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August 31st, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Jam “The Roadrunner”

Chapters
00:00 - Picking blues mix jam
06:56 - '53 Fender Telecaster


Notes
Hey Homeskoolers, hope all is well….just stuck in the house on a rainy day with a funky old blackguard Tele and my dear son Leo who came in to show me his crumpled up treasure map.

Rest in peace my dear old friend Tim Akers.

For those concerned, the Trip The Witch single will be featured on an exclusive with Guitar World tomorrow (Wednesday) and released in CD Baby (basically all digital platforms) Friday!

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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August 8th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 109, Tom Bukovac, “Mr. Blackfinger”

Chapters
00:00 - Amazing mixed jam
04:21 - Hello, friends!
04:40 - Open strings / Deblocking chords
07:20 - EHX Blackfinger


Notes
A brief chat on chords and a look at one of the most overlooked effects in pedal history…..

Todays sound courtesy of a 1960 Stratocaster and a 64 Vox AC40 top boost. Reverb courtesy of a Boss RV-6.

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June 12th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Song Learning Update

Chapters
00:00 - Ending part of Crazy On You playthrough


Notes
When i am figuring out tunes i like to know ALL the parts, not just the guitar parts….when i was learning “Crazy On You” for this Ann Wilson gig i just HAD to figure out the fairly complex vocal arrangement that happens over the E chord….

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June 10th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Track, “High & Lonesome”

Chapters
00:00 - Beautiful pedal steel-esque playing


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

Love

Uncle Larry

May 30th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Sunday Night Bonus “The Green Green Glass Of Home”

Chapters
00:00 - Hillbilly rocking jam


Notes
Just goofin’ about on my old 55 Tele...through a little plastic practice amp...it may be a “little bright” sounding as they sometimes say in the studio...but lest we not forget, treble is indeed a stimulant my friends.

This is a slight adaptation of the little riff i played on a Morgan Wallen track called “Need A Boat” where Bryan Sutton and i are battling each other in a full on hillbilly pickin’ bloodbath.

Totally unrelated, if you’re bored check out the new Yola single which just came out recently called “Stand For Myself”....this record was recorded at Easy Eye studio a good while back and my fucking thumb STILL hurts from slappin’ the acoustic on that intro...ouch.

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May 26th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Late Night Random Montage, "A Tribute To Your Good Taste"

Chapters
00:00 - String bending intro jam
01:00 - Hello, everyone! / Video setup
01:12 - Heart songs
01:55 - Magic Man tuning
02:27 - Session with Charles Kelly
03:05 - Ben Rector with Tom on guitar
03:43 - '55 Tele & Blackstar amp
04:05 - Magic Man playing & lesson
05:37 - Sessions video


Notes
A little mish mash montage of recent Uncle Larry related items....including a little late night Tele abuse and an ice cold Rolling Rock premium lager (which, as the box says, is a " tribute to your good taste")

Here's the Ben Rector tune....
https://youtu.be/b0WqYVLBzwo

Part three of this montage features two of my dear friends....Troy Lancaster (guitarist) and Drew Bollman (engineer)....cinematography by Tony Lucido.


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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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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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August 18th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 64, Tom Bukovac, “The Bird Returns”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro mellow, bluesy jam
02:25 - Howya doing, class!
03:21 - Viewer Comment Bin
03:29 - How long to come up with jams?
04:25 - Protecting Intellectual Property
05:23 - Gracious manner / Trolls
06:19 - Missing most in pre-Corona?
07:38 - Session, acheiving sound
09:44 - Amp and speaker?  Clear sounds, not too loud
11:21 - Gold mine of guitar secrets / Stealing material
14:22 - Thumb bass notes / Stretching jam lesson


Notes
Hey guys....please forgive the slight rattle in the low notes...must have been something on the old work bench/hi tech video production station.

August 8th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 62, Tom Bukovac, “Cop Show Music”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro "cop show" jam
02:24 - Hello, class!
03:54 - VCB / Volume level?
04:04 - Fender Pro Reverb
04:44 - "Negative Ned Ryerson"
06:10 - Taylor or PRS? / "Not doing homework"
06:29 - Lots of t-shirts
07:00 - Amps / Dumble
08:18 - Pinky
09:06 - Steve Howe Guitar Player
09:38 - Ibanez Flaming Wah / No go
09:58 - Chord, loop lesson
04:43 - '64 Gibson SG


Notes
See i still write stuff in here....stuff about the videos....remember Cannon? Kojack? Rockford Files? Columbo? Ok heres your trivia question...what was the name of the epic song from the Gaucho sessions that got accidentally erased by a bonehead engineer?

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August 6th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 61, Tom Bukovac, “The Smuggler”

Chapters
00:00 - Rocking intro jam
02:23 - Hello, class!
03:12 - '67 Smuggler's Tele
03:51 - Vivid memories of songs played
04:57 - Few hours with living player?
06:37 - COTCS
07:47 - Guitar and women?
08:39 - Homeskoolin' merch / Design
09:20 - Christine / Darnell's Garage
09:55 - Guitar lesson


Notes
See I’m writing stuff in here again....just to see if you guys read it.

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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 22nd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 32, Tom Bukovac, “Plexi Soul”

Chapters
00:00 - Experimental jam intro
02:58 - Hello, class!
03:54 - '58 Les Paul
04:23 - Viewer Comment Bin / John Cleese & Dolly Parton joke
05:12 - Garage playing?
06:48 - Guitar picks / Pick use
08:34 - Thin Lizzy - Cowboy Song
10:27 - Great solo album
11:07 - Eric Johnson vids
12:17 - Eric Johnson lesson
13:52 - Pete Townshend lesson
15:10 - Cast session musicians?
17:15 - Loop lesson


Notes
A not so brief experimental odyssey on a borrowed guitar.  Homeskoolin' T shirts available at guitarhouse.net if you like the show, PayPal tip jar: tombukovac@gmail.com

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

May 2nd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 19, Tom Bukovac, “Retro Twang”

Chapters
00:00 - Twang jam intro
01:10 - Hello
03:00 - Weapons used secretly
04:42 - Fender Jazzmaster
05:15 - Midrange in the mix
06:28 - Harmony Silvertone Jupiter
09:10 - Guild Starfire III Bixby


Notes
Fellas....the T SHIRTS WILL ALL BE SHIPPING LATER THIS WEEK....please be patient. I originally ordered 150 and we have already sold over 200, so the guy making them is doing a double run...and i will get some 3XLs for all you big boned lads. My garage is the noisiest “single coil pickup environment” on earth sorry.
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