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< "The Art of Fingerstyle Guitar: Solos in Open Tunings". HOARFROST Wilco have several songs in Open D. Kevin Cronin used Open D in "Time for me to fly", the 1978 REO Speedwagon hit song, with 4 top string variations for G and A.   E A D G B E   F# F# F# F# E B A A E E A A RADICAL ADULTS LICK GODHEAD STYLE bass   G G D D D# D# PATTERN RECOGNITION F# F# F# F# E B It also shows you how to tune to each tuning from standard EADGBE. CREME BRULEE FEMALE MECHANIC NOW ON DUTY Thurston G G D D D# D# JUSTICE IS MIGHT G G D D D# D# E G D G E D SHAKING HELL THUNDERCLAP FOR BOBBY PYN SONG bass  C G C C G A#/C C G D G C D bass  CHAPEL HILL SECRET GIRL IN THE MIND OF THE BOURGEOIS READER bass  D D D D A A G G D D D# D# F# F# F# F# E B bass   G G D D G G  Ostrich tuning is a tuning where all strings are tuned to the same note over two or three octaves,[39] creating an intense, chorused drone and interesting fingering potential. bass   WINNER'S BLUES C G D G C D Please contact me if you have any corrections/suggestions!   Thurston D F C D F F D A A D D A   HEY JONI   D F C D F F MALIBU GAS STATION PEACE ATTACK E G D G E D E G D G E D C G D G C D UNWIND C G D G B B G G C C A# A# bass/gtr   Features. It is similar to the standard guitar tuning, but the low E string is dropped to D and the G string is dropped a half step to F♯/G♭. A well known user of modal tunings is Sonic Youth. F# F# G G A A B E G D B B Kim F# F# F# F# E B n/a  Guitars can also be refretted to a microtonal scale. A C C G G# C I Don’t Know Who I Am is taken from the upcoming record Night Network . C G D C G D organ G G D E G B D# A# D# B C# F# D E G D B B Thurston C G D G B B SHE'S IN A BAD MOOD G G D D D# D# G G D G G A JC bass   bass  CONTRE LE SEXISME F# F# C# C# C# C# SONG The C-C-G-C-E-G tuning uses the harmonic sequence (overtones) of the note C. When an open-note C-string is struck, its harmonic sequence begins with the notes (C,C,G,C,E,G,B♭,C). G G C G C D E G D G E D BRAVE MEN RUN   MALIBU GAS STATION C G D G B B [34][35] Jazz musician Stanley Jordan plays guitar in all-fourths tuning; he has stated that all-fourths tuning "simplifies the fingerboard, making it logical". F# F# F# F# E B D D A F# A D bass   bass   bass   C G D G C D C G D G C D SMALL FLOWERS CRACK CONCRETE bass bass  bass  C G D G C D   C G D G B B C G D G B B bass   E G D G E D Lee bass  TURQUOISE BOY Perhaps one of the most innovative users of alternate tunings is Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore. On table steel guitar and pedal steel guitar, the most common tunings are the extended-chord C6 tuning and E9 tuning, sometimes known as the Texas and Nashville tunings respectively. As the former Sonic Youth guitarist reveals his sixth new solo album, we caught up with 62-year-old noise pioneer to talk weird tunings, writing “straight up pop songs”, how he’s learned to be a band leader, and why he can’t separate his songs from the guitars he recorded them with. bass  F# F# G G A A n/a  bass      C G D G B B   From standard EADGBE, all the strings are tuned up by the same interval. E A D G B E bass   ... bass SONG ... SONG DADDAD is common in folk music (Irish, Scottish), and for the execution of a rhythm guitar in "heavy" (alternative music) on 6th on the third string at the same time. ? 100% bass Lee E E B B E F#   bass     DO YOU BELIEVE IN RAPTURE? bass   G G D D D# D#   Dans cet article, j’ai adapté les “narrow-range tunings” originaux de Sonic Youth pour que vous puissiez les réaliser avec une guitare en accordage standard ! C G D G B B Lee Lee HEATHER ANGEL   G G D A G A   Also includes notes on how to finger certain difficult chords. BONE ? D D A F# A D All-fifths tuning is a tuning in intervals of perfect fifths like that of a mandolin, cello or violin; other names include "perfect fifths" and "fifths". bass   F# F# F# F# E B Lee G G D D D# D# This is accomplished by replacing