Great recap of the capos magic!
The humble capo is a much maligned device. Often regarded as little more than a way of “cheating” by avoiding barre chords it is a valuable tool, especially for the home recording guitarist. I use my faithful SHUBB capo all the time to give depth and “fullness” to a rhythm guitar part. Here’s how:
Let’s say I have this chord sequence to lay down as a rhythm guitar part:
I could just play those chords without the capo, in fact I probably would. It would sound like this (click HERE to hear it).
Nothing wrong with that. But let’s see if we can make it a little better. Here’s what you do: Count BACKWARDS one fret at a time from each chord like this:
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