Guitar Accessories

A look at the best available guitar accessories for the acoustic and electric guitar player.

Guitar equipment for every guitar case
Guitar Accessories

Guitar Equipment Every Guitar Case Should Carry

While I know it’s true that the primary purpose of my guitar case is to protect my guitar, sometimes it seems that it serves to fulfill a more important role: providing pockets and compartments for my guitar equipment.

Some of the guitar equipment is small and light while some is bulky. Some is cheap while some is a bit more expensive. Some guitar equipment I use each time I open my case and some are there for a rainy day.

Regardless of how often I use this guitar e, however, I have never regretted having them available at that critical moment when I needed it.

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Guitarist Gift Guide for Fathers Day
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Father’s Day Guitarist Gift Guide: What’s Hot

Father’s Day is just around the corner and everybody is scrambling to find something other than a new tie to give dad. As a dad myself, I want to say thank you on behalf of your father for searching out a more creative gift!

If you’re reading this, that means that your dad (or your husband/step-dad, etc) is a musician. Whether he plays the guitar, bass, mandolin or other stringed instrument…it doesn’t really matter.

What matters is that you can capitalize on his passion for music by buying a gift that he’ll actually love and use. It’s the least you can do, right?

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Review of the Roadie Guitar Tuner and App
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Roadie Guitar Tuner and App Review

New innovations rarely pop up in categories like guitar tuners. Honestly, what more is there to innovate besides the device’s basic function: tune my darn guitar!

I’ve had the opportunity to test run the new Roadie Guitar Tuner this past month and it has certainly proved to be a new twist on an accessory that everybody already owns. The question is this: is the Roadie Tuner one that you need to own?

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10 Essential Guitar Pedals for Electric Guitarists
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10 Essential Guitar Pedals For Every Electric Guitarist

Sometimes it can be daunting to look at a seasoned guitarist’s pedal board and think “Gee, I don’t even know where to start”. With hundreds of guitar pedals to choose from, it’s quite easy to waste your money on unnecessary pedals.

Before I go any further discussing guitar pedals, let me share with you a piece of wisdom that one of my guitar mentors told me. I had barely started playing when I bought a shiny new pedal. He looked at me and said “Just remember, pedals don’t replace practice”.

What I heard him saying to me was this – sure, pedals are fun and can produce a load of new and interesting sounds, but pedals don’t make a guitarist good. Practice makes a guitarist good.

So with that out of the way, I want to share with you 10 essential guitar pedals that have become an important part of almost every electric guitarist’s board. These are 10 categories of pedals, mind you…I’ll give suggestions for specific pedals under each category.

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