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The Best Musical Instrument Stores in Toronto

Posted by Rick McGinnis / September 22, 2010

Musical Instrument Stores TorontoThe best musical instrument stores in Toronto underline a fact that's too often ignored when we try to sing the city's praises - that this is a musician's city, with a reputation that compares honourably with Chicago or San Francisco, and fitfully tugs on the hem of New York or L.A. You can find almost everything here, new or used, with the used market an ongoing testament to generations of musicians acquiring and shedding instruments, at the whims of fortune and taste.

The Church Street pawn strip's days are waning, but the city's wealth of music stores have instruments for almost anyone's wallet, and some of these shops give a sense of being curated as much as they're stocked. As voted by our readers, this cross-section of the city's music shops would equip everything from a string quartet to a bluegrass group to a black metal band.

Here are the 15 best musical instrument stores in Toronto.

Steve's Music

Steve's Music

If musical instrument shops were music festivals, Steve’s would be Monsters Of Rock. This Queen West institution is cavernous, guitars hanging in ranks like shiny, multicoloured bats, and amps of every size and wattage squatting beneath them like stalagmites. There are rooms for acoustic instruments, keyboards, drums, studio hardware and P.A.s, and even a little annex at the back for DJ gear, but at its heart lies the wild, shredding beat of a guitar solo - turned up to eleven, naturally. More »

Long & McQuade

Long & McQuade

And if Steve’s is stadium rock, Long & McQuade is a JVC Jazz Festival, with a little bit of High Voltage mixed in. Over fifty years old, L&M has branches all over the country, but its Bloor Street store is the mothership, sprawling over most of a city block, with a storefront for everything you need, and a famously generous store credit policy that’s allowed generations of musicians to play while they pay off their instrument in monthly installments. More »

Paul's Boutique

Paul's Boutique

Working the rock festival metaphor one more step would make this tiny but packed Kensington shop Bonnaroo - the sort of place you go to equip your prog-folk math rock jam band. The ghost of Church St. pawn shop legend Richmond’s Trading Post has returned to life here with a vengeance, in the front room, full of gently abused amps and affordable axes, and the keyboard-lined back room. More »

Moog Audio

Moog Audio

Fifteen years ago, I would have predicted that every music shop would have looked like Moog Audio. Along with Saved By Technology, it’s one of the only purely digital age stores in the city, selling vinyl and DJ discs alongside turntables and studio gear for the “made it on my laptop” artists out there. There are a few (pricey) amps at the front of the store, and a scant handful of guitars, which might be, to my ancient eyes, an admission that you can’t sample everything. More »

Capsule Music

Capsule Music

With a priceless view across Queen to Trinity Bellwoods Park, Capsule is a temple of twang – three cramped rooms loaded to the ceiling with guitars with f-holes or candy-apple race car finishes, and amps in battered tweed. Old classics and new retro recreations hang side by side, the gaps filled with music memorabilia from the collection of Capsule’s co-owners, twin brothers Mark and Peter Kesper. More »

The Twelfth Fret

The Twelfth Fret

Walking deeper into this Danforth shop is a trip back in time, as the electric instruments give way to acoustic guitars, then dobros, lap steels, banjos, bouzoukis, dulcimers and mandolins. The whole store is a hundred hoe-downs waiting to happen, with an inventory that should help Toronto if it decides to re-vamp its image as Nashville North. More »

Remenyi House of Music

Remenyi House of Music

Located in the city’s musical sweet spot, Remenyi stares the Royal Conservatory of Music in the face across Bloor Street, so it’s no surprise that it caters to a more classically-oriented customer, with a respectable selection of guitars, a serious string department, and lots of pianos. The store, opened here in 1959 after a family business was taken over by Hungary’s communist government, is the exclusive Steinway dealer for southwest Ontario, which is a big stinking deal in the world of expensive pianos. More »

The Sound Post

The Sound Post

An old house, tucked behind the hospitals, university and government buildings of the Discovery District, is a one-stop shop for string players. Catering to teachers, students, schools, professionals and serious amateurs, it features two floors of showrooms and repair shops over a basement full of sheet music, one of the largest selections in North America. More »

The Academy of Music

The Academy of Music

Every neighbourhood used to have a store like this – a humble but comprehensive selection of guitars, pianos, clarinets, saxes and recorders, priced to sell, with classrooms in the back or upstairs where budding virtuosi learned to wrap their fingers around Paderewski or “Lady of Spain.” This one persists, on the College strip no less, where it’ll be of some use to all the young families spending serious coin for a home near Bar Italia and Sam James. More »

George Heinl and Co.

George Heinl and Co.

