D Modal Tuning

Even if you play this tuning with all open strings, DADGAD gives off a sweet and exotic sound that'll catch any listener's attention. All you need to do is adjust 3 strings to get this tuning. The Low E is tuned to D, the B is tuned to A, and the High E is tuned to D as well. Once done, you'll have a unique combination of strings that produces magical sounds.
D2 A2 D3 G3 A3 D4

Fun Fact

DADGAD is an essential element of Celtic music. So if You've always wondered why Celtic music always sounded so celestial, then now you know the reason.

5 Songs to Play

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Drifting (Hard)

by Andy McKee

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The Sad Waltzes of Pietro Crespi

by Owen

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White Summer / Black Mountain Side

by Jimmy Page

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by Ed Sheeran

This Tuning Is Available In

Roadie Bass

Roadie Bass

Roadie 2

Roadie 2

Roadie 3

Roadie 3

Did You Know

With the Roadie Tuner, your set-list is sure to flow naturally. It comes with an extensive index of 150+ built-in tunings so you don't need to worry about switching between different alternate tunings and keeping track of your custom ones. All you need to do is select your tuning of choice, place Roadie on the peg and watch it automatically tune your instrument for you in just seconds.

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