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November 26th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Friday Night One Take Freak Out

Chapters
00:00 - Building a loop / Bass
01:10 - Switch to guitar


Notes
I decided to do a one take freak out before going to have some curry at my favorite place on this lovely Friday night…and here it is lads…replete with the occasional “blue note” that goes along with any first take…..hahaaaaa

Oh…and guess what cats??? Plexi Soul CD’s are coming!!!!!!

August 29th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 110, Tom Bukovac, “Unclelectric Larryland”

Chapters
00:00 - Bad ass intro jam / Come On
02:00 - Hello, class!
02:58 - Stressful morning / Leo (son) sick
03:25 - Cover tune / Jimi doing Earl
04:42 - '60 Strat / Tuned down to Eb
05:07 - The Gear Page / Thin Lipped Cups
05:52 - Trip the Witch / Jon Anderson
07:30 - Viewer Comment Bin / Football
07:52 - Best 5 guitar amplifiers
09:01 - Direct box
09:42 - Bus story and sense of humor
10:52 - Roland BeeBaa Fuzz
11:31 - Top 5 Worst Guitar Inventions / Thanks
12:45 - EHX Frequency Analyzer


Notes
A brief chat on many things, including hurricanes, tunings, pedals, and people who are NOT fun to hang out with at parties.

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August 10th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Loop Only For You To Practice To

Chapters
00:00 - Track to play along


Notes
Ya know guys, when my solo record comes out very soon, theres gonna be TWO VERSIONS of it….one is the actual record, and the other one is gonna be the same songs but with my solos taken off so you can play along. In honor of that, here is the loop only from tonights broadcast you can jam to. This was two tracks of my red Firebird and one track of me on my 66 P bass.

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July 22nd, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 108, Tom Bukovac, “Reverb Math”

Chapters
00:00 - Slow ambient jam
02:17 - Hello, class!
04:37 - Baritone strings / Gauge
05:29 - Wrapping strings
06:28 - Jerry Jones Neptune Longhorn Baritone / A tuning
07:40 - Gibson Eb-2D Bass garage sale


Notes
Hello class, just a brief exploratory look at baritone guitars….keep in mind, EVERY guitar sounds cool when you tune it down low enough. Props to John Scott from Bluesman Vintage guitars in Nashville. You may want to contact him if you like lightweight guitars…the Strat he had with him yesterday was literally the lightest Strat i have ever felt in my entire life…5 pounds tops.

If you guys want either of the two instruments from Uncle Larrys Garage Sale just email me at tombukovac@gmail.com

Buyer pays all shipping


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April 25th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 103, Tom Bukovac, “Herkermer Pushbroom”

Chapters
00:00 - Def Leppard - Bringin On The Heartbreak intro
01:32 - Hello, class! / Genius guitar parts
02:26 - House party / Rolling Stones / Fine music
03:56 - Busy schedule
04:25 - VCB / Play what the song needs
06:50 - Wish some songs were different / Suggestions
07:36 - Major and minor connection - "Not how I approach" lesson
09:15 - Rare gear exception - Speakers / Pickups
11:50 - '51 Fender Precision Bass / 1st year for fretted bass


Notes
A brief chat on the art of making records and a look into the VCB

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March 4th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 96, Tom Bukovac, “Open Door”

Chapters
00:00 - Hall and Oates type intro
02:18 - Hello, class!
02:30 - Soloing over bass, rhythm loop
05:03 - Solo
05:15 - Welcome / Ziggy's Art Studio print
06:26 - Muscle Shoals
09:10 - Jam in key of B lesson
11:13 - 2014 Fender 5 String P-Bass
12:05 - Bass lesson


Notes
How do you make a Nashville session bassist cringe??
Ask him if he has a 5 string.

Hi guys

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January 31st, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 88, Tom Bukovac, “The Tank”

Chapters
00:00 - '58 Les Paul straight into '59 Bassman / Life, Sex & Death - Tank
01:15 - Hello, class!
03:23 - VCB / How's Farmland?
04:07 - Disappointed teacher?
04:34 - Rare cut / Learning chords?
06:17 - Sports Bar Blues
07:20 - Drummers: Musical vs. Groove / Song sense
09:46 - Casino movie
10:20 - Keeping guitars in tune (always nut)
13:32 - Trivial raffle / Name This Riff


Notes
A brief discussion on blues, jazz and tuning....Cleveland style.

