Open C Tuning (CGCGCE) is one of the most used alternate guitar tunings. It is used by many great bands, like Led Zeppelin and Soundgarden. C-major chord sounds very rich and powerful in this tuning (try it: strike all the strings without any fretting). Here is one riff in that tune, that is played with guitar slide:
As you know, a good musician should listen to a lot of different kinds of music, lifelong, in order to improve:
– music experience
– aesthetic criticism
– own playing style
From time to time, it is nice to cheer up your guitarist friend with some interesting and useful guitar accessories. Here are 5 ideas:
A quick overview of the circle of fifths and the circle of fourths.
You can always tune guitar by your ear, but it’s much easier to use some good online guitar tuner. Here is the list of 10 online guitar tuners.
Learn what is scale degree, scale step and what are intervals in music theory.
If you want to make MIDI drum pattern for your riff in Cubase (or in some similar digital audio software) and to hear how it is sounding together (riff + drum pattern), then you should read the this quick guide.
There are lots of online metronomes, but here is one that is a little different – in a way that you can make your own drum beats to play with, instead of simple clicks-clacks.
Quick guide in converting MIDI files to sheet music files by using freeware software.
Many programs for sheet music editing have no option to save a file in PDF format. Usually, they can save a file in some often-unpopular format, and that file can not be opened in other programs. It can complicate your job if you want to use a file on another computer that doesn’t contain the same program.