How to Play F# /GBM Guitar ChordWhen you see F#/Gbm written down, you are more likely to think it’s the name of one of Elon Musk’s kids, rather than a name for a guitar, chord?
What, no? Weirdos, man...
Never mind, we are going to show you a few different ways of playing the Gbm guitar chord.
But let’s decode the weird name of this chord first. C’mon, at least you gotta admit the name is weird...
Gb and F# are the same notes, so the F sharp minor guitar chord is the same as the G flat minor guitar chord. Other than that, you should note that the b in Gb stands for ‘’flat’’ and # in F# stands for sharp.
Now that we have that covered, let’s jump right in!
Watch this video to learn How to Play F# /GBM Guitar Chord
Easy way of playing the Gbm Guitar Chord
For this one, press the bottom 3 strings with your index finger on the 2nd fret.
If you are feeling lucky and want to spice things up a bit, add your ring finger on the 4th fret of the 4th string. It will make the sound of your Gbm guitar chord much thicker and bassier.
As far as your picking hand goes, pluck the strings you are pressing with your fretting hand.
Advanced way of playing the Gbm Guitar Chord
For this one, barre your index finger across all 6 strings on the 2nd fret. Add your ring finger to the 4th fret of the 5th string. Lastly, put your pinky on the 4th fret of the 4th string.
And voila! There you have it!
Strum all 6 six strings with your picking hand.
Gbm Guitar Chord practice tips:
- When reading the Gbm chord diagram, you should know that ‘’X’’ signifies a string you do not want to play.
- When playing a full Gbm bar chord, pick all strings separately to make sure you have pressed them all strong enough.
- When placing your fingers to play this Gbm chord, make sure that you are behind the fret wire. Also, barre’s aside, make sure that you are pressing the strings with your fingertips.