How to Play Thoroughly At Home by Animals As Leaders (Guitar Lesson)


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Tosin Abasi

Thoroughly At Home

Tosin Abasi teaches Animals As Leaders' song "Thoroughly At Home."

Taught by Tosin Abasi in Songs With Tosin Abasi seriesLength: 23:30Difficulty: 4.0 of 5


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HeathenknightHeathenknight replied on July 21st, 2016

Just remember to use a metronome

jaranthjaranth replied on December 19th, 2015

Wow, great stuff!

chasdenchasden replied on November 3rd, 2011

Skill level is 4 out of 5? What does Tosin have to to get a 5, triple thump? Play in 29/16?

mattbrownmattbrown replied on September 13th, 2010

The supplemental content is now available.

Jason.MounceJason.Mounce replied on February 15th, 2010

Song demo's were hard to come by with Tosin, simply because of the varying different amp/model settings used within each song. Tosin routinely switches between clean/distorted and high gain models, but without all of his equipment it was next to impossible to accomplish.

J.artmanJ.artman replied on February 13th, 2010

Why no song demo? Great work Tosin, I really like Animals As Leaders.

Songs With Tosin Abasi

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

Lead guitarist of Animals As Leaders, Tosin Abasi, teaches his own creations.



Lesson 1

On Impulse

Tosin Abasi teaches Animals As Leaders' song "On Impulse."

Length: 36:21 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Lesson 2

Thoroughly At Home

Tosin Abasi teaches Animals As Leaders' song "Thoroughly At Home."

Length: 23:30 Difficulty: 4.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

The Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing

Tosin Abasi teaches the Animals As Leaders song "The Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing."

Length: 24:55 Difficulty: 5.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

CAFO

Tosin Abasi breaks down "CAFO" by his band Animals As Leaders. An acronym for "concentrated animal feed operation," this track is a highly technical shred-fest sure to challenge the best guitarists.

Length: 42:28 Difficulty: 5.0 Members Only

About Tosin Abasi View Full Biography Hi. My name is Tosin Abasi. I'm the lead guitarist for Animals as Leaders. I've been playing the guitar for 15 years, and touring professionally on and off for about 6.

A majority of that time has been spent playing extended range guitar (7 and 8 strings) . I'm primarily self taught but I studied jazz and classical guitar briefly at the Atlanta Institute of Music.

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