Good chord progression ideas

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Good chord progression ideas
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Good chord progression ideas
D#m F# C# G#m
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Am E G D
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#3
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I don't know what a chord is (Ch-ored? K-hoard?) but I like cookie dough → cookies
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#4
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IV64 -> iv64 -> I

this here's a real heartwarming and heartrending ending cadence. always pulls on those muscle strings (the muscle being your heart, and the strings being the guitar/piano strinfs) and gives it a good final sound. but i say, if it works so well, why not just use it for the whole song? i can see no way this could possibly go wrong
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An G♭ BmM7 E♭° C#sus
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I used this once

Fm7
A#7
Gm7#5
C6/Fmaj9
Fm7
A#7
Gm7#5
F/F7

it seemed nice for some reason please explain
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RE: Good chord progression ideas
(06-21-2019, 02:02 PM)CSJ Wrote: »I used this once

Fm7
A#7
Gm7#5
C6/Fmaj9
Fm7
A#7
Gm7#5
F/F7

it seemed nice for some reason please explain

I'm going to rewrite this as:
Fm7, Bb7, Ebmaj9, ??? (could be C6, Amin7, Fmaj9, none make complete sense), Fm7, Bb7, Ebmaj9, F7

The Fm7 Bb7 Ebmaj9 is pretty easy to explain. It's a ii - V - I, a really common progression in both classical music and especially jazz. The 251 is like the most common chord progression there is in jazz.

You can think of all chords as leading to the chord with root a fifth below, especially if they're a dominant chord. Fm7 goes down a fifth to Bb7, the tritone in Bb7 (between D and Ab) is unstable enough to quickly force it down ro Eb, and Eb is nice and stable (it's major, it doesn't have a tritone, was the target of the previous chord which was super unstable), so that feels like the the resting point of the progression.

The Amin7 and F7 are a bit harder to explain, but I'd say they're probably just jazzy chromatic additions to keep things going onto the next repetition and stop it from resting on Eb too long. They're outside the key enough to sound jazzy and interesting, but not so much that they sound completely out of place. (If anybody else has a better explanation for why those two particular chords work well I'd love to hear it!)
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of course it's the 2 5 1

it's always lupus thanks mr house how did I miss that gdi
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#9
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anyway

C7#9 F#7#9 ad infinitum
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#10
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F# B Cdim
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Bmaj7 D7 Gmaj7 B♭7 E♭maj7 Am7 D7 Gmaj7 B♭7 E♭maj7 F#7 Bmaj7 Fm7 B♭7 E♭maj7 Am7 D7 Gmaj7 Cm7 F#7 Bmaj7 Fm7 B♭7 E♭maj7 C4m7 F#7
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