Best guitar cables 2024: recommended instrument cables for electric, acoustic and bass guitar

We guitarists spend a lot of time and money obsessing over our guitars, pedals, and amplifiers, so why don't we put as much thought into the thing that connects them all together? While it's not the most exciting aspect of being a guitar player, the best guitar cables ensure you have the best signal transfer and thus, the best tone possible.

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Richard Blenkinsop

After spending a decade in music retail, I’m now a freelance writer for Guitar World, MusicRadar, Guitar Player and Reverb, specialising in electric and acoustic guitars, bass, and almost anything else you can make a tune with. When my head’s not buried in the best of modern and vintage gear, I run a small company helping musicians with songwriting, production and performance, and I play bass in an alt-rock band.

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