Buying Guides

Need help deciding on the perfect instrument or audio gear? Check out our buying guides below.


Ukulele Buying Guide

Soprano or concert? Tenor or baritone? Find out more about buying your first ukulele


Acoustic Guitar Buying Guide

Important factors to consider when buying your first acoustic guitar


Steel Strings vs. Nylon Strings

Find out the difference between classical (nylon string) and acoustic (steel string) guitars


Digital Piano & Keyboard Buying Guide

What to look for when buying your first digital keyboard or synthesizer.

Microphone Buying Guide

Microphone Buying Guide

How to choose the right microphone for your recording needs.


USB Microphone Buying Guide

All about USB microphones for home recording


Violin Sizes & Types

What to keep in mind when buying your first acoustic or electric violin.