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10 Ways To Promote Your Music Online

No matter what kind of artist you are or what genre of music you produce – metal, hip hop, jazz, classical, acoustic or many others – unless people are listening to you, you’re not doing […]

Difference Between Vibrato and Tremolo

If there are any two guitar effects that get confused for one another, it’s the vibrato and tremolo. For the most part, this confusion comes from the fact that these two effects are extremely similar. […]

How to Find The Best Vibrato For Your Needs?

Vibratos are coming back in style with more and more people including them on their pedalboards. This has prompted numerous brands to revamp this old effect, and deliver a whole new line of pedals that […]

How Does a Vibrato Pedal Work?

The advent of guitar effects pedals has completely changed the way we perceive music, and that doesn’t only apply to rock or guitar related genres. Guitar effects pedals have had a profound influence on other […]

Using a Noise Gate Pedal

If we assembled a random group of, let’s say 1000 guitar players in one venue, and asked for the show of hands for those who use, or have used a noise gate pedal, we would […]

What Are Noise Gate Pedals Used For?

In this day and age, there is a whole array of available guitar effects pedals out there. Some of them are more popular than others, but some are so obscure that you rarely even see […]

What Are EQ Pedals For?

For the most part, your average guitar effect pedalboard is going to be full with a whole array of modulation, distortion, and temporal effect pedals. That’s what most average guitar players are used to seeing. […]

EQ Pedals: Parametric or Graphic?

Ever since they appeared in their current form, EQ pedals have become one of the most instrumental tools a guitar player could have at their disposal. The sheer versatility one of these stompboxes adds to […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Your EQ Pedal

EQ pedals are a very powerful tool that can take your tone to a whole different level of quality. That is, if you know how to use the. Even the best EQ pedals available at […]

What Makes a Good Tremolo Pedal?

Tremolo pedals are among the oldest and simplest guitar effects pedals that you can still get. Even so, the amount of impact they can have on guitar’s tone is so profound that tremolo is easily […]

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!

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.

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.

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.

And The Rest…

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!

Guitar Buying Tips

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.

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.

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.