Resources for Musicians

The Hub is the place to be for the critical resources musician’s need when shopping for gear and instruments. You can count on on our exclusive Buying Guides to walk you through the complexities of everything from recording equipment to live sound gear to the ins and outs of choosing the right guitar, bass, drums, or keyboard. You’ll learn all about the key features and specs and how to choose the music gear that’s right for your style and budget. The Hub’s always-expanding Hands-On Product Reviews dive deep into specific music gear and instruments to give you the perspectives of seasoned musicians. Bookmark this page and check in at The Hub whenever you feel the need for some more gear knowledge.

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Fender American Performer Mustang - Demo Video

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Curious about the sounds and specs of the new Fender American Performer Mustang electric guitar? Check out our demo video!

Gibson 2019 Electric Guitars Previewed at Summer NAMM ‘19

Gibson 2019 Guitars and Basses Unveiled

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Gibson has unveiled their latest line of Les Pauls, SGs, ES-335s, basses and more. Read on for all of the key specifications, features and demos you'll need to buy your next Gibson.

Kids Instruments Buying Guide

Kids and Classroom Instruments Buying Guide

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How to choose the right musical instruments to help your children embark on a lifetime of playing pleasure.

Headphones and Earphones Buying Guide

Headphones and Earphones Buying Guide

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What do you look for in headphones and earphones? While there are many models to choose from, your planned use should help greatly to narrow your choices.

Best Student Band Instruments for Beginners Buying Guide

Best Student Band Instruments for Beginners Buying Guide

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A quick-start parent’s guide to choosing the right trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, violin, cello or percussion instrument for your budding musician

Geoff Emerick with George Martin (Photo: Phil Dent/Getty Images)

Geoff Emerick: The Beatles’ Legendary Recording Engineer

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(Ed. Note: In light of the recent passing of legendary Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, we have republished our interview with Geoff, originally conducted around the release of his auto-biography, Here, There and Everywhere.)

SG Guitar Buying Guide

The SG Guitar Buying Guide

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How to Choose the Gibson SG or Epiphone SG electric guitar that's right for you and your budget

Beginners Guide to Buying Drums & Percussion

The Beginners Guide to Buying Drums & Percussion

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How to choose the right starter drum kit, cymbals, drum accessories or percussion instruments to bring out the best in your budding musician while maintaining your budget and sanity.

French Horn Buying Guide

French Horn Buying Guide

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How to choose the right French Horn to match your skill level, music and budget

Brass Instrument Mouthpiece Buying Guide

Brass Instrument Mouthpiece Buying Guide

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How to find the right trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn, trombone, French horn or other brass instrument mouthpiece that makes sense for your music, budget and skill level.

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