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August 9th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Jam, “On A Bender”

Chapters
00:00 - Crazy good acoustic string bending


Notes
Filmed late last night…you know you’ve been on the road for a while when bending .012 gauge acoustic strings feels the same as bending .010s on an electric

Thanks for watching guys

Trip The Witch vinyl is shipping!!

July 17th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 156, Tom Bukovac, “Seafood Green”

Chapters
00:00 - Good, fun "Tequila" playing
00:41 - "A good lick"
01:03 - Friends! / Thanks for gifts / Kids
04:15 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin)
04:42 - Steel Panther gig?
05:12 - Headstock break? / Guitar problems cannot stand
08:27 - Guitar Player magazine
08:58 - Fender Duosonic
09:11 - "The Claw" finger playing lesson / Eric Johnson stealing
11:29 - Favorite Bukowski book?
11:38 - Locker & stolen Ann Wilson gear / Mexico
12:50 - '71 Les Paul Custom
13:17 - Miscellaneous comments / Phil Collins
16:25 - Thanks to all / Plexi Soul / Trip The Witch


Notes
I saw an ad for a Stratocaster on Reverb a couple days ago where a guy described the color as “seafood green”….oh man, that got me…

Anyway, here’s a 17 minute ramble from a guy who hasn’t been around many people any older than 9 years old in several days.

If anyone out there knows what issue of guitar player mag i got “writ up” in recently please tell me, cuz i can’t find the fucking thing....like who is on the cover?

totally unrelated, dig this crazy video....my son watched this and all he said afterwards was "knuckleheads..." kinda under his breath......hahaaaaa, wonder where he got that?

https://youtu.be/5oO226PgSkg

Thanks for watching friends

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Venmo tip jar is @Tom-Bukovac-1

June 18th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Important Announcement...TRIP THE WITCH VINYL IS HERE!!

Chapters
00:00 - Beautiful playing
01:26 - Hello, friends! / Travel story and wallet
03:33 - Happy Father's Day / Trip The Witch vinyl
04:18 - Fender Telecaster
05:15 - Contest
05:35 - Father's Day
06:08 - Lesson (crazy fast lick)


Notes
Hey kids….the first rule of the road as we all know…NEVER LOSE YOUR PHONE OR WALLET…..well guess what?

If you want a nice vinyl trip the witch record go here to get it
https://shop.bandwear.com/collections...

Dont forget to send your postcard to win a free Duesenberg Session Man guitar!

mail your postcard to:
Duesenberg USA
PO Box 857
Fullerton CA 92386

good luck friends

June 4th, 2022

Homeskoolin' Rare Recently Unearthed Trip The Witch Studio Footage

Chapters
00:00 - Trip The Witch home footage of solo


Notes
Hello friends, Dean Deleo just found this somewhere, I honestly didn't know it even existed. Film of Larry playing the actual solo from the Trip The Witch track "Planet TD1" on his old '58 Burst.

April 27th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus…”Trip The Isolated Witch”

Chapters
00:00 - Breathing new life into musicians


Notes
Hello my dear Homeskoolers….just wanted to let you know about some very cool stuff Dean Deleo is going to be posting on the Trip The Witch Instagram page.

This is one example of some of the actual solo’ed ProTools tracks from the TTW album…you can get a glimpse of some of the isolated sounds, without all those loud drums bashin’ away. Much more of this to come on the TTW Instagram page. Check it out friends.

February 21st, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Public Service Announcement

Chapters
00:00 - Beatles acoustic playing
01:22 - Public Service Announcements / Lost merchandise


Notes
Hi guys…it’s Larry

February 17th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 129, Tom Bukovac, “Nantucket Hayride”

Chapters
00:00 - Amazing playing w/ a little Nazareth
01:31 - Hello, class! / Kids
03:15 - 60's movie soundtrack sound
03:41 - 3rd person talking
04:10 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin) / Rock n Roll heart
04:47 - Clarity of voice when playing
05:35 - Bringing out the sound / Voice leading
07:08 - Putting out a peaceful calm
08:21 - Hatemail / Captain Caveman
08:47 - Trip The Witch merch
09:31 - YouTube - Vice Grip Garage
13:08 - Ann Wilson day 2 / Paul Moak
14:04 - D Chord and "Smoke on the Water"


Notes
A brief chat about surf music and a look into the always fascinating viewer comment bin.

February 15th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Update, “Man…Sessions Are Hard”

Chapters
00:00 - Acoustic playing
00:38 - Good morning, Homeskooler's
00:54 - Session accident, thumb injury
03:58 - Super Bowl
04:34 - Accidents
05:22 - Selling something
05:39 - Responding to folks / Finding time
08:11 - Kay acoustic


Notes
Yet another installment in the ongoing “weird shit that happens to uncle larry” saga.

