How to Choose the Gibson or Epiphone SG that's right for you and your 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.
The strings on your acoustic steel string or classical guitar have a major impact on its sound and playability. If you’ve taken a look at Musician’s Friends huge assortment of guitar strings, you’ve likely realized that there’s a lot to consider in figuring out which strings are right for you and your instrument. We’ve written this guide with the details you need to find the strings that best match your guitar and playing style.
Finding an inexpensive guitar doesn’t mean you have to settle for junk. Discover the smart places to cut back on your expectations.
Lefties get left out of some of life’s simple pleasures, but not guitars. Learn everything you need to know about playing and purchasing a lefty guitar or bass.
From complete drum sets to individual snare drums, toms and bass drums, plus all the percussion accessories and learning resources, we give you the intel you need to choose the right drumming gear.
The strings on your banjo have a big influence on your instrument’s sound and playability. If you’ve explored Musician’s Friend’s dozens of different banjo string choices, you’ve likely realized there’s plenty to think about when choosing the right ones. In this guide we’ll walk you through those choices to find the strings that’ll help you produce the banjo sound you’re after while enjoying great playability.
Replacing your worn out drum heads will restore the sound of drums that have lost their punch. How to Choose Drum Heads is your expert guide to finding the right replacement drum heads to match your music and budget.
Cheap doesn’t have to mean garbage. Learn how to find a beater acoustic or electric guitar on a super-tight budget that plays well and sounds decent.
A buying to choosing the right iOS-compatible audio/MIDI interfaces, keyboard controllers, microphones, DJ gear, docks and speakers, plus iOS accessories
A buying guide for choosing the right cymbals to match your drum kit, music and budget