What is that weird mystery chord you are hearing?
Maybe you are listening to your favorite band playing a tune on the radio jamming out with your heavy metal band, or just trying to figure out what chords work underneath the saxophonist’s jazzy riff…
When suddenly you hear a chord that’s not quite a minor chord.
What could it be?
Well, it might just be a diminished triad. Though it’s a close cousin to the minor chord, as we’re about to see, there’s a key difference.
Explore this article and learn how to listen for diminished chords.