About Us

Welcome to Pick Up The Guitar, a free online resource for guitarists and music lovers! We’ve written hundreds of articles, guides, lessons and reviews for you to explore and enjoy. Pick Up The Guitar is created by professional musicians, Ollie, Rich and Dipanshu. After achieving BA Hons Music Degrees in 2009, we’ve each gone on to enjoy over a decade in the music industry – teaching guitar, performing, songwriting, and publishing guitar and music resources on some of the world’s top music websites.

What is Pick Up the Guitar all about?

Here at Pick Up the Guitar, we aim to provide comprehensive and accurate information on all things guitar and music. Whether you’re a beginner just picking up the instrument for the first time, or a music lover looking to expand your knowledge, we have something for you. Guitar lessons and tips, in-depth articles about the world’s greatest music and musicians, accurate and impartial guitar reviews, or just the latest music news – we’ve got you covered.

Our Mission

We want to be the most trusted source for guitar and music-related information online. Our goal is to provide our readers with the most accurate and up-to-date content to help them get the most out of their musical journey. We hope you’ll join us on this journey and help us spread the love and knowledge of guitar music. So pick up your guitar, start strumming, and have some fun!

Ollie Collins (Founder/Owner)


Ollie Collins playing the guitar