Buyers Guide 2017 - For Players at Every Stage of Evolution
Welcome to the Big Music Buyer’s Guide - for players at every stage of evolution. This helpful guide will aim you in the right direction to find the perfect product for your creativity. Our buyer’s guide includes acoustic, electric and bass guitars, pianos and keyboards, electronic drum kits, home recording equipment and DJ equipment.
Whether you are Starting Out, a Progressing Player or Performing Artist we can help you find exactly what you are looking for.Take me to...
- Acoustic Guitar Players
- Electric Guitar Players
- Bass Guitar Players
- Piano and Keyboard Players
- Home Recording Enthusiasts
Acoustic Guitar Players
Young kids usually prefer nylon string guitars which are softer on little fingers. Teens & adults usually prefer the tone and playability of steel string guitars that are good for strumming.
Best selling 3/4 size guitar.
Well built guitar with a narrower neck, easier for small hands.
Authentic Spanish half-size classical guitar.
Our go-to quality entry level guitar, with a solid wood top. Also available with cut-away and pick-up for amplifying your sound.
Quality solid top producing great tone from a smaller folk-sized body that fits comfortably under any arm. Also available with cut-away & pick-up for amplifying your sound.
Time to progress towards a quality solid-top or all-solid wood guitar to enhance your tones at live gigs. If you plan to amplify your sound you'll need a good acoustic amp to give you clear, crisp sound for your first gigs.
High quality solid wood face & hand made in Canada by Godin Guitars, the largest guitar maker in North America.
One of the best value guitars available...all soild wood, made in Australia, complete with hard case. Other models available with different tone woods, cut-aways & pick-ups.
With a "pre-vibrated wood face" & solid back & sides, this is a great choice for someone looking for their next step up, complete with passive pick-up & soft case.
Battery & mains powered, so you can go busking & play anywhere. It comes in a couple of versions, so you can match your power & feature requirements.
Plenty of features and great tone. With dual inputs for guitar and microphone. Perfect for small gigs.
Accomplished players seek out special instruments with the looks, tone and playability that suit their individual style and creative endeavors. Options are endless but these are a few of our favourites. If live gigs are your thing it might be time to upgrade to a bigger amp or a portable PA with more inputs and onboard effects.
For many the ultimate acoustic with rich bottom-end tones & clear highs.
Equipped with one of the best acoustic pick-ups and a variety of tone woods to customize your sound & look. A very Australian guitar.
Available in both dreadnought & Maton's smaller 808 body sizes. A beautiful guitar from Australia's most asked for brand.
For those who are looking for a darker, more mellow tone, it's hard to find a better guitar than the all mahogany Martin 15-Series.
With integral mic pre-amp & 2nd separate instrument channel, you're all set for a solo gig. Add a small mixing console & even a 2nd DBR12 Powered Speakers & the band can join you.
An all in one 400 watt PA with two speakers & a detachable 8-channel (4 mic pre-amp) mixer.
Now you're ready to start practicing as a performer, singing & playing together. As a solo performer, you'll be able to sound like a band & fill out the sound of your performances.
Electric Guitar Players
Electric guitars are often overlooked by beginners but are in fact great to learn on, with a narrower neck and easier to press down strings than most acoustic. Plug headphones into your amp and practice as loud as you like while your parents / neighbours enjoy silence! Plus they look really cool.
Time to upgrade to your next guitar and explore a new range of tones. If you already have a Strat, try a Les Paul or vice versa. Or maybe a Gretsch Hollowbody or a PRS. There's a world of different guitar types and tones out there!
If you're starting to perform you'll need a valve amp to sound great at gigs. No need to go overboard with a massive Marshall stack, just something with a bit of grunt. Lower wattage amps are great for getting the best sound out of the valves.
Smaller version of the popular DSL range - 2 classic Marshall tones in a to go package. Low wattage to get those power tubes (think tone) cooking!
Classic Vox tone - dirty or clean this is a classic amp used on some of the very best guitar songs of all time.
Very versatile all valve amplifier, in a compact packages that pushes out a lot of punch. Think of it as 3 amps in one!
Your guitar collection won't be complete without an authentic US made guitar from the world's best manufacturers. The choice will be very personal, but here's a few classics.
There's an endless range of pedals and effects to explore a world of tones, or just buy the one that has them all, the Line 6 Helix.
Bass Guitar Players
Leo Fender invented the electric bass so you can't go past a Fender-designed Squier Bass pack for your first bass guitar rig. For kids, try a short-scale bass for greater comfort and easier reach along the length of the neck.
Time to move up to an authentic Fender bass guitar.
When you're playing turns to creating and exploring the full potential of your bass, you'll need an instrument that brings out your best.
Piano and Keyboard Players
Keyboards are lightweight, easy to carry and have loads of different voices and style to explore. Pianos are simpler and offer a more authentic feel and piano. The choice is yours!
Stepping up in quality gives you improved feel, more voices and features to explore and higher quality in-built speakers.
Top end keyboards and pianos offer even more refinement, more features and more possibilities for exploring your creativity.
Electronic drum kits are perfect for practice and can be played loud through speakers or silently through headphones.
As you practice and start to perform on your kit you'll need a more authentic feel and sound.
At the top end of the range you'll be blown away by the extensive sounds and ultra-realistic feel of the latest digital drum kits.
Home Recording Enthusiasts
Home recording and electronic music production is exploding in popularity with so many smart, easy to use and affordable tools available.
Take your home studio to the next level with this bundle of pro audio tools.
Incorporate electronic music into your live performances on any instrument, or kick start your DJ career with these live production tools.