Shop and save on the Brett Garsed Rock Fusion Video at Woodwind & Brasswind. Brett Garsed Rock Guitar Improvisation DVD download. Brett Garsed is known for his work with multi-platinum artists such as John Farnham. Dark Matter is Brett Garsed’s first solo release since ‘s Big Sky, and it’s well “Rock Fusion” is probably the best moniker to describe what Garsed does best .

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The Australian guitarist is well known in the guitar community for his peerless hybrid-picking technique, though associating him solely with this facet of his playing short-changes him greatly. Garsed is a highly versatile player — a seasoned veteran with garded well-honed touch who can hang in a variety of styles. From his earliest recordings with T.

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garsev Helmerich through today, Garsed has always prioritized melody in his writing. On Dark Matter, many of the melodies and themes are almost pop-like, which lends an accessibility to the album that is rarely achieved in this genre of music.


Garsed is joined on Dark Matter by a cast of frequent collaborators from past and present projects.

Unsurprisingly, Fierabracci has a particularly big impact fusoon the final outcome here, as is usually the case with any album he appears on. Garsed uses abrupt tempo changes to shift gears between a fast pop vibe and a smouldering, atmospheric mood.

Garsed shows great restraint in his exotic, phrygian dominant infused solo, after which Turcio turns in a fusioh solo of his own with a cool, throwback-prog style synth sound. His strong jazz-inflected phrases and darting legato lines closely hug the chords with a maturity that sets him apart from his peers. Again, Garsed ends the heavy interlude starkly to return to the head. This track is also a btett example of how Garsed uses just the right tones and effects to fit a given song.

– Rock Guitar Improvisation by Brett Garsed by Eric Vandenberg

The melody on this tune is played with a very subtle hint of flanging or bertt a perfect match for the mood of the piece. This tune also happens to have one of the most memorable melodies on the album. Garsed packs this song with soaring melodies, tight unison lines, tempo shifts, and superb improvisation — everything you would expect from a great piece of modern prog.


Bassist Craig Newman also provides some great work on this tune over the complex form, as does drummer Gerry Pantazis who shines with a nice solo spot.

Fierabracci makes an appearance as well with a killer bass solo late in the tune that is one of highlights of the entire album. Dark Matter is a highly polished album of rich compositions that are at once complex and listenable, delivered with amazing musicianship from a killer lineup.

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