Guide to Picking the Best Suited Guitar Brand for your Project

As electronic music evolves, more and more DJs and Producers are looking to add the next dimension of depth to their sound by incorporating live instrumentation. Artists like Pretty Lights, GRiZ, Nightmares on Wax and many others are taking their career to the next level by going live with a full band. Who will be next? In addition, Producers like Bass Physics, Marvel Years and Casual Commander are paving their way by layering in melodic guitar riffs over their sound.

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If you have a project of your own, it may just be time for you to bring a guitar on stage.

Whether you are a beginner or classically trained guitarist, picking the guitar brand that best suits your project is vital. Although it is fun going into a guitar shop to test dozens of guitars, there are so many options it can be overwhelming. To help pick the right guitar that fits your skill level, budget and music style, offers a comprehensive guide of the best guitar brands.

The above chart takes into account 9 essential characteristics of guitars in order to determine a particular brand’s overall ranking. Coming in at number 1 is Epiphone, who craft pristine, limited edition guitars for beginners and professional. If you are a beginner, then test out the Les Paul 100 and Les Paul Special II and if you are a professional, then you should get your hands on the Les Paul Plus Top PRO or Les Paul Custom PRO. Learn more about the dream guitar.

Fender comes in 2nd largely due to the quality of imported wood used to make the guitar, diverse designs and affordability. Stratocaster and Telecaster models are one of the best guitars manufactured by the company. Learn more about Fender guitars. The world renowned, Yamaha comes in 3rd for its incredible wood design, exquisite sound capabilities and it is easier to play. Beginners should look at the Yamaha FG700, while more veteran players should pick up a model from the L series. Figure out which Yamaha brand speaks to you.

As the ranking continues you will find the brand with the best bang for your buck, Taylor at #4,  Martin in 5th place for being innovative and economical, Jackson for metal heads in 6th place, the high performance sound yet costly Gibson ranks 7th, and coming in 8th place are the vintage style Ibanez.

Once you make the decision to bring a guitar into your life you have to ask yourself, who’s going to give me sound, unbiased advice on which one to get?

The majority of the shop owners are only willing to sell their product without providing any consultancy, product knowledge or recommendations. Ergo, James Pineda created, to provide justification as to which guitar is the best choice for you before wasting your time in guitar shops. With the help of professionals and industry experts, the platform is sure to be helpful. Start educating yourself and reach out to the Founder, James directly if you have any questions or concerns. Happy hunting.

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