So, let’s say that you wanna make a song, or you are a songwriter already. You should read these basic facts about making songs, finding your own music style, recording your songs and more. Let’s start:
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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:
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.
Guitar tuning can be easily changed and customized according to your needs. It’s not a bad idea to try some alternate guitar tuning, because you will play differently and you will easily get lot of new ideas.
When you play three or more tones at the same time – it is called a chord. If you don’t know the name of some chord, or want to learn new chords, there are several websites that can help.