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Tim Henson on Hendrix Inventing Rap, Bad Instagram Guitarists, and Acid Trip Art

Tim Henson on Hendrix Inventing Rap, Bad Instagram Guitarists, and Acid Trip Art

Update: 2020-10-211
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Today’s guitar villain is Tim Henson. An innovator of the guitar and a no-nonsense straight-shooter, Tim has cemented himself in the guitar world as a cutting edge riff-writer, combining elements of tapping, slapping, harmonics, and rhythmic displays second to none. Fronting his instrumental prog outfit Polyphia, Tim has produced some of the most unique and fun guitar moments to fill your eardrums with, and the only thing more refreshing than his music is his no-bullshit demeanor. You’re gonna enjoy this one, so let’s kick off this episode of Guitar Villains.  WARNING: Explicit content.

Intro and Tim Henson's supervillain alter-ego: 0:00
Burning Questions: 17:03
Tim's Guitar Approach – Hooks and Flexes: 19:35
Blending rap and instrumental music: 23:50
A bad acid trip yields a great music video: 26:20
Name Those Notes: 30:00
Tim's love of Jimi Hendrix: 37:27
New Polyphia music: 41:06
Tim's unique guitar technique: 44:46
The hardest and easiest thing about guitar: 49:29
Tim's favorite airplane album: 54:34
Tim's dream band: 55:20
Tim's supervillain advice: 1:00:05

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Tim Henson on Hendrix Inventing Rap, Bad Instagram Guitarists, and Acid Trip Art

Tim Henson on Hendrix Inventing Rap, Bad Instagram Guitarists, and Acid Trip Art

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