It sounds like you’re looking for a balanced electric.

If you’re looking for an overall versatile electric that can dabble in just about anything, you want something balanced.

We’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite electric guitars to get you started.


PRS pays incredible attention to detail. Although not the cheapest line of guitars. They are well worth the money for their versatile sound and ease to play.

  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Flamed Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Pickups: 2 PRS humbuckers

Fender Modern Telecaster Plus

This is no ordinary telecaster. The use of pine wood and most importantly the HSS pickup layout gives this guitar an incredibly versatile sound and playability.

  • Back and Sides: Pine
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Pickups: 1 Stratocaster single-coil, 1 Telecaster single-coil, 1 humbucker

(or check out another great variation on the Telecaster Here!)

Gibson Les Paul Studio 50’s Tribute

New for 2016 the LP studio 50t is built to be more traditional with classic tuning keys and pickups to have that classic Les Paul versatility.

  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Pickups: 2 490 humbuckers

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