Dreamy Lydian Chord Progression

December 29, 2012 2 Comments

Create an atmospheric, dreamy riff using the lydian mode in this guitar lesson

Progressive Harmony – Lydian Substitutions

August 12, 2011 No Comments

Today we’re looking at an advanced jazz/rock trick based around Lydian substitutions. These are progressions that guys like Frank Zappa would use, and we think you’ll really enjoy them!

Rush Style Lydian Riff

August 2, 2011 1 Comment

The Lydian mode is a favorite among progressive rockers because of its futuristic, advanced sound. We’ll show you how a band like Rush might use this scale.

The Lydian Scale

August 1, 2011 1 Comment

Next up we’ve got the Lydian scale, often called the dreamy scale for its air like quality. However, it’s also very common in jazz and progressive rock!

Filter Style Lydian Progression

July 28, 2011 No Comments

The lydian mode is often seen as the dream-like, spacy scale, and is used from time to time by alternative bands like Filter.