Monthly Archives: November 2010

The B Minor Chord – Nailing This Tricky Barre Chord

So this is yet another article I wrote for EzineArticles (just a while ago). It’s my best effort at breaking down the B Minor Chord to make it as easy as possible for beginners. I hope you guys (and the … Continue reading

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Faster Barre Chord Switching Tips

So I just wrote and submitted this article to EzineArticles but as usual I’m leaking it here before they publish it! If it’s your first time here and you have trouble with barre chords be sure to go through the … Continue reading

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Barre Chords – Avoiding Finger Creases

So this post is LONG overdue so thanks to all the loyal readers who stuck around! Schoolwork’s been piling up but in a couple weeks it’ll be Xmas break and I’ll probably be able to post every day If it’s … Continue reading

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Tips for Beginners on Playing Barre Chords

So I’ve been really busy with exams coming up but I wrote this article for EzineArticles a couple days ago and I think its a VERY good quick guide to barre chords so I’m sharing it here before they publish … Continue reading

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Barre Chords – Silly Things That Make Them Harder Than They Need to Be

So, yesterday, I uploaded a video demo of how to play “Whataya Want From Me” by Adam Lambert. If you haven’t already, you should go check it out! It makes heavy use of the B minor barre chord though so … Continue reading

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B Minor Barre Chord – As Used in Whataya Want From Me by Adam Lambert

So…I’m a bit late but I’ve been super busy with schoolwork as always …but I did finally get the time to upload the barre chord video demo I promised of Adam Lambert’s “Whataya Want From Me”! It makes heavy use … Continue reading

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Barre Chords – How to Reduce Fatigue

So while in guitar class today I complained to my teacher that after more than an hour of practicing songs involving barre chords my left arm/hand felt VERY tired. He observed my technique closely and gave me a couple pointers … Continue reading

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Barre Chords – The Importance of Properly Training Muscle Memory

Hey all So when you’re playing barre chords – or anything on guitar(or any other musical instrument) for that matter – you’re developing something known as muscle memory. I learned about this through sports, as a competitive swimmer, but it … Continue reading

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Barre Chords – Buzzing Analysis

So I’ve been really busy with school but here’s a quick post on how to spot annoying fingering mistakes when strumming barre chords! The most common problem beginners get when learning barre chords is an unpleasant, chunky, buzzing sound when … Continue reading

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Barre Chords – Cheap Guitars Make Them Harder

So I’ve spent quite a few posts giving you guys all sorts of tips on nailing these annoying barre chords – often the bane of a newbie guitarist’s journey to rockstardom. I’ve talked about elbow position, wrist position, how to … Continue reading

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