Music Gear Buying Guides

Explore our collection of buying guides across all instrument types on Reverb.

Browsing the pages of Reverb, you'll be met with thousands of music gear listings across all instrument categories. Whether you're here searching for something specific or are waiting until the next thing catches your eye, the buying guides we've put together below are here to help.

Using the navigation bar above, click to any category to be taken to Reverb's relevant buying guides. You'll be able to find guides on topics as broad as picking the right acoustic guitar for you and as specific as a digest of all of the Tube Screamer pedals on the market and their similarities and differences.

Guitars and Basses

Compare Strats and Teles, explore acoustics, or find the perfect short-scale bass.

Effects and Pedals

Explore some of the best effects on the market and compare model iterations.

Pro Audio and Recording

Outfit your home studio or recording space with the best gear on the market.

Drums and Percussion

Find the perfect drum kit upgrade or apartment-friendly alternative.


Guitar amps, bass amps, attenuators, and more.

Synthesizers and Keyboards

Monosynths, polysynths, controllers, and more.

Band and Orchestra & Folk

From orchestral brass and woodwinds to stringed folk instruments.

Best Sellers

Check out the best-selling products on Reverb across a wide variety of gear.

Reverb Gives

Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music.

Carbon-Offset Shipping

Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments.

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