DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 5

DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 5

This is #5, the final episode about the making of my song "Dinosaur." We learn about the album project called "What The Hell Was I Thinking?" (An ongoing project I started over 20 years ago, which I am now focused on...
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DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 4

DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 4

This is episode #4 of 5 about the making of my song "Dinosaur." In this episode, we play "Guess That Sound." I break down the use of sound design effects to create a transition between musical passages. We also have a listen...
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DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 3

DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 3

This is episode #3 of the making of "Dinosaur." In this episode, I introduce everyone to "Arrogant Mop." We learn about this uniquely layered Frank Zappa guitar sound....
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DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 2

DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 2

Episode #2 of 5 about the making of my song "Dinosaur." In this episode, we continue to learn more about "Xenochrony" and discover some unique guitar sounds....
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DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 1

DWEEZIL ZAPPA Making Of "Dinosaur" Episode 1

This is a mini-documentary in 5 episodes about the making of my song "Dinosaur." This is episode 1. Today we learn about the Frank Zappa recording technique called "Xenochrony." ...
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Dweezil Zappa - Star Spangled Banner

Dweezil Zappa - Star Spangled Banner

Dweezil Zappa plays the "Star-Spangled Banner" using Fractal Axe Effects at Dweezilla Music Boot Camp, July 4, 2012 - Fireworks start TOO EARLY! Watch for exploding pedestrian at 3:05....
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G-Spot Tornado

G-Spot Tornado

2007 Live Performance from the Hogg Auditorium in Austin Texas - G-Spot Tornado...
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Experience Hendrix: Dweezil Zappa

Experience Hendrix: Dweezil Zappa

Dunlop is honored to be one of the co-presenters of this year's 2014 Experience Hendrix Tour, and in connection with the tour proudly presents an intimate interview with one of the tour's featured artists Dweezil Zappa....
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 A bit of Moggio

A bit of Moggio

Here's a bit of Moggio. I'm still getting it under my fingers. Hope to add it to the show very soon!...
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 Picking warm up

Picking warm up

This is a picking exercise using A minor pentatonics. I use it to get my fingers and picking synchronized. ...
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 AC/DZ

AC/DZ

Here's another clip of me playing fragments of School's Out on the Hendrix guitar. You can hear the phase change as Thomas walks around filming. ...
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Talking About the Hendrix Zappa Strat

Talking About the Hendrix Zappa Strat

While I was getting my guitar rig ready for the Tonight Show the other day I made this brief video to explain my restoration work to the Hendrix/Zappa strat. ...
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 How To Sweep Pick Fast Pentatonics

How To Sweep Pick Fast Pentatonics

A few folks have asked me to demonstrate some of the fast pentatonic runs that I sometimes play. Here's an example of one with some instructions on the proper picking technique. I hope you enjoy learning it. ...
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 Something to LEARN?

Something to LEARN?

I was practicing some new ideas this morning and I thought I would share them with you. I plan to make more "LESSON" style videos and add them to the GUITARLAND area of the site very soon....
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 Performance EQ Sweep Pedal

Performance EQ Sweep Pedal

This is a test of the prototype Performance Guitar EQ Sweep pedal that I'm currently using on tour. It does some crazy stuff. Here I'm playing through a PRS head into a Fuchs cabinet with the pedal in front of the amp. ...
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 Swiftyness

Swiftyness

I was testing out a little bit of Big Swifty on Cello/Violin for fun....
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Cello and Violin mix demo

Cello and Violin mix demo

I am mixing my Cello sound with a Violin sound I dialed in and I'm adding reverb from an expression pedal. The presets are all made with the Fractal. I am using a few external analog pedals for gain structure as well....
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Ship Ahoy

Ship Ahoy

This is a very close approximation of Frank's tone on Ship Ahoy. He used an Oberheim VCF to get his tone and I used the same unit but had some help from my friend Matt Picone to recreate it in a unit called the Virus TI Snow....
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Chromatic Stupidity - Speed flute

Chromatic Stupidity - Speed flute

This demonstrates a slide on one string that allows you to hear the chromatic notes in a more pronounced way. It leads me to play some other really stupid chromatic examples. Thomas Nordegg likes to call this sound the Speed...
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Zoot Allures Tone

Zoot Allures Tone

I'm demonstrating the transition from pristine Clean to Distorted Feedback with natural harmonics while playing Zoot Allures. I use the expression pedal for Fractal 2 to add in the distorted sound and control the blend....
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Bag Pipe Guitar? + Madness

Bag Pipe Guitar? + Madness

I'm playing on a combo sound that ends up sounding a bit like bagpipes during the "drone" bass note moment. There are some other speedy things in there too......
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PRS Cello part 2

PRS Cello part 2

This clip demonstrates the Cello sound blended with another variation of the same sound and modulated with a dynaflanger....
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Insane Guitar

Insane Guitar

I'm playing a ridiculous amount of notes on my new Apostrophe Strat. The sound I'm using has a synth filter blended with a normal guitar sound. As you can see it's pretty funny by the end of it....
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