The phrase ‘diatonic dissonance’ might be intimidating, but it’s a common sound in 1970s progressive rock. Characterized by a tension between notes, dissonance sounds particularly ‘other worldly’ when played on a 12-string guitar, as Elixir Strings artist Shawn Persinger demonstrates here. Download tab: https://bit.ly/35yTuZZ
Playing chord progressions reminiscent of prog rock giants Rush, ELP and Genesis, Shawn places the diatonic dissonance in context, making it a breeze to understand. It’s a complex, beautiful sound that’s immediately evocative of some of the biggest bands of the era!