Buyers Guides

In this section, you will find all the info necessary to make the purchase of a new accordion or a free-reed instrument easier. Our well-researched guides will help you select the gear and parts you are looking for. If there is a particular item you are looking for and don’t see it in this section, please send us a message. We will be happy to assist you.

  • Beautiful world of Polish Accordions: Their Melodies and Heritage

    Beautiful world of Polish Accordions: Their Melodies and Heritage

    Poland is known for a lot of things. Pope John Paul II, beautiful and historic architecture, rich folklore, and flora. Poland is also known for its accordionists, not only in folklore music but also in classical ensembles. It produced not only accordion virtuosos like Jaroslaw Bester, Wieslawa Dudkowiak, and many others but is also home…

  • Music Stars, Hollywood, and Accordions

    Music Stars, Hollywood, and Accordions

    We know their names, their songs and their images. But, a very few of us know that some of the most famous singers and musicians actually learned their first songs and music notes on an accordion. Let’s mention a few honorable legends of Rock music and Hollywood who are accordionists or have played the instrument…

  • Street Accordionists and the One-man Band Instrument

    Street Accordionists and the One-man Band Instrument

    Accordions are often played by street musicians allover the world. Not only because they are compact and easy to carry and transport but also because they can replace and mimic quite a few musical instruments which truly makes them a “one man band.” In this article we talk a bit more about street performers and…

  • Harmonium sounds and Kirtan Yoga

    Harmonium sounds and Kirtan Yoga

    The harmonium’s role in Kirtan yoga is like a bridge between the physical and spiritual realms. Its warm sound, combined with its ease of use, makes it an ideal instrument to accompany this ancient practice that has been passed down through generations. As devotees sing or chant mantras while playing the harmonium – harmony resonates…

  • Unique sound of Arabic accordion music and Maqam

    Unique sound of Arabic accordion music and Maqam

    Accordions are as popular in Arab countries as they are in Europe or any other country. Tuned to a quarter tone, Arabic accordions produce a distinct sound. Accompanied by folk string instruments, orchestras and bands from the Middle East can really captivate your hearing senses.

  • Digital accordions, are they worth the investment?

    Digital accordions, are they worth the investment?

    Synthesized music become popular in the ’80s. Electronic keyboards have shunned the accordion for a couple of decades. Digital accordions are becoming increasingly popular. When was first digital accordion made? What is the best electronic (digital) accordion on the market today? Are electronic accordions good for beginners? Let’s find answers to these questions in this…

  • Best hard and soft cases for your accordion

    Best hard and soft cases for your accordion

    You love playing your accordion and it serves you well. Whether you are a hobbyist or a pro, protecting your valuable investment should be a priority. Accordion cases come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are made from different materials. Which one suits your instrument best? Let’s find out!

  • Accordions are making a big comeback

    Accordions are making a big comeback

    Right after they started being mass-produced, accordions found their way into Opera houses, dance halls, theatres and various bands. We then got the decades of the electric guitar domination along with Rock and Roll music. But now again, the infamously underrated instrument is making a big comeback and we are excited about it!

  • Mexican Folk Music and the Accordion

    Mexican Folk Music and the Accordion

    When you think of Mexico, you most likely picture, beaches, tequila, sombreros, tacos and chihuahuas. But you can’t speak of Mexico without mentioning its folk music that is loaded with colorful accordion sounds. How did this musical instrument get to Mexico and which accordions are best for this type of music? Let’s find out!