Category Archive: Guitar Strings Info

The Best Jazz Guitar Strings

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

round wound and flat wound string diagram

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

daddario xl electric guitar strings

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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