HOW TO PLAY POWER CHORDS? TYPES OF POWER CHORDS & POPULAR GRIPS
Hello everyone, In this blog post we are going to learn about the concept of Power Chords and the types of power chords. Just like Barre Chords, Power Chords can also be divided into two types - A-shape and E-shape power chords.
Power chords have originated from rock music
When we talk about power chords, we typically imagine them played on an electric guitar connected with amplifier.
On an acoustic guitar, it is mostly played using Right Hand Muting, to give the edgier sound. To hear how it sounds like, do watch the video above. While playing power chords, only the Root and Fifth note of the major scale are played. Now let us see how we play a G power chord on the 6th and the 5th string. Below images depict the same -
G power chord on 6th string
G power chord on 5th string
Now let us look at some popular grips that will be really useful -
A power chord
E power chord
D power chord
C power chord
G power chord