February 20th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 283, Tom Bukovac, “Hot Marshall Sundae”

00:00 - SG Rock 'n' Roll tone
01:00 - Old Uncle Larry on Plexi Sunday
02:00 - "Favorite Homeskoolin'?" / "Hate everything I play"
03:00 - Jeff Steele and Scott Bagman
03:45 - Foreigner and "Corporate Rock" formula
04:35 - "Crazy-ass lick" to torture someone
05:00 - Lesson: Pull-off
06:00 - Dio - Holy Diver (demon bleat)
06:45 - Joni Mitchell - Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm (Lakota Indian chant)
07:15 - Hot Rod Lincoln (George Frayne)
08:35 - "What rockstar that died early would you like to see to continue?" / Jimi Hendrix
09:38 - Rush
10:35 - Drummers interested in old guitars? / Greg Morrow and vintage drums
13:30 - What guitar do you want?
14:01 - '68 Marshall Plexi Super Tremolo 100W

Uncle Larry explores the absolute zenith of humankind’s experiments with tube amplification...the late 1960's Marshall Plexi panel....

File this one under "stuff Uncle Larry thinks is really fuckin' cool"...

so we have a lot of new viewers recently and here's the real inside shit folks...for realz.

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another is an instrumental collaboration with his dear friend Dean Deleo (originally from the Stone Temple Pilots organization) that is available here:

February 17th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 282, Tom Bukovac, “Pet Smells”

00:00 - Foreigner - Double Vision
01:40 - Dio - Don't Talk to Strangers (with singing)
03:00 - Different version of Bad Company - Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy
04:00 - 800+ videos and Homeskoolin' community
04:55 - Amp buzz vs hiss
05:18 - Brian Wilson work / Mills
05:55 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin)
06:25 - "Why hate for Foreigner" / Painful lyrics / Hot Blooded (Foreigner Lyrics" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIBALwAMs4o" target="_blank" rel="noopener">"Three Blind Mice")
09:23 - "New guy" rukus causer (Bum petty)
10:12 - Learning songs exactly like the record
12:38 - Ray Charles and Jimi Hendrix play the same way?
13:40 - John Waite exploring / Fine line in changing the song's melodgy
15:20 - Pet peeve with covers
16:30 - Pay attention to the singer and lyrics / "Hit lyrics"
17:25 - "Marriage again?" / Bachelor life
18:40 - "Perfect Rock 'n' Roll guitar tone?" / Gretsch Playboy amp

Uncle Larry plays some ol’ honk and wades into some heavy VCB swamp…

June 12th, 2023

Homeskoolin’ Saturday Night Family Jams

00:00 - Covers by Uncle Larry's family

Uncle Larry and his two sweet sweet boys get their ya ya’s out on a Saturday night….

Leo (age 7) on the Hammond B3


Marshall (age 10) on the 1990 Gibson Flyin’ V he just got today at Rumbleseat Music

March 16th, 2023

Homeskoolin' VOLUME 200!!!! "A Special Treat"

00:00 - Intro 200th episode / Pacifico and wine
03:08 - Homeskoolin' thanks / Dann Huff as a producer
06:18 - Collaboration and dictatorship / No right way to finish line
12:24 - Moment knew when making big
15:45 - Dann's take on guitar tone
18:00 - Dann bought Tom's pedalboard
18:53 - No greatest tone / Leslie West story
21:00 - Van Halen (tuning)
23:15 - Midrange / Small guitar tones
27:00 - Cool Dann story (Van Halen)
30:50 - Bass content with guitars
34:00 - Most genious overdubbing
35:50 - Great guitar tones / Billy Gibbons stories and Guthrie Trapp
38:19 - Great tones continued / Billy Gibbons - Jesus Just Left Chicago
41:16 - Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile
43:08 - 50% more distortion / Distortion and guitar
47:22 - Marshall Plexi tone / Foreigner - Hot Blooded / Greatest power chord Foreigner - Juke Box Hero
53:45 - Roxy Music - Love is the Drug solo
55:55 - That one note of Steely Dan
58:10 - Cooper Time Cube - 100 ft of garden hose (doubling effect) / Joe Walsh - Life's Been Good
63:10 - Steve Miller Band

One of my favorite humans on this planet

Sweet Dann Huff



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