Frank DeMaria

Frank DeMaria has been playing guitar since the age of 14. He loves everything about the instrument and being able to share his knowledge. He has played in various bands over the years, and is currently focusing on solo work. Frank's music is heavily influenced by all styles of rock and roll, and he love to share and talk about his passion for music.

The Best and Worst Guitar Accessories for Every Type of Player

There are a lot of guitar accessories on the market, and it can be tough to figure out which ones are best for you. It can also be tough to figure out which ones are actually needed. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the best guitar accessories for beginners and then intermediate/advanced …

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best rhythm guitar

How To Choose The Best Rhythm Guitar For Beginners – Top Reviewed

If you are a beginner guitarist, then you might be wondering what the best rhythm guitar is for you. There are a few things to consider when choosing a guitar, such as the style of music you want to play, the type of guitar, and of course your budget. It’s important to also know what …

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Guitar Picks for Metal

The Best Guitar Picks for Metal: Our Top Picks for Shredding

In this post we will be talking about the best guitar picks for metal! Guitar picks in all shapes and sizes. You have your standard, triangular guitar pick that most people are familiar with. Then you have your jazz guitar pick which is a teardrop shape. There are also many different thicknesses of guitar picks …

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Humidifiers for Guitars

Top 10 Humidifiers for Guitars: Buyers Guide

In many different climates, humidifiers for guitars are a must. Keeping your instrument humidified will keep it from becoming too dry and cracking. Guitar humidifiers are an important and often overlooked part of guitar care. To keep your instrument in top playing condition, it is important to maintain the proper humidity level. A guitar humidifier …

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Glarry Guitars

Are Glarry Guitars Really That Good? A Comprehensive Review

In this post, we will be talking all about Glarry Guitars. Now one of my missions with Guitar Exclusive is to uncover quality guitars that will not be a burden on your wallet. Recently we discussed another affordable guitar brand, Grote.  Glarry is also an up-and-coming brand that’s getting more and more popular and raising lots of eyebrows with …

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How To Change Acoustic Guitar Strings

How To Change Acoustic Guitar Strings In 5 Simple Steps

In this post, we’ll teach you how to change acoustic guitar strings in five simple steps.  Changing your acoustic guitar strings can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be!  This article will outline the simple steps to change your strings this way you can be sounding your best at all times.  Why …

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Best Guitar Capo

Best Guitar Capo for Acoustic and Electric: Top Picks

In this article we will discuss the best guitar capo for both the acoustic and the electric. You’ve probably been to a show where you’ve seen the singer play an acoustic guitar with a capo on it’s neck.  Capos are not just exclusive to the acoustic guitar. They can be used on an electric as well.  …

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Piezo Pickup

The Best Piezo Pickup for your Instrument (2022) + Buying Guide

In this article we will talk about the Best Piezo Pickup for your beloved stringed instrument. We once covered the Piezo Pickup in our article on the “Truth About Different Types of Guitar Pickups.” Piezo pickups are a type of guitar pickup that uses the piezoelectric effect.  The Piezo pickups are small devices that convert …

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Headless Guitar

The Best Headless Guitar for Rocking Out: Reviews and Guide

If you are looking for a headless guitar, then this post will be your guide.  On appearance, the headless guitar seems as if something is missing and that’s because it is.  If you’re wondering what’s the difference between a headless and traditional guitar, we will cover that below.  Also we are going to look at …

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Carbon Fiber Guitars

The Best Carbon Fiber Guitars: Are They Worth The Money?

Carbon Fiber guitars are a hot topic these days. They offer both a great playing experience and an expensive price tag.  But, is this really the best option for you and more importantly, are they worth it? In this article, we’ll be examining carbon fiber guitars and answering the question: are they worth the money?  …

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mandolin picks

The #1 Best Mandolin Picks Review Guide You’ll Ever Read!

Looking for Mandolin Picks? You’re in luck!  Mandolins are becoming a more popular instrument to learn and play in the United States.  This is because they’re easy to pick up and they have a great sound. They can be used as an acoustic or an electric instrument.  With that being said, it’s important for guitarists …

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SEAGULL S6 GUITAR

WHY IS THE SEAGULL S6 GUITAR OVERLOOKED? (Complete Seagull S6 Review)

The Seagull S6 guitar is one of the most steady selling acoustic guitars on the market, but it’s still often overlooked.  In this post we’ll cover why that is and offer a complete review with all of the information you need to know about this great instrument!  The Seagull S6 offers an amazing sound at …

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Guitar Fretboard Chart

Guitar Fretboard Chart For Beginners – Learn to Read and Play in Style!

Hey guitarists, I hope you’re doing great!  If you are a beginner and looking for some help with the fretboard then this blog post is for you!  In this post, we’ll go over which guitar fretboard charts offer value for you to hang on your wall.  First off, let’s talk about what a guitar fretboard …

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Best Acoustic Guitar Strings For Beginners

Why These Are The Best Acoustic Guitar Strings For Beginners

You want to research and eventually buy the best acoustic guitar strings for beginners, but you don’t know where to start.  When you’re just starting out with guitar, it can be difficult to know what strings are best for your needs.  It can all be very overwhelming when you’re new to playing guitar!  There are …

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Double Guitar Stand

The Best Double Guitar Stand – Reviews and Purchasing Advice

Finding a good double guitar stand is hard. There are so many different options out there and it can be difficult to find the right one for you. Double guitar stands are often hard to find, sometimes expensive, and structurally inconvenient. The best double guitar stand should be affordable and easy to use. It should …

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Left Handed Guitars for Beginners

The Best Left Handed Guitars for Beginners (2022) + Buying Guide

For lefties that want to learn how to play guitar, picking from the best left handed guitars for beginners can be a daunting task.  There are so many different brands and models to choose from.  The market is saturated with right-handed guitars which makes it very difficult for lefties to find quality instruments that fit …

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Squier Affinity Stratocaster Review! Best Beginner Electric Guitar?

If you’ve been looking for a great guitar, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars on it, then this Squier Affinity Stratocaster review is for you. There are so many options when it comes to guitars these days. It can be hard to know which one is right for you if all the information …

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Orangewood Guitars Review: Low Priced And Worth It?

Orangewood guitars are getting more and more popular with each passing day. They are low-priced, but are they worth it? In this Orangewood guitars review post we will look at a variety of different models and discuss their features. We will then answer some questions that have been frequently asked about Orangewood guitars.   Orangewood Guitars …

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Best Microphone for Recording Acoustic Guitar in 2021

Finding the best microphone for recording acoustic guitar can be challenging. When recording with the acoustic guitar you want to ensure that you are able to get and maximize the best potential sound.  Now there are some that have acoustic-electric guitars and will just plug into their audio interface and record that way. However, if …

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Telecaster vs Stratocaster: Which one Should You buy?

The Telecaster vs Stratocaster conversation and debate has been going on for quite a while. The Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (Fender) has been one of the top flag bearers of excellence and quality in the world of music. Known for their iconic electric guitars, acoustic, bass guitars, and amplifiers their popularity is second to none.  When …

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What is an Acoustic Electric Guitar

What is an Acoustic Electric Guitar — An Ultimate Guide

To aid your dream of becoming a rockstar, an electric acoustic guitar might be the right pick for you. Here we are going to tell you why acoustic electric guitars might be a better choice than traditional acoustic guitars, how they differ from electric guitars, and why are they quite popular! What is an Acoustic …

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