Eurorack 101 musings

The Best Thing I’ve Discovered about Modular Synthesis / Eurorack I’m a total newbie in modular synthesis and currently have 2 oscillators, 2 filters, a Maths, one VCA, one delay, and one hardware sequencer. I initially bought this gear thinking that I was going to play the keyboard into it and have an amazing big […]

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Using major pentatonic b6 for altered chords

The dominant 7th chord has the ability to take all kinds of disonance. You can pretty much play a half step wrong and still get some acceptable sounds in certain situations, but let’s look at a more systematic way to play out on the dominant chord. The symbol for an C altered chord is: C7(b9, […]

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Tritone substitutions

The II V I in the key of C is normally expressed as Dmin, G7, Cmaj7. What you’ll find is, that the dominant chord’s ability to take disonance is much greater than any other chord. The first simple trick to get yourself some more outside notes is the tritone substitution. The way this works, is […]

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