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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This Is What It Feels Like is a punched-up power chord of a book.
In "Easy Rock," also with parts for three guitars, power chord progressions get beginners out of first position and up the neck to the sixth fret.
Her power chord damage breakdown will now look like this: 13/20/27/35/43/52/62/72/82/92/102/112/122/132/147/162/177/192.
But those who want storage space will continue to be disappointed, it has none except to store your power chord for the next recharge.
Needless to say, it's connected to your socket via one power chord and it comes with a switch on board to turn off the entire charging operation.
Colette's debut album is full of songs supported by power chord guitar riffs traditionally associated with the music from 80's rock bands who ruled what is today fondly remembered as classic rock.
Such a perspective allows the metal "power chord"--normally played as a root with a fifth above--to seem less like a simplification of normative harmony, and more in line with numerous traditions in music history.
More so than Lockheed Martin's product, Raytheon's version resembles something a comic book hero would wear with a power chord and metal arms.
"Thinginess," another poem that serves as the power chord of the collection, says "But if you could isolate / the thinginess / from its thing / the distillate / would be as abstract / as the slapback echo / of just-plucked strings / in the King's Ur-recordings / for Sun Studios ..." This is just what Guriel does: he takes things and lets them be, he offsets them in this poem of Elvis and babies and phonebooks and ducts, all these things that I doubt have ever been combined in a poem before, and he lets the things assert themselves, as themselves.
Guitar master Link Wray, the father of the power chord in rock 'n' roll who inspired Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie and Pete Townshend, died Nov.
DUBLIN'S festive spat of international shows are striking a power chord or