Review: Yamaha APX 500ii Acoustic/Electric Guitar

Yamaha is a great beginner acoustic guitar

Yamaha’s APX line of guitars has been around for almost three decades, having originally set the stage for acoustic electric guitars in the 1980’s.  Yamaha now continues the tradition with it’s newest version of the popular APX500 with a well-priced Yamaha APX500II.  The new guitar is both affordable and sounds great.

Big Baby Taylor Review | A Great Beginner Guitar?

Taylor Guitars as a brand stands tall as one of the most trusted, high-quality guitars on the market today. They manufacture great acoustic guitars, electric guitars and even some classical guitars.

How do I know? I own one (specifically the Taylor 310ce) and I love it. I wouldn’t trade it for anything and it sounds better now than it did when I first bought it.

How to Tune a Guitar Using Harmonics

Tuning a guitar using harmonics

Most beginner guitarists tend to rely on acoustic guitar tuners to help them tune their new acoustic or electric guitar.  However, learning how to tune a guitar using harmonics without a tuner is a great way to train your ear.    

The Secret Tip to Determine Guitar Quality

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For those looking to buy a new guitar, there are a lot of factors that should impact your decision.  The biggest factor is usually the guitar quality.

There’s a secret to testing a new guitar’s quality that will save you a lot of regret down the road. This is especially true for beginner guitars.