10 Resources to Help You Choose the Best Guitar

Are you in need of a guitar? Owning a guitar could be the biggest game-changer to how you approach creating music. That’s because guitars, whether electric or acoustic, are highly versatile and can assist greatly in how you write your lyrics, create melodies, and perform your songs. However, choosing the best guitar is not always easy because there are so many available that suit different types of music and playing styles.

Are you in need of a guitar? Owning a guitar could be the biggest game-changer to how you approach creating music. That’s because guitars, whether electric or acoustic, are highly versatile and can assist greatly in how you write your lyrics, create melodies, and perform your songs. However, choosing the best guitar is not always easy because there are so many available that suit different types of music and playing styles. As a result, one of the first rules to choosing a suitable guitar is to make sure the one you pick matches your musical genre and the way you play. With that said, here are 10 resources that can help you choose the perfect guitar for your playing needs.

Instructables’ guide on choosing an electric guitar: 

http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-to-Buying-a-Guitar/

The Hub’s Acoustic Guitar Buying Guide: 

http://thehub.musiciansfriend.com/guitar-buying-guides/buying-guide-electric-guitars

WikiHow’s guide on how to pick a suitable guitar: 

http://www.wikihow.com/Pick-a-Good-Guitar

Guitar World teaches first-time buyers how to choose an acoustic guitar with this guide:

http://www.guitarworld.com/acoustic-nation-how-buy-acoustic-guitar-guide-first-time-buyer

Get 12 tips on what guitar to buy from Guitar habits: 

http://www.guitarhabits.com/12-tips-on-what-guitar-you-should-buy/

First Guitar gives a detailed breakdown on how to choose a guitar with this guide: 

http://www.firstguitar.com/resources/how-to-choose-the-right-guitar/

Learn all you need to know on how to find your fit in this quick guide from Taylor Guitars: 

https://www.taylorguitars.com/guitars/acoustic/find-your-fit-acoustic

This Spinditty article is designed for beginners: 

https://spinditty.com/instruments-gear/How-to-Choose-the-Best-Electric-Guitar-for-Beginners

Here are 8 guitar recommendations for beginners from No BS Guitar: 

http://www.nobsguitar.com/best-beginner-guitar-ive-found-what-to-buy-and-where-to-start/

Here, Sweetwater breaks down how to choose an acoustic guitar: 

http://www.sweetwater.com/insync/acoustic-guitar-buying-guide

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