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How Many Chords Does A Guitarist Need

Published on March 6, 2014 By admin

How many chords do you actually need to know? Let’s see what is your goal. If all you want is to strum accompaniment to an odd pop song then 10 chords is good enough. These would be for example A, Am, B7, C, D, Dm, E, Em, F, G There are plenty of famous songs […]

Is The F-chord More Difficult Than Others?

Published on January 29, 2014 By admin

This is the first post based on actual data from our ChordInvaders game. If you’re impatient and like data, scroll down to the graph. If not, we will start with an intro. The most common chord shapes on the guitar utilize as many open strings as possible (think about G or Em!). Obviously, using open strings […]

Different Shapes Of A Guitar Chord

Published on January 27, 2014 By admin

The guitarist in this video (Bob Marley – Exodus) seems somewhat bored. Is it because he only has to play a single chord during the whole song? Am is probably one of the first chords that a beginner guitarist gets acquainted with. However, even this seemingly quite tough restriction leaves a plethora of possibilites how […]