Lesson 8: Stuck 3&4 Wish
This is a super fun module with some not so obvious but cool things going on too, things that will help a whole lot in the next lesson... This lesson will cover:
- The "Stuck 3&4" Chords: G5, Cadd9, Dsus4, A7sus4 & Emin7 (sound complicated eh, but they're easy!)
- Introducing PFC (Perfect Fast Changes)
- The Open E Minor Pentatonic Scale
- About muting strings deliberately
- 8th Note all down strumming
- Pick Manipulation Tips
- Wish You Were Here Riff
- Some classic 90's rock ballad gold!
The Stuck 3&4 Chords
Nine awesome chords covered in this lesson - it's a big one, but they are really cool and not hard!
Perfect Fast Changes
We're going to be combining the One Minute Changes and Chord Perfect exercises - very helpful for some of the more tricky and advanced chord changes!
Open E Minor Pentatonic Scale
For our first scale, we're going to be learning the E Minor Pentatonic scale. Scales will help you with pick accuracy, riffing, and improvising.
Muting Strings Deliberately
There are several reasons why we deliberately mute strings while we’re playing, but it’s pretty tricky to do! This is a good time to start geting familiar with muting.
All Down 8th Note Strumming
So far, we’ve been strumming one down strum per note. Now, we’re going to try it in double time!
Picks can be shifty creatures! Something as simple as practising holding a pick in your hand can really help you keep that thing in line.
Songs For Lesson 8
Some crackers for you this lesson :) the Stuck 3&4 Chord are the hair metal ballad essential!
Wish You Were Here Riff For Beginners
It is one of the best known guitar riffs of all time and TOO MUCH FUN :)
Notes In Open Position
We're going to combine the note circle with the names of the open strings and figure out the note names in the open position!
Lesson 8 Practice
Now that you've reached Grade 2, we're upping the practice a little - just a bit - and we'll be aiming for 30 minutes a day from here on in! If you struggle to get ...