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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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In a wonderful concert concepts of love and freedom strike a powerchord with the audience's soul.
It looks like this struck a powerchord with a crucial clutch of voters.
Their albums are finely crafted meetings between samples, slinky string atmospherics and powerchord guitars, but this gig repeated the sonic problems of last March, the bass boosted into a muffled mush, rendering Huey's rapped stories largely inaudible.
Taskman -- Erik Agsjo, Sweden -- Froot -- Scheuermann Thorsten, United States -- Powerchord -- Camilo Mesias, United Kingdom -- SMS Suite -- Nick Hingston, UK -- Korganizer -- Cornelius Schumacher, Germany -- Honorary Mention: KinkattaLite -- Benjamin Meyer, United States
Piketty's book has struck a powerchord in the UK and the United States because its analysis of chronic inequality is not a rant provoked by huy righteous indignation.
c) Copyright 2000 InterTrust and DigiBox are registered trademarks of InterTrust Technologies Corporation, and InterRights Point, the InterTrust logo, MetaTrust, MetaTrust-Certified, MetaTrust Utility, PowerChord, Rights/PD and Rights/System are trademarks of InterTrust Technologies Corporation, all of which may or may not be used in certain jurisdictions.
2 system and PowerChord software, the pilot is being hosted by The iGroup, with NatWest Magex providing the trial payment and fulfilment mechanisms for the payment of all transactions, however small.
The PowerChord digital rights management software enables InterTrust partners to deliver an easy introduction to digital rights management for music labels and distribution companies.
Like An Arrow, with its ringing powerchords exemplifies the definite, stylish move on from her folky debut album.
It's a transgressive sound, full of bent notes and shiny contortions, erupting with powerchords and prog rock organ bursts, and even featuring the odd dose of bluesy slide guitar.
The band regrouped spasmodically but the handful of albums in the last ten years showed a band trying to bimble its way out of a cul de sac armed only with some powerchords and a vague notion of life's injustices.
However with roaring powerchords from start to finish, New Zealand's The Datsuns took the peace and love vibe and ripped it apart.