17 Best Acoustic Guitar Pedals in 2021 (All Types)

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Acoustic guitar pedals are often overlooked in comparison to their electric guitar equivalents. Over the years I’ve tested dozens of them, and in this article, I’ll be sharing my favorites at each price point. The list is broken down into effects categories, and there are options to suit all playing styles and budgets. Let’s get …

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The 5 Different Types of Guitar Strings Explained

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Whether you play an electric, acoustic, or classical guitar, it’s important for a guitar player to have an understanding of guitar strings. Just putting a different set of strings will totally alter the sound and the feel of your playing. Strings are the connection from your fingers to the instrument. Oftentimes, guitar players overlook their …

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15 Best Classical Guitar Strings (Nylon) in 2021

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Picking the right set of classical guitar strings can play a crucial role in shaping how your guitar sounds, plays, and feels. This is why it’s important that you choose the right option that perfectly matches your playing preferences, and we’re here to help you do just that! After testing dozens of strings we’ve put …

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20 Best Guitar Pedal Brands in 2021 (Mainstream and Boutique)

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With so many new manufacturers appearing all the time, it can be hard to keep track of which manufactures are making the best pedals. This list includes some of the classic manufacturers who have been at the forefront of guitar pedal production for countless decades and some lesser-known, newly-established brands that can rival their quality. …

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23 Types of Guitar Pedals Explained – The Ultimate Guide

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As music technology has advanced in recent decades, the range of guitar pedals available to musicians has increased exponentially. In some cases, the original, vintage pedals still dominate certain effects. Other instances have seen modern digital pedals grow in popularity. When assembling your pedalboard, it’s important to have an understanding of the various types of …

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Amplifier Modeling vs Profiling – What’s the Difference?

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Unless you’re new to playing the guitar, I’m sure you’ve probably heard of modeling amps before: a form of digital amp that mixes analog and digital circuits together, resulting in an amp that can sound like a wide variety of well-known amp types. In other words, it’s like having a pretty accurate emulation of potentially …

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17 Best Noise Gate Pedals in 2021 (All Price Ranges)

Some of the Best Noise Gate Pedals

Noise gate pedals are often overlooked in terms of importance, simply because they don’t produce the dramatic, tone-altering effects of other pedals. However, if you are experiencing noise issues in your signal chain, the importance of these pedals cannot be overstated. When you use a high-quality noise gate pedal, it allows your other effects to …

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13 Best Bass Tuner Pedals in 2021 (All Price Ranges)

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A good tuner pedal is one of the most important pieces of gear you can invest in. Tuners are certainly overlooked and underrated tools, that are not only useful for accurate tuning, but also for setting up your instrument the right way. I’ve had bandmates show up with all kinds of various tuning implements. Needless …

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