Season 2, Episode 3 arrives!

Explore the ethereal genius of Eric Johnson

Happy New Year From Cracking the Code!

A collection of New Year's freebies for our viewers

The Magnet

The world's best camera mount for guitar players.

Season 2, Episode 2 Heats Up!

Yngwie's Volcanic Combination of Alternate Picking and Sweeping

Introducing: Masters in Mechanics Antigravity

A quantum leap in the understanding of picking technique

Masters in Mechanics

A fantastic voyage across the universe of guitar picking technique

Season 2 Goes Live!

Watch the premiere episode, "Get Down for the Upstroke" and learn more about the secrets of Yngwie's picking technique

Introducing: Cracking the Code Season 2

Learn more about Season 2 in this exciting overview

Down Around the World

An introduction to the universal power of downward pickslanting

The Code Archive

Unlocking an instructional and inspirational treasure trove


Just when you thought it was safe to turn on the metronome.

Cracking the Code

Cracking the Code is a groundbreaking documentary series that explores the puzzle of virtuoso guitar picking.

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Masters in Mechanics

Masters in Mechanics is a monthly series of video seminars investigating the art and science of guitar technique.

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Introducing: the Masters in Mechanics Video Series

Masters in Mechanics Subscription Giveaway

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Cracking the Code is giving away — not one, not two, — but FIVE subscriptions to Masters in Mechanics. Masters in Mechanics already includes 12+ hours of video investigation, hundreds…

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Season 2, Episode 3 is Here!

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Cracking the Code, Season 2, Episode 3 is here! “Eric the Right” explores the ethereal soundscapes of Eric Johnson. We look at his unique interpretation of the downward pickslanting system,…


Masters in Mechanics: Inside the Volcano Digital

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February’s Masters in Mechanics seminar is here! Inside the Volcano is the ultimate investigation of the Yngwie Malmsteen picking technique — and the ultimate introduction to downward pickslanting. In the…

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The DIY Magnet

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We wanted to update you on the Magnet and the Kickstarter campaign we ran at the end of last year. We didn’t reach our Kickstarter funding goal for the Magnet,…