A steel string acoustic guitar is the most popular acoustic guitar on the market and is often found in pop and rock music. They have a crisp, bright tone as compared to nylon string guitars. We stock a wide range of steel-string guitars from brands including Yamaha, Faith, Fender and many more.
The most common steel-string acoustic guitar is the flat-top acoustic, all guitars produce slightly different sounds which emphasise a wide range of frequencies. These guitars are used throughout a wide range of musical genres, including pop, rock, country and more, which makes them extremely versatile.
Steel strings sound crisper and brighter than nylon strings, however, they can be a challenge to play so beginners tend to go for nylon strings. However, steel string guitars can be played with a guitar pick or by picking the strings.
A popular acoustic guitar on the market is an arch-top acoustic, they tend to have a little less volume, however, do sound clearer and more articulate. However, the most popular of them all is the dreadnought as they produce a bolder, louder and richer tone.