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Guitar Buying Guides

How to Choose a Korg Tuner

If you're searching for a tuner, you'll find what you need among the many tuner offerings from Korg. They've been building electronic tuners for over 40 years and still lead the industry by innovative design of... Read more »

Boost, Overdrive, Distortion, and Fuzz Pedal Buying Guide

With so many boost, overdrive, distortion, and fuzz pedals for electric guitar on the market, it's easy to get overwhelmed when considering options, so we put together this guide to offer some perspective on their... Read more »

Line 6 Multi-effects Buying Guide

Every guitarist is on the quest for perfect tone. It's a journey that usually entails a very loud lifelong search, thousands of dollars of gear, and hour upon hour of checking out other players' rigs, scanning... Read more »

Martin Strings Buying Guide

Martin designs their strings as they design their guitars — with maximum performance, exacting tone, and playability in mind. C.F. Martin and Company knows what guitar players need and demand. After all... Read more »

LR Baggs Pickups Buying Guide

From humble beginnings as a guitar maker to becoming a world-class leader in amplifying acoustic instruments, LR Baggs has spent decades helping musicians sound better onstage. With contact mics, soundhole pickups... Read more »

Acoustic Guitar String Buying Guide

The importance of guitar strings Guitar strings are the heart of the instrument. You can't play without them. They can also make a big difference in your sound. Bright or mellow, loud or soft, your strings help... Read more »

Electric Guitar String Buying Guide

The importance of guitar strings Strings. Every guitar has them. Every guitar needs them. But with so many choices on the market, it can be confusing as to which set you should buy. Many people overlook the... Read more »

Music Man Guitars Buying Guide

Why Choose Music Man? It doesn't matter if you play guitar or bass, or which instrument model you choose. When you get a Music Man instrument, there are certain things you can just count on. Here are some of the... Read more »

Seagull Guitars Buying Guide

Handcrafted acoustic guitars from Canada For over 25 years, Seagull guitars have been handcrafted in the small village of La Patrie in eastern Quebec. About half of the village's population works creating these... Read more »

ESP Guitars Buying Guide

The Guitars That Defined a Genre The ESP legend began in the late 1970s, when a Japanese manufacturer of replacement guitar bodies and necks started building instruments for the rock-guitar world. It was in 1985... Read more »

Peavey Vypyr VIP Buying Guide

Unrivaled Feature Set! Endless Tone Options! Instrument Modeling! Bi-directional USB! For Electric, Bass & Acoustic Peavey has taken their modeling amplifier technology to a new level with the Vypyr VIP Series... Read more »

Acoustic Guitar Amp Buying Guide

How to Choose an Acoustic Guitar Amp Choosing the right acoustic guitar amplifier is important, and there are a lot of options to consider. Sweetwater has a huge selection of amplifiers, so, this buying guide may be... Read more »

Guitar Pedal Buying Guide

How to Choose a Guitar Pedal Like picking the all-time best ice cream flavor or a favorite color to paint your living room, choosing the right guitar pedal is completely subjective, and no one can tell you what... Read more »

Guitar Amp Buying Guide

How to Choose a Guitar Amp Sweetwater has the right guitar amplifier to get your musical message out to your audience! This Sweetwater Buying Guide includes information that can help you choose a guitar amp for your... Read more »

Acoustic Guitar Buying Guide

How to Choose an Acoustic Guitar Choosing a new acoustic guitar is an exciting process! And although there are hundreds upon hundreds of great instruments out there asking for your attention, your decision doesn't... Read more »

Electric Guitar Buying Guide

How to Choose an Electric Guitar Who hasn't dreamed of playing guitar in front of thousands of screaming fans? We might not be able to help you play any better, but we can put the right axe in your hands! This... Read more »