Different Types of Guitar Strings

types of guitar strings
Guitar strings are strings, right? Not so. There are many different types of guitar strings, which can be made from metal wire or plastic. Each material has its own characteristics and properties. Your choice should depend on the sound you prefer and playability. You will also find that many strings are composed of multiple materials; these are called wound strings....

Best Acoustic Guitar Strings

Best Acoustic Guitar Strings for the money
The best acoustic guitar strings depends on your experience, playing style, and sound you want to achieve. It is subjective. But there are three brands that I suggest: Ernie Ball, Elixir, and D'Addarrio. I will review each and provide you with their pros and cons. First, though, let's understand the different types of strings for acoustics. There are 80/20 bronze...

5 Essential Guitar Accessories for Beginners

essential guitar accessories for beginners
Guitar playing is a lot of fun. When I started I was just happy turning the distortion up on my amp and strumming strings. Sure, it sounded bad but I was making noise! What was even worse was I never tuned the instrument! To help you, I want to list 5 essential guitar accessories for beginners. Read reviews of top rated...

Best Electric Guitar Strings: Slinkys in Your Future?

best electric guitar strings for warm sound
Face it: Buying the best electric guitar strings sucks if you are a beginner. The music store has an overwhelming choice – some in pretty packages and others just bare wire. And it's confusing. That's where I want to help. I want to provide you with a recommendation on how to choose the best electric guitar strings for your musical...

How Many Strings does a Guitar Have?

how many strings does a guitar have
Ever wonder how many strings does a guitar have? There are many different kinds of guitars in production. They all vary in sound and not all of them have six strings like the standard electric and acoustic guitars most people are familiar with. There are bass guitars with four strings, 7-string guitars, 8-string guitars, basses with anywhere between 5 and 8...