How a Bass Pedal Point Strengthens a Chord Progression — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

January 11, 2021

A bass pedal point refers to a situation where you keep the same note in the bass (or left hand of a keyboard instrument) regardless of the chords that are playing above it. Pedal point can make an otherwise boring progression sound much more interesting because when the bass stays the same it will clash…

How a Bass Pedal Point Strengthens a Chord Progression — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting