Impart a touch of sadness or melancholy to an otherwise happy and predictable-sounding progression
Paul McCartney, David Gilmour, George Harrison, Tom Petty and many more have done this in their music, so why shouldn't you?
In this lesson, learn some cool, musically effective things to play over a rather dark, intriguing set of chord changes
Learn some interesting applications of this harmonic enigma, and a few ways to get more musical mileage out of it.
Learn some cool variations of this progression that feature added chord changes and spicier harmony and voice-leading.
Learn about the major diatonic drop, and how you can use it to great effect in your own songwriting.
A few examples from the rock and pop catalog of how famous composers have successfully harnessed this enigmatic chord to great effect.
Look at a few examples of fairly well-known songs from the modern era that utilize the dim7 chord in interesting, effective ways.