the d string with an e' string and tuning it to d'. n/a  RAIN ON TIN TOKYO EYE You can click these dots to show information in the bottom frame. Others can be achieved using a capo and/or a partial capo. E E B B F# F# D D# A# D# G G C G D G C D DO YOU BELIEVE IN RAPTURE? G G D G G A SONG Lower tunings are popular among rock and heavy metal bands. bass   SONG bass  The following open-tunings use a minor third, and give a minor chord with open strings. F# F# F# F# E B E A D G B E LEE #2 E G D G E D DIRTY BOOTS DRUNKEN BUTTERFLY bass  C G D G B B bass  D G D D B B G G D D D# D# E G# E G# E G# TUNIC 100% G G D A G A F# F# F# F# E B Thurston C G D G C D JUNKIE'S PROMISE bass  E E B B E F# C G D G B B DOCTOR'S ORDERS C G D C G D This tuning may also be used with a capo at the third fret to match the common lute pitch: G-c-f-a-d'-g'. Thurston Tunings not confirmed are in a light blue font, or a ? On a 12 string pedal steel guitar, all 12 strings are tuned and played individually, not as 6 double courses as on the 12 string guitar.   SHADOW OF A DOUBT QUEST FOR THE CUP bass   HEY JONI C G D G C D bass   C G D C G D organ C G C C G A#/C These tunings may facilitate very easy chords and unique sounds when the open strings are used as drones. bass  E A D G B E EXPRESSWAY TO YR SKULL D D D D A A Cross-note tunings include (low to high): In modal tunings, the strings are tuned to form a chord which is not definitively minor or major. G G D D D# D# CANDLE THE DIAMOND SEA D D A F# A D REENA G G D D D# D# C G D G C D bass C G D G C D bass   Kim This open C tuning is used by William Ackerman for his "Townsend Shuffle" and by John Fahey for his tribute to Mississippi John Hurt.   SOCIETY IS A HOLE F# F# F# F# E B bass      A Thousand Leaves 1998 Recorded in the band's Manhattan studio - Echo Canyon Produced by Sonic Youth & Wharton Tiers Label: DGC The advantage of these tunings is that they allow an extended upper note range versus a capo used with standard tuning which limits the number of notes that can be played; in some cases, instruo B♭ or E♭ (such as saxophones, which were frequently encountered in early rock and roll music) are more easily played when the accompanying guitar plays chords in the higher tuning. G G D G G A Guitar Tunings Chords - Sonic Youth, Version (1). F# F# F# F# E B C G D G C D G G D D D# D# SCREAMING SKULL DEATH VALLEY '69 E G# E G# E G# G G D D D# D# E A D G B E G G D D D# D# G G D D G G C G D G C D B E G D B B F# F# F# F# E B It was many years later in the 1970s that it became established for accompanists of traditional music, predominantly Scottish and Irish. HOTWIRE MY HEART D D D D E A G G D A G A# STEREO SANCTITY THE SPRAWL A C C G G# C C G G D D D   bass  C G D G B B Lee A C C G G# C All-fifths tuning has been approximated by the New Standard Tuning (NST) of King Crimson's Robert Fripp. DUDE RANCH NURSE E E B E B B INCINERATE D# D# A A E E   D F C D F F IN THE MIND OF THE BOURGEOIS READER   SONG D-A-D-F#-A-E. A well known user of modal tunings is Sonic Youth. E G D G E D IN THE KINGDOM #19 G G D D G G E E B B E F# WHAT WE KNOW BECUZ D D# A# D# G G bass  D D# A# D# G G   G G C G C D SONG C G D C G D G G D D F F anything Alternately, you can view an alphabetical list of all tunings known to be used by the band or on solo compositions. FEMALE MECHANIC NOW ON DUTY G G C G C D D A D A B B A C C G G# C bass   G G D E G B E A D G B E ? Thurston ON THE STRIP D D D D A A The Guitar Interview: Thurston Moore on Jazzmasters, Sonic Youth and his new solo LP. Lee E A D G B E G G D D D# D# D D D D A A E G D D G G D D# A# D# G G THE WORLD LOOKS RED ?       