In case you didn’t know, the G minor is always there for you – chord of the week

From the Beatles to Damien Marley everyone loves the G minor (Gm). This chord of the week is a cherishable barre, and its sound lends itself to every genre. Want to see more Chordify awesomeness? Follow us on Instagram. First, let's take a look at the Gm scale.

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Hip-hop, blues rock you name it and the C minor’s got it – chord of the week

This week we tune into the C minor. Wait, there no reason to be sad. Minor is not always a synonym for tearjerkers and sad songs, on the contrary. From hip-hop to blues and pop, our chord of the week fits everywhere - and everywhere in between.

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R.I.P. Conway Savage – Four songs in tribute to the Bad Seed on Nick Cave’s keys

We all shed a tear last Sunday when Conway Savage of the Bad Seeds, the band of Nick Cave, passed away after a long battle with cancer. The man on the keys leaves a legacy of some delicate tunes behind which have to be remembered and cherished. That's why we selected four songs to play along with.

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Flatten your B’s and sharpen those A’s ’cause here’s another chord of the week

Remember what we said about flattening and sharpening chords? Yup, it's all a matter of how you look at a note. In this case, our chord of the week is an A#, also known as a Bb. The name doesn't change the sound, so lets cut to the chase. Here are some cool tracks written in Bb.

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Chord of the week – Pitch the G into a G# or flatten your A with an Ab, the chord remains the same

This week, the spotlight is aimed at G#. Fun fact: whether a note is raised or lowered depends a lot on how you look at it. Let me explain. The G# is a G raised by a semitone. But, when an A is lowered one semitone, you get an Ab which actually sounds exactly like a G#. Yeah, crazy isn't it?

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A minor equals classic rock – Chord of the week

One of the most dramatic chords you can grab at the top of your neck is the Am. The scale of this chord of the week consists of the basic notes A, B, C, D, E, F and G. That's why there are countless rock classics written with the Am at the core.

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Warning! The versatility of the Dm can make you dizzy – chord of the week

This week we'll discuss one of the most mysterious triads you can play at the top of the neck of your guitar. The D minor has something sad, something exciting, something tough and something scary in its sound. Therefore, it lends itself to many styles.

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Play along with two brand new Elvis Costello tracks

Finally, after five year the waiting is over. Elvis Costello has reunited with his band The Imposters to enchant his fans once again. He describes the new album Look Now as a quest to find a combination between the sound of Imperial Bedroom (1982) and the emotion of Painted from Memory (1998).

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Guitar heavyweight champion Em is chord of the week

You can't get a lower chord on your six string than the E minor (Em). It's a heavyweight that demands and deserves attention and it's an inspiration for musicians in every genre, because it possesses an almost infinite number of possibilities.

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Chord of the week – Could there be a cooler triad than the C major?

The chord that you’ll find in almost every evergreen is the C major. This basic triad is an absolute must for any guitar player to master. That’s why the C is our ‘chord of the week’. Check our Instagram for more Chordify frenzy.

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