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Choosing your Child's first guitar

Choosing your Child's first guitar

 As a parent, grandparent or caregiver, you fulfil many important roles in your child’s life. Your gift and provision of music, encouragement and confidence can last a lifetime. Having an appropriately sized and quality instrument is the best way to...

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How to choose Electric Guitar Strings

How to choose Electric Guitar Strings

There are many options of strings for electric guitars, including pure nickel, nickel plated, stainless steel and cobalt strings. All of these types of metal give a different sound depending on how they react to the pickup - the primary component of the electric guitar.

 What are differences between the metals?

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Choosing the right gauge Acoustic Guitar Strings

Choosing the right gauge Acoustic Guitar Strings

In deciding what string gauges to use, consider the following factors: Body Style: A general rule of thumb is to string smaller-bodied acoustics with lighter gauges, larger bodied instruments with heavier gauges. A big dreadnought or jumbo will generally sound better...

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