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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.

Do Taller Guitar Players Have an Advantage?

Angus Young and Prince have proven that short dudes can shred the guitar! But do taller guitar players have an advantage? Find out if size really matters!

The Benefits of a Ceramic Guitar Slide

Love the sound of slide guitar? If you’re interested in learning, check out the benefits of a ceramic guitar slide. They’re the perfect mix of glass and metal.

Dreadnought vs Concert – Picking the Right Guitar Shape

Dreadnought vs concert...say WHAT? I explain the differences between these acoustic guitar shapes in detail, so you can see which one would suit you best.

How to Tune a Guitar without a Tuner

Wondering how to tune a guitar without a tuner? You’re in luck! We’re going through a variety of ways to tune by ear, which is an important skill to learn.

How to Clean a Guitar Fretboard with Household Items

If your guitar needs a bit of TLC but you can’t get to the store, don’t worry! Today I’m explaining how to clean a guitar fretboard with household items.

Can I Use a Guitar Amp for Bass?

If you play both guitar and bass, you may find yourself wondering: Can I use a guitar amp for bass? The short answer is yes, but it’s not always a good idea.

How to Play Guitar Left-Handed (Various Options)

Today I’ll be discussing how to play guitar left-handed. If you feel uncomfortable holding a guitar the conventional way, it might be right for you!

Can You Play Guitar with Long Nails? (Tips & Tricks for Success)

Can you play guitar with long nails? It’s not as simple as it seems, but it’s possible. Here are some tips if you want to keep your nails and keep playing.

How Often Should You Change Guitar Strings?

Ah, the hardest question guitarists want answered. How often should you change guitar strings? I’ll give you some insights and explain how to decide.

The 5 Best Mini Guitar Amps (Reviews and Buying Guide)

Think mini guitar amps are toys? Think again! The best mini guitar amp can supercharge your playing and practicing and make jamming fun and easy.

The Best Guitar Picks for Speed

The best guitar picks for speed really depends on the music you play. Whether you prefer strumming, shredding, or picking, there’s a pick that’s right for you.

Yamaha F325 Review – A Solid Beginner Guitar

Yamaha guitars have been around forever. If you’re looking for something affordable with a warm, loud sound, read our Yamaha F325 review. It could be the one!