Watch the Mystical Phrygian online guitar lesson by Tony Smotherman from Essentials: Power Ballad Soloing

Making use of the Phrygian scale evokes a more mysterious sound at the beginning of our solo through the tension and release of target notes as well as half step bending ideas. Notice the almost thematic ideas because of the two-chord vamp. We're able to have a more free and flowing effect because of the tension in the chord progression.