Sound better now with the 2023 Ultimate Gear Guide

2023 Ultimate Gear Guide
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It isn’t easy to keep track of all the new gear released each year. Fortunately, the 2023 Ultimate Gear Guide is here to show you what’s available and help you make your buying decisions.

The 2023 Ultimate Gear Guide features all the latest guitars, basses, amps, pedals, accessories, and live performance and recording gear, complete with full-color photos.

You get the full specifications for each piece of gear, including price, to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, no matter what your budget.

Presented by the editors of Guitar Player, Guitar World, Bass Player, and Electronic Musician, the Ultimate Gear Guide is compiled annually by the industry’s top editors to showcase the vast assortment of new musical equipment on the market.

Each guide presents hundreds of entries from major manufacturers and small boutique companies. For example, this year’s guide collects some 150 electric and acoustic guitars from makers that include Gibson, Fender, PRS, Martin, Taylor, and Ernie Ball/Music Man, as well as Aclam, Eastman, Ellis, D’Angelico, Guild and Knaggs.

In addition, we present page after page of the latest effects pedals, pickups, guitar strings, and accessories, to help you make your gear purchase decisions wisely, with full knowledge of what’s available.

The 2023 Ultimate Gear Guide is currently available on newsstands everywhere.

Pick up a copy today, or download a digital copy here

Christopher Scapelliti
Guitar Player editor-in-chief

Christopher Scapelliti is editor-in-chief of Guitar Player magazine, the world’s longest-running guitar magazine, founded in 1967. In his extensive career, he has authored in-depth interviews with such guitarists as Pete Townshend, Slash, Billy Corgan, Jack White, Elvis Costello and Todd Rundgren, and audio professionals including Beatles engineers Geoff Emerick and Ken Scott. He is the co-author of Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: The Most Famous, Rare, and Valuable Guitars in the World, a founding editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine, and a former editor with Guitar WorldGuitar for the Practicing Musician and Maximum Guitar. Apart from guitars, he maintains a collection of more than 30 vintage analog synthesizers.