutorial and lessons in recording, mixing and mastering combined with a community and small games that challenges your ear. Very fun and quite addictive. They offer two options, free and pro.The free version are very limited in some ways. I suggest you try it out for yourself. …

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How to mix metal guitars

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Guitar processing – Make it fit in the mix So, how to mix metal guitars? Mixing is a science and an artform that takes time to master. I record everything in my project studio and here are some tips and tricks that I use during the pre-production stage. If you have a Kemper and are interested in profiles you can …

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Website update

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I’m working on a webshop section where you’ll be able to buy lessons and a few Kemper profiles of my favourite amps if you are interested in that kind of stuff. Speaking of Kemper profiles, be sure to check out ReampZone if you are looking for the best sounding profiles on the market.

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Kemper Power Rack

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I’m in the middle of recording guitars for the upcoming Freternia album. I recently updated my gear with the Kemper Power Rack and I have to say that I couldn’t be happier. I have much to learn about the Kemper and I have to admit that at first all the buttons and settings was a bit overwhelming. I searched like …

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How to improve your skills

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Introduction There are many useful online resources out there. When I started out playing guitar almost 30 years ago I didn’t have access to this amazing thing called internet. It took me a quite a few years to figure out what and how I needed to practice to improve my playing. The following information is nothing new but it’s what …

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Positive Grid

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In my opinion Positive Grid offers some of the best sounding amp modelling/virtual guitar amp software available. Over the years I’ve been using ReValver, AmpliTube, Guitar Rig, Softube and a few more I don’t even remember the name of. I think that most of them have something good to offer and of course, guitar sound is a matter of personal …

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Freternia reunite

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I’m very happy to announce that we decided to reunite Freternia. Feels almost to good to be true. I was one of the founding members back in 1998 when we recorded and released our first album “Warchants & Fairytales”. I was only 21 year old at that time and it was a big thing for me. It was my first …