CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Of The GUITAR KIND

Moonrunner Music brings you ‘Close Encounters Of The Guitar Kind’ featuring call and response guitar riffing with an alien UFO and tipping of the hat to various film scores and rock music guitar riffs and licks over the years drawn especially from the 70s and 80s era of pop culture.

You may recognise riffs and melodies reminiscent of Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai’s ‘Eugene’s Trick Bag’ from the film or movie Crossroads, Pachelbel’s ‘Canon In D’, John William’s ‘Close Encounters Of The Third Kind’ and more…

WHY These GUITAR RIFFS May Get You KICKED OUT Of A GUITAR SHOP

In response to the feedback to the ’10 Guitar Riffs To Get You Kicked Out Of A Guitar Shop’ video series on the channel, here is an attempt at a fun explanation to the FAQ which has been written in the comments section on that particular video series, so here we are with ‘Why These Guitar Riffs May Get You Kicked Out Of A Guitar Shop Or Store’ video which may shed some light on the subject! 😀

1000 Subscribers! THANK YOU From Moonrunner Music!

Moonrunner Music just passed the 1000 subscriber milestone on the 23rd of December at the exact same time as uploading the ambient instrumental electric guitar renditiion of the Christmas carol Silent Night.

This video is to say thank you to all who have subscribed and helped Moonrunner Music along its way! Thank you very much! It is very much appreciated and we will be looking forward to 2021 where lots of new videos will be created and uploaded to the Moonrunner YouTube channel, including gear, reviews, guitar, tabs, music videos, technique and lots more…

HAPPY CHRISTMAS 2020 | SILENT NIGHT Ambient Guitar

Happy Christmas 2020 from Moonrunner Music! Also, just this very moment, reached 1000 subscribers , so thank you to everybody who has subscribed to the Moonrunner Music YouTube channel! Video about that coming soon! In this video a short piece themed around Silent Night is played in an ambient tone and fingerstyle guitar playing.

THE LAST ALCHEMIST Isolated MIDI Synth Played Via FISHMAN TriplePlay CONNECT MIDI Guitar Controller

Isolated MIDI track from The Last Alchemist. MIDI recording created from guitar via the Fishman TriplePlay Connect MIDI guitar controller. Audio and MIDI recorded in Reaper and using Rewire in Reaper to link up with Ableton for the MIDI to trigger synth sounds in Ableton and through Reaper.

THE LAST ALCHEMIST Guitar Instrumental With The FISHMAN TriplePlay CONNECT MIDI GUITAR CONTROLLER

Using the Fishman TriplePlay Connect MIDI guitar controller fitted to an Aiersi APS guitar and playing a guitar instrumental called ‘The Last Alchemist’. The TriplePlay Connect MIDI pickup is fitted to the guitar at the bridge with the controller attached to the guitar body.

The MIDI controller is used to trigger synth sounds in Ableton and recorded in Reaper DAW along with the original guitar sound with guitar effects used from EZmix 2.

JAM TRACK | Rock | 173 BPM

Jam track or backing track for guitar or any instrument to jam along with and taken from a music track called ‘Super Ego’ which is featured on the Moonrunner Music channel. Music written by Angel Rust. 4/4 or common time signature. 173 BPM. Main key is A with a section in Bm. Rock style music.

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GUITAR IMPROVISATION With Lydian & Mixolydian

Improvising guitar melodies and solo licks for a potential tune which may end up as a song with lyrics or an instrumental. One kind of likes the way the Lydian mode plays off the Mixolydian mode over a droning B note which sound and tone can be manipulated with the modal sounds creating perhaps a kind of mysterious landscape. To be continued…

Guitar clips taken and edited from one long improvisational practice session in the dark depths of autumnal Somerset, UK.