NST News

August 17, 2018
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery update: "Once more and this time a very weird and crazy way to make use and extend that simple tapping lick, I've explained in my former two videos.

Next time I'm gonna start a series of Nerdery videos about rhythm. For me a good timing and groove are the most important ingredients in music, the key to make sense of it all and get your whole body involved."
Sounds like a Pinball Machine - Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery

August 09, 2018
New Nerdery video! Another, even easier example what you can do with a simple idea, to let it shine. Make sure you've watched Benjamin's former Guitar-Nerdery video "simple tapping idea".
Simple Tapping idea extended 2 - Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery

August 05, 2018
Benjamin has posted two more Guitar-Nerdery videos, phasing hands FX and a simple tapping idea. His guitar instructional videos will now be updated regularly on every Thursday at 9pm GMT +2!
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July 17, 2018
In this week Guitar-Nerdery video Benjamin is showing his 16th-fitness-training. A great exercise for hands and brains. He did and does this regularly.
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (16th fitness training)

July 10, 2018
Benjamin: "I really like slide-guitar, but somehow always found an excuse not to work it out ;-) At least I found a way to integrate a little bit of that slide-flavor in my playing. By making this video I've learned that I use it a lot!"
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (slide-guitar-like)

July 03, 2018
Some guitar fun at Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery!
The solution if a real bell is too heavy for you ;-)
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (bell-simulation)

June 30, 2018
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery tutorial nr. 5! If you can't afford a slapback echo, try this! ;-)
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (sounds like delays)

June 24, 2018
A 4th Guitar-Nerdery video with Benjamin is up, String-Skipping-Arpeggios! There are many ways to play arpeggios on a guitar. Besides that different playing techniques sound different, they all have their own possibilities of phrasing. These string skipping arpeggios fit perfectly with right hand hybrid picking.
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (string-skipping-arpeggios)

June 17, 2018
Benjamin got a third Guitar-Nerdery video up, triads with 6ths on top! He used that idea at the end of his solo in Lost In Yesterdays:
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (triads with 6ths on top)

June 15, 2018
A new Benjamin´s Guitar-Nerdery video is up. He is explaining a nice little country-rock riff. This guitar riff was the main inspiration for the chorus of the song "Lost In Yesterdays".
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (Country-Rock-Riff) (Youtube)

June 12, 2018
After being asked frequently, Benjamin put his first guitar video tutorial online. It´s meant to be the start of a regular updated tutorial series, which is named Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery. He explains his favorite hybrid lick, which he used a lot in the song SMILE!
Benjamin's Guitar-Nerdery (SMILE! hybrid picking lick) (Youtube)

June 08, 2018
A brand-new NST video is up, a hard rocking tune with some country rock riffing.
Watch here:
Lost In Yesterdays - by New String Theory (Youtube)

May 13, 2018
A new song is up! Listen here to our 3rd tune on SoundCloud:
Lost In Yesterdays

New String Theory

Since 2017 guitar player Benjamin Schippritt produces and composes for the guitar-collaboration project New String Theory (NST). NST stands for tasty, dynamic guitar-adrenalin-driven (rock) music, never limited to the rock genre itself. The first three songs represent a rocking collaboration between guitarmates Benjamin Schippritt and Bram Bokken. Both have known each other since the 90s of the last millenium when they studied music at the conservatory in Arnhem in the Netherlands, but never really came together. Finally they met for a guitar-shred-session, already planned quite some time ago, but took a while to happen. They felt an immediate match of playing style and musical taste. Soon it was very clear, they had to create some great music together.

Benjamin Schippritt

Benjamin is an enthusiastic and passionate German musician since 1983. His main instruments and base of musical thinking are the electric and western acoustic guitar, but he also enjoys singing and playing electric bass guitar, as well as producing, recording and mixing music in his studio. Spending a whole lifetime around his guitar, developing a virtuos playing style and completing a full-time jazz guitar study at the Institute for the Arts in The Netherlands, he always got a strong beating heart for rock music. His creative song-writing and contributions cover many different styles of music and manage to perfectly fit that rocking attitude. Besides being a live- and studio-musician, he's utterly passionate about guitar teaching.

Bram Bokken

In 2003 Dutch guitarist and guitar teacher Bram got his bachelor degree in music. Two years later he finished with a master degree at the Artez Conservatory in Arnhem NL. At the conservatory Bram got lessons from Scott Henderson, Mike Kenneally and David Fiucynski, besides others. Furthermore he took privat lessons by Richard Hallebeek. Bram got also lessons in recording technique and arrangement. Since 2005 Bram is an active member in the Dutch music scene and shared national as well as international stages with many artists like Waylon, Nikki, State, Maame Joses, Backcorner Boogie Band and Hansen Tomas.

eyes & ears

Lost In Yesterdays - by New String Theory (Youtube)

I´ve made up my mind - by New String Theory (Youtube)

SMILE! - by New String Theory (Youtube)

ears only

SMILE!                                            (Schippritt)

I'VE MADE UP MY MIND            (Schippritt)

Lost In Yesterdays            (Schippritt)


New String Theory on YouTube
New String Theory on Facebook
New String Theory on SoundCloud
Benjamin Schippritt - official homepage
Benjamin Schippritt - on YouTube
Bram Bokken on YouTube


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