The walls of the main floor showroom are covered with signed pictures going back decades – a testament to the loyalty professional customers have for this stringed instrument institution, open since 1926 and the place to go if your cherished violin, viola, cello or double bass suffers a mishap. More »

Robert Lowrey Piano Experts

Robert Lowrey Piano Experts

You’ll see Lowrey’s name on the side of grand pianos rented for professional recitals all over the city – one afternoon when I wandered the upstairs showrooms, the nine-and-a-half foot long Bösendorfer grand was away at a Ben Heppner recital. You can spend a fortune here if you want – I’d recommend the Porsche-designed Bösendorfer if you want to really impress - a steal at just $156,000 – but you can also pick up a digital piano for your apartment in the new Roland showroom. More »

Six String Garage

Six String Garage

Meiron Blackstien opened his Parkdale guitar shop in May, where he sells a modest selection of mostly affordable instruments up front, services and builds guitars in the back, and hosts classes in the basement on weekends when he isn’t playing stand-up bass with rockabilly trio Christian D and the Hangovers. On the day I visited he was eager to show off his recent projects, which included a Gretsch/Telecaster bastard child finished in a custom car colour, and a Jack Daniels bass clearly meant for a Michael Anthony fan. More »

Ring Music

Ring Music

Ring is a concise guitar shopping experience for serious players impatient with endless walls of instruments. The chaff-free selection is boiled down to the basics – playable models by big brands like Fender, Martin and Gretsch hanging next to used gems, with the amps to match and priced to sell. It’s the Cliff’s Notes of music stores, albeit one intent on not insulting your intelligence or taste. More »

Gary Armstrong Woodwinds

Gary Armstrong Woodwinds

In business for 35 years at locations all over the west end, Armstrong arrived in Parkdale a few years ago where he sells mostly clarinets and oboes, but services virtually any woodwind. The 3,000-plus customers in his database include many of the city’s top professionals, like jazz saxophonist Jane Bunnett, who took Armstrong to Cuba a few years ago where he donated his labour servicing students’ battered instruments. More »

Musideum

Musideum

With its careful displays and dramatic lighting, it’s easy to forget that this is a store, and that the exotic instruments – kotos and koras, shenais, santurs, tablas, hurdy-gurdies, zithers and shofars – are for sale. Most people wouldn’t know how to pick up many of these instruments, never mind play them, but the mind practically swims with possibilities as you stand amidst all this wood, skin, bone and metal. If you’re feeling timid, there’s a $35 build-your-own guitar kit. More »

Discussion

56 Comments

Mr. T / September 22, 2010 at 04:07 pm
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While Moog Audio is a great store, it isn't the "the only purely digital age store" as you say.

There's also "Saved By Technology", which is a great spot too. And they've been around almost as long as synths and samplers have been.

Here's their site (but BTW, the store is better then their website is):

www.savedbytechnology.com
Phil / September 22, 2010 at 04:15 pm
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Saved By Technology is IMHO a much better choice than Moog Audio. Both moderately overpriced, but Moog has, unfortunately, uninterested, aloof even rude staff to the extent that I will no longer consider Moog Audio an option. Paul's Boutique rules this list by the way.
Mr. T replying to a comment from Phil / September 22, 2010 at 04:40 pm
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I was trying to refrain from commenting on their staff ... I was trying to take the high road ... but I couldn't agree more with you about the behavior of the staff at Moog. I too no longer shop there as a result of their employees (including a guy who I think is the manager). Oh well, so much for taking the high road.
Regina / September 22, 2010 at 04:58 pm
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Why is Remenyi here? Sounds like voters enjoy overpriced, poorly cared for instruments and accessories.
Davak / September 22, 2010 at 05:19 pm
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STEVE'S #1 !?!?!?! You've got to be kidding. The POS system is archaic and it's full of a-hole employees with too much crap attitudes. They always make it seem like such a hassle if you want to try any instruments or equipment. I avoid that place like the plague.
rick mcginnis replying to a comment from Davak / September 22, 2010 at 05:23 pm
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As voted by our readers, Davak. If you want to take it up with them, you'll have to set up an appointment or something ...
hellebelle / September 22, 2010 at 05:59 pm
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gary armstrong is the bomb for woodwinds. the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, and have done minor repairs to my clarinet for free! also a good place to shop for used instruments.
EL / September 22, 2010 at 06:33 pm
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Capsule Music has extremely BAD ATTITUDE. Nice guitars though. Sadly, due to the rude people that work there I will never buy a guitar from them or recommend someone to buy from them. What a shame. THEY BETTER GET THEIR SH*T TOGETHER!
warmflash / September 22, 2010 at 07:25 pm
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You forgot Club Bass.

