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Alternate Tunings

Discussions regarding the use of alternate tunings, and how alternate tunings can enhance the musicality of guitar music.

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Comment by Michael McBride on September 11, 2014 at 6:33pm
Myles: The challenge with using alternate tunings on 12-string guitars is, if you go much more than a half step above standard tuning, your harmonic strings may likely break. As long as you're tuning down from standard you can use almost any combination of alternate tunings. Choose a tuning that starts with C on the lowest string and then tune the others downward as well, if possible.
Comment by myles k mckinnon on September 11, 2014 at 4:21pm

what the best alternate tuning for a 12 string acoustic for playing songs in

Comment by paul stokes on July 23, 2014 at 12:38pm some wonderful playing on here Seorie O'Gallowa, Love the song you dedicated to your friend, and also the song for your daughters wedding.

Comment by paul stokes on July 23, 2014 at 12:06pm this is lovely Chris, I had a listen a few weeks back I think and commented on the track. Its Bazzin (local slang for awesome, great, excellent, you get the picture).

Comment by paul stokes on July 23, 2014 at 12:03pm

that tuning I posted was DADFBD instead od DADFAD. Its a beautiful set up and has had me hooked for about a fortnight, haha. 

Comment by Chris Banks on July 19, 2014 at 5:21pm

James did good on this one

Comment by paul stokes on July 19, 2014 at 2:53pm

CFCGAE Lovely work Chris.

Comment by paul stokes on July 19, 2014 at 2:50pm

I'm just messing about with a new tune in DADFAD, I will put it on here when its a little more complete.

Comment by Chris Banks on February 22, 2014 at 2:09pm

This one is in DADEAD with a white K-lever on +3

Comment by Chris Banks on January 26, 2014 at 2:14am

Thanks again Michael.  Yea I agree about the camera - I'm still learning the video side of things.  Now for a shave!  :-)  


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