Watch the Lydian Who? online guitar lesson by Brad Carlton from Chord Studies: Open String Chords Vol. 1

Here’s a very familiar rock and pop progression based on the Lydian mode that will surely fire up the imagination of your soloists when you pull these D add9, D, D add9add#11 and D add9#11 open string voicings out. You will be keeping the A and D strings open for each of these to create droney low bass vibe throughout the progression.