Category Archive: Guitar Strings Info

The Best Jazz Guitar Strings

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In the words of the immortal jazz trombonist J.J. Johnson, “Jazz is restless. It won’t stay put and it never will.” This quote highlights the progressive and innovative nature of a genre that’s adapted quite a bit over its century of existence, but throughout its numerous changes, a sense of respect has been held for …

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Guitar Strings: Flatwound Vs. Roundwound

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Amazon.com Widgets When searching for guitar strings, you may stumble across a few vocabulary words such as “flatwound” and “roundwound” from time to time. It is easy to glance at these words and keep moving, writing them off as mumbo-jumbo. However, the difference between roundwound and flatwound guitar strings is surprisingly striking. Switching between the …

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How Much Do Worn Guitar Strings Affect Tone?

Amazon.com Widgets So when playing an acoustic guitar, how much do worn guitar strings affect your tone? A lot. Don’t believe me? Go to a pawn shop, pick up a guitar that looks like it has been sitting there a while, and give it a strum. What you’ll notice is that the guitar sounds muddy, …

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Best Electric Guitar Strings

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Amazon.com Widgets Although this site is primarily dedicated to acoustic guitar strings, I often get asked about the best electric guitar strings. As a result, I have decided to write an article that details some of my favorites for electric guitars. I do not intend to get into the same level of depth that I …

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