Phrygian Mode

Phrygian Mode

Learning the different diatonic modes of the major or minor keys and their chromatic alterations allows you to add variety to your music and even borrow the chords from the parallel modes. This article covers the Phrygian mode, including its scale formula, intervals, notes, main characteristics, comparison with other modes & scales, possible alterations, patterns … Read more

Lydian mode

Lydian Mode

The different diatonic modes and their chromatic alterations give you a lot of opportunities to add variety to your music and even borrow the chords from the parallel modes. This article covers the Lydian mode, including its scale formula, intervals, notes, main characteristics, comparison with other modes & scales, possible alterations, patterns to assist you … Read more

Locrian Mode

Locrian Mode

The different diatonic modes allow you to add variety to your music and borrow the chords from the parallel modes. This article covers the Locrian mode, including its scale formula, intervals, notes, main characteristics, comparison with other modes & scales, possible alterations, fretboard patterns to assist you in guitar playing, chords, its use in popular … Read more

Dorian Mode

Dorian Mode

So you have decided to learn the modes of the major scales. These different modes give you opportunities to add variety to your music and allow you to borrow the chords from the parallel modes, known as the mode mixture. In this article, we will cover the Dorian mode in detail – including its formula, … Read more

Pentatonic Scale

Pentatonic Scale

Interested in learning the Pentatonic Scale? The Pentatonic Scale is a five-note scale that is widely used in music. It can be found in all styles of music and is one of the most commonly used scales in modern music. There are many ways to use the pentatonic scale, including the five scale templates known … Read more