Every guitar player has had the same problem, especially when starting out: there’s a bazillion acoustic guitar string types out there, and short of trying them all—how the heck do you figure out which one is right for you? Well, if you’ve got the budget, we certainly recommend trying them all and seeing what works
When it comes to guitar strings, there are a few rules: The first and second strings are always plain and the fourth through sixth (or seventh, or eighth) are always wound. The third string (or G string), however, tends to be a bit of a gray area where you can either have a wound G
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Today, distortion and the electric guitar are nearly synonymous, but it wasn’t always that way… Here’s the story of the best accident to ever happen to the guitar.
Wanna capture that chickenscratch tone? From Jimmy Nolen to Nile Rodgers, delve into the history, techniques and gear behind the modern funk guitar sound.
Does the extra longevity of coated guitar strings outweigh the negative effects on your guitar’s output and sustain? Here’s our take.
With all options of guitar pick thicknesses, size, shape, and materials, it can be a lot to take in. Check out our guide to picking the perfect guitar pick.
Are round core guitar strings or hex core guitar strings better? We look at the pros and cons of each to help you decide what’s right for your guitar.
Guitar strings have remained largely unchanged for many decades, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. And we’re all about improvement.
We believe the more info players have about their guitar strings, the better. And with all the marketing mumbo-jumbo we all wade through—it would be nice to get some actual information every now and again, wouldn’t it? So, we put on our professor hats and made an in-depth video covering all aspects of string construction—and
I hope you’re ready to channel your inner MacGyver, because we’ve collected a list of some of our favorite guitar hacks to help make your life as a musician a little easier.