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The GuitarFella Team

Stefan Arbuckle
The Electric Guitar Guy
Stefan Arbuckle
  • Playing guitars for over 8 years.
  • Worked as a manager in a local guitar shop for 5 years.
  • In love with his SGS from the first day he bought it.
  • Passionate about helping people find the right gear.
  • Loves helping beginners get their feet wet with their first guitar.
Johnas Curren
The Acoustic Guitar Guy
Johnas Curren
  • Worked as a solo performer for 6 years. Also considers himself a great singer and songwriter.
  • Owns a small recording studio in NY.
  • Would pick a Taylor over a Martin anyday (personal preference).
  • Co-founder of a private guitar lessons school.
  • Author of “Stop Wasting Your Time, Learn Guitar!”
Sally Phillips
The Social Media Manager
Sally Phillips
  • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree program in music management.
  • Engaged with the music industry since she was 19 years old.
  • Currently works as an event promoter in San Diego.
  • Thinks that the music industry is far from reaching its potential.
  • Loving mother of 3 kids. All of them play the guitar!
Steven Junga
The Guitar Effects Guy
Steven Junga
  • A guru when it comes to modifying audio related electronic circuits.
  • Strong believer that you are missing out on a lot of options if you do not have a good pedal board.
  • Works as a guitar tutor in a music school.
  • Constantly works on improving his grounding and shielding technique.
  • Spends way too much on guitar amplifiers.
Mile Bradford
The Classic Guitar Guy
Mile Bradford
  • Playing nylon-stringed instruments since the beginning of time.
  • Born in USA, worked for more than 20 years as a local guitar teacher in Manchester (UK).
  • Co-founder of a guitar luthier school in Manchester.
  • Gigs for fun at his friend’s bar when he is bored.
  • Certified guitar teacher at the American Guitar Academy
  • Maniac when it comes to keeping his guitar in good shape.

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Your One-Stop Shop For Guitar, Bass and Gear News, Reviews, Lessons, Videos and more!

Upgrading your guitar? Adding a new model to the collection? Or simply learning how to play your first chords? You’ve certainly come to the right place!

GuitarFella is here to help you on the road to becoming a better guitarist, with news, reviews, lessons and more – whether you’re a complete newbie or an experienced shredder!

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How to Find the Best Guitar

Playing guitar is not a hobby, but a lifestyle. And choosing the right guitar is not an easy task. It’s a complex instrument with so many different components, styles and sounds, and therefore demands a lot more thought than simply grabbing the first one you see.

Luckily GuitarFella is on hand to help, with pages of in-depth, tried and tested reviews and handy summary articles to help you refine your choices and find the best guitar for you in your price range.

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Our Professional Reviews

There are thousands of guitars on the market – all with different shapes, styles, necks, bodies, pickups, bridges, and… well, you get the idea. So, to help make the decision process a little easier, we have divided our favorite models into specific categories based on styles, prices and ability levels, so it’s easier to navigate.

Whether you have $1,000 burning a hole in your wallet, or need something on a strict budget, we have the right category for you.

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Detailed Buyer's Guides

Across this website we have gathered lots of expert tips and recommendations, as well as helpful buyer’s guides offering all the advice you need when choosing a guitar – whether it’s your first or twenty-first! In general, before you begin the exciting shopping process, make sure to set a budget. This is an important factor, as it will determine which categories you should be browsing.

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Electric or Acoustic?

A good question, and the first you should ask yourself. If you prefer the warm, resonant sound of an acoustic guitar you should start with the best rated acoustic guitars, to give you an idea of what’s out there. However if it’s the squeal of an electric guitar that gets you excited, make sure to check out the best electric guitar section.

Here you will find plenty of subcategories, where we break down the best beginner guitars, as well as guitars in different price ranges. If you find something you like the look of, an in-depth review of that model will be waiting for you.

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Other Gear? We Got You Covered!

It’s not just the guitar you’ll want to read reviews about. After you’ve selected the perfect guitar for you, head over to the best guitar amps guide, where we give you the lowdown on everything you need to know about guitar amps, as well as advice on which models will suit you best.

You may also want to check out our list with the best recommended guitar pedals, which will guide you through buying a guitar pedal that will suit your style – from reverb to delay, overdrive to chorus. We’ve also devoted a full section to the top rated guitar strings, as a guitar is pretty useless without them!

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Learning How to Play?

From Jimi Hendrix to Steve Vai – every guitarist was a beginner once! And if you have bought your first guitar, you’ll be desperate to learn how to play it. Which is why we offer advice on choosing the best online guitar lessons, and have highlighted some of the most popular online offerings.

Our team also offer a free guitar lesson course, which is highly recommended if you are just starting out. We’ve also established a beginners guitar blog, which is worth visiting for regular articles, full of tips and advice for all guitarists.

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Guitar for Kids?

If you’re a parent purchasing a guitar for your child, that’s a gesture they will certainly thank you for one day! To make things easier for you, our page on the best kids guitars on the market today will be worth your time.

As well as a buying guide for parents, it highlights some of the best electric and acoustic guitars to keep your children playing happily for years.

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The GuitarFella Team

Stefan Arbuckle
The Electric Guitar Guy
Stefan Arbuckle
  • Playing guitars for over 8 years.
  • Worked as a manager in a local guitar shop for 5 years.
  • In love with his SGS from the first day he bought it.
  • Passionate about helping people find the right gear.
  • Loves helping beginners get their feet wet with their first guitar.
Johnas Curren
The Acoustic Guitar Guy
Johnas Curren
  • Worked as a solo performer for 6 years. Also considers himself a great singer and songwriter.
  • Owns a small recording studio in NY.
  • Would pick a Taylor over a Martin anyday (personal preference).
  • Co-founder of a private guitar lessons school.
  • Author of “Stop Wasting Your Time, Learn Guitar!”
Sally Phillips
The Social Media Manager
Sally Phillips
  • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree program in music management.
  • Engaged with the music industry since she was 19 years old.
  • Currently works as an event promoter in San Diego.
  • Thinks that the music industry is far from reaching its potential.
  • Loving mother of 3 kids. All of them play the guitar!
Steven Junga
The Guitar Effects Guy
Steven Junga
  • A guru when it comes to modifying audio related electronic circuits.
  • Strong believer that you are missing out on a lot of options if you do not have a good pedal board.
  • Works as a guitar tutor in a music school.
  • Constantly works on improving his grounding and shielding technique.
  • Spends way too much on guitar amplifiers.
Mile Bradford
The Classic Guitar Guy
Mile Bradford
  • Playing nylon-stringed instruments since the beginning of time.
  • Born in USA, worked for more than 20 years as a local guitar teacher in Manchester (UK).
  • Co-founder of a guitar luthier school in Manchester.
  • Gigs for fun at his friend’s bar when he is bored.
  • Certified guitar teacher at the American Guitar Academy
  • Maniac when it comes to keeping his guitar in good shape.