November 25th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Volume 259, Tom Bukovac, “The Black Cup”

00:00 - Yes - Starship Trooper / Steve Howe - Close to the Edge
04:44 - All about flange / Ibanez, Electric Mistress / Nervous talk
06:00 - Blue Electric Mistress
07:08 - Green Electric Mistress
08:36 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin) / Old photo of the 'mailbox letter burst'
10:27 - '62 Gretsch White Falcon
11:29 - New neon light
12:25 - Guild guitars
15:26 - Old Marshall amps (Plexi) hard to find
16:10 - Name Versus Game (vs.)

Uncle Larry takes a look at some 70s analog flanger pedals and answers some VCB

December 6th, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Noise??…What Noise???”

00:00 - Electro-Harmonix - Frequency Analyzer and idea
03:20 - Electro-Harmonix - Electric Mistress
05:13 - Ibanez FL-305 Flanger

Uncle Larry takes you on a trip to Analog City….a long forgotten place where tape hiss and noise were just part of the scenery.

There is a big difference between modern high definition video and a slightly blurry Super 8 film from the 70's....kinda the same thing with guitar pedals....

Hope you enjoy friends
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...and did you guys know Larry made a solo album a while back?

it's called “Plexi Soul” and you can can find it right here:

...and did you know that Larry made an instrumental record with Dean Deleo from Stone Temple Pilots called "Trip The Witch"?

...and did you know that Trip The Witch merch is also available??

April 22nd, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 139, Tom Bukovac, “Well How Big Ol’ Boy Was He?”

00:00 - Passionate swirling playing with a flanger
03:09 - Ibanez Flanger (FL-305)
03:30 - Hey friends!
04:00 - Sessions with Ann Wilson and Tom's new song
05:15 - Collaboration is the greatest part of music
07:48 - Creative people
08:50 - '57 Gibson Les Paul Special and Music City Stud Finder bridge
09:15 - Musician Union drop-box idea
10:15 - Music City Stud Finder bridge
11:13 - Randy Newman - I Love LA
13:00 - I Love LA poly chords lesson / Genesis & Tony Banks
14:40 - Lesson: Bass note with sliding 4ths and little rubs
17:47 - Lynyrd Skynyrd - On the Hunt playing

A brief discussion on using triads over a single pedaling bass note to create "harmonic tension"

There have been many musical giants who have roamed the earth and conquered long before the time we are in now…we must always listen back and learn from those ancestors who learned/wrote and performed music before “the great distraction” took place.

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March 31st, 2022

Homeskoolin’ Volume 136, Tom Bukovac, “Sky Diving Pt. 2”

00:00 - Far out playing with some tastey boost
08:15 - Hello, friends! / 1978 BC Rich Super Eagle
09:00 - Barracuda Analog Flanger
10:10 - Tuning / Super Eagle boost
11:26 - Digital EQ built into a pickup
12:45 - Busy Summer coming up / Ann Wilson
14:00 - Castle Recording Studio
14:40 - 2 chord intro jam lesson

A totally improv stream of unconsciousness ramble from a guy who worked all day….and a look at some summer plans.

November 24th, 2021

Homeskoolin’ Volume 116, Tom Bukovac, “Slow Cooker”

00:00 - Melodic playing to loop with solo
03:35 - Hello, class!
04:05 - Thanks, kindly
04:35 - Viewer Comment Bin (VCB)
04:42 - Can you cook? / Slow cooker
05:28 - Chess?
06:25 - Newer music you like?
07:40 - Marriage proposal
09:15 - Fender Mustang
09:42 - Loop lesson

Happy Thanksgiving to all you dear Homeskoolers….

Love Unc

Heres the link to my new record lads https://tombukovac.bandcamp.com/album/plexi-soul


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