So far in this series, Chris has mainly discussed rhythmic elements that make up The Edge's playing. Now it's time to start taking a look at a bit of lead playing. By making a few small tweaks to your tone and by combining pentatonic scale knowledge, you can create effective lead lines that require only basic technical ability.
Taught by Chris Liepe in Style of The Edge seriesLength: 5:52Difficulty: 2.5 of 5
Chris Liepe breaks down the electric guitar stylings of U2 guitarist "The Edge." This lick based series covers delay, playing techniques and arrangement that gives The Edge his signature sound.
Chris Liepe is back with a new In the Style of series! This time he's taking a look at U2 guitarist "The Edge." In this lick based series, Chris discusses the use of delay, layering and arrangement that...Length: 4:25 Difficulty: 0.0 FREE
In this lesson of the Style of The Edge series, Chris discusses the types of delay that The Edge uses and how to setup those delays yourself. You'll need to setup several for the lessons to come.Length: 7:04 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In lesson 3 of this series, Chris teaches the first lick of the song you'll be learning. This lick is focused on getting you playing with the delay. Specifically playing the pocket of a dotted eighth...Length: 11:02 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson four of this series is all about using repeated figures with the delay. In this lesson Chris demonstrates a lick that is repeated through the tune you're learning. Played with the delay, this...Length: 8:40 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In this lesson of his Style of The Edge series, Chris Liepe discusses the use of an E-bow. This accessory helps guitarists like The Edge create pad like elements that thicken and round out the sound of...Length: 11:44 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 6 of this series is all about using straight eighth note patterns to create a sixteenth note feel with the delay.Length: 6:05 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In this lesson, Chris introduces the straight eighth note delay and the common practice of double the bass part of a track.Length: 6:38 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In this "Style of The Edge" lesson, Chris Liepe introduces the tremolo effect. He also discusses the layering of parts that you've learned in the past several lessons.Length: 8:15 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Chris is back with another look at layered elements. In this lesson you're going to be adding a layered element using basic strumming. Chris discusses how layering helps to fill out a broad spectrum of...Length: 8:02 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
So far in this series, Chris has mainly discussed rhythmic elements that make up The Edge's playing. Now it's time to start taking a look at a bit of lead playing. By making a few small tweaks to your...Length: 5:52 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In lesson 11 of this series, Chris borrows from the previous lesson. Specifically you'll be taking a look at adding the major 7th to the minor pentatonic scale.Length: 4:57 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
In lesson 12, Chris takes a look at playing triadic arpeggios with a dotted eighth note delay.Length: 5:19 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Chris Liepe continues to build on the concept of a straight eighth played against a dotted eighth delay. In this lesson, you'll take a look at triads arpeggiated in a higher register.Length: 5:00 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Now that you have a completely layered track, it's time to start thinking in terms of a solo. Chris gets you going with the first lick of the solo section.Length: 6:11 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
It's time to take a look at the final solo passage. Things are getting more aggressive here as we work towards the tune's climax.Length: 8:15 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
About Chris Liepe
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Chris Liepe was born on September 17th, 1981 in Portland OR. His first instrument was piano which he pursued until discovering his love for the electric guitar in high school. He became fans of such groups as Soundgarden, Collective Soul and U2 inspiring him to start singing, songwriting and helping others in their musical endeavors with teaching, co-writing and album production.
Having moved to Colorado with his family, he began gigging, recording and teaching in a number of music stores as well as out of his apartment until deciding to pursue music full time. He moved to Denver, CO to complete a Bachelors in Music Technology and was then hired on by Sweetwater Productions, a division of Sweetwater Sound and one of the largest, most successful recording studios in the Midwest.
Chris spent nearly 4 years at Sweetwater as a producer, recording engineer, studio musician and writer. During this time he had the privilege of working with many artists including Augustana, Landon Pigg, Jars of Clay, and Mercy Me. He also wrote for and played on numerous independent albums and hundreds of radio/TV commercials.
Wanting to get back to his favorite State in the world (Colorado) and feeling the urge to 'go freelance', Chris moved to Greeley, CO and opened his own recording and teaching studio. He continues to write and produce music for artists and agencies and is happy to be among the proud JamPlay.com instructors.
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