Guitar Accessories & Parts

How to Choose a Bass Guitar

In this buying guide we’ll walk you through all the essentials of choosing a bass guitar. You’ll learn about the parts of the electric bass, its electronics, the various body types, pickups, and much more.

How to Choose the Best Strings for Your Bass Guitar

Need help figuring out which bass strings to buy? We'll help you pick the right set for you and your bass.

Basic Guitar Maintenance Tips

The best guitar to play is a well-maintained guitar. Read on for tips to keep yours in great shape!

How to Get Rid of Single-Coil Hum Without Getting Rid of Single-Coil Tone

Learn about pickup options that retain classic single-coil sound while eliminating hum.

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Electric Guitar

Need help finding the best strings for your electric guitar? Musician's Friend will help you pick the right set for you and your guitar.

Humbucker Pickups vs. Single-Coil Pickups: Key Differences Explained

We take a closer look at the key differences between single-coil pickups and humbucker pickups.

Six Top Humbucker Pickups to Supercharge Your Guitar Sound

We take a closer look at some of our most popular aftermarket humbucker guitar pickups.

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Acoustic or Classical Guitar

Need help choosing the best strings for your acoustic guitar? Let the experts at Musician's Friend help!

Modify Your Stratocaster Into a Stinging Blues Beast

Whether you’ve got a U.S.-built American Professional or an imported Player Series Strat, this game-changing pickup upgrade will have you rockin’ the blues like never before!

Tech Tip: How to Get the Best Guitar Setup

You finally bought that guitar you've been eyeing for a long time. You open the case, gently remove it from its plush cradle, and hold it in your arms. A fresh pick in your fingers, you begin an elegant and complex arpeggio that ranges across the fretboard. Suddenly, right in the middle of the run, the strings start buzzing. You check your technique and it's fine. So what's the problem?

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