Best Guitar Picks, Effects Pedals, & Accessories

Learn more about the best guitar picks, guitar pedals and guitar accessories you can buy, including: pickups, picks, capos, guitar tools, gig bags and guitar cases, as well as guitar cables, guitar cleaning products and more. Performer Magazine’s team of guitar nerds are on an endless quest for the perfect tone and review the latest guitar accessories each month so you’ll know which ones are worth a spot in your gig bag, and which ones are pure snake oil.

Guitars have more accessories than just about anything on the planet, so it can be confusing. Knowing which picks, cables, cases and cleaners to buy can be daunting. That’s why our team of experts break it down in practical terms, and sift through the endless supply of guitar accessories to recommend only the ones you’ll actually find useful.

Some of our most popular articles and guitar picks and pedal reviews include:

[REVIEW] Elixir Optiweb Guitar Strings

Top 5 Must-Have Effects Pedals Under $200

Mad Professor 1 Brown Sound Overdrive Pedal Review

Kyser Guitar Wipes: A Must-Have Accessory For Every Guitarist

Eventide H9 Max Review

Gravity Guitar Picks Review

Browse more articles on the following pages, and be sure to use the search bar if you’re looking for something specific.

  • Vertex Effects Dynamic Distortion Pedal Review

      There is a plethora of pedals out there based off of classics like Tube Screamers and Fuzz Faces, and it’s easy to go down...

  • PageFlip Firefly Review

    Tablets and smartphones have become important accessories for musicians – like using them with a variety of apps, for on stage notes. If it’s a...

  • Electro-Harmonix Synth 9 Review

    Guitar synths have been around for decades, but were not something easily integrated into a traditional guitar rig. A few years back Electro-Harmonix figured out...

  • DigiTech FreqOut Review

    Other than having an expensive sustainer system installed in a guitar, or an EBow, there’s really never been an easy, out-of-the-box way to generate controlled...

  • DigiTech CabDryVR Review

    DigiTech’s CabDryVR (cab driver, get it?) is one of those neat devices that makes you think, “Why hasn’t this been around before?” It’s the standard...