Tag Archives: guitar strings

How often do I need to change strings?

A mandolin player once told me that she didn’t change strings until she broke one. I know other musicians who change their strings before every gig. The real answer is somewhere between. Strings need to be changed because they get … Continue reading

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All dressed up and nowhere to play: accessories for your guitar

All right, you’ve got that brand new shiny guitar, now what? When you buy a new dress, you need pearls and matching shoes. Hmm, bad analogy for some of you but you get the picture. Having a guitar is not … Continue reading

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