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Watch: guitarist invents new tuning and it sounds 'ethereal'

Every time critics say 'it's all been done' in guitar, some young bright spark comes along and proves the naysayers wrong – and this time it's YouTuber Ichika with a new instrumental showcasing the 'ethereal' tuning he's developed.

The Japanese guitarist's instrumental tapped piece is tuned (low to high) D A Db Gb Db D  – that's an open Dmaj7. 

Ichika recently featured in Guitar World's 10 forward-thinking players proving the guitar still has plenty to offer

You can visit Ichika's YouTube channel here too.