How to play a Dm explained in three simple steps

Are you ready for some basic chord action? We know we are. Last week we showed you how to play a D chord. This time we’re introducing its little brother: the D minor. Grab your guitar and read on for further instructions.

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Backstage with Whispering Sons guitarist Kobe:
‘creating a great image is nice, but if you can’t make it happen live, it’s a shame.’

The band Whispering Sons from Belgium plays hypnotic post punk. During Eurosonic they were our guests for a session. With the festival season rapidly approaching we decided to call the band, just to check in to see what they’re up to these days. Guitarist Kobe answered the phone.

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Chordify team members publish an article about subjectivity in chord recognition

Chordify’s best and brightest are constantly researching new ways to improve our chord recognition algorithms. They work in a field called music information retrieval (MIR): which is a scientific area that combines disciplines like musicology, artificial intelligence, and informatics.

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How to play the D chord? We explain it to you in three simple steps

Guess who’s back, back again? Yup, it’s us with another exciting episode of how to play a basic chord in three simple steps! Last time we taught you how to jam an A minor. This week’s focus is on learning you to play the D major. Are you ready for this? Learning to play the guitar could be painful.

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Here’s why to consider building your own guitar

Here’s a guest post about DIY Guitar Kits from our friends at Music Groupies. Putting a guitar together on my own? Sounds like a lot of unnecessary work, especially when you can buy a brand new, prebuilt one, or even order it online.

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Beach Bunny, Sech, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in June’s Top 5

Whether you like it or not, we’ve left June behind. Now all that remains is to calculate the scores and select the five songs that are the most-played in every continent of the world.

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Ten iconic guitar goddesses

So many amazing guitarists, so many awesome shreds, strums, and solos. Somehow all these virtuosi have one thing in common: they’re all men. Really? No, of course not! That's why we've put together a list of ten mind-blowing guitar goddesses for you. Prepare to be educated!

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An interview with ViVii’s Emil Jonsson:
‘There are no rules. Just have fun!’

We had the pleasure to record a session with ViVii during Eurosonic. This trio of Swedish artists stole our hearts with their dreamy sound. So, we decided to give them a call and check out their plans for the festival season. Emil Jonsson answered the phone.   Hi Emil! How is it going?

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How to play an Am chord explained in three simple steps

We’re back with the simplest explanation of the basic chords that you have to learn to play anyway. Last week you learned how to jam an A major in three steps. This time we turn our attention to its sad brother: the A minor.

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Make Music Day – Get out there and play!

Friday, June 21 is the day we celebrate the international festival, Make Music Day. What songs are you going to play on the streets with your friends, neighbors, classmates or random strangers? Below are some suggestions from our special Make Music Day channel.

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