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January 9th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 85, Tom Bukovac, “We All Get Replaced”

Chapters
00:00 - Slow intro jam
03:01 - Hello, class!
04:29 - Viewer Comment Bin
04:40 - String bending / Lesson
08:05 - Sharp pointers on guitars
08:52 - Rolling Rock
09:40 - Internal crash cymbal, click track
10:03 - Framing the vocals / Steve Cox
11:11 - Regular day job?
12:09 - Bass playing
13:12 - Switch picking
14:23 - Dean DeLeo / Feelings hurt


Notes
A brief chat on bending, my brother Mike, and the sad truth of life that once we leave the studio, our poor tracks have no one to defend them.

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December 5th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 81, Tom Bukovac, “Up The Neck”

Chapters
00:00 - Rock intro lick jam
03:09 - Hello, class!
05:20 - VCB / Wintertime guitar storage
07:54 - Miracle pedalboard sound
08:43 - Session effects switching
11:09 - Bad Company - Shooting Star / Dark sound lesson
12:48 - Back and forth between chords / Adding thumb bass note


Notes
A brief chat on tone, a rarely seen in nature bent note finger tap, and a look at “putting out fires” on your pedalboard.

Oh...and thanks to all the class members who came to Uncle Larry’s defense yesterday in the VCB when our old joyless buddy Mr. Fizz flat out insulted my dear wife. Fizzy was promptly “pinned to the wall of mockery” (as your dear classmate Danny pointed out) and subsequently fizzed out somethin’ terrible.

Love to all...happy Saturday lads

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July 26th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 58, Tom Bukovac, “London Broil”

Chapters
00:00 - Peter Green tribute intro jam
02:44 - Hello, class!
03:04 - Deliciously out-of-tune guitars
03:38 - Pawnshops / Cleared out
05:09 - Ebo Customs E-Verb / Demo
06:25 - Viewer Comment Bin / Recepticle
07:00 - Beginners? Intermediate and beyond
07:30 - Jump right in? Need experience
09:13 - Guitar man
09:50 - Shirts? / Wear own merch
10:29 - Quick goodbye / Keep 'em wanting
11:06 - Changing meter, groove song lesson


Notes
A brief discussion on blues and pawn shops.

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June 30th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 48, Tom Bukovac, “Cord Of Life”

Chapters
00:00 - Omnichord intro
00:06 - Welcome
02:03 - Garage studio / Brad Paisley story
03:33 - Repeated question / Looper pedal
04:40 - Looper pedal lesson (Do You Feel Like We Do)
05:47 - Attempt 2 (Bass guitar)


Notes
A brief illustration on how to use a looper pedal...and some other rambling

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May 21st, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 31, Tom Bukovac, “Sharp....Distance....”

Chapters
00:00 - Yes - Long Distance Runaround loop jam
01:21 - Hello Lads / Garage light
02:21 - Sessions
02:43 - Who's part? Conversation
04:19 - Les Paul Custom
04:34 - Yes - Long Distance Runaround lesson
06:57 - Yes - Fragile album
07:40 - Disliked styles of music
08:52 - Gildan


Notes
A brief chat about the genius of Yes “Fragile” record and a look into the viewer comment bin.  Homeskoolin' T shirts available at guitarhouse.net if you like the show, PayPal tip jar: tombukovac@gmail.com

May 11th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 26, Tom Bukovac, “Regatta De Summer Breeze”

Chapters
00:00 - Police bass loop jam
04:19 - Greatest concert
05:33 - Walking on the Moon lesson
06:50 - Common traits of the Greats
10:36 - Muting / Bouncing trick lesson


Notes
A brief explanation of string muting and a declaration of my lifelong obsession with The Police. Homeskoolin' T shirts available at guitarhouse.net if you like the show, PayPal tip jar: tombukovac@gmail.com
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