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10 Creative Power Chord Variations

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

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Review: Pocket Beatles For Guitar

Title:[amazon_link id=”0895241269″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ] Pocket Beatles for Guitar[/amazon_link] Subtitle: Over 120 great songs with melody, chords and full lyrics. Arranged for easy to intermediate guitar. Author: Milton Okun Publisher: ATV Music Publications ASIN: 0895241269 Pages: 256 Songs: #>120 Content:  The ‘Pocket Beatles for Guitar‘ contains over 120 great Beatles song. All all-time super

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The Most Complete List of Free Sample Libraries

Freebies, freebies, freebies. Before you start buying the most expensive sample libraries check out my list of free sample libraries first. I hope you find the instrument you need here. I subdivided the list into categories of instruments: Guitar, bass, orchestral instruments, keys and piano, drum and percussion, synths, other instruments (think of world instruments,

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Major

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.

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Harmony Library

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

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How to Write Song Lyrics: This is Where the Magic Happens

Learning how to write song lyrics is a long process that not only takes practice but also life experience. Nevertheless, sometimes you stumble upon things that open your eyes, motivate and inspire and help you to take big step in your development. The following four videos made a lasting impression on me and helped me

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How to Write a Song: Pop Song Structure

At a given point in every song writing process you have to start thinking about the song structure. Most of the time, we decide on how our song structure should look like intuitively. In many cases our intuition is based on the thousand and thousand of pop song we have heard over our entire lifetime.

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210 Awesome Open Guitar Chords and How to Use Them

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

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15 Helpful Websites for Writing Lyrics

When it comes to lyric writing, the internet can be a really helpful and powerful tool. Sometimes, you need to look up words or find inspiration. Otherwhile, you are searching for synomyms or just a catchy rhyme for the hook you are writing. No matter what it is, it’s up there on countless websites. Sounds

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