February 8th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 128, Tom Bukovac, “Through The Past (not so) Darkly”

Chapters
00:00 - Funky playing
01:38 - Hello, friends!
02:06 - Ricky Gervais podcast
03:19 - Jeff Senn Strat / Cancelled session
03:35 - Trip The Witch songs and lessons
04:19 - "Dressed to Kill Myself" listen


Notes
A not so brief reflection on making a record with one of the sweetest, coolest most talented people i have ever known.

here's a link to the record lads
https://tripthewitch.bandcamp.com/alb...

February 5th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 125, Tom Bukovac, “Cabin Fever Jazz”

Chapters
00:00 - Crazy guitar playing
09:30 - '54 Esquire / Old Brain Twister lesson
11:25 - Trip The Witch CDs & t-shirts
12:05 - 4 note chromatic pattern playing
13:20 - Sound and fun playing
14:14 - Difference Rosewood vs. Maple teles / Blues pickin'
16:16 - E13 / Index finger crazy shit
17:40 - Cool sound upstroke on saddles / Clavinet imitation


Notes
“Well…maybe he HAS finally lost it….”

January 17th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 123, Tom Bukovac, “The Element Of Surprise”

Chapters
00:00 - Funky, blues mixed jamming
01:06 - Shredding it
01:56 - Hello, class!
02:23 - Snowy Nashville
03:30 - Rick Reith thanks
04:26 - Duesenberg guitar contest
05:25 - Opening tuning and figuring it out
05:56 - Duesenberg Starplayer (Limited Edition)
06:26 - Trip The Witch / shop.bandwear.com / Plexi Soul
07:45 - Viewer Comment Bin (VCB) / Least favorites form of music
09:42 - The best guitar you've ever played?
12:10 - Being a "YouTuber"
14:22 - Element of surprise / Unpredictable playing
16:00 - Paul Davids video (YouTube Link) / "Fuck-off Gilbert"
17:00 - A friend passing


Notes
A brief chat on all kinda shit…and here's all the links you need people....

Trip The Witch merch, like CD's. posters and comfy ass t-shirts:
https://shop.bandwear.com/collections...

Tom Bukovac Plexi Soul digital download:
https://tombukovac.bandcamp.com/album...

Tom Bukovac Plexi Soul CD's (yes, actual CD's that you can play in your 2005 Camry):
https://reverb.com/item/47719071-tom-...

Homeskoolin’ merch like t-shirts, kick ass coffee mugs: www.guitarhouse.net

If you want to donate something to the guy in this video using Paypal use this address: tombukovac@gmail.com

If you want to donate something to the guy in this video using Venmo use this address: @Tom-Bukovac-1

October 22nd, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Update “Morning Bone…..uh…”

Chapters
00:00 - Nice acoustic playing
01:24 - Hello, friends!
01:42 - A couple of things to tell you
01:47 - Solo record out on Fri, Oct 28th, 2021
02:34 - Ask one thing - Don't pirate record
03:33 - '38 Bone acoustic
03:51 - Busy schedule / Blackbird Studio
05:04 - Ann Wilson at Neptune / Roger Fisher
06:06 - Trip The Witch news
07:00 - One last thought / Contest?


Notes
A brief chat and the unmistakable tone of a forward shifted 38 bone.

October 5th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 113, Tom Bukovac, “Planet TD1”

Chapters
00:00 - Bedtime quiet playing
02:41 - What's up, guys / Intro
03:15 - Trip The Witch - Planet TD-1 explanation
03:41 - Planet TD-1 lesson (Key G minor)
06:00 - Further explanation / Plasma Pedal
07:10 - Bending in general
08:17 - Gilmour playing / P90s
08:50 - Jam riff / loop lesson / Chord explanations
13:09 - "Boomer" bending / Shake it off
14:03 - Putting power into bending / Push fingers together
14:51 - Hillbilly outro playing
15:44 - Link Wray - Rumble playing


Notes
A not so brief discussion about bending and a couple tunes you can learn if you’re muy bored.

Thank you guys so much for the flood of positive feedback about the Trip The Witch record….it means the world to Dean and myself.

Stay tuned for a my solo record which is coming VERY soon….in two formats…one with my annoying solos, and one with space for YOUR annoying solos.

You guys are awesome, thanks for the continued support….and to the 11 people who religiously watch every video i put up and still thumbs down it, suck a dick.

