The Aeolian mode is based on the sixth note of the major scale. In the key of G, this note is E. Note that the 6th note of the major scale is the relative minor. So guess what? The Aeolian Mode is the Natural Minor Scale! The E Aeolian Mode could be played in the key of G major (as the 6th position of the scale) or in the key of E minor. To play the E Aeolian Mode, begin with the first note at the 6th string 12 fret E.
The reverb pedal is a guitar effect that is almost crucial in any pedalboard. It can help add ambience, or simply soften the decay of notes. Oftentimes, just a touch of reverb is enough to greatly improve the sound of your guitar.
The guitar is one of the deepest of musical instruments. You can be as good or as bad as you wish. You can even play very well without knowing much theory. That’s if you have a good ear and a keen feeling for the instrument. However, the more time you dedicate to the guitar, the better.
There are basically 12 notes in music. So all modern music is based out of those 12 notes. All scales are born out of those 12 notes as well. These 12 notes are part of the chromatic scale. It would be safe to say that all the scales in western or modern music are born…
These 10 essential and basic guitar chords can get you easily started on guitar and playing a good number of songs. You can also learn the major bar chord shape which will allow you to play any of these chords up the neck. Start here if you are new to guitar.
The Dorian Mode is based on the second note of the Major Scale. In the key of G the second note of the scale is A, therefore this would be played as the A Dorian Mode. To play this mode in the key of G, begin by playing the first note at the 6th string…
Phrygian Mode – The Fifth Position of the Natural Minor Scale