Favourite tuning?



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Re: Favourite tuning?

Postby MechaGodzilla » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:57 am

coldbrightsunlight wrote:The tuning I use in the metal band is now CGCFGD all the time. It is the best (the best, the best, the best)

so it's drop C... but with that weird 2nd string G ?? cool.
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Re: Favourite tuning?

Postby coldbrightsunlight » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:53 am

Yeah! Having the second interval is great for playing unison lead bits and slightly dissonant chords
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Re: Favourite tuning?

Postby MrNovember » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:16 pm

So I watched an interview with Keith Richards last night:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceWWMfhAvD4

I was intrigued by how he described his 5 string open G tuning, which is apparently a common saying of his:
All you need is 5 strings, 3 notes, 2 hands, and one asshole

Longish story short, I decided to try it out on my resonator, but I didn't want to lose the 6th string, so I tuned it GGDGBG. It's actually super fun to play and rather drone-y with all the Gs. Going to keep it tuned that way for awhile I think.
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Re: Favourite tuning?

Postby BoatRich » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:33 am

The band I play guitar in is just regular drop C but I’m thinking about switching to DADGAD in C or something similar to get more drones on the high strings with leads. Not quite sure how to find panic chords and dissonant stuff as easily though?
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