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Acoustic Techniques – Working With Major Seventh Chords

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Acoustic | Comments Off on Acoustic Techniques – Working With Major Seventh Chords

This idea is a great introduction to using the thumb and 3 finger ‘scoop’ approach. Since we are remaining on the same set of strings throughout, we can focus on the right hand in order to play the idea cleanly, and in a relaxed fashion. Also note that both chords use the same shape, just in different positions.

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Dark Folk Guitar – Melancholy Minor Voicings

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Acoustic | Comments Off on Dark Folk Guitar – Melancholy Minor Voicings

Here we explore 4 voicings utilizing a similar shape along with identical open strings.

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Dark Folk Guitar – Drone Shapes, Picking Patterns

Posted by on Jun 29, 2012 in Acoustic | Comments Off on Dark Folk Guitar – Drone Shapes, Picking Patterns

In this lesson we take a look at some simple voicings that sound fantastic on acoustic guitar, bringing an air of mystery and darkness to proceedings. Along with a variety of strumming and picking patterns, we can reap great mileage from these chords, providing endless fun and inspiration.

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