Nylon Vs Steel String Guitars: Which One Should You Buy?

Nylon Vs Steel String Guitars: Which One Should You Buy? />
We often get asked - should I start with a nylon string or steel string guitar ... and what's the difference? The good news is that neither choice will be wrong ... a lot of people start on nylon as they feel it’s “easier” & then ‘graduate’ to a steel string guitar, but both are great & both have their place. There are some basic difference worth considering, which is what we touch on in this blog. read more

"Why doesn't my acoustic guitar sound any good when I plug it in?"

"Why doesn't my acoustic guitar sound any good when I plug it in?" />
Amplifiers for solid body electric guitars are designed to amplify the signals coming from the magnetic style pickups used on electric guitars. They are also designed to produce “distortion” very easily whereas for amplifying an acoustic instrument you need something that will reproduce a very natural, “clean” & even sound such as you get from transducer style pickups. The same goes for amplifying violins, ukuleles or any other acoustic instrument for that matter. read more

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