Today we're going to dive deep into the world of chord modifications! I've got not just a few, but a whopping thirteen ways to spruce up that humble 'G' chord we all know and love. It's time to unleash your creativity and add some magic to your chord progressions!
In this lesson, we'll explore a variety of chord modifications that will breathe new life into your guitar playing. By incorporating these techniques, you'll infuse your music with more movement, depth, and even little melodies. Imagine the possibilities!
The more familiar you become with these chord modifications, the better you'll get at incorporating them into your songs and existing progressions. I recommend starting with just one or two of the sounds you liked best from the lesson, and begin applying them to songs you are already playing.
Try them on for size, and start stretching those creative muscles. Then, as you begin getting the hang of how to use these things, add a few more to your repertoire, and then more, and more... until you go off the deep end like me and you simply can't get enough anymore!
In the video I included a written form of each of the chord shapes we discussed. If you haven't seen it before, it is simply a six digit code showing which fret to use for each string, starting with the 6th string. So your normal everyday G chord looks like this: 3 2 0 0 0 3.
If you're hungry for even more rhythm guitar goodness, I highly recommend checking out my Dynamic Rhythm Guitar course. It's a fantastic resource that will definitely take your playing to the next level.