Meet the Plextrum, a new hinged guitar pick promising the "optimal angle" for strumming

(Image credit: The Plextrum)

We’re always up for a good new guitar pick design, and the latest to pique our fingers' interest is the Plextrum.

Designed by Trevor Lewis, the new plectrum features a patent-pending hinge that promises 20 degrees of movement, enabling, according to Lewis, “the tongue to glide over the strings at an optimal angle both on the down and upstrokes to make strumming a breeze.” 

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.