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Show me the 154 (chord progression).

Recently I heard Gotta Get Away by the Black Keys. And it took me a couple days to identify Ball and Chain by Social Distortion as the song it sounded like. My resident musician tells me this is a simple 154 chord progression and pointed me to Dead Flowers by the Rolling Stones. Got any others? [more inside]
posted by Glinn on Jun 13, 2014 - 10 answers

8xx88x. The guitar chord shape, not the smiley.

[GuitarFilter] Please help me name that chord shape! [more inside]
posted by XiBe on Jun 8, 2012 - 20 answers

F#/D# A/D A/B oh yeah!!!

If somebody says "I love those awesome chords they use over each other in the chorus. the F#/D# into the A/D and then A/B just sounds too epic!" ...how can I understand what they mean without being a music major? [more inside]
posted by circular on Nov 23, 2011 - 8 answers

Why does this awesome lamp chord cost so much?

I would love to buy some lamp chord that looks like this chord on etsy and not have to pay a ridiculously exorbitant price. Does it exist? My google-fu can't find it.
posted by allthewhile on Jun 12, 2011 - 11 answers

Software to explore chord progressions

I am looking for Windows software that lets me play with chord progressions and hear how they sound. I think Band in the Box does this but it's way more powerful and expensive than what I need. [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Jun 6, 2011 - 2 answers

Tickle Me Ivory

What is the best way to master scales, chords, and chord progressions on the piano / keyboard. More specifically, help me create harmony and melody. My husband and I are starting to create music on our computer. I think I have a pretty good ear for what sounds good, but I feel like a complete hack on the keyboard. I would like to become proficient at hitting keys that sound well together or next to each other. I am studying basic theory, but where does the rubber meet the road? Is it simply muscle memory? I am not really interested in playing a piece of sheet music, but if that will help, I will learn. I just want to create my own music. I know I have to practice, but practice doing what? I would be rather proud of myself if someone told me drop and play I V vi IV in F Major and I could do it without thinking.
posted by trinigirl on Mar 10, 2010 - 14 answers

Are there more songs like these?

Looking for songs in the musical/strumming vein of DCFC's "I'll Follow you Into the Dark" and Earlimart's "The Little Things". [more inside]
posted by XiBe on Aug 15, 2009 - 7 answers

I need to find songs that sound similar to the chorus of "destrokk" by mgmt (video included)! It's a typical chord sequence, so there must be a few!

I need to find songs that sound similar to the chorus of "destrokk" by mgmt (video included)! It's a typical chord sequence, so there must be a few! [more inside]
posted by freddymetz on Apr 1, 2009 - 3 answers

is it possible to change the sound of your voice?

is it possible to change the sound of your voice? [more inside]
posted by krautland on Nov 4, 2008 - 11 answers

DAG Nabbit

I'm looking for a list of songs with the classic D A G (or equivalent) chord progression. [more inside]
posted by bodega on Aug 9, 2008 - 15 answers

Name that chord!

What is the guitar chord being played by Nancy Wilson at 0:44-0:47 in this Heart video? [more inside]
posted by sergeant sandwich on Jun 7, 2008 - 9 answers

Need help with a worship song key change transition

Church worship leader needs help with a key change transition for a Christmas song! [more inside]
posted by beammeup4 on Dec 15, 2007 - 20 answers

viagra for plugs

How do you secure a plug so that even if someone yanks on the chord, it doesn't come out of an outlet? It does need to be POSSIBLE to get the plug out sometimes, and it won't work to glue/staple the chord to the wall, because sometimes equipment needs to be moved to another room. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Jul 14, 2006 - 23 answers

How do you make a Palm a guitarist's best friend?

How do I convert my Palm into a guitar player's best friend? [more inside]
posted by bd on May 20, 2006 - 2 answers

Help me translate guitar tabs into piano sheet music

As I begin to learn the piano again, there are some songs I'd love to try to play but for which I cannot find sheet music (I definitely want to learn to play by ear at some point, but I don't think that point would best be now). I can however obtain guitar tabs for the songs, and so I'm hoping to try to translate those into rough sheet music for the piano. Can I just translate it note by note (and chord by chord), or are there some specifics about guitar tabs I should be aware about and take into account (it seems that way, a quick direct translation didn't seem to turn out quite right)? [more inside]
posted by thebabelfish on Feb 29, 2004 - 14 answers

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