Is there a way to enter a chord as a power chord (1-5)? I am a fiddler and so I play a lot of power chords, especially the chords G5, D5, and A5. I can’t figure out how to get a chord to drop the third. Can I do this?
Good question for my modal tunes.
I’ll repeat what I said in the other thread here, in case anyone finds this later.
Power chords / no-third chords / root-fifth chords are not available yet, but they will be in the future. My current thinking is to offer two things:
- A new chord type (5) that has only a root and fifth, which you can choose while creating/editing a song.
- A way to say “play this song with third-less chords” (or at least certain chords without a third) so that you can get that “modal” sound without having to manually go in and change every chord in the editor.
Lots of new improvements coming to the instrument playback in the next few months, and the plan is for this to be a part of that.
Also, G, A, Bb, and B tunes are played with a G5 voicing for the 1 chord by default, so they work OK for modal tunes as-is.