Steve Vai to host biweekly Q&A sessions

“Alien Guitar Secrets Live: Music and You” focuses on the gear and music that got Vai to where he is.

Steve Vai has announced a biweekly series of Q&A sessions, entitled Alien Guitar Secrets Live: Music and You and Under It All: Hard Questions.

Alien Guitar Secrets Live: Music and You will be focusing on the gear, songs, and Vai’s experience in the music industry. It will also offer some song breakdown’s from the guitarist’s back-catalogue, diving into the playing and recording techniques that went into his music. from his catalog to show techniques, and will also be discussing anything from writing, recording, publishing, promoting, and touring.

Under It All: Hard Questions, meanwhile, will have a broader, more philosophical scope, and see Vai talking about more esoteric life principles, the creative process, spirituality and the human condition.

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Talking about the two sessions, Vai said: “For the past three to five years I have been bouncing around in my mind the idea of launching these two webinars, but was waiting for an organic opportunity, and it seems the world lockdown situation was the right time. I had no idea of knowing how these would be received, but the moment I went live, within minutes there were thousands and thousands of people logged in and the comments were tremendously encouraging. It was quite the shocker to get this kind of response, and quite humbling at the same time. My goal in these webinars is not to talk about myself so much, but to answer people’s questions that I may be able to assist with an answer based on my own experience.”

Take a look at the first episode of Alien Guitar Secrets Live: Music and You below. The sessions will be hosted on Tuesdays or Thursdays respectively, broadcasting at noon PT.

Alien Guitar Secrets Live: EP.1

I'm doing a live Q&A where we discuss guitars, music and you!

Posted by Steve Vai on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

For a rundown of the other live streams taking place as musicians around the world are placed into lockdown, take a look here.

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