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 information you can count on.

Stratocaster Buying Guide

Stratocaster Buying Guide

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A comprehensive buyer’s guide to all Fender and Squier Stratocaster series electric guitars to help you choose the best Strat model for you.

Keyboard Gift Guide

11 Gift Ideas for Keyboardists, Pianists and Synth Nerds

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Looking for a gift for a keyboardist or piano player? Here are some fantastic gift ideas to get you started!

Stocking Stuffers for Musicians

9 Stocking Stuffers And Gift Ideas For Musicians

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If you need a great gift for the musician in your life, you'll want to check out these 9 stocking stuffers and gift ideas for guitarists, drummers and more.

Best Keyboards and Pianos for Beginners

The Best Keyboards and Pianos for Beginners

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The crucial things to look for when shopping for a first piano or electronic keyboard.

Electric Guitar Strings Buying Guide

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Electric Guitar

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Need help finding the best strings for your electric guitar? Musician's Friend will help you pick the right set for you and your guitar.

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11 Great Gift Ideas for Drummers and Percussionists

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If you're searching for the perfect gift for a drummer or percussionist, you'll want to check out these 11 fantastic stocking stuffers, gift ideas, and more.

Best Guitars for Beginners

The 6 Best Beginner Acoustic Guitars and Electric Guitars

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Having trouble choosing the best starter acoustic guitar or best beginner electric guitar? Read on for the Musician's Friend guide to the Best Guitars for Beginners.

DJ Gift Guide from Musician's Friend

9 Great Gift Ideas for DJs

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Need to find a gift for a DJ? Check out these 9 great gift ideas from Musician's Friend!

Acoustic Guitar Strings Buying Guide

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Acoustic or Classical Guitar

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Need help choosing the best strings for your acoustic guitar? Let the experts at Musician's Friend help!

All The Audio Gear You Need For a House Party

The Music and Audio Gear You Need for Your House Party

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Throwing a party and not sure what audio, music and lighting gear you need? 

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