When you’re songwriting or arranging music for guitar, understanding how to substitute chords is a really useful way of creating interesting parts and breaking out of the same old progressions. But which chords can you use in place of others?
In this quick video lesson, Elixir Strings artist Shawn Persinger introduces you to the concept of chord substitution and explains the options you have for changing one chord for another. It’s a quick and easy way of expanding your chord vocabulary – ideal for singer-songwriters looking for inspiration!
Shawn plays Elixir Acoustic and Electric Strings for their smooth feel and long lasting tone, whether he’s in the studio or on stage. Check them out: https://www.elixirstrings.com/products