Tag Archives: Music Theory
We're all familiar with the fact that major chords sound happy while minor chords sound darker. In fact, major chords and minor chords are just the tip of the iceberg. There are dozens of types of chords, and they have all their own distinct sound! But what is it that makes them sound the way they do?

SMG Guitar Lesson #9: Why Chords Sound the Way They Do

We’re all familiar with the fact that major chords sound happy while minor chords sound darker. In fact, major chords and minor chords are just the tip of the iceberg. There are dozens of types of chords, and they have all their own distinct sound! But what is it that makes them sound the way […]

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In Theory

In Theory

Guest Post by Max Pheiffer Utter the words “music theory” in that big “guitar mega-mart” and about half of the people in there will mock you. There is a reason for their verbal beatings: many people ignore this aspect of musicianship. Starting guitar players usually jump head-first into tabs (which, contrary to popular belief, is […]

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