SOTM August 2021 – Sunshine Of Your Love

Welcome to Shred Of The Month for August 2021! Here you’ll find all of the information you need to enter this month’s draw.

Song: Sunshine Of Your Love

Artist: Cream

Tags To Include In Your Post: #shredofthemonth #shredofthemonthaugust21 #ultimateguitaracademy #artistguitars @ultimateguitaracademy @artistguitars

Learn It Here:

(Alternatively, ask your teacher to show you how to play this riff!)

Backing Tracks:

Using backing tracks in not compulsory, but it’s certainly beneficial. Below, we’ve included three backing tracks, one of which contains the lead layer for students to practice along with. Please note: any students entering with backing tracks should use tracks without the lead layer.

How To Enter:

  • LIKE: Like the UGA and Artist Guitars Facebook pages.
  • UPLOAD: Upload a video of yourself (or your child) playing this song to Facebook.
  • TAG: Include the following tags in your post: #shredofthemonth #shredofthemonthaugust21 #ultimateguitaracademy #artistguitars @ultimateguitaracademy @artistguitars
Note: Make sure you post is set to public

Playing Advice:

  • You can choose to play the whole song if you like, but all you really need to play is the verse and then chorus.

Tips To WIN:

  • Make sure you include the tags! Otherwise we won’t see your video.
  • Use the backing track provided.
  • Be creative. Feel free to include your own variations of the song. You could play it on acoustic or electric, add distortion or other effects – just play it in any way you think sounds cool.
  • Have fun. Simply enjoy the process of learning a new song, filming your video and sharing it with your friends and family. After all, music is about enjoyment.
  • The above video contains a basic arrangement but also shows how you can add palm muting or power chords to make it more interesting
  • Make sure your post is set to public – otherwise we won’t be able to see it!
  • Don’t forget to include the tags so that we can find your post!

Lesson Tabs/Notation:

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