Instruments, Equipment & Software

Essential information about buying, selling, operating, and maintaining the music gear you need to reach your goals. Making informed investments is critical for success as a musician.

Classic Olympic White Fender Jazz Bass

What Is the Best Bass Guitar of All Time?

With so many great basses, like the Music Man StingRay, Gibson Thunderbird, and Rickenbacker 4001, it's hard to pick just one. But for over 60 years one name has been a go-to choice for bassists worldwide, praised for its versatility, comfort, and iconic tone since 1960. What bass is it?

DJ Laptop Computer

How to Clean Your Laptop

A musician's computer can get dirty, fast! Especially if using it to perform live. But cleaning them doesn’t have to be hard. You only need a few tools, and a little time to keep it clean and efficient.