The Strokes

Advanced Riff Writing – Compound Intervals

August 28, 2011 3 Comments

Compound intervals are a great shape used by bands like The Strokes, Incubus, and Green Day to create riffs. Because they are fairly stripped down, they work great as 2nd guitar parts!

Use Chord Extensions for That Wow Factor

August 28, 2011 1 Comment

Banging away on chords often won’t do anything to capture your listener’s attention. Today we’ll show you how to use chord extensions to turn a regular progression into a head turner.