Today is alt tuning #139 since starting on January 1, 2016. My open string notes are:
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I’ve been enjoying adding synth sounds to my daily alt tuning videos. Subtle but it does add a nice texture. Of course, I’m recording myself as I’m playing the rhythm then looping it so I can play over what I just recorded. Don’t you just love technology?
Here’s tonight’s song/idea is titled “Unfailing” and I’m playing in the key of A Major.
Here are the chords I’m playing using the Guitar Tunings Chord Chart for this tuning:
May these daily alt tunings continue to inspire you as you explore songwriting beyond the limitations of standard tuning. If you’d like to learn more about how to use alternate tunings to expand and develop your own songwriting, give me a call at 888-7-GUITAR or use our online form to reach out to me here.
Until next time…
Did you know? Scott started playing guitar when he was 14 years old back in 1982. A Pittsburgh native, Scott resides in Rhode Island where he teaches guitar, bass, music and songwriting. He also records and mixes songs for local bands and artists as well as his own music. He writes and records nearly every day and has a real passion to help others hear their “inner voice” and express that in songs.
You can listen to more of Scott’s music at https://soundcloud.com/scottquillin.