HOTWIRE MY HEART B E G D B B B E G D B B F G C F A F# F# F# F# F# E B LIGHTS OUT E A D G B E SONG Sonic Youth Guitarist Thurston Moore on Alternate Tunings. bass   G G D D D# D# E G# E G# E G# SHADOW OF A DOUBT Thurston B E G D B B F# F# G G A A SCHIZOPHRENIA Thurston INCINERATE bass   bass   C G D C G D THE EMPTY PAGE [32], Neighboring the standard tuning is the major-thirds tuning that has the open strings, A lower major-thirds tuning has the open strings, which "contains two octaves of a C augmented chord". E A D G B E F# F# F# F# E B F# F# F# F# E B KAREN KOLTRANE Tuning used by Grizzly Bear guitarist Daniel Rossen in "Sleeping Ute", the opening song of their album Shields. DIRTY BOOTS F# F# G G A A G G C# D G G Thurston ON THE STRIP C G D G B B C G D C G D F# F# F# F# E B PEACE ATTACK SHOOT F# F# F# F# E B F# F# F# F# E B bass [2], This open-C tuning gives the initial harmonic series when a C-string is struck. F# F# F# F# E B G G D G G A SUNDAY TEENAGE RIOT C G D C G D SKINK Album Daydream Nation. WAIST bass  bass  THE NEUTRAL BROTHER JAMES D D A F# A D E B E E A A   Kim SYMPATHY FOR THE STRAWBERRY D A D A B D   G G D G G A Play Advices. F# F# A A E E SUGAR KANE SAUCER-LIKE D# D# C# C# G# G#   bass   Kim G G D E G B C G G D D D D D# A# D# G G Lee F# F# G G A A E E B B F# F# On this page, you'll find all of SY's major releases and the tunings used by each member, where known.   E A D G B E   G G D E G B bass  These tunings are derived by systematic increases or decreases to standard tuning. RADICAL ADULTS LICK GODHEAD STYLE SKINK FREE CITY RHYMES MY FRIEND GOO A comprehensive list of equipment used by Sonic Youth with pictures and information bass G G D D D# D# I LOVE YOU GOLDEN BLUE WASHING MACHINE bass C G G D D D G G D D D# D#  F G C F A F#   G G D G G A Thurston      synth      I'M INSANE bass  A A E E A A bass  In particular, this list contains more examples of open and regular tunings, which are discussed in the article on guitar tunings. WILDFLOWER SOUL [36], Between the all-fifths and all-fourths tunings are augmented-fourth tunings, which are also called "diminished-fifths" or "tritone" tunings.[37]. KAREN REVISITED C G C C G A#/C   bass A A E E F# A WHAT A WASTE bass  D D D D E A In rock music, has been used in Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir". ELIMINATOR JR The World Looks Red 7. Kim bass  and on the Meowtain song "Alleyway" Stone Gossard also used this tuning in the song "Daughter" by Pearl Jam. anything Asus2: E-A-B-E-A-E bass  G G D D D# D# F# F# F# F# E B C C x x D# D# D D A F# A D G G D E G B A F# E F# E B Thurston C C E B G D G G C G C D n/a The Official Sonic Youth Store. n/a D D D D A A C G D G B B bass   ANDROGYNOUS MIND Lee G G D D D# D# FRENCH TICKLER   G G D G G A F# F# F# F# E B BULL IN THE HEATHER  G G D D D# D#  E G D G E D WHAT WE KNOW F-A-C-G-C-E is also sometimes used, most notably by Covet`s guitarist Yvette Young. bass    G G D D G G  Similar to five-string bass guitar tuning, seven-string tuning allows for the extra string a fourth lower than the original sixth string. G G D D D# D# Same as Open-D but tuned a half-step down. bass F# F# G G A A D D A F# A D   C G G D D D SILVER ROCKET bass SONG bass  A continuation of the nine string, adding another lower string to the standard or high A tuning. D D D D A A SONG E E B B E F# The open strings of a guitar can be tuned to microtonal intervals, however microtonal scales cannot easily be played on a conventional guitar because the frets only allow for a chromatic scale of twelve equally spaced pitches, each a semitone apart. A C C G G# C E A D G B E   D D D D A A D# D# A A E E   Lee E G# E G # E G# Kim F# F# F# F# E B bass  [3][4] D D A F# A D     These tunings may facilitate very easy chords and unique sounds when the open strings are used as drones. Coby & Simone, Something to Do with Time, published February 1, 2020.   