As guitarist may have different taste of genre in music, based our taste of music we try to get the accessories which help us play the tune of our favorite style. With the development of technology, we can produce many sounds and music as per our wishes. Music has changed drastically in the recent times; it was much different in the past. The electronic and computers have taken music to another level. There are many guitar accessories available in the market for guitarists.
The following are some of the essential accessories which all guitarists must have are:
- Guitar Strings.
- Guitar Pickups.
One of the main components of a guitar is the strings; you cannot make music without the strings. Based on your guitar you need to purchase stings. There are different strings available for various guitar types. If you have an acoustic guitar, then you might want to get the strings that wound with 80/20 bronze or the ones that wound with phosphor bronze. If you have an electric guitar, then you can buy the nickel wound strings.
If you are a beginner, then you probably want to use a tuner at the start as you might have difficulties in getting the correct tone. Once you get used to the sounds and music, you can tune the guitar by yourself. But if you are just starting to play the guitar then you can buy the tuner to tune the guitar. Back in those days, there was something called as the pitch pipe, but now you can get many electronic tuners which tune your guitar better. You also get clip-on tuners which show you the frequency at which the guitar gets played.
When I started playing the guitar, Capos were something which I needed very badly. For beginners who find it hard to play barre chords can use capos to produce the same sound as the barre chords. So if you do not know how to play barre chords, then you can consider using a capo to alter the sound. When purchasing a capo, you must make sure that the capo gives equal pressure in gripping all the strings tightly, so you get a smooth sound.
As the name suggests, the guitar pickups grasp the sound produced from your guitar and make it sound more clear and better. If you intend on doing a lot of finger picking and strumming, then you might need a guitar pick up to make your sound clearer and better.
When you become a better learner and want to experiment with new sounds you can buy a pedal. Different kinds of pedals are available to make various sound and make your guitar sound better. Many guitar effects can be played using the brakes. Some of the guitar pedals that you can buy are the boost Pedal, Distortion pedal, Octavia pedal, reverb pedal, analog and digital delay pedal, Chorus pedal, Flanger pedal, Compressor pedal etc.