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.

  • Warm Audio Foxy Tone Box Fuzz Pedal

    Warm Audio has really established themselves as producers of high-quality audio gear with attention to the classic aspects, now they’re stepping into the guitar pedal...

  • BOOK REVIEW: Pedal Crush

    Guitar related books are plentiful, and many have become the respected bibles for the instruments they have covered. They’re part informational/reference items, but the glossy...

  • REVIEW: Boss RC-5 Loop Station Pedal

    Looping in general is a pretty simple process using a footswitch-enabled recording and playback device. In practice, it can take, well…practice, even getting the hang...

  • REVIEW: Boss OC-5 Octave Pedal

    Boss pedals generally set the standard, right from the get-go, of that particular effect device, until they re-set and raise the bar. Their OC-2 octave...

  • REVIEW: Boss RC-500 Loop Station Pedal

    It’s no surprise that looping pedals can be a way of providing personal accompaniment to performances, but in many cases, getting a small one-button device...