because sometimes, less is more
simple chord using a low root note, a "5th", and an octave note
universal in nature -- can be played anywhere on the E and A strings, up and down the neck
the "easy E's"
a group of power chords on the A string that can be strummed with all six strings
making the most out of your chords
arpeggio = "broken chord"
add color and expression to your chord progressions by playing one note at a time
begin with the root note
pick eighth notes on higher strings
return to the root note on the 1 count
keep your pinky finger rested just below the strings (on the pick guard, if you have one) for improved stability
pick lightly, and don't let the pick go beyond the next string