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    Comparing Guitar Pick Materials

    Comparing Guitar Pick Materials

    May 30th 2024

    Comparing Guitar Pick Materials: Finding Your Ideal PickOf all the factors that go into choosing a guitar pick, material is often forgotten — but it’s as important as any other consideration. Just l … read more
    Types of Guitar Picking Techniques

    Types of Guitar Picking Techniques

    May 26th 2024

    Beyond the Basics: Exploring Alternate Guitar Picking TechniquesWhen you’re first learning how to play the guitar, you’re going to focus on a couple of guitar picking techniques to get you started. … read more
    How to Make a Stylish Guitar Pick Necklace

    How to Make a Stylish Guitar Pick Necklace

    May 20th 2024

    Wearable Art: How to Make a Stylish Guitar Pick NecklaceMany people use guitar picks to make necklaces, bracelets and other jewelry. The different colors and shapes are a great fashion accent. But w … read more
    DIY: Crafting Your Own Guitar Pick at Home

    DIY: Crafting Your Own Guitar Pick at Home

    May 16th 2024

    DIY: Crafting Your Own Guitar Pick at HomeGuitarists can visit Strings and Beyond and shop for hundreds of fun guitar picks that draw a certain sound and feel from your axe. Another option is to mak … read more
    How to Use a Guitar Pick for Beginners

    How to Use a Guitar Pick for Beginners

    May 7th 2024

    How to Use a Guitar Pick for BeginnersBefore learning how to change guitar strings, play barre chords, or even read tablature, guitarists should know how to use a pick. This fundamental tool is a m … read more
    Lord Huron’s Preferred Guitar Strings

    Lord Huron’s Preferred Guitar Strings

    Apr 24th 2024

    About Lord Huron In a crowded indie folk-rock scene, Lord Huron manages to stand out. The band broke out in a big way in 2017 with their single “The Night We Met,” which has been … read more
    Mike Portnoy Guitar Strings & Gear

    Mike Portnoy Guitar Strings & Gear

    Apr 23rd 2024

    About Mike Portnoy If you even casually listen to metal and rock, you’ve almost certainly heard Mike Portnoy. As the original drummer for Dream Theater, he played a huge role in the deve … read more