Intro to Music Theory

How to Use a Capo to Change Keys

July 26, 2011 1 Comment

The capo is a super handy tool to let us change keys of the fly. In this lesson, we’ll show you how.

Trivium Style Diminished Chord Riff

July 26, 2011 No Comments

Who says nobody uses diminished chords? Only the truly brutal shall enter!

T and L Shape Theory

July 26, 2011 No Comments

Today we’ll be visiting and old topic but looking deeper into the theory behind the T and L shapes. Now we’ll understand the why, not just the how.

Music’s Code: The Major Scale Formula

July 17, 2011 No Comments

We’ve said it before, but music theory just might be the most important thing you need to become a great musician. Master it and there’s nothing you can’t do.

Theory Made Easy: Key of C

July 17, 2011 No Comments

Time to jump into the fun world of keys! Keys are ridiculously important and are everywhere you look. Prepare to get mind melted!

Theory Made Easy: Key of G

July 17, 2011 1 Comment

Plain and simple, understanding keys will let you understand how 90% of music is put together, and the key of G might be the king of them all.

Intro to Diminished Chords

July 9, 2011 No Comments

No chord gets a worse wrap then the diminished chord. We’ll teach you how to play them and hopefully you’ll walk away with a little more respect for the diminished chord!

Using a Capo to Change Keys

July 9, 2011 No Comments

Learn how to use a capo to change the key of the song. This technique will require a bit of thinking, but we’ll break it down for you!

Where Chords Come From

July 8, 2011 1 Comment

Time to learn the secret behind chords – where they come from, what notes make them up, and how we can figure out our own.