Here's all the most common barre chord alternatives, used by the pros as well as beginners!
Don't let the word 'CHEATS' make you think this is a watered down lesson. Rest assured, all of these are well used techniques that all pros use - many just happen to be quite easy!
See full TAB and chord charts further down this page.
Before we get on to the video - don't forget your chord playing basics!
- Keep the elbow of your chord playing hand into your body
- Barre using the side of your first finger closest to the thumb
- Keep the 2nd, 3rd and 4th fingers right on the tips, curling the finger tips to a 45 degree angle to the fretboard
B minor chord aka Bm (1:40 in the video)
Plus common chord progressions.
F chord (in the video)
F minor chord aka Fm (6:54 in the video)
C minor chord aka Cm (9:15 in the video)
All the chords in the key of E (12:07 in the video)