Lesson 1, step 3 – play in the Aeolian mode

Hopefully you really enjoyed playing Mixolydian in step 2!

Now to show how the exact same notes can sound totally different with a different root, without moving those notes and frets, play along to this aeolian track. Listen out for the new sound and the different notes that sound better or less good compared to the Mixolydian track.

The Aeolian mode along with the Ionian mode is the most common mode and usually just called ‘the natural minor, or just the minor key.