Shanna

Shanna grew up playing in bands with family members and friends. She still enjoys jamming on the guitar, and hopes to share her enthusiasm for music with others by writing, from her home in South Africa.

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The 5 Best Acoustic Guitars for Fingerstyle [Reviews and Buying Guide]

Wanna cut to the chase? I went searching for the best acoustic guitar for fingerstyle, and my top choice is the Yamaha L-Series LL6 Acoustic-Electric Guitar.  Growing up, I spent a lot of time listening to classic rock and blues rock. I was a full-on bluesy rock guitarist and loved my electric. No acoustic for …

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Professional Guitar Rigs

Who Plays What? 5 of Your Favorite Blues & Rock Artists’ Guitar Rigs

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro guitarist, chances are you have your favorites. Favorite guitar, favorite amp, even down to the guitar pick you like the most.  For guitar newbies, aesthetics may play a bigger part than tone. But the pros tend to gravitate towards gear that gives them the sound they’re after—their own …

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Benefits of a low action guitar

3 Benefits of a Low Action Guitar [& How to Adjust Your Guitar Action]

My first acoustic guitar tore my fingers to pieces! I tried my hardest, but eventually ended up buying another one.  I only found out later that the “action” was most likely the problem.  Most guitars you find in music stores come with a high action. This has advantages and disadvantages.   Guitars with a low action …

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dreadnought vs concert guitars

Dreadnought vs Concert – Picking the Right Guitar Shape

Considering you’re going to be spending plenty of time up close and personal with your acoustic guitar, it makes sense to choose the body shape carefully.  When I first heard the debate of dreadnought vs concert, it sounded like a battle between a super villain and a superhero. Dreadnought, the evil guitar-slinging, cape-toting metalhead!  I …

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