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Favorite Scales to use

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by 5intheface, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. 5intheface


    Dec 18, 2004
    Playing mostly blues and jazz and rock, I of course favor the minor penatonic and blues scale heavily. But I love the sound of the lydian and pure minor. I suppose those are modes technically though. It's tough to throw them into rock, but can make some cool stuff when you do.

    One of guitarists can freackin work a harmonic minor scale like nothing, I play spanish sounding stuff underneath, but that scale is cookin'!
  2. LowEndLobster

    LowEndLobster Bass reviewer and youtube dude guy. Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2003
    Northern MA
    I like the ones that fit with the chord changes :p.
  3. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    Whatever fits the chord changes.

    But I've said this somewhere else, it's more about chord tones, available tensions, and passing tones for me. That's how I think of soloing, rather than scales.
  4. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    "I find D Minor the saddest scale of all" anyone.......?
  5. 5intheface


    Dec 18, 2004
    No one has preferance for the sound of a scale? If you were to write a piece and wanted a sound you really liked, there isn't a scale that really appealed to your ears?

    I'm not being weird am I?
  6. Edwcdc

    Edwcdc I call shotgun!

    Jul 21, 2003
    Columbia MD USA
    It makes me weep instantly.:)
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