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.

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.

Resonator Guitar Buying Guide

Resonator Guitar Buying Guide

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How to choose a resonator guitar that matches your budget and music.

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Mandolin

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Mandolin

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Need help choosing replacement strings for your mandolin? Read on for all the info you'll need to make an informed buying decision.

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!

Audio Cable Buying Guide

Audio Cable Buying Guide

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How to choose the right audio equipment connectors, adapters, and cables to match your gear and budget

Banjos: How to Choose

Banjos: How to Choose

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How to find the right banjo to match your budget, music and skills.

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Banjo

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Banjo

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Confused by all the choices? We’ll help you pinpoint the right set of strings for your banjo and playing style.

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