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The GuitarFella Team

Chris Carra
Managing Editor
Chris Carra
  • Started playing guitar 17 years ago, although still classes himself as a beginner!
  • Loves ‘00s punk rock, classic heavy metal, and fingerstyle adaptions of movie themes.
  • Plays a bright-green Kramer Assault 220+ and a Martin DX1RAE.
  • Has written for Guitar Fella since 2016 and is now the proud site editor.
Jerry Mathis
Reviewer / Contributor
Jerry Mathis
  • Picked up guitar for the first time when he was 11, inspired by Ace Frehley.
  • Classic rock is his style of choice.
  • Proud owner of a PRS SE Custom 22 and a Peavey USA Wolfgang Special.
  • Very passionate about sharing his guitar experience with as many people as he can.
Aidan Stenson
Reviewer / Contributor
Aidan Stenson
  • Originally a drummer, but fell in love with guitar after picking it up five years ago.
  • Eclectic tastes ranging from the British Invasion to new wave, indie, jazz, and modern rock.
  • Has a gear obsession, with a love for Fenders, Rickenbackers, Voxes, and Gibsons in particular.
  • Currently playing a Fender Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar through a Blues Deluxe.
James Nugent
Reviewer / Contributor
James Nugent
  • An experienced musician who has worked regularly as both a performer, producer and writer.
  • Has a passion for jazz, particularly the bebop era, although with plenty of interest in other genres from funk to hip hop.
  • First love was the piano, although picked up the guitar after being inspired by players like Django Reinhardt and Wes Montgomery.
  • A real tech geek, with a big love of synths, VST’s, effects, modular gear and production/recording tools.

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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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