PATTERN RECOGNITION bass  G G D D D# D# Thurston is known for pushing the limits of sound possibilities from the guitar (particularly the Jazzmaster), and alternate tunings have played a major role in his ability to create distinctly unique music. n/a      C G D C G D Please contact me if you have any corrections/suggestions! Thurston EYELINER G G D A G A HALLOWEEN G G D G G A n/a I LOVE HER ALL THE TIME F# F# F# F# E B bass  SKIP TRACER INHUMAN C G D A C D   bass THE WONDER Derived from standard EADGBE, all the strings are tuned lower by the same interval, thus providing the same chord positions transposed to a lower key. HELEN LUNDEBERG Neighboring tunings D-A-d-e-a-e' and C-G-c-d-g-a have been used by Martin Carthy. zither E B E E A B C G C C G A#/C The reason for tuning down below standard pitch is usually either to accommodate a singer's vocal range or to get a deeper/heavier sound.[41]. n/a   G G D D D# D#  Lee E B E E A B Click here. Lee D A D A B B C G D G C D G G D D D# D# bass F# F# F# F# E B THE WONDER I DON'T WANT TO PUSH IT TOM VIOLENCE CANDLE D D# A# D# G G C G D G C D BEAUTY LIES IN THE EYE B B x x F# F# D-A-D-G♭-B-E G G D D D# D# MY FRIEND GOO F# F# F# F# E B D D# A# D# G G WISH FULFILLMENT This is a tuning favored by the Swedish singer-songwriter José González.   E B E E A B   Often these tunings form a suspended chord on the open strings. E E B B E F# bass SONG D D A F# A D G G D A G A 'CROSS THE BREEZE SACRED TRICKSTER SONG KILL YR IDOLS G G C G C D F# F# C# C# C# C# MOTE F# F# G G A A A C C G G# C Thurston D G D D B B Necks with 12 or more strings can be used with universal tunings which combine the features of C6 and E9. Also used on Ziltoid the Omniscient, "Planet of the Apes" from Deconstruction, and "Failure" from Transcendence). Lee F# F# F# F# E B F# F# F# F# E B A A E E A A   Used on numerous Pavement songs (including Cut Your Hair and by Foo Fighters on the song "Weenie Beenie". F# F# F# F# E B zither C G D G C D bass  ? ? Kim KAREN REVISITED D D A F# A D C G D G B B E G# E G# E G# bass  NIC FIT F# F# F# F# E B C G D G C D E G D G E D THE GOOD AND THE BAD 'CROSS THE BREEZE D F C D F F The tuning is based on the D Open tuning. RAIN KING Alternately, you can view an alphabetical list of all tunings known to be used by the band or on solo compositions. G G D D D# D#   BRAVE MEN RUN bass   D D D D A A bass D# D# A# D# G G UNMADE BED SONG   BECUZ C G D G C D      synth      When playing on a 7 string guitar, he would have a low G as the lowest string to complete the fifth. F# F# F# F# E B B E G D B B G G C G C D MASSAGE THE HISTORY SONG SHE IS NOT ALONE SONG EYELINER   GHOST BITCH Thurston bass D D# A# D# G G   Also used by artists such as M. Ward, Stephen Malkmus, and Day Wave. E G D G E D   Last edit on Sep 27, 2019. C G D G B B ANDROGYNOUS MIND This tuning is used by Tonic in their song Soldier's Daughter with a capo on the 4th fret. Jim D A D A B B RATS D E G D B B STARPOWER NEVERMIND (WHAT WAS IT ANYWAY) Thurston if I have no viable guess. C G D G C D E G D G E D RAIN KING C G D G C D ? G G D D D# D# A A E E A A bass  bass Creates an F#m7/E chord when strummed open. PINK STEAM CREME BRULEE F# F# F# F# E B G G D A G A Tuning used by Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls on the song "Iris". F# F# F# F# E B F# F# F# F# E B G G D D D# D# CINDERELLA'S BIG SCORE MAKING THE NATURE SCENE String tension will be higher. bass  C G G D D D SONG Similar to the dropped tunings, except that both the 1st and 6th strings are dropped one full step. n/a  G G D D D# D# E E B B E F# Brother James 9. D D D D A A F# F# A A E E bass   ELIMINATOR JR D D# A# D# G G Mi-composé is a tuning commonly used for rhythm guitar in African popular music forms such as soukous and makossa. TUFF GNARL bass    As they redefined what noise meant within rock & roll -- and what success meant for a band with experimental roots -- Sonic Youth became one of the most influential, and popular, acts to emerge from the American underground. E G D G E D Thurston B E G D B B THUNDERCLAP FOR BOBBY PYN C G C C G A#/C F# F# G G A A E G D G E D THE DIAMOND SEA OR bass  Guitar Tunings Tabs - Sonic Youth, Version (1). Kim C G G D D D SUGAR KANE G G D D D# D# C G D G C D It is possible to play microtonal scales on a fretless guitar, to convert a fretted guitar