Jun 23, 2008

The Lydian Mode

I would say that Lydian is probably my favorite mode. It has a very warm presence to it, and I have found that I like its sound when it comes to using it with distortion. The Lydian mode is also an amazing mode for the simple reason that you can go from playing really upbeat and explorative passages, to very moody/melancholy and thoughtfully expressive passages.

As is typical with a lot of these modes, the Lydian mode can be used and found in a wide variety of music. If you would like to know more about it, Wikipedia always has interesting things to say, and certainly when it comes to the history of each mode.

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