http://www.clubbass.ca/

Fantastic.
Mr. Tunes / September 22, 2010 at 07:30 pm
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I find it funny that Steve's is glorified here, and that Saved is left off the list. I guess any time you make a Best Of list you're going to get some critique like this. But 15 and no Saved By? Glad Musideum made it though

As for the Moog staff I disagree. I think it's hard these days to strike the right balance because people are tired of over bearing staff these days. Moog has the best gear in my opinion. The essential production and dj gear but then they also have the boutique. If I'm not walking out with a toy I'm leaving with a new CD from slinky usually
Mr. Tunes replying to a comment from Regina / September 22, 2010 at 07:33 pm
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Agreed if remeny makes the list then it should be cut down to 10 best stores
bloo / September 22, 2010 at 09:08 pm
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ok. it may not be in toronto proper but cosmo music in richmond hill should at least get some honourable mention!

http://www.cosmomusic.ca
Daryl replying to a comment from bloo / September 22, 2010 at 09:22 pm
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What's a richmond hill? :)
david / September 22, 2010 at 10:43 pm
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i've had excellent luck getting specialty/rare special-order bits from JustDrums; the main man at Encore Music Exchange is cool, and Scarboro Music has a very well-stocked drum/parts department as well

not to be overlooked, says i
David / September 23, 2010 at 01:37 am
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About Remenyi: if I understood my friend correctly, it's one of the very few places in town for harpists. As the article mentioned, no other choice if you're a Steinway piano fan. I bought a viola from Remenyi, and I was very happy with all the help they gave me, including hours after hours of trying out different bows -- I tried no less than 30 of them. No, I don't work for them.

Why does it really matter if a particular store is ranked #1? I go to L&M for winds, keyboards and PA rentals, Gary Armstrong for maintaining my Buffet R13 Vintage, Remenyi for strings, Sound Post for string rentals, and sometimes I drop by Steve's, St. John's and Harknett. Music's supposed to keep your mind open, not close them. $5 says those negative posters support Rob Ford.
Alex / September 23, 2010 at 09:09 am
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Here here to David!

We all have our preferences, but as long as they're helping us make music, who cares.
Poppy Nogood / September 23, 2010 at 10:19 am
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I have to agree about the staff at Moog. I'm actually a little relieved to hear that others have had bad experiences there because I was beginning to think it was just me.

I often visit Moog with my partner who ambles around trying not to look too bored while I look at gear. While it's pretty rare that anyone asks if any help is needed, invariably if someone gets the staffs attention it's my bored boyfriend. These guys really can't fathom that women might make music too?

That said, I've had GREAT experiences in Montreal where they seem thrilled to help a lady out.
Carly replying to a comment from Poppy Nogood / September 23, 2010 at 02:19 pm
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I've encountered some really fantastic staff at Moog. I've also encountered some less than stellar staff there, too, which is a shame.

Also, the way a lot of music stores treat lady customers is one of my biggest pet peeves. I recently went into a large music store, and left really annoyed. First, while we were looking at a new Roland synth, the salesman came up and said, "Pretty interesting, eh?" in a way that you might talk to a 5 year old. Then, while looking at mixing boards and recording gear, another one says, "You girls are singers, yeah? Come check out the nice microphones we have." Yes, I'm a singer. I'm also a recording engineer and electronic music-maker. BLARGH.
Regina / September 23, 2010 at 03:42 pm
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The harps on display at Remenyi are awful poorly taken care of. Harpists are far better off renting a used one until they can afford something new.

Remenyi isn't helping anyone in anything, they're here to SELL. Harps aren't cheap and shopping for them should be like shopping for an investment, not a pair of shoes.
August Murphy-King / September 26, 2010 at 02:57 pm
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How does Moog get on here and not SBT? Not to mention the fact that on alot of pro gear - monitors, interfaces, cans etc etc - SBT actually beats the price at L&M and Steve's and Moog. Not to mention the fact that, as someone's already pointed out, they've been in the synth/computer music world pretty much since the world itself has been around.

And Steve's? Most overrated store in the city. The staff are way to cool for school, and I find generally lacking in knowledge. Give me L&M over those guys any day.
Nick Storring / September 30, 2010 at 10:39 am
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I gotta admit that I'm a little shocked to see that a publication that supposedly represents Toronto (in all its diversity) would use the term "exotic instruments." Especially amidst the controversy about Ford using the word "Orientals."

