January 2014 Archives

Music Theory Part 6 – The Minor Key Chord Formation

January 28, 2014 11:30 am Published by
Welcome to part 6 in Bruce Music‘s blog series on music theory.  As always, if there’s anything here you don’t understand, check back through parts 1-5, as you can guarantee it’ll be covered there. This part is on The Minor Key, and chord formation from the minor key.  The below follows on very directly (and… View Article

Music Theory Part 5 – Chord Formation And The Major Key

January 23, 2014 4:41 pm Published by
Welcome to Part 5 in our educational music theory series.  This post will cover forming chords from the Major scale.  If you’re new to the Major scale, check out part 2.  We’ll be looking at basic chords, made of 3 notes.  These are called triads. The 3 notes are: “Root” – Gives the chord its letter name,… View Article

Rocksmith – Why Do You Still Need A Real Guitar Teacher?

January 6, 2014 3:37 pm Published by
Rocksmith and Guitar Hero.  Both great fun, both help with your development as a guitarist (to differing extents)!  So why do you still need a real Guitar teacher, giving you real lessons in person? Well, some aspects of Guitar-based computer games are bang on the money.  But others are about as close to real-life playing… View Article