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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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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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November 23rd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 80, Tom Bukovac, “The Spy”

Chapters
00:00 - Reggae intro jam
02:23 - Hello, class!
04:29 - VCB / Eagles vs Browns
04:53 - Football trivia
05:19 - Gibson 335
05:27 - Heavy drinking, beneath you
06:10 - Get free - Orbiting
07:49 - Mastering a guitar - impossible
09:09 - Upstrokes? / Lesson
10:28 - Crazy, tough, reggae lick lesson / bouncing fingers
12:08 - Brian Setzer chord lesson
13:11 - "Outside" on last chord lesson


Notes
A not-so-brief discussion on everything from football to reggae...

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November 18th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 79, Tom Bukovac, “Life Is Just A Fantasy”

Chapters
00:00 - Light Intro loop jam
02:19 - Hello, class!
03:07 - Bukovac Duesenberg guitar
03:48 - Viewer Comment Bin / 1st guitar?
05:38 - Supporting Farmland
06:08 - Cooking / Cleaning?
07:19 - Gear trading
08:08 - Jeff Senn Strat - The One
08:55 - "Noble Badass" / Staying positive
10:03 - Influences on other projects?
12:30 - Ringing notes, cascade lesson


Notes
A brief chat on “cascading” guitar playing.

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November 15th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 78, “Uncle Larry’s Slight Return”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro up-tempo blues jam
01:55 - Hello, class!
02:49 - ' 69 Gibson Les Paul
03:47 - Thank you for gear
04:14 - VCB / Position of guitar on lap
05:30 - American Politics discussions?
06:30 - Shoulder of pick
07:05 - Appreciation as you get older / Jerry Lee Lewis song
08:36 - Bob Seger - Rick Veato
10:42 - Compliments to the Session Man / Little arpeggiating lesson
12:14 - Totally exposed / Iron Man / Heated battle
14:04 - Crazy blues lick lesson


Notes
Heres a little tune called "I Always Pictured You Wearing Pants (part two)"
Glad to be back...happy Sunday to all.
Go to Farmland!!!

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November 3rd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 77, Tom Bukovac, “Elexshun Day Blues”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro space blues jam
02:52 - Hello, class!
03:47 - '64 Gibson SG (335)
04:12 - VCB / Dave Stewart
05:07 - High end bar food diet
06:11 - Requirements to buy a guitar?
07:43 - Mind blowing music lately
10:20 - Bridge vs. Neck pickup
11:47 - Advanced left-hand muting lesson
14:50 - Shifting time signature lesson


Notes
A brief chat on time signatures and left hand muting. Remember the cool limited run of 75 Uncle Larry prints that Ziggy O’Leary did? Well they are all sold out but he still has the original one...a hand painted 24X30 canvas. If you want it contact him at www.ziggysartstudio.com I think the price is 700 framed and shipped

Thanks for supporting the show guys

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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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October 22nd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 75, Tom Bukovac, “The Missing Piece”

Chapters
00:00 - Eminence Front type loop jam
02:03 - Hello, class!
03:57 - '58 Les Paul
04:04 - Viewer Comment Bin / Kids books
05:29 - Pure joy of playing
08:04 - Strat bridge setup / Jeff Senn
09:26 - Trigger Hippy gear
10:28 - Good job, "Bloke"
11:09 - 3 part loop lesson / stretch chord


Notes
A brief discussion on children’s books and Stratocaster bridges. Limited edition signed prints available at www.ziggysartstudio.com

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October 17th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 74, Tom Bukovac, “Campin’ Man”

Chapters
00:00 - Intro bluesy jam
03:00 - Stratocaster, vibe trick
03:28 - Hello, class!
06:01 - Viewer Comment Bin / EVH
09:03 - Nervous during sessions?
10:22 - Cheap guitar playing
12:06 - Blues lick lesson / Power of the 5th


Notes
A brief discussion on the flatted fifth and the recently departed master of the pick scrape. Wish me luck today, I aint much of a wilderness man.

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October 4th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 73, Tom Bukovac, “Uncle Larry Needs Your Help”

Chapters
00:00 - Trippy, depressing jam
04:55 - Hello, class! / Analogman
05:55 - Uncle Larry needs your help / Band name
08:44 - Viewer Comment Bin / Duped
09:38 - Working with Mutt Lange?
11:11 - Risking anonymity / Farmland
13:04 - Loop, chord lesson


Notes
A brief look at the power of 6th chords and some shameless begging for you creative geniuses to help us think of a band name for this crazy instrumental project i am doing with Dean Deleo from STP.

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