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December 29th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 122, Tom Bukovac, “P-90 Luft Balloons”

Chapters
00:00 - Rockin' intro playing
02:14 - Hello, friends!
02:50 - Shopping accident / '58 Gibson Junior
03:25 - P90 pickups / Junior playing
07:16 - Gibson Special / P90 explanation
08:28 - Special playing
09:09 - Pickup height
10:18 - Special playing (part 2) / Tuning
11:12 - Junior playing (part 2)
12:08 - Return of the VCB / Musicman cabinets
13:48 - Good guitar player vs. great / Last 1%
15:39 - TGP / Playing with your mind, not fingers
17:30 - Picture what you want to hear
18:41 - Paul Davids video
19:30 - Music collaboration / Guitar advice
21:20 - Plexi Soul / Austrailia shipping problem


Notes
A not so brief look at the virtues of old growth Honduran mahogany that was fashioned into timeless tools of war by the (arguably….but not with me) greatest guitar company in human history that resided in a little town called Kalamazoo.

I will lay out the Plexi Soul “down under” shipping situation soon….special thanks to Jedd’s dad.

Thanks for watching the show and sorry for the gratuitous “over posting” and shameless flogging of all things Homeskoolin’….no sessions for a while…a man gets “bored” sometimes….so then that man sells a few of his tools of war…so that he can then purchase some other tools of war.

R.I.P. John Madden….one of the greatest football personalities that ever walked the streets of America

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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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June 25th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Updates From The Road, “Reptilian Space Dust”

Chapters
00:00 - Behind the scenes
03:00 - Turtle


Notes
June 25 2021, Clearwater Florida….had a super fun show last night. Tony is looking for more instagram followers if you guys are up for it @tbonelucido

June 22nd, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Updates From The Road

Chapters
00:00 - Intro
00:30 - Paul Moak and rig
02:00 - Uncle Larry's pedalboard and chart
02:19 - Sean Lane and kit
02:35 - Eric Borash tech / Uncle Larry's rig cont.


Notes
Tuesday June 22, 2021
First gig of Ann Wilson 4 gig “mini tour” of Florida.
Ft Myers….God its so hot….

The Amazing Dawgs
Uncle Larry
Tony Lucido on bass
Paul Moak on guitar and keys
Sean Lane on drums

Thank the Lord we are playing in an air conditioned theater…

Thanks for watching guys!

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May 13th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 105, Tom Bukovac, “The Bluebird 6 Minor”

Chapters
00:00 - Mellow, galloping intro with delay
02:30 - Hello, class!
03:06 - Busy / Projects
03:45 - VCB - Hot stuff
04:14 - Tesla Cyber Truck
05:08 - '65 Impala
05:21 - Tom's guitar shop (Second Gear Used Music)
06:55 - Terrible audio quality in videos / Take it easy
07:40 - Oregon Trail settlers
08:17 - Listener sings over Tom's material (Pat)
09:08 - Making chords more interesting
09:50 - Bluebird 6th minor chord lesson
12:18 - Men At Work lessons (Who Can It Be Now / Overkill)
13:52 - Crazy, bad ass chord lesson


Notes
A not so brief chat on Elon Musk and also an explanation of the inner workings of the ancient mysterious “Bluebird 6 Minor chord”.

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February 18th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 94, Tom Bukovac, “Pronounced Boo-kuh-vak”

Chapters
00:00 - Old time Country intro
00:39 - What's up!
02:10 - Adaptation of Country music
02:44 - Tell what chords are behind lead lesson
05:12 - Using partial melodies to create illusions
05:50 - Mutated CAGED system / Bored class member
06:50 - Shifting chords practice / Shapes and knowledge
08:05 - Do I have to learn theory?
08:24 - Chess player / Homework / Philosophical
10:57 - Playing / Tape loop thoughts
12:16 - '59 335 deep tone / PAFs
15:23 - Cool lick lesson


Notes
A brief stream of consciousness ramble on infinite tape loops in the mind, the power of the 6th note, and the brain’s ability to learn and retain at various ages. Check out www.ziggysartstudio for a look at the 100th Homeskoolin episode commemorative print...if it ain’t up yet it will be soon.

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Thanks for watching guys

December 6th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 82, Tom Bukovac, “Ph-ph-ph-ph-phases”

Chapters
00:00 - Slow jazzy intro
00:24 - Hello, class!
01:16 - Phase shifters
02:54 - MXR Phase 90 demo
03:30 - Musitronics - Mu-Tron
04:00 - All-time greatest phaser riff
05:18 - EVH - MXR Phase 90
05:46 - Genesis tune lesson
10:42 - Nashville auto mechanics?
11:27 - Tweed Bassman


Notes
A brief rant on one of America’s great past time....phase shiftin’!!!

Happy Sunday

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October 23rd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 76, Tom Bukovac, “Common Tones For The Common Man”

Chapters
00:00 - Light loop intro jam
02:47 - Hello, class!
03:25 - Band name / Anonymity at risk
06:13 - Viewer Comment Bin / Ultimate tone?
09:55 - Connecting chords lesson


Notes
This is just a little tune i made up titled "I Always Pictured You Wearing Pants"

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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 17th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 9, Tom Bukovac, “Blues & Dank Nugs”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro jam loop
03:11 - Welcome the lovely day
04:11 - Viewer Comment Bin
04:30 - Talk about gear
05:26 - Billards / gear
06:11 - Love of the 335
08:27 - Replacement stoptail LP Special
10:25 - Sarah Buxton songs
11:21 - Stop gear buying?
12:35 - Hard-ass attitude
13:13 - Trust people / pain
14:08 - T-shirts
15:16 - Marijuana use
17:17 - Two chords lesson


Notes
Two chords and a brief chat on weed.
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