Musical Instrument Shops and DJ Gear in Bristol, Bristol*
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- Always better and cheaper online but has a range of shops
- Round town
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- heron music = good guitar shop. pmt is alright too a vast selection of stuff but lacks good cymbals for drums and a bit over priced. dbm is a good drum shop.
- bristol lacks good drum shops!
- Hobgoblin music's just opened on Park Street for all your acoustic/folk needs. Reverb down in the Centre is good for all your electronics and electric guitars (they have some awesome sales). Also a Bristol gem is Waghorn guitars - custom made acoustics and high quality repairs. It can be found down on the Welsh Back near the Old Duke
- On the glouster road there is a drum and guitar shop which is good.
- The Spanish Guitar centre's nice
- Hamilton Caswell is a fantastic shop for the serious classical musician. Not a rip off at all and they really know what they are talking about.
- The Guitar Centre - Gloucester Rd
- Keynsham Music, in Keynsham (!!), Bristol! Bought my Wraith there a few weeks back. Owned by a really great guy who demo'd a few licks. Recommended!
- Heron Music, Whitehall Road. Good range of budget guitars. Friendly service
- Hobgoblin, of course. Park st.
- aroundabout Sound in Cheltenham is the one to go to...they have loads of gear and vintage/rare stuff too....and there is no hard sell from the staff
- sound control is good as it stocks loads of stuff and the staff are usually very helpful. Hobgoblin is also a decent shop as is the digital village.
- I go to hobgoblin music at the bottom of parkstreet.
- The Music Box Shop - see their website http://www.musicshopdirect.co.uk A good music shop, just on the outskirts of Bristol. Really cheap strings £3.99 a set.
- Walk up Old Market Street until it runs out, there on your left is an amazing amazing guitar shop run by a mentalist. Next to a retro record shop and opposite a tattoo parlour. Ace.
- sound control, rikaxxe
- There is a little one on Christmas Steps, if you can find it. also one on the road at the top of Christmas Steps
- Not exactly musical instruments but Arena in horfield is the best for disco equipment etc
- drum bank music shops gloster road
- bristol music shop
- Cremona house on Park Row is good for stringed instruments
- Dont Bother With Sound control- sure they have a good range but they're expensive and the service is poor. For Guitars try Elecrtic Lady land on old market right next to Trinity Police station. Its small n dusty but they wont hash up your guitar when u take it in for a setup!
- Sound Control (near bus station/broadmead)
- Can't remember the name, but it's on College Green. DON'T go to Hamilton Caswell in
Perry Road, it's a rip-off.
- Drum Bank music on Gloucester Rd is the best place for drums and percussion.
- TrebleRock Music on St Michaels hill,
Michleburgh's piano shop on Stoke's Croft
- treblerock was alright, but then they closed it down...
- Treblerock Music has its own website at www.treblerockmusic.co.uk. ProMusic sadly has ceased trading. Heron music is a small shop iun Whitehall Road, a few miles east of the city centre. Bristol Musical is a small shop selling mainly secondhand gear on Cotham Brow. Electric Ladyland is part shop, part museum of guitars and gear. I hope this info is useful.
- Hobgoblin music at the bottom of Park Street
- Sound Control - Huuuge sprawling centre shop. Everthing from synths to guitars to pianos and on.... Good prices too.
- Another place to be seen at in Bristol...X-MUSIC, it has a wide range of electronic musical instruments such as keyboards, synths, midi instruments, sound modules. All with the best tecchy backup on the planet. Part of Richer Sounds I believe.
- St Michaels Hill has two well established and rival instrument shops - Treblerock and Pro Music. Both are good for Electric stuff. At the bottom of Park Street, on College Green, you will find Bristol Mucic Shop. The front is a sheet music heaven, the middle has Brass and Woodwind and the outback is a branch of Hobgoblin selling loads of more folky stuff. Christmas steps has a brass and woodwind shop. Heron Music is good for electric stuff and Electric Ladyland in Old Market is brilliant for collectable and classic old guitars.
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