Welcome to Guitarsforidiots.com! My name is Matt and in January of 2019 I set out to begin a career in guitar and music journalism when I began writing for Ultimate-Guitar.com. I still write there to this day, posting reviews and articles each week, while also developing this site for more in-depth hands on reviews, opinions, and DIY modding projects.

The first guitar I ever assembled, a Trini Lopez-style build from The Fretwire!

Each one of my reviews is hands on, which means I physically held and played the instrument, pedal, or amplifier through my rig. Unlike a lot of websites who just compile Amazon review comments and YouTube demos, each product is fully tested by me and rated by me. I accept no fees from companies for reviews, meaning each guitar you see here was either lent to me or gifted to me by a company to review and demo, which I think makes reviews less biased. That means I’m under no contractual or financial agreement to misrepresent any products here. If the gear sucks, I’ll tell you it sucks!

If you want to see how I grade guitars, check out this article!

Want to follow along with my work for Ultimate-Guitar? Check out my profile with all my articles and reviews HERE!

I also work closely with the owner of Guitarniche.com, helping him put out great content!

As of Sept 2020, I will also be contributing informational articles to Gearank.com, so be sure to follow them for more of my work!

Buying anything you see on the site from Reverb? Please make purchases through this link to help support the site and keep the lights on! While you’re there, check out my page and buy some of the partscasters and gear that’s always coming through my doors!

You may see some of my work pop up on Stringjoy.com’s blog from time to time as well! Check out all their amazing articles and even more amazing strings, which I use on my main guitars every day!

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