Guitar Aficionado

The Top 10 Guitar and Gear Trends for 2017

Here's what to expect in the world of gear this year.
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By Christopher Scapelliti

If your head is still reeling from last week’s NAMM show, you’re not alone. As usual, there was such an overwhelming amount of gear that it’s hard to sort it all out.

Phillip McKnight has come to the rescue. A dedicated gear head, Phillip has identified 10 trends that he anticipates for 2017 based on what he saw at the show.

The trends include faded paint finishes, weird headstocks, collaborative efforts among manufacturers, pedal amplifiers, and more.

Take a look, and be sure to visit Phillip’s YouTube channel for more.