Learn some fun tricks to make boring chords come alive! In addition, we answered questions like Is soreness part of learning guitar?, Why play a Cadd9 in place of a C?, What steps do you recommend for writing songs? and more…
How To Play Diminished Chords For Guitar
– RGS Live #15 | Essential Hand Stretches
Questions We Answered This Session:
00:03:00 - How to Make Boring Chords Come Alive
00:13:30 - If I am playing a song and I would like to add some sort of improvisation, a lick, or something like that, what do I do? Do I take the notes from the scale corresponding to the key of the song? Or from the chord I am supposed to play?
00:20:40 - Why do some instructors on the internet have their guitar amps with one or two microphones in front of the amp?
00:23:20 - Why does the high E string on the acoustic guitar sound make a tinny sound?
00:27:23 - Is soreness part of learning guitar?
00:29:05 - What are the easiest chords and strumming styles for acoustic funk and neo-soul?
00:31:30 - What steps do you recommend for writing songs?
00:35:05 - How to deal with pain in fingers, hands, and forearms when playing guitar?
00:37:05 - Why does my bass string sound muted on the 2nd fret?
00:38:48 - I’m trying to learn some Pink Floyd songs, with Drop D E string (Goodbye Blue Sky), or some are tuned down a half step. Is this messing up the ear training that I worked on with RGS lessons?
00:40:43 - What do you do if you come across a song that has some weird chords that you’ve never seen before?
00:47:05 - When would someone want to use augmented or diminished chords in a song? Can you give an example of a song in which they are used?
00:50:50 - What’s the difference between a C9 chord and a Cadd9 chord? How do you know?
00:53:05 - Why play a Cadd9 in place of a C?
00:54:50 - Is it okay to place a guitar down without a stand?
00:56:55 - What would you do with a song that the chords were: Abm-Eadd9-F#-Ebm-C#m?
00:58:58 - Do you have any tips for moving from strumming to picking on an acoustic guitar?
01:01:02 - Is it harmful to the guitar to leave your capo on at the nut?
01:01:51 - How can I prevent my pinky finger from getting locked up?
01:03:55 - I was trying to practice a finger-style song that has 4 pages and found that they were flying off the table. I’m sure that there is a solution to the problem. How do you play a song that has several pages without having to stop to change the page or have the pages flying all over the place? Is there a special stand or something?