#1
hey hey couldnt really find progressions on modes, so just give me the basic rule of applying progressions to modes, dont worry bout writing the modes out i know em kinda.. and also, how can songs 'break' the rules and sound good still.. like going dm to d major in a song.. and it works?
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- tommy
#2
you're looking for Pitch Axis Theory - mind you this is a very detailed and complex explanation if you don't know basic terminology and/or just don't grasp it

Here is a thread with a short explanation which may be a bit easier to understand if you can't keep up with the other one
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#3
If a progression uses the chords of a major key but doesn't center on the I chord, you would use a mode. For example: If a progression centers on the ii chord you would use dorian.
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