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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.
How to choose the right audio and recording equipment for your home studio or mobile rig to match your ambitions, budget and music.
What to look for when choosing an acoustic or acoustic-electric guitar that matches your musical style, your budget and skill level.
We take a closer look at some of our most popular aftermarket humbucker guitar pickups.
Need help choosing the best strings for your acoustic guitar? Let the experts at Musician's Friend help!
Need help 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.
From affordable starter pianos and MIDI controllers to sophisticated synthesizers and keyboard workstations, learn what to look for when you shop for an electronic keyboard to match your budget, music and skills.
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.
Musician's Friend helps identify the key features to look for when shopping for a beginner digital piano or electronic keyboard.
A buying guide for choosing the right cymbals to match your drum kit, music and budget