Music in Context; The flawed concept of Genre

Name: Conor Gaffney Comment: One thing I've been curious about is how concepts from one musical genre can be applied to another, often completely different genre i.e. jazz and metal. How much overlap can there be?   Hi Conor, Thank you for your message. This question raises a very interesting topic but it isn’t really one I… Continue reading Music in Context; The flawed concept of Genre

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Application of Double stops; A How to of High gain chord Voicing

Name: Anthony Baltussen Comment: I love playing guitar with a lot of gain, but it's messing with cool chords like D7 or Asus4. I don't really wanna give up my tone, but I also don't want to end with only basic riffs and power-chords. Any tips on how I can keep my sound, but also add that… Continue reading Application of Double stops; A How to of High gain chord Voicing

Theory in context; Modes, Diatonic and Altered

What are modes? To understand the diatonic modes, first you must understand what a scale is. A scale is an order of pitches that are defined by their tonic (first tone) as a reference point. Different types of scales exist due to how the other degrees interact or relate to the tonic based on intervals… Continue reading Theory in context; Modes, Diatonic and Altered