24 of 26 people found the following review helpful
I read and began working my way through this book a few years ago. Before I go on, let me first say I am somewhat of a skeptic. I think we all are to some degree though or we wouldn't need things like brand names to reassure us in our everyday lives.
It was no coincidence that my creativity began to transform like a tidal wave at the time I was working through this book. In fact, I had been supressing it so much through daily distractions that it was too much for me to handle at the time. My creativity has since reached a nice medium and I finally feel ready to bring this book back into the process.
I decided to read the other reviews for fun. I am not at all… Read more
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
All I can say is WOW! Finally a Canadian artist that can make the hair stand on my arms, shake my head in disbelief and continuously murmer 'brilliant' under my breath.
Lyrically, in my opinion, it just doesn't get any better than this. Amused to Death by Roger Waters and the Future by Leonard Cohen (another Canadian artist I respect alot) were on the top of my list as lyrical masterpeices. This album is now right up there with them. I can't say enough about it.
I saw Rich by accident when my girlfriend took me to a Moby show last year and he was the opening act. I enjoyed him WAY more than Moby but sort of kept it distinctly as a memory.
I decided to… Read more
Ok I'll start with the pros:
-I like the feel of the chords on the example tracks.
-I like the fact that the intervals are shown on the
-Overall the guitar neck is broken down extensively and
the information provided is enough to open a floodgate of
Now for the cons:
-they are all 2 chord examples and you only have 30 seconds to
play over them (hardly enough time to experiment with a new scale/mode you've just learned).
-The amount of exercises does not even come close to compensating for the amount of information provided. If you use only this book to learn the information, you will be playing… Read more