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Offline TheCasual

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Re: CH-001 • Basic Open Chords
« Reply #180 on: October 29, 2014, 06:59:16 pm »
The mini barre A chord is use a lot rock. Bands like ACDC and The Who.

With gain the high e string can be a bit overbearing.
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Re: CH-001 • Basic Open Chords
« Reply #181 on: October 29, 2014, 08:50:14 pm »
Couple things to add on the mini-barre A:

Sometimes it sounds better to NOT play all the strings on a certain chord. It just comes down to the situation and the sound you want to achieve.

Other times it's more convenient to play the mini-barre and if high E string isn't important, you might as well play it the easiest way you can.

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Re: CH-001 • Basic Open Chords
« Reply #182 on: October 30, 2014, 07:31:20 am »
you don't need to worry about it / analyse it so much
it's all good
just don't try too hard and / or worry about that top e

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Re: CH-001 • Basic Open Chords
« Reply #183 on: March 11, 2015, 11:21:30 pm »

I am having difficulty with the C Chord. I can get the stretch and fingers are arched to arrive perpendicular to the board and pointing towards my face as per the video. To push down the 1st string strongly enough to give it a good sound, my index finger touches either the G or E string (mainly the E string). I am pushing on the string on the tip of my finger just under the nail. I have filed my nail. I have put my thumb on different parts of the neck and put my palm directly against the neck or hanging below the nect. I can get the note to sound ok but either I don't push hard on the index finger which makes that string sound bad or I do push in which case I hit against the E string. Thanks for any advice.