How to find the right banjo to match your budget, music and skills.
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.
Confused by all the choices? We’ll help you pinpoint the right set of strings for your banjo and playing style.
Find the right electric guitar for grinding out those extreme heavy metal tones.
Choose the right drum sticks with our expert guide that explains those stick numbers and letters and the impact of various tips, woods, and shapes.
How to Choose the Gibson SG or Epiphone SG electric guitar that's right for you and your budget
Need help choosing replacement strings for your mandolin? Read on for all the info you'll need to make an informed buying decision.
For a tiny investment, a fresh set of quality strings can improve or revive your ukulele’s sound. Many lower-cost ukuleles for sale are shipped with less than optimal strings, and a better quality set can make a surprising difference in their sound. In this guide we will help you choose the set that’s right for your uke.
They may be little, but these micro-sized guitar amps have virtues far beyond their modest stature.
Are you a potential J Bass or P Bass player? We’ll help you sort out the differences.
Everything you need to know about the “mouth harp” and how to choose the right one(s) to match your music and ambitions.