dansm's guitar scale lessons
the locrian mode
the seventh note of the major scale
the locrian mode is the mode based on the seventh note of the major scale.
in the key of g, the locrian mode starts on f#.
the f# locrian scale looks like this (standard notation and one-string tab):

the scale box for the locrian mode looks like this:

to play this scale as the f# locrian mode, play the box with the first note at the fourteenth fret or the second fret.
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