Updated: May 1
There's no doubt that the art of music stirs and inspires us. Whether it's Brett Raio's Invalid or one of the tracks from the VITALITY album, the lyrics and sound compels us to tap our hands and feet and join along. This shows that sounds positively influence our soul, stirring us into action and leading us into a greater purpose.
Perhaps that purpose is to make music yourself. It's something that even the biggest of stars are still motivated to do, too; they want to lift people up and put a smile on people's faces. So maybe it's motivated you to help share the word and help spur others into revival and help those connect with their maker. There's nothing better than the guitar to help foster that connection and create that upbeat feeling melody. Playing the guitar can enhance creativity and help us in expressing our feelings and conveying a message. For any aspiring artist, it can be a vital part of bringing everyone together. However, someone new to playing or buying a guitar could find it a daunting task, as there is such a wide range of electric guitars to choose from, and not all are suitable for those starting their musical journeys. For instance, the Fender American Professional Jazzmaster is a fantastic guitar, but at $1,549, it might be a bit too costly for those still learning and growing in the art form. Keep in mind, there's also a wide selection of amplifiers and pedals that can make the purchase of a guitar even more expensive overall. Instead, it may be prudent to look at the lower priced spectrum by picking one from the following selection of great soulful guitars.
Fender Player Telecaster For those looking to replicate the most soulful sounds or even stepping up to replicate the hip-hop style tunes in Faithful, the Fender Player Telecaster is a great guitar to put your hands on. It has a little rugged sound, which will be familiar to many who love the deep beats. But it's also versatile enough for you to be able to match your sound with any artist you're looking to collaborate with.
Yamaha Pacifica 112V Although this guitar was originally available 30 years ago, it's one of the best options in terms of price and performance. That's why it's still so popular to this day. For around $338, you get the stunning blue instrument that has a versatile 5-way switch and vintage tremolo. It's an instrument that's perfect if you're aiming to play the riffs from ASAP Preach's track 'Help Me,' and it will undoubtedly allow you to hit up something a little more advanced too, but we won't rush you on that!
Fender Player Stratocaster The Fender Stratocaster has long been the choice for artists throughout the years, but this one with a bolt-on neck and maple fingerboard will provide the sound you're looking for. It's got a punchy mid-range and crystal-clear articulation, and its 2-point tremolo design has smoother travel, giving you excellent tuning stability. Before you know it, you'll have an army of people by your side, appreciating your guidance towards renewal and clarity.
Squier Classic Vibe Stratocaster It's easy to see why this guitar shares the name of the more illustrious and well-known Fender that we've just mentioned, as it does share some similar qualities. However, for an instrument that is around half the price of the Fender, it's to be expected the sound isn't quite as rounded. However, you shouldn't be put off because it's a fantastic guitar to get you started. Remember, we're here to inspire you, so if you're just starting your journey into music and need a little direction, then take a listen at our catalog.