May 24th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Bonus Lesson “How To Rock”

00:00 - Rock n' Roll
02:21 - Hey, friends / Ibanez 2350, bolt on neck, knobs
03:55 - K's Choice & Sam Bettens / Dan Auerbach
05:07 - Lesson: Power chord and different hammer-ons
05:50 - Lesson: Chuck Berry Rock hammer
06:08 - Lesson: Sus it hammer
06:18 - Lesson: Old Stones thing hammer (06:39 - Cont.)
07:13 - Lesson: Getting real cool hammer
08:00 - Lesson: IV chord over the I hammer (in B)
08:54 - Lesson: Fake open G tuning hammer
09:30 - Mess of intonation
10:15 - Lesson: Creepy hammer
10:37 - Getting Guthrie CDs

Uncle Larry discusses a little talked about but absolutely necessary element of rock guitar playing on a cheapo guitar

May 13th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 308, “In Stereo” Album Review (well back half anyway)

00:00 - Downtown Nashville
00:28 - Playing some heavy stuff
01:27 - Ehlo, friends! / Happy Mother's Day
02:10 - Going over "In Stereo" back half of album and thanks
03:04 - "A shopping accident" story (Paragon Mills)
03:36 - Ibanez "lawsuit"
03:48 - Lab Series L5
04:27 - Lab Series L5 demonstration
05:35 - Track #6 and on deep dive

People come to Nashville from all over the world to drink 10 dollar draft beers and hear five different songs playing all at once in the 110 degree open air of Broadway…I mean, who wouldn’t?

if you wanna check out this record here's the link:

if you wanna throw something in the PayPal tip jar for dear Uncle Larry:

or venmo:

May 8th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 307, Tom Bukovac, “Next Stop, Buffalo”

00:00 - Playing that guitar!
04:43 - Duesenberg Session Man / Fender Pro Reverb
05:29 - Ryman update, Hermanos Gutiérrez / Quiet, instrumental performances
07:17 - Best Duesenberg Session Man / Piezo?
08:35 - "What I really want to say"
10:00 - Dear friend passed away
11:27 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin) / People pleaser vs. brutal honesty
14:04 - You're supposed to be lost in your 20s
15:40 - In Stereo record / Create something you like / Watching careers wax and wane
18:02 - Big producer story / Taylor Swift and Sarah Buxton
21:13 - Movies to watch: "Being There", "Smoke", "Simple Plan", "Skin"

Uncle Larry plunks on his namesake guitar and regales the Homeskoolers with story time.

May 6th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “No User Serviceable Parts Inside”

00:00 - Strumming along
00:37 - Hey friends! / Gildan
01:26 - '56 Gibson Les Paul Special
02:15 - Strymon Flint Reverb
03:03 - Reverb comparison
03:33 - Back to the guitar
05:21 - Another '58 Gibson Les Paul Special
06:08 - Quarter inch up on the pickup
07:21 - Back to the '56 bridge pickup / Pukey middle sound
08:16 - Bukovac & Guthrie Record

Don’t adjust your set, you are not seeing double…it's just two TV specials from the golden age…

In the video I failed to mention that the neck on the 56 that’s for sale is a good bit chunkier than the one on my '=58.

If interested email me at tombukovac@gmail.com

to buy the Guthrie Trapp "In Stereo" record click here friends


May 6th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 306, Tom Bukovac, “In Stereo” Album Review” (well, first half anyway)

00:00 - Sliding and a pickin'
00:20 - Good morning / "In Stereo" record deep dive setup
01:27 - Coffee and not giving a fuck
02:45 - Folgers Classic Roast is the Gildan of coffee
03:33 - Beer snobs / Being picky
04:04 - "In Stereo" talk
05:10 - Tracks listing order, dissection
06:05 - Track sequencing

Uncle Larry goes through the first few tracks of the new album with you ….

If you haven’t heard the record yet you should save this video to watch later…seriously

here is the link to buy the record

Unrelated, if any of you guys are looking for a bangin 56 les paul tv special I have one here for sale. A friend brought it over…he wants 15k plus domestic US shipping for it

It’s a damn nice guitar

Old Grovers clearly put on a million years ago, original keys not included

Refretted with slightly larger than original sized frets

Comes in a 70s Gibson les paul case

Nice comfortable weight

Beautiful fairly worn original TV finish with no overspray and no repairs whatsoever

Big chunky kick ass neck

It’s already got a music city bridge on it

all original parts otherwise

This guitar plays great, sounds great, looks great

Email me for photos at tombukovac@gmail.com

April 30th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ PSA “MIDNITE TONITE!!”

00:00 - Tom Bukovac & Guthrie Trapp record release

Rock and roll lads


April 26th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Volume 301, Tom Bukovac “Stairway To Cleveland”

00:00 - Putting some magic into the echo
05:57 - Hello, friends! / "Zombie Channel" / Update, producing, thanks, house with pool
09:09 - Guthrie record
10:02 - VCB (Viewer Comment Bin) / Go on the road again? / NFL
12:09 - Uncle Larry's Garage Sale / '62 neck Telecaster
13:10 - Clean '65 Princeton Reverb / 2 of each of everything
14:27 - Thanks and a little insight and advice / Blocking some people like Teddy Boy

Uncle Larry busts back onto the YouTube scene with a vengeance after a hiatus of sorts.

Heres the link to the Guthrie record that comes out May 1st

...and how fucking awesome is this?

Shopping in Stores in 1971: Retro Vid...

April 25th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ PSA…”In Stereo”…releasing May 1st!

00:00 - Signing copies of new releases / Who did this confounded cover?

Thanks to my dear friend Stix Mchugh and Nick from Glasers for helping me sign 250 CDs today

May 1st my friends...all details here

April 19th, 2024

Homeskoolin’ Bonus “Back In Tweed Deluxe City”

00:00 - Playing the keys
00:48 - Amp play through set up and speakers (Scank "Uncle Larry" / '61 Tweed / '58 Tweed)
01:31 - Gibson SG Special (Secret treble bleed)
01:55 - Scank "Uncle Larry" play through
02:35 - '61 Tweed play through
03:25 - '58 Tweed play through
04:00 - New to the Tweed and Blues
04:10 - Scank "Uncle Larry"
04:35 - '61 Tweed
05:13 - Thanks to viewer Ron
05:25 - '58 Tweed
05:51 - Speaker differences
06:12 - Negative feedback / Scank "Uncle Larry"
07:10 - '61 Tweed
07:25 - '58 Tweed
08:11 - Turn it to 2 / Tuning them in
08:50 - Scank "Uncle Larry" / Putting a mic on them
09:16 - '61 Tweed
09:31 - '58 Tweed
10:06 - Tom Bukovac & Guthrie Trapp - In Stereo

Uncle Larry’s old pal Mike “Scank” Scaggs shows us some Tweed Deluxes....old and new.


The Guthrie record is gonna be out in less than two weeks....the sound quality of the CD is unreal....looking forward to seeing what all you audiophiles with 50K stereos say.
Mixes by Brandon Bell and mastering by Eric Conn

AND....i just re-loaded 300 more new "Plexi Soul" CD's at guitar house in Tulsa if anyone wants one...

if you wanna check out one of Scank's tweed deluxes go here:


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