Guitar Modes. Why are they such a mindf#ck? Despite the huge amount of information about understanding modes of the major scale, it’s probably one of the most confusing subjects in music theory. But when it comes down to it, you only really have 3 questions about them…
Learning music theory is for the most part thought of as complicated and painful that takes decades of learning. But its not (if somebody explains it well). If you’re one of the “been playing for 10 years but never bothered to learn Music Theory” types, then this one is for you.
What is this secret chord number system? You’re hearing people talk about “One, Four, Five” chords progressions. And you’re seeing chords written as I, vi, ii, V, I. What the heck are they talking about?
Budding songwriter who wants to start writing your own songs? While some songwriters take a words-first, approach, many prefer to start with a chord progression to serve as the framework for the song and melody. So how do you know which chords to use in which order? Is there a formula for creating chord progressions?