Most of us have probably heard that guitars once were strung with catgut strings but unless you are into early music, you probably don’t have any experience with gut strings.
Almost all experts (including luthiers, music educators, guitarists, music store staff, etc.) recommend that you keep your guitar in its case when you’re not playing it. This is especially emphasized
When I was a kid my local music store stocked one brand of guitar string, Black Diamond. I had two choices for string gauge. Although they were probably called “Medium”
The humidity and temperature are both high in the Boston area as I write this blog. It’s mid September and we’re having a summer refresher with the temperature in the
I started a series on guitar picks more than a year ago. I always intended to complete the series with a post about thumb picks. I had even started this
I was fascinated to discover ukulele strings composed of two stainless steel flatwound strings for the 4th and 3rd strings. These were combined with two plain clear nylon strings for