into a fretless, or to make a custom neck with a specific microtonal fret spacing. A C C G G# C DISCONNECTION NOTICE anything     D D D D A A HITS OF SUNSHINE C G D C G D D D# A# D# G G Used by Soundgarden (E-E-e-e-e'-e') on the song "Mind Riot", and by Lou Reed in the Velvet Underground. E E B E B B DRIPPING DREAM Lee E A D G B E D D A F# A D I DREAMED I DREAM bass  F# F# F# F# E B Lee On this page, you'll find all of SY's major releases and the tunings used by each member, where known. E G D G E D SONG PLASTIC SUN F G C F A F# bass    bass   G G D F F G Used by the band Karnivool for many of their songs. B E G D B B SNARE, GIRL Play Guitar Tunings Tabs using simple video lessons Sonic Youth pioneered a new approach to making music, a fusion of post punk and art rock that focused more on the music and the moods created by it, rather than a traditional verse/chorus arrangement. E A D G B E C G D G C D E E B E B B organ These tunings have the lowest string (or other strings tuned one full step lower allowing for chord structures similar to six-string drop tunings. NEVERMIND (WHAT WAS IT ANYWAY) F G C F A F#   Kim bass   D D A F# A D ANTENNA Jim HITS OF SUNSHINE F G C F A F# This tuning was made by songwriter/composer Mr.Tom (Rawding) during the creation of an original indie folk instrumental "When You Stand By Me" [1]. Freezer Burn 4. F# F# G G A A E A D G B E SKIP TRACER Scordatura on stringed instruments has been used for centuries and alternative guitar tunings had been used for decades in blues music, and to a limited degree in rock music (such as with Lou Reed 's … D E G D B B Here the songs are grouped by their tuning, rather than album. bass     No abusive ads E E B B E F#   THE NEUTRAL G G C G C D G G D G G A G G D D D# D# C G D C G D bass  E E B E G# B G G D G G A D D# A# D# G G KIM GORDON & THE ARTHUR DOYLE HAND CREAM bass Notable users of this tuning include Billy McLaughlin and John Butler. Welcome to the Sonic Youth Tuning Tutorial.   Albums where Kim plays guitar will have a Kim column, otherwise she's playing bass in standard. Lee The open C tuning for 7-string guitar was Devin Townsend's preferred tuning for the extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad (GCGCGCE, used on their last two albums. NYC GHOSTS & FLOWERS CATHOLIC BLOCK D D A F# A D SECRET GIRL Music. A A E E A A G G D D D# D# E G D G E D F# F# F# F# E B Open-D tuning has been called Vestapol tuning.[7]. THE EMPTY PAGE   [1] This tuning is used on most work by Devin Townsend in his solo work as well as his work with Strapping Young Lad. D D A F# A D A drop one tuning lowers the pitch by one full step. NO WAY SELF-OBSESSED AND SEXXEE SHE IS NOT ALONE A A E E A A SONG Typically requires thinner gauge strings, particularly the first string which could be as thin as six thousandths of an inch (about the thickness of a single human hair). bass PIPELINE/KILL TIME n/a  F# F# F# F# E B F# F# F# F# E B This tuning is also commonly used by John Butler on his 12 string guitar. SONG G G D D D# D# G G D F F G D E G D B B D A D A B B David Wilcox also recorded his most famous songs, "Eye of the Hurricane" and "Rusty Old American Dream", both from How Did You Find Me Here, in this tuning, as well as "New World", "Show the Way", "Hold It Up to the Light", and his cover of "It's the Same Old Song" from Big Horizon, and "Mango" from East Asheville Hardware. SONG G G D E G B G G D G G A C G D C G D A F# E F# E B F# F# F# F# E B D A D G G B DEATH VALLEY '69   Three down-tuned variations are used by the band Sevendust: A Drop C variation, or C-G-c-f-g-c'. bass         bass   G G D D D# D# Kim D A D A B B C G G D D D DOCTOR'S ORDERS   LEE #2 NIC FIT I'M INSANE G G D A G A# E B E E A B D# A# D# B C# F# B E G D B B bass  What guitar tunings are used for this song? Also D-A-d-a-a-d', was used by Dave Wakeling on the English Beat's 1983 "Save It For Later". 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