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The Sound Junky Guides

Let our guides help you get the most out of your musical journey!

Do you really need to be plugged in to be heard? Can you get away with not spending the cash on an amplifier? Getting setup with all the must-have equipment ...

What are the advantages of a clip-on tuner versus a pedal and vice versa? Are you plugged in or are you playing acoustic? Are you jamming at home, rocking it ...

Have you ever run into someone you've met a few times but can't ever remember their name?  Now that you're embarrassed to ask their name again after so many ...

You may have never given thought to the different types of woods or materials a guitar can be made from. But, as you dig deeper into what kind of sound, look, ...

Do you have to pay to restring your guitar? Don't feel ashamed if you don't know how to restring your guitar yourself, this is what we are here for! In this ...

Do you put a new set of strings on when you buy a guitar? Do you only replace a broken string? Don't feel bad if you're a beginner and you're surprised to ...

Our Epic Acoustic vs Electric guitar guide discusses their main differences and which might be best for a beginner. Check it out now!

Our Ultimate Guide on Acoustic Guitar Humidity shows you the best level of Humidity to avoid cracks and other damage. Check it out now!

When was the last time you cleaned your guitar?  Not just a wipe down, but a full-on, deep clean like detailing a car. Stumped? You didn't think a guitar ...

Wondering what the differences between classical & acoustic guitars are & which you should go for? We put them head-to-head right here to help you choose.

Wondering how an acoustic-electric guitar makes sound? Discover how they work right here (images included).

Acoustic VS Electro-Acoustic guitars for beginners. Which is best and what is the difference between them? Find out right here!