Homeskoolin’ merch available at www.guitarhouse.net
Paypal tip jar is tombukovac@gmail.com
Venmo tip jar is @Tom-Bukovac-1

September 21st, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 112, Tom and Guthrie, “Velvet Hammers”

Chapters
00:00 - Dressed To Kill Myself playing
02:26 - Hello, friends! / Thanks
03:18 - Guthrie Trapp intro
04:02 - Dressed To Kill Myself lesson / Chords
05:34 - B-Section
06:19 - Beatiful solo playing
07:30 - Uncle Larry's Garage Sale / Gibson '65 335
08:20 - Guthrie Trapp playing


Notes
Hello class…in today's presentation…a walk through the chords of the Trip The Witch song “Dressed To Kill Myself”.

Also , a couple videos of my dear old friend Guthrie Trapp absolutely destroying my ‘38 OOO-18 and my ‘37 AJ.

Also, the lovely ‘65 Gibson 335 in the video is available in this episode of Uncle Larry’s garage sale. This guitar is ABSOLUTELY ready to be someone’s main squeeze….beautiful refret and it plays like absolute butter, dead in tune. Nice fuckin guitar in the original case. Has some Bigsby holes and original tuners reinstalled after some others were on it…best part about this guitar is it has the “tweener” nut width…it’s not the classic wide pre ‘65 1 11/16” nut width, but it’s not that super skinny late 60’s feel either…its a “tweener”

9500 plus shipping

Email me at tombukovac@gmail.com if you need it

Stay tuned for super comfy Trip The Witch t shirts!

September 15th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 111, Tom Bukovac, “Wagons In Space”

Chapters
00:00 - Space Wagon playing
01:53 - Hey, Homeskoolers!
02:43 - TTW thanks
03:51 - "Prog Jam" song
04:08 - Martin acoustic
04:20 - Space Wagon lesson / Chords
06:26 - Melody / Sarah Buxton
07:12 - Tricky verse part
08:58 - Building the song
09:44 - Playing the song
11:17 - Studio mess, campout


Notes
Hello class!!! Its your weird old uncle….tonites lesson teaches you how to play "Space Wagon" from the Trip The Witch record that came out recently. This track is probably my personal fave on the album, although its a bit of a wall flower at first glance.

Today was day one of a four day Morgan Wallen record at Blackbird studios in Nashville….its nice to be able to camp out for a few days and get weird…bring out the weird toys.

I’m actually totally serious about eventually making the move to all combo amps….the big head/cabinet scenario has served me well for many years, but I always like to keep evolving and trying new things.

Thanks so much for the kind words about the TTW album, Dean and I really appreciate it.

September 3rd, 2021

Homeskoolin’ TTW Update

Chapters
00:00 - Acoustic intro playing
00:41 - Howya doing / Trip The Witch
02:34 - Dean DeLeo - Sour Girl lesson


Notes
Hello friends…it’s just Larry bringing you the latest on guitar world’s exclusive premier of the first single released from the Trip The Witch album….a collaboration between myself and Dean Deleo. This is the only song on the album that has vocals. The entire album will be released on Sept 10…only available on streaming at this point sadly…all vinyl production facilities are WAAAAAAAY backed up at the moment, well into next year. Anyway, here it is….

https://youtu.be/51bb3IbrxWg

I also included an old vid Dean sent explaining the CORRECT way to play “Sour Girl”…..one of my alltime fave Stone Temple Pilots numbers.

Enjoy lads!

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.

Homeskoolin merch available at www.guitarhouse.net
Paypal tip jar is tombukovac@gmail.com
Venmo tip jar is @Tom-Bukovac-1

July 17th, 2021

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

Chapters
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'


Notes
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.

Homeskoolin merch available at www.guitarhouse.net
Paypal tip jar is tombukovac@gmail.com
Venmo tip jar is @Tom-Bukovac-1

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”.

Homeskoolin merch available at www.guitarhouse.net
Paypal tip jar is tombukovac@gmail.com
Venmo tip jar is @Tom-Bukovac-1

January 2nd, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 84, Tom Bukovac, “I Always Pictured You Wearing Pants Pt 4”

Chapters
00:00 - 70s intro jam
03:05 - Hello, class!
04:34 - VCB / Stretching chords
05:35 - Warm up / Pain in the arm
06:12 - String height / Low action
07:12 - Relic guitars? / Lacquer
08:51 - Farmland t-shirt
09:28 - Todd Rundgren joke
09:56 - Trip the Witch breakdown
10:24 - Crazy chord progression lesson


Notes
Just a chill little composition to kick off the new year from your dearest uncle. Thanks for all the sweet comments about this show being a bright spot of an otherwise bleak year...it truly means the world. Hang in there guys and keep on practicing.

PayPal tip jar is tombukovac@gmail.com
T shirts and mugs available at www.guitarhouse.net
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