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September 22nd, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Edition Riff Giveaway, “Stream Of Unconsciousness”

Chapters
00:00 - Soulful blues playing


Notes
Remember class…if you don’t get called for fouls, you ain’t playin’ basketball.

Fall is almost here….and I am SOOOOOO happy about it.

Today’s puzzle, a ‘58 Les Paul though an old bar whore ‘64 electric instruments Super Reverb my buddy Brett found me.

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August 10th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Monday Night Bonus…”Buzz Saw Blues”

Chapters
00:00 - Badass Blues loop jam


Notes
One of my favorite guitar tones of all time is the super bright razzy blown speaker distortion effect. Such as the direct sounding buzz saw tone on "Black Dog" by Jimmy Page.

Getting pretty close here with an old Roger Mayer Voodoo-1 through an old AC30. Another old pedal that gives up that tone in spades is the old Multivox Big Jam Distortion…although sadly i dont own one. Hope you guys enjoy!

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


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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

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June 10th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Track, “High & Lonesome”

Chapters
00:00 - Beautiful pedal steel-esque playing


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Here’s one for the night owls….cheers to all you sweethearts

Love

Uncle Larry

July 10th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 51, Tom Bukovac, “Smoky Mountain Blues"

Chapters
00:00 - Smoky Mountain Blues


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Just a little tune I have been mucking about with over the last 4 or 5 days up here in the Smoky Mountains on a nice little family vacay. Think of it as an addendum to Tom Sawyer....and don’t you fret because class will resume as usual VERY soon kids....love, your pal, Little Tommy

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June 22nd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 44, Tom Bukovac, “Gimme All Your Tumblin’ Dice”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro 70's jam
01:46 - Hello, class!
02:20 - 2 Loops / Blues over Major
02:48 - 4 Chord progression
03:39 - E pentatonic over Key of E Major lesson
06:50 - Loop - Key / Overdub
08:51 - Pull-offs lesson


Notes
A brief foray into the notes to avoid when playing in major keys. Coffee mugs and new t shirts are in at guitarhouse.net Homeskoolin  PayPal tip jar: tombukovac@gmail.com

June 9th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 39, Tom Bukovac, “Funky Little Guitar Man”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro montage / blues jam
04:26 - Hello, class!
05:14 - T-Shirt idea contest
06:37 - Lick idea / bends lesson
09:44 - Another blues lesson


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A brief exploration of country guitar twang...and an invitation to design a t shirt. PayPal tip jar: tombukovac@gmail.com

May 25th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 33, Tom Bukovac, “The Salad Days”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro blues jam
03:03 - Hello, class!
04:35 - Viewer Comment Bin
05:30 - Kemper profile
06:39 - Rolling Rock baths
07:18 - Back life story
14:36 - Loop lesson


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A brief look into the viewer comment bin and a description of my painful early years. Homeskoolin' T shirts available at guitarhouse.net if you like the show, PayPal tip jar: tombukovac@gmail.com

May 12th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 27 “Tom Bukovac, "Tennessee Jack Ford”

Chapters
00:00 - Blues jam


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A very brief three chord blues exploration in the key of B. Check out my friend and former 80’s guitar student Bobby Latina’s band “The Jack Fords” from Cleveland Ohio.

April 20th, 2020

Homeskoolin Volume 11, Tom Bukovac, “The Power Of The 5 Minor”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro sad jam
02:40 - Guitar House
03:00 - Coolest viewers
04:02 - Monty Python reference
05:15 - Gear talk
06:56 - How sessions work
10:45 - Make session magic
13:20 - Tom's material / lesson
14:42 - Blues over major: "I don't fuckin' like it at all"


Notes
A brief chat on the strange elusive power of the “Coldplay chord”

April 10th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 3, Tom Bukovac, “Train-Kept-A-Memphis”

Chapters
00:00 - Mean intro jamming
03:43 - Important discussion about bread
05:15 - Little lick lesson
07:17 - Little lick lesson 2
08:45 - Blues lick lesson (proper Sports Bar)
10:00 - Joe Walsh
10:49 - Pick Scrapes (Van Halen)
11:57 - Blues lick lesson 2 (Piano rip off)
14:35 - Noisey P90s


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A discussion on bread and some semi-usable sports bar blues licks...filmed yesterday. Solid korina guitar my buddy made for me, with old Dimarzio Super Distortion plugged into an old Gretsch 6161 combo amp.

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