Showing posts from October, 2014


Every week we celebrate all things Tele with our #TeleTuesday feature.

This week we're loving thisFender American Standard Tele in Rustic Ash! A great guitar with hot pickups and an awesome look due to the aluminium scratch plate.

Comes with a hard case, strap, cable and polishing cloth all for just £949 in the sale.

Get it now in the shop or online at Guitarbitz.

WIN a Tanglewood Electro Acoustic Guitar with our Caption Competition

You could WIN yourself a brand new Tanglewood Electro Acoustic Guitar in our latest competition at Guitarbitz Guitar Shop.

All you have to do is come up with a funny caption to our photo of John the Cat (below)

Enter on Facebook, Twitter,Google+, In the Shop & By E-mail - Multiple entries accepted so get going and start the cations coming...hahaha - see what we did there - hehehe.

Competition closes on the 10th November 2014 and the winner will be announced shortly after.


Shortlisted for Best Retailer (Medium) Category in the MIA Music Awards

We're very proud to have made the shortlist for Best Retailer (Medium) Category in the MIA Music Awards.

Little Martin LX1E - Back In Stock

The Little Martin LX1E is Back In Stock.

With limited stocks this popular little travel guitar will fly out the door so get yours quick at Guitarbitz Guitar Shop.

Its one of Martin's smallest guitars but this little electro acoustic beauty is a big deal. It has a powerful and convincing tone and is even used by Ed Sheeran. It's the perfect guitar and ideal for travelling and moving around whether it's on holiday, school, college, work or wherever you need to be.

Just £409 or with 0% finance available, it could be yours for as little as £30.67 a month. Check it now and for more details regarding finance click here.

This little one will follow you wherever you go.

Click here for more information on the Martin LX1E.

Effects Pedals - A Guide to the Order of Effects

What order should I have my guitar effects pedals?

This question arises time and time again and now it’s time to find out which is the best order for your guitar effect pedals! Although there’s no concrete, strict order you must have them in, there are some ways of getting the best out of them for optimum tone!

1) Tuner

First in line should be your tuner, it’s ideal to have your guitar going straight into it so none of the other units can alter the signal as this may cause the reading of the note to change. For example if you had a vibrato before your tuner and it was switched on you would get some weird readings and it would be almost impossible to get it in tune!

2) Wah

Wah Wah sounds great either before or after a distortion or overdrive stompbox, really it’s down which sound you like best. Having it before your drive pedal can give the wah more control over the signal allowing for a cleaner sweep and better response. Hendrix had his wah before the drive too so there’s reason enough to …