Posts made in January 26th, 2015

Why A Brick-And-Mortar Music Store Is The Only Place To Buy An Instrument

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Blog

These days, you can buy just about anything online with a simple click of a mouse, and that modern convenience can be a great help in many scenarios. However, there are some things that just shouldn’t be bought online, and one big category that should be kept to in-person shopping is buying a musical instrument. Moreover, just any store won’t do, but a dedicated music store will be incredibly helpful in choosing a first instrument or expanding your collection of any type.  Trust Your Gut No matter how wonderful the online, 6 sentence description sounds, nothing can replace sitting down with a guitar, violin or trumpet and putting it through its paces before you decide to buy. Many online retailers only use a manufacturer-supplied photo, as well, meaning that what you’re looking at on a computer screen can be a variation of what you receive in the mail a few weeks after paying. This possibility, along with the arduous task of returning the instrument via mail if it’s not what you wanted, makes buying online a huge risk.  A Professional Touch Perhaps the strongest argument for buying directly from a music store is that there are professionals there who are well-versed in not only the instruments they sell, but...

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