#1
I have been playing alot of A7X lately and they tend to do this chord alot
D--------
A--------
G---------
D--------
A-4-------
D-6--------

and it sounds lower than

D--------
A--------
G---------
D--------
A-0-------
D-0--------

How can that be? It sounds a half step lower but i know its higher because its 6 frets up? Can someone explain why this is? Im really confused.....
#2
Your ear probably just inst trained well enough to really tell.

Nitpickedit: thats not a chord, its a double stop
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#3
It really is a half step away. You're playing a D power chord there and then a C#. It's more natural for your ear to associate the C# as being a half step down than 11 half steps up. I can make it sound either way in my head when I play it, depending on which note of the second power chord I choose to accent in my head.

Now try playing a D power chord starting 5th fret A string and then move it down a half step so it's a C#. There's where you get the half step lower feel from.
#5
Quote by Azraels March
i always thought those were just upside down power chords


It is, it's also a double stop. Double stop just means two strings played at the same time, usually refers to two strings across the same fret for some reason
#6
they sound allright if you use them well.

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