Post 'em up.
I like the riff in Extremist, makes me think of a Heavier Hendrix
he said that was written for a TV commercial where he wrote a 30 and 60 sec version of it etc.
this is a pretty cool instrumental. u can hear the sort of Rush combined with Robin Trower influences. I like the little sassy part like 1:12-1:15
then again I sort of hate the “Santana trying to play fast” like 1:22-1:26 lol
This main riff has been at the forefront of my mind ever since I first heard it. Even got it stuck in my girlfriends head
Steve Vai’s I Would Love To.
Man! There are so many in Satch’s songs that I love. But I’ll post one I’ve listened to lately. David Maxim Micic’s “Living Room”:
Morgan Agren, Kleerup, Joel Svensson:
Love this thread, lots of great phrases to practice!
0:28 to 0:35
The intro of this song as well
And 2:50 to 3:12, amazing phrasing, still haven’t found the time to properly practice it
Keep them coming people, there so much stuff to learn from threads like this.
Apart from a bunch of stuff you guys probably already know. This one has always struck me as beautiful melody. Though not instrumental the guitar part is amazing. Starts at about 1:20
Sorry. The guitar part starts about 1:20.
there are so many that I can think of, but this is a recent favourite:
Just realised this is not an instrumental so I should be disqualified but I love the main riff and the solos (not so much the verse):
I downloaded this when I first got a Spotify account, quite a while back, in the interest of copping licks.
This album turned out to be a favorite for listening, and the songs are short and lyrical enough to be almost entirely a “riff.”
Guthrie Govan – Beautiful Imperfection:
Gravity Storm is another one of my favs from that album. Didn’t Vai create the melody for Weeping China Doll from the arrangement of flowers in his garden? Seems like I remember that from the DVD that came with the CD.
Thank you for such a great vids! All made with sense of style!