Red Hot Chili Peppers' bass hero Flea is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest rock bass guitarists of all time, fusing an unstoppable funk technique with the power and weight of hard rock. From the sun-bleached soul of Californication to the slap-bass pyrotechnics of Give It Away, here's your chance to get a step-by-step guide to five of the Chili Peppers' hottest songs from across their varied career. Phil Williams demonstrates every riff and lick, leaving no stone unturned as he dissects the unmistakable Flea style.
THREE SUPERB FM BROADCASTS FROM JAPAN 1990, USA 1991 & EUROPE 1995. The most formidable of contemporary rock groups, the Red Hot Chili Peppers don’t just defy categorisation, they appear to invent their own with every new release - and often do likewise within the confines of a live performance. Indeed, the group’s startling eclecticism is only surpassed by their lofty talents and astonishing musical catalogue. This 3 x CD set features a selection of rare FM radio broadcasts recorded between the end of the 1980s and the middle of the 1990s,when for many the band were at their absolute pinnacle of achievement.
This is a CD single released as a "Limited Edition Tour Souvenir" when the group went on their Australian tour. "Search And Destroy", an Iggy & The Stooges cover, is the same version as found on other RHCP singles. "Fela's Cock" is a great instrumental recorded during the BloodSugarSexMagik sessions.
Blood Sugar Sex Magik is the fifth studio album by American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, released on September 24, 1991. Produced by Rick Rubin, it was the band's first record released on Warner Bros. Records. The musical styles of Blood Sugar Sex Magik differed notably from the techniques employed on the Chili Peppers' preceding album, Mother's Milk, and featured little use of heavy metal guitar riffs. The album's subject matter incorporated sexual innuendos and references to drugs and death as well as themes of lust and exuberance. Blood Sugar Sex Magik also ranked number 310 on Rolling Stone's the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" and number 14 on the "100 Best Albums of the Nineties".
Learn to play five Red Hot Chili Peppers tracks with Stuart Bull and Mike Casswell. From the syncopated funk rock of Can't Stop to the mesmerising melodies of Under The Bridge and including Dani California with its massive gritty solo, there are plenty of stunning guitar moments to learn.
This DVD will help you learn to play bass guitar without having any prior lessons or experience at all. Jason Shepherd has been a instructor in Phoenix, Arizona for many years now and has seen what works and what doesn't. Jason will guide you through 8 weeks of lessons designed to show you all the basics of beginning bass guitar. All it requires is that you practice at least 3-4 days week for 15 to 30 minutes a day, it's so easy. Jason has had students of all ages master these techniques and there is no easier way to playing bass than this. Your friends and family will be amazed.
Scotty Anderson is a true Master of the Telecaster with an incredible personal style that he demonstrates on this disc. Double and triple stops, unique right-hand techniques, wide-split double stops, chicken pickin’, open string banjo- and steel-styles, and Travis picking are just some of the wonders he demonstrates and explains during this feast of red hot guitar playing. A dazzling instructional gem!