The Best Guitar Capos Of 2016

The Best Guitar Capos of 2016 There are so many capos to choose from on the market today. Read some reviews of our favorites and see what we liked and didn’t like about them. Our intention is to make your buying decision easier. In case you aren’t certain what a capo is: The capo is among the mightiest of tools.  A capo is used to raise the pitch of all the strings it lays across. For instance, playing a “G” chord without a capo will give you a “G” chord. If you put a capo across the entire 2nd fret and play that same “G” chord shape, you now have moved everything up two frets and you’re playing an “A” chord, but using the “G” fingering. This is useful for two reasons. Sometimes playing the “G” chord shape is easier. The other reason is because the top note being played is the tonic note (or the root note) instead of the fifth note in the scale, like when using an “A” shape. You can hear the difference. There are times when having the root note on top will make the most sense, especially if the melody being sung is singing the root as well. I’m sorry to have gone into a bit of music theory. My point being, the capo is a great tool! For more on understanding the...

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