How to choose the right trombone to match your skill, music and budget
Music Instrument Buying Guides
Overwhelmed by the mindboggling array of music gear out there today? Dazed by all the specs, features, and technobabble? Can’t figure out if you want a guitar with active or passive pickups? Stymied over the best way to get started recording or playing live? Can’t decide what recording equipment is right for your home studio? Uncertain what guitar amp is the right fit for your music and budget? You’ve arrived at the place to get the answers you need. We’ll help you choose the music gear and instruments that makes sense for your style and budget with straightforward, no-B.S. information you can count on.
Revolutionizing Rock, Blues, Funk, and Country Since 1954.
The Fender Stratocaster is among the most iconic electric guitars to have ever been produced, and it’s been a major influence on the sounds of modern music. Since it’s introduction in 1954, the Strat has been featured on countless recordings, and played by rock, punk, jazz, blues, soul, R&B, and country artists the world over. During its six-decade history, the Stratocaster has consistently been one of the most popular (and copied) guitars in production.
5 rock guitars that have starred in some of this century's biggest comebacks.
Are you a potential J Bass or P Bass player? We’ll help you sort out the differences.
A look at some of our most popular aftermarket humbucking guitar pickups.
Mouthpieces exert a huge impact on your instrument’s tone and playability. Learn how to choose one to match your music, budget and skill level.
Finding the Gibson or Epiphone LP That’s Right for You and Your Budget
First, we’ll put the Les Paul in its historical context, then we’ll walk you through the many models available today. Use this guide to pinpoint the Les Paul that matches up with your music, your style, and your budget.
The things to consider when shopping for an amp for your digital piano, synthesizer, organ or other electronic keyboards.
Find the right electric guitar for grinding out those extreme heavy metal tones.
No models or digital forgeries—just 100% pure, unadulterated Marshall!