Don't leave it to trial and error. With a bit of research, you can find your perfect pair of drumsticks.

27 Jun 2019 10:57

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7 Nov 2018 10:12

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15 May 2015 07:00

Shure recently discussed how guitarists can achieve great results when recording at home or in a small project studio. We took a look and picked out our favourite points.

25 Jun 2014 14:15

Recreate the Brazilian carnival atmosphere at your World Cup party with our Samba instruments.

19 Jun 2014 09:46

Many parents want to encourage their child to take up an instrument early on in life. Music can be a fun and rewarding activity for children but knowing where to start can be tricky. Here are our top picks for ideal starter instruments for children under 7.

7 May 2014 11:16

We take a look at 11 apps you may want to try...

30 Sep 2013 14:34

You've spent ages perfecting your sound and now it's time to let others hear it too. Read our 8 Tips for Putting on a Great Live Show.

9 Sep 2013 15:09

Want to get more out of your practice sessions? Take a look at our top tips from successful drum practice.

7 Aug 2013 15:25

Whether you're running a large professional PA system, a medium set up or a small karaoke night, there's a mic for you in our guide to budget vocal microphones.

24 Jul 2013 14:38

One of the most crucial things to consider when you buy a guitar is the wood it's made from, which can affect the tone you produce to varying extents.

11 Jul 2013 12:29

When you're shopping for a loudspeaker, often the specifications can seem a bit confusing! Use this guide to help you demystify common terms and find the right speaker for your needs.

24 Jun 2013 11:47

Roland's award winning music industry magazine is now available as a free app for the iPad.

8 May 2012 16:27

Learning the chords to a favourite song is a good way to get better on the guitar.

4 Feb 2011 16:32

Musicians going into the studio may want to own a pair of Fostex TH-5 headphones.

4 Feb 2011 12:28

Francis Rossi has revealed he practises playing his Fender Telecaster for two hours a day.

1 Feb 2010 11:23

A guitar player in Radiohead has advised young musicians to innovate as much as possible.

26 Jan 2010 18:45

A musician has explained why he uses the Gibson ES-335 guitar.

25 Jan 2010 11:19

Anyone getting behind a drum kit can achieve success if they have enough belief, musicians have been told.

23 Jan 2010 10:00

People starting out on the drum kit should be faithful to what interests them, it has been advised.

20 Jan 2010 16:25

Some people could find the prospect of recording an electric guitar quite daunting, but musicians and engineers in fact have many options open to them.

3 Sep 2009 16:01

One of the most essential items for a musician, engineer or producer who is recording in a home or studio is a good set of headphones.

24 Jul 2009 16:24

A trombone is one of the most popular and versatile brass instruments, featuring prominently in genres as diverse as classical and jazz. As a result, people who are buying one for the first time may wish to consider which type suits them best. It may be a relatively simple brass instrument, but it is vital for learners to make sure they get the right one.

24 Jul 2009 16:18

Musicians who enjoy genres such as jazz and classical may be keen to invest in a trumpet, as it suits both styles perfectly. But with many different types available, they may be well advised to consider a variety of factors before choosing to make an investment.

24 Jul 2009 16:11

Musicians who record at home to produce demos or professional quality recordings can build up a vast array of equipment to come up with their ideal sound. However, it is not just the instruments themselves that can determine how a recording turns out, as the engineering and production can potentially make or break a track.

26 Jun 2009 17:18