Category: Buying Stuff

The 7 Best Crash Cymbals of 2018 – Sizzlin’ Crash For Your Cash!!

“BOOOOooooooossssshhhhhhhhh!!!” “KkWEEEEEEEeeeeeeeessssshhhhh!!” “TTSSSSSsssssssssssssssssshhhh!!!!!!” Ahhh, the sweet sound of dramatic, alloyed, rhythmic accents; in other words… bring on the CRASH CYMBALS!! “This is How We Dooo It…” At the start of every year, I like to scan a panoramic view of the music instrument industry and give to you the best options I can find, in Read More

Gifts For Musicians – Make The Yuletide PLAY!!

Every Christmas the same uncertainty surfaces about my musician friends: “I know she’s into music, but… what do I get her??!” “You’re a musician too – what can I get him that he’d like??” Well, those are excellent questions, so here are hand-picked,  tried-and-true ‘perfect gifts’ for your melody- makers. They’re not only going to like Read More

Cool Stuff to Buy – a ‘Sax In the Hands’ Metaphysical Meandering

Today, I purchased a new mic pre. Yep. I’ve been G.A.S.-ing for it for the last month (at least!) and after carefully cross-examining it with other options online, I pushed the button this morning, which just proves, for the hundredth time, that in any given month, week, day, hour, minute, second…..there’s a lot of cool Read More

How to Score Black Friday Musical Instruments – the ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ Way!

Is there ever a day more akin to Christmas to G.A.S. sufferers than Black Friday?? What opportunities!! What inspirations!! What a sudden glut of zeros on our bank account statement!! So let your love affair begin, and let these tips get you ready to…put a ring on it!! “Who Do Ya Love? Now Who Do Read More

Discount Music Gear – A ‘One Man’s Trash’ Story

  Every once in a while, when G.A.S. hits ya hard, you find that, well, there’s just not as much bread in the bread box as you need to scratch that screaming itch. I teach students music out of my studio and, since many of them are still in school, they often have little (to Read More

How to buy music gear online – Getting Gear Lust Satisfaction NOW!”

In light of the many, many ways we are daily inundated with music gear pictures, ads videos and the like, it’s absolutely harder than ever to keep serious G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome!) from bubbling up and over. Only the loud survive, which is of course why so many (including YOU, apparently) want to know how Read More