Guitar theory

Mixolydian mode guitar

The Mixolydian Mode Across The Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Mixolydian guitar mode is popular among jazz and blues players, but it can also be found in other genres such as rock, folk, classical, country, and pop. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd and LA Woman by the Doors are two songs that use the Mixolydian mode. This lesson will teach you how to …

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5 Sad Guitar Chords and 5 Emotional Chord Progressions

Harmony, or the chords that support a melody, is an important element of music, and sad guitar chords and chord progressions are required if you want to write sad and emotional music. A chord is a collection of notes performed together, whereas a chord progression is a series of two or more chords played in …

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The Lydian Mode Across the Fretboard (with guitar lick examples)

The Lydian mode is used in various genres of music such as Jazz, Fusion, Folk, Rock and Classical. Guitar virtuosos known for their use of the Lydian mode include Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. The sound of the Lydian mode can be described as bright, happy, optimistic and heavenly.  In this lesson you will learn …

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Beginner’s guide to guitar notes, intervals, scales, and chords

One thing that used to confuse me when I started learning guitar was the relationship between the notes on the neck. Looking at guitar notes on the neck, they seemed like a bunch of notes thrown there together with no relationship with each other. I used to think, that good guitar players could pick notes …

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