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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by steevio » Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:27 pm

sorry I dont need to say that, (deleted post)
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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by luco » Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:11 am

detune the osc they said.. press the keys they said.. -boom

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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by NoAffiliation » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:57 am

^^^^

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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by AK » Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:34 am

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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by AK » Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:52 am

Here's a nice 'tension chord' for all you C minor fans. An EbMaj7th over a C and a Eb bass. The chord should be D/Eb/G, the bass is C and Eb. Again, major chords doing tense stuff, like i was saying, it's what's going on underneath. It prob end up a Cm9 chord but here just trying talk, anyway, too stoned.

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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by omnipresence » Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:09 am

Yeah, would likely sound like a two chord progression (Cm9 / EbM7) rather than the Eb chord in two different inversions. It's the D & Eb that give it tension. For a more open version of this put the D up an octave and it will sound more like a colour than a chord that should resolve.

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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by AK » Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:25 am

non resloving chords are cool though, you can hint at the resovle with the bassline but what's wrong with keeping it tense? :) It works as colour - like you say. And that's how I tend to use chords.

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Re: Chords & Harmony

Post by AK » Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:36 am

It's the semitone use within a scale for tension for me. With what I said, the D&G, is a perf 4th, a 'C' bass under is also a sus2 chord, semitone up a cm chord, the 'D' being a cm/add9 chord too, depends how you look at it. When the chord tones are not in clusters and spread around the context of the music, do we really need to take into context the bass notes? I dunno? I'd say to the band, "I just played an EbM7 ( no fifth ) over that C to Eb bass.

See what I mean? :)

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