Fishman’s Pocket Blender, AcoustiVerb, Broken Record, and Pro EQ Mini pedals feature quality sound and advanced signal routing capabilities.
Are $45 Guitar Picks Worth the Cost? A Roundup of Tortoiseshell-Alternative Picks from Boutique Makers
Dive into the boutique pick market, where makers work by hand to produce flatpicks in small batches, and discover the difference these small accessories can make.
Hercules Stands offers new products to aid in the pursuit of producing the perfect home video for your music performance.
MusicNomad has introduced the Keep It Simple, Setup (KISS), a DIY kit designed to make guitar setups easy even for the entirely uninitiated.
D'addario's XS phosphor bronze acoustic guitar strings are an innovative new set that combines hyper-thin coating with NY Steel cores. Here's our review.
The Orange Acoustic Pedal is a single-ended class A preamp that with JFET circuit and plenty of headroom to provide a clean and low-noise signal.
Gear Review: Fender Preverb and Smolder OD Stompboxes Bring Practicality and Fun to Acoustic Players
The Fender Acoustic Preverb and Smolder Acoustic OD are practical preamp/reverb and overdrive pedals designed especially for acoustic guitarists.
Augustine Strings has relaunched the premium Imperial and Regal classical guitar lines with new packaging to enable guitarists to easily identify which of the four sets will best serve them.
For such a simple device, there are a surprising number of brands, types, and subtle factors involved in choosing a capo.
You can use the Roadie 3 for instruments ranging from guitar to bouzouki—basically, anything with a geared tuning machine.
After looking unsuccessfully for a case cover, Sam Guidry decided to make his own. He formally introduced his product, branded as Caseadillo, at the beginning of 2020.
Monel strings are known for giving a warm, rich sound that highlights a more even, natural guitar tone while offering natural corrosion resistance.
D’Addario was the first major manufacturer to offer casein plectrums, including a heavy 2.00mm 351-shape guitar pick ($21.99 street) with a faux-tortoiseshell appearance, beveled edges, and embossing to provide grip—with prices lower than their typical boutique counterparts.
SonoTone, a small-batch guitar-string company based in Massachusetts, prides itself on design and tone, as well as the pitch accuracy of its handiwork. Developed to faithfully produce authentic vintage tones from the 1950s–’70s, SonoTone’s American-made strings are available in two types for acoustic guitarists: phosphor bronze Symphonic and Concert brass.
Shubb stands out among the most popular capos for its elegantly simple lever design
This clever device replaces the endpin jack so you you have both the usual 1/4-inch input and a separate button that accepts a locking strap
The Nexi Acoustic ($299 retail, including a reverb pedal) is an inspired and happening take on the time-honored pedalboard concept from Nexi Industries.
The Delay and Chorus pedals are proof that L.R. Baggs has succeeded in creating acoustic effects that can enhance and expand your sonic toolkit—while preserving the natural tone of your acoustic guitar.
D’Addario’s new XT series strings, which incorporate high-carbon steel cores, are designed to be less prone to breakage.
These straps should suit most guitarist’s needs both functionally and stylistically, offering another way to express yourself on your instrument.
A clever new accessory from G7th, the Performance 3 capo, has a feature that sets it apart from anything else out there: namely the company’s “adaptive radius technology” (ART).
The OH-2C is a palm-sized, super slim unit with a pair of Velcro squares for easy mounting on any surface
The most common materials for bottleneck slides are steel, brass, glass, and ceramic. I have also seen slides fashioned from copper tubing and plastic cylinders. Now comes the MagSlide, made of magnesium, the eighth most abundant element, as well as the lightest structural metal on earth.
When it comes to strings, guitarists seem to fall into one of two categories: some obsess about gauges and materials, while others tend to put on whatever is laying around or happens to be on sale at the local guitar store.
Guitars can use a little care from time to time, and the GrooveTech Acoustic Guitar Tech Kit covers all of the essentials.