power chord

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power chord

n.
A chord formation consisting of only two notes, usually the root and the fifth degrees of the scale, commonly used in rock music.
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However, the extra row now allows for two-fingered power chords adding significantly to the difficulty as the game gets tougher.
In my earlier career, playing trumpet, guitar, and bass with jazz and R&B bands, I learned how to move audiences with rhythmic grooves and power chords.
Show stealer Embrace Another Fall blows in on a desert wind before the thunderclap of power chords and a cameo vocal from Julie Murphy.
First inspired by artists such as Queens of the Stone Age, We Are Scientists and anything involving Jack White, the trio's performances are filled with big, heavy power chords, rumbling bass and cymbal crashes, that have been proving that you definitely do not need a nine piece band to bring the house down.
eir self penned single "Wait For Me" is just superb, it's all so very mature, from Ellis's power chords to Ella's immaculate vocals, with Louis and Georgina providing a rhythm section to die for.
As Brad's series progresses, he teaches power chords, advanced scales, harmonics, and also alternate tunings, gear, and effects.
The song escalated from simple, intertwining lines to heart moving power chords.
But he delivers power chords with a sarcastic snarl over the mike.
The music, likewise, rides that line between muscularity and accessibility, such as when the power chords give way to more delicate guitar work at the beginning of "Hemorrhage.
20 to Declare UK Elsewhere, Out On The Town channels 70s pop-rock - imagine Mud's Tiger Feet, The Faces' Ooh La La and a ceilidh band - while Out Of Our Minds is all pipes, mandolin, power chords and post-punk punch.
The guitar instrument gave her the opportunity to put on the rock star, dropping to her knees to dig deep for those power chords.
But there is enough discord and attitude to surpass feelings that BYP are doing little more than cutting and pasting power chords.