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March 2nd, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Jam, “The Bird Returns To The Place It Originally Returned To”

00:00 - Rockin' the Firebird

A little Cleveland raunch for all you Homeskoolers out there.

I call this one “Give Me All Your Hot Blooded Blue Mornings For You”

Thank you for watching the show.

December 27th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Sunday Night Freak Out

00:00 - Amazing playing

A little joyous late night woodshedding after winning a grand on Dallas tonite haha….as usual, i just try to get lost and explore some new territory. Once in a while when i get lucky while practicing i feel like i stumble onto some shit i’ve never done before. Maybe it’s all an illusion.

Thanks for supporting the channel friends….i can’t tell you how much the kind words mean to me. I SINCERELY appreciate the paypal donations and the positive reviews of Trip The Witch and Plexi Soul records.

Hope you guys have a great week

This was a 64 firebird V through a 68 50 watt plexi that used to belong to the great Paul Allen.

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August 10th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Loop Only For You To Practice To

00:00 - Track to play along

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 17th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 107, Tom Bukovac, “Penalty Kick Blues”

00:00 - Texan blues intro
01:14 - Hello, class!
01:48 - NAMM show
02:19 - Health concern addressed
02:50 - Viewer Comment Bin / Busy
03:04 - Mystery project
03:57 - Soccer
05:06 - Yola - Stand For Myself (acoustic intro)
05:56 - Ann Wilson gigs
06:50 - Effects loop vs. plugging into amp
07:54 - Albums coming out / Uncle Larry Album
09:08 - Gibson Firebird
09:27 - Mutant hybrid picking / 4ths / Thumb picking
10:23 - Chords and polychords
11:14 - Neck pickup soloing jam
11:30 - 100k pots / 'The heavens parted and God said...this is your Firebird'

Hey guys….if you’re looking for a SUPER COOL place to take your kids for an afternoon, you gotta take them to the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville. You’re not gonna see a bunch of old Chevelles and the ordinary old car stuff, this place is jam packed with rare and exotic vehicles from all over the world….its a nice quiet peaceful calming afternoon, kind of like a NAMM show right?
You might even see Uncle Larry and his two sweet boys there.

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June 26th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Updates From The Road, “Blues For Matt Mallet”

00:00 - PLaying intro (tapping / pull-offs)
00:55 - Hello / Update
03:33 - Outro playing
03:51 - Gibson Firebird / Duesenberg Session Man love

Hello my dear Homeskoolers….i feel like i don’t say it enough, but i greatly appreciate the honest heartfelt support of the channel.
Hope you guys know that.

Here’s another stream of consciousness ramble from a shady hotel somewhere real close to a Denny’s.

Fuck off Silviu

April 25th, 2021

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

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

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

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December 6th, 2020

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

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

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

Happy Sunday

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September 12th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 69, Tom Bukovac, “Firebird Lullaby”

00:00 - Beautiful, soulful intro
03:20 - Hello, class!
04:18 - '63 Gibson Firebird
04:39 - Phone message question / Intonation
05:03 - VCB / Frets
07:56 - '63 Gibson 335
08:20 - Gibson guitars and frets / Pythagorean
11:23 - Bridges
11:59 - Chords lesson
16:02 - Tone control / Weapon use secretly

A brief discussion on Pythagoras and his contribution to the guitar culture.

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August 18th, 2020

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

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

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 17th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 63, Tom Bukovac, “And Your Bird Is Red”

00:00 - Intro rockin' jam
02:16 - Hey, cats!
04:18 - Viewer Comment Bin / Rituals
06:41 - Copy right claim
08:04 - Humbuckers in Nashville
10:27 - Rock 'n' roll untamed lesson
11:42 - Speed picking / Thumb angle

See guys I’m still writing stuff in here...i thought about calling this video “My Red Bird Performs” but i thought that mighta been a little too inside for anyone who’s not from the UK...thanks for watching the show.

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July 26th, 2020

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

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

A brief discussion on blues and pawn shops.

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May 5th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 21, Tom Bukovac, “The Over/Under”

00:00 - Intro trippy jam
02:56 - Welcome
03:21 - Viewer Comment Bin
03:50 - Wipe down guitars?
05:11 - Closing your eyes
05:36 - Rolling Rock and beer
06:27 - Vince Gill / Acoustic / SG
10:21 - Vegas
11:21 - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
14:38 - Old Southern Joke reference
18:11 - 4 Chord loop lesson

A brief chat existential jam and a rummage through the viewer comment bin. order a Homeskoolin' t shirt at  Homeskoolin' tip jar is PayPal

April 15th, 2020

Homeskoolin' Volume 7, Tom Bukovac, "An Old Southern Joke"

00:00 - Intro jam
01:47 - Reader Comments
02:43 - Don't rush things
03:53 - Music store / Southern joke
08:13 - Behind the pocket
09:20 - Role Model?
10:09 - Tom is my kittens
10:57 - Go For It
12:02 - Mean It / No Second Guessing
12:36 - Trivia
14:16 - Play like personalities

More than a joke really....actually an approach to life and some TRIVIA!! The very first Firebird ever made (no shit, prototype 1962) through a little tiny Gretsch shit box.

March 23rd, 2020

Corona Lessons Volume 5, Tom Bukovac. the new normal sus chord

00:00 - Lesson

Extra bored today, so I'll put up a second vid, no extra charge...plunkin' on an old 63 bird...this one goes out to my guru...Greggor "Bubba" Sarlija....if it wasn't for him I would probably be a hopeless drunk living in a rented duplex in Mayfield dating a Hooters waitress.
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