If you’ve got dreams of becoming a guitar god, but don’t know the difference between a fret and the whammy bar, today’s Rock it Out! Blog episode is required viewing. Braving the blistering cold for your personal improvement, Sami makes his way to Chicago Music Exchange to speak with store manager George Coutretsis about the best guitars for beginners. Should you go acoustic or electric for your first time? What kind of amp are you going to need to make yourself truly heard? Which of the countless guitar brands offer the biggest bang for the least amount of bucks? Take some notes and check your piggy bank because you’ll want to make a beeline for your first purchase as soon as the episode is over.