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October 3rd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 72, Tom Bukovac, “Supa Fuzz”

Chapters
00:00 - You Can't Kill Rock and Roll intro
02:08 - Hello, class!
04:45 - Viewer Comment Bin
05:03 - '58 Les Paul / Tone machine
05:34 - Learning by ear
06:58 - Making charts
09:21 - Help by Homeskoolin'
10:02 - Engineer disliking tone?
12:33 - "Classmate is off his meds" / Non-corporate response
14:34 - You Can't Kill Rock and Roll lesson


Notes
A brief explanation of my intense love for the 1981 Ozzy Osbourne song “You Can’t Kill Rock And Roll”....and a look inside the topsy turvy world known as the “viewer comment bin”....

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September 27th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 71, Tom Bukovac, “Strange Daze”

Chapters
00:00 - People Are Strange intro
00:46 - Hello, class!
02:00 - Viewer Comment Bin / Ads
02:34 - Session Man vs. Homeskoolin'?
04:02 - Melodic playing / Solo: Rhythm or Melody
06:13 - "No idea what you are talking about."
06:54 - Question Guy / Humor
07:44 - Who's iconic guitarist, but not for you?
08:27 - The Doors
09:34 - Great record making / RHCP - Under the Bridge
11:37 - People Are Strange lesson


Notes
A brief look at one of my favorite solos of all time and a deep dive into the VCB.

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September 21st, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 70, Tom Bukovac, “Fall Is Here!!!!!”

Chapters
00:00 - Beautiful, bluesy intro
03:17 - Hello, class!
04:13 - Rare edit (Pro-Reverb problem)
04:20 - Viewer Comment Bin / Busy
05:00 - Dirty Mary Crazy Larry movie
05:28 - Co-host w/ Michael Palmisano
06:06 - Musician and engineer relationtionship?
08:30 - Ron Ellis pickups / Gibson Les Paul
09:55 - Uncle Larry's Garage Sale (Echoplex)
11:18 - Fender Tweed Deluxe / E Blues lesson


Notes
https://youtu.be/wjDJL57ofY4 - Check out this cool table.

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September 12th, 2020

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

Chapters
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


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

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September 10th, 2020

Homeskoolin Volume 68, Tom Bukovac, “Fresh Cuts”

Chapters
00:00 - Rockin' intro jam
02:13 - Headstock feedback / Hello, class!
02:47 - '59 Gibson 335
04:09 - VCB / Lionel Richie - Tuskegee
05:08 - "The sack on you" / Trigger Hippy - Turpentine
07:00 - Weezer - Blue Album
08:45 - AC/DC type rock jam lesson
10:55 - Overdub secret notes


Notes
A brief declaration of my love for Lionel Richie and Weezer. Plus a secret mystery overdub part from a song we cant mention.

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September 3rd, 2020

Homeskoolin Volume 67, Tom Bukovac “Rattlin’ Tube Blues”

Chapters
00:00 - Long raunchy rock jam intro / "I'm in a mood today."
03:50 - Hello, class!
04:10 - Video / "Boys being boys" / Gambling
04:38 - Dave Stewart project / Sweet Dreams tracks
05:32 - 40,000 Subscribers / Thanks
06:02 - Viewer Comment Bin / Motorcycle?
06:50 - Go for it / Make mistakes
07:42 - Been to the Crossroads? No, Cleveland.
08:30 - Teach your parts to recording artist?
09:18 - Rob Thomas beat boxing
10:26 - Pick lesson / Major to minor blues lick
12:53 - How to get out of a rut?


Notes
A brief look through the VCB and a good illustration of why octal tubes suck.

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August 30th, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 66, Tom Bukovac, “Faux Acoustic”

Chapters
00:00 - Clean intro jam
02:09 - Hello, class!
02:25 - Les Paul Jr. / Volume control
03:30 - Dave Stewart record
04:35 - Ukelele / "Off-brand"
05:21 - Cooper Time Cube delay
06:10 - Viewer Comment Bin / Multiple instruments?
08:28 - Music store etiquette / Young hipster story
10:50 - Chords / Yes - Wurm reminiscent lesson


Notes
A brief examination of the wonders of the volume control on an old Les Paul Junior. Thanks for watching the show my dear Homeskoolers.

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August 23rd, 2020

Homeskoolin’ Volume 65, Tom Bukovac, “Cadillac Larry”

Chapters
00:00 - Slow rock intro jam
03:01 - Hello, class!
04:25 - 80's Dean Cadillac
05:20 - Speight custom made baffle
05:52 - VCB / Everything going to be alright
06:27 - Chordal ideas and progressions?
08:12 - Greatest guitar tone? Rolling Stones - Can't You Hear Me Knocking
09:06 - Uncle Larry's Garage Sale / Gretsch 6150T
10:02 - Black Sabbath / Gothic progression lesson


Notes
Hey guys....thanks for reading this....ya know, the stuff i write in here in important to me. First caller wins the little Gretsch 6150T for 550 plus 100 shipping domestic US only....

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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 17th, 2020

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

Chapters
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


Notes
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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