All Guitar Articles

This is a straight, unfiltered, chronological listing of every blog post ever written by me or by guest contributors. They are the same articles you’ll find in the other categories. If you’re looking for something specific, you might have better luck looking in one of these categories:

Guitar Care  |  Product Reviews  |  Advice & Insights  |  Guitar Lessons & Theory

Things You Should Never Expect From a Guitar

Things You Should Never Expect From a Guitar

This post contains affiliate links, meaning, if you click through and make a purchase, I may earn a commission. This is at no additional cost to you. Learn more. Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017 I’ve seen just about everything over the years: Guitars that have never been cleaned. Guitars that have had the same (usually […]

Buying Guitars Online - Setting Realistic Expectations

Buying Guitars Online – Setting Realistic Expectations

One thing that really burns me up is seeing negative reviews left for guitars ordered online–for things that aren’t actually problems or, in some cases, are completely normal. When putting together my recent post on really great beginner electric guitars, I read a lot of negative guitar reviews on Amazon that were totally unfounded. That’s […]

How to trade-in or sell your guitar to a music store

How to Trade-In (or Sell) Your Guitar to a Music Store

This post contains affiliate links, meaning, if you click through and make a purchase, I may earn a commission. This is at no additional cost to you. Learn more. I just returned from a very successful outing where I traded-in an old Classical guitar to a local music store. I’m very happy with how the […]

9 Guitar Care Myths... Explained

9 Guitar Care Myths… Explained

This post contains affiliate links, meaning, if you click through and make a purchase, I may earn a commission. This is at no additional cost to you. Learn more. When you spend as much time talking to guitarists as I do, you hear it all–myths, misconceptions, misinformation, and outright legend. This is especially true when […]

Essential Pedals Every Guitar Player Should Have

Essential Guitar Pedals Every Guitarist Should Have

There are a lot of different guitar effects pedals out there. From individual pedals to multi-effects to amp-based and even software, the number of options we have as guitar players is growing everyday. This huge variety can be intimidating for new guitar players. Luckily, we can break the vast sea of options down into a […]

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How do You Find Time to Play Guitar?

How Do You Find Time to Play Guitar?

For a couple months straight, I’ve found myself with NO time to play guitar. Between my full-time job, this blog, and all of life’s other priorities I’ve found myself with zero time to pick up my axe, much less set down and get a proper practice session in. Kind of ironic in light of my […]