Making The Chorus Bigger: Use Open Chords


In our new series Making The Chorus Bigger we will examine numerous
ways to get your chorus to get to the size you want it to be. We will
examine the many tricks that can be utilized to make this happen.

One overlooked way of making the chorus bigger is to voice the chords in the chorus as open as possible. Open strings have a larger resonance and help to “open up” a part. Even finding one string to voice more open can often in result in a perceived size difference.

Jesse Cannon is the editor of Musformation. He produces records at his studio Cannon Found Soundation. Follow him on Twitter at @JesseCannonMusF. For more info please visit his website.