Power chords are still an essential part of rock music as well as many other guitar dominated music styles. Nonetheless, standard power chords become boring quite fast to every over average guitar player. Power chords can be used perfectly as a musical device within a song but shouldn’t be the center of it. A nice
Step 1: Creating the major chord scale The major scale is diatonic which means that the octave is divided into 7 intervals. Two of these seven intervals are semitones (half-tone steps or minor seconds). In the major scale the semitones are found between the third and the fourth and between the sevenths and the octave.
Hey and welcome to my brand new harmony library! Ever since I started studying composition I wished I had some kind library containing all harmonies I came across over the years. Think about it: Wouldn’t it be great if you had theory, explanation and examples of many types of harmonies illustrated in an easy to
Are you bored of the sound of standard chords? Then, using open guitar chords is a way to pimp up your playing and boring chord progressions. There are thousands of open guitar chords and millions of ways to use them creatively. In this post I introduce you to the world of open chords with a
tabs 1 Tabs are a form of musical notation for guitar and bass. Tabs are easy to learn and easy to use. They give the player the opportunity to concentrate on the music and the musical performance, much rather than being an obstacle to it. I don’t say that they are actually better than ordinary
MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface. It is a protocol to transfer controlling data in a musical context. MIDI-Controllers appear in forms of keys, wheels, faders, pads and sensors. The protocol contains information about pitch or velocity, which is stored in a 7 bit system. There are hence 128 (0 – 127) different
Solfège Do Re Mi Fa – Solmization. Learn to use the relative note names ( do re mi fa sol la ti do ).
One of my favourite pop-punk songs of the late 90’s by the Bloodhound Gang. I have been playing this simple song for quite a while but never paid too much attention to it. One day I accidentally played a seventh chord instead of the first power chord. It gave the song a different flair which
I am a person who enjoys learning and applying methods with the motivation to improve my outcome in any situation. Learning an instrument you come across hundreds and thousands of tips and tricks that promise an enhancement in your learning curve. I found out that the best are the basic and simples ones. The deep