Today is alt tuning #140 since starting on January 1, 2016. My open string notes are:
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Today’s song/idea is titled “Eeee…a BB” named after this tuning.
This tuning allows for some great one finger playing. As a matter of fact, the entire intro to the song is played with one finger. Once gain, I’m using my MIDI pickup to trigger a subtle string sound and using my Infinity Looper to record my rhythm ideas so I can play over what I just recorded.
Here are the chords I’m playing using the full version of our Guitar Tunings Chord Charts:
I really enjoy creating my chord charts of my chord progressions and highlighting where I put my fingers. Many of the chords I use in “Eeee…a BB” song/idea are only available in the full version of our Guitar Tunings Chord Charts.
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.