Not to be a PC-thug but santurs, tabla and shenais are pretty far from "exotic" if you're part of sizeable South Asian community in Toronto (and it depends on the sort of santur, too... if you're Iranian they may be rather "mundane" to you as well.)
rick mcginnis replying to a comment from Nick Storring / September 30, 2010 at 11:17 am
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No offense, Nick, but I think you have turned your PC antenna a little bit high. I also included zithers and hurdy-gurdies (anglo Europe) as well as a shofar (Jewish) on the list, which sort of spoils your Ford-inspired recoil. "Exotic" (def: intriguingly unusual or different; excitingly strange) is certainly the right word to use in the context of a list that's dominated by guitars and pianos and the staples of the European orchestral and chamber traditions. In any case, what does Rob Ford have to do with this, anyway?
Nick Storring / September 30, 2010 at 11:33 am
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I know what you mean and I understand the innocent intention behind the use of the word. I actually would love to see that word be reappropriated to mean how you've defined it.

The thing is "intriguingly unusual or different; excitingly strange" to WHOM?

As for my allusion to Ford, I was just saying that Ford had people incensed about his use of a similarly loaded word: Oriental. It basically just means "eastern" too but has a really fraught history.
Mr. Tunes replying to a comment from Nick Storring / September 30, 2010 at 11:50 am
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c'mon this discussion is going nowhere. as someone who loves world music i am fine with this description and am just happy the store made it on the list. now it's going into this strange Ford-esque territory for no reason :/
rick mcginnis replying to a comment from Nick Storring / September 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm
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The word has meanings - I used the one most appropriate, regardless of of how it's supposedly been 'appropriated.'

But I'm confident that almost everything in the Musideum would seem "exotic" - regardless of your definition - to most people, including me, a (bad) guitarist who's spent many years listening to Arabic taqsim, but probably also to a lot of second and third-generation people from South Asian or Middle Eastern backgrounds, many of whom have grown up listening to techno or metal. Even Bollywood uses sampled sitars and programmed tablas these days.
Nick Storring / September 30, 2010 at 12:23 pm
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I see what you're driving at and part of me is inclined to agree. I've used that word on my blog too, but framed it in certain terms. I don't like that it's become a dirty word either and my comment was not intended to point the finger and call you a racist or something nasty like that.

I know what you mean too that you don't actually get a chance to see all of that awesome gear in one place usually. It is a pretty unfamiliar sight in that regard too...

I guess it's interesting how for some of the aforementioned second-gen kids growing up on metal that given their own contexts that that metal & techno music, while being familiar amongst peers is perhaps in it's own way "exotic" to them. And returning to your earlier remark, putting anglo-european instruments from "our" folk 'past' and Jewish instruments, only upholds the fraught image of exoticism, as it takes antiquated stuff from "our" past and places it alongside instruments that are still part of a living tradition: Indian classical music, Iranian classical music.

And this is what I'm driving at, I'm still convinced that the word exotic, because of what it has become creates a slippery slope...

And yes I'm really happy, Mr. Tunes that it made it on the list too and that readers of BlogTO are taking note! But... I never said someone is a foe to "world music"... There's another questionable term right there, but I'm not interested in starting a massive debate here.
Ryan / October 4, 2010 at 05:25 pm
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I guess the Six String Garage got lower down on the voters list because it's pretty new. But it's my new favourite. ZERO attitude. The same guy is there (owner?) every time I've gone, and I never feel like i'm some sort of leper when all I want to do is look around. I'm saving up for a custom, and this is where i'll get it.

STEVE'S = jerks. basically the WalMart of music shops
CAPSULE = jerks. but nice guitars there.
MOOG = ???
PAUL'S BOUTIQUE = 2nd fav.
Chris / October 11, 2010 at 04:41 pm
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I'm going to also wonder about the Remenyi hate. I bout my last violin there, and they spent a lot of time making sure I got the right instrument. They also gave me a bunch of cash off since I was only in town for one day. I've gone back for strings and they've given me a good education as well.

@ REGINA: I have to ask about your hate because Remyni is here only to sell. Remenyi and every other place here is a store. Of course they're here to sell, that's their entire reason for existing.
Andreas / October 25, 2010 at 12:29 pm
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I just bought a guitar pedal at Moog, the guy who came from downstairs to answer questions was very helpful and knowledgeable. But the two staff in the front were aloof and barely acknowledged me. They were too busy sitting there and doing nothing, apparently. If it wasn't for the other guy, I probably would have walked out. And I agree with L&M over Steve's, at least the staff at the Bloor St. store go out of their way to ask if you need help.
matt / November 10, 2010 at 04:49 am
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Would anyone be able to recommend the best place for a tune up to a Ramirez classical guitar? I am newer to Toronto and I am looking for a place that Really knows what they are doing. Any advice is much appreciated!
rick mcginnis replying to a comment from matt / November 10, 2010 at 06:29 am
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Matt - since they specialize in acoustic instruments, I'd say Twelfth Fret, but L&M are supposed to have good guitar techs as well. If you wanted to splash out some serious money, I'd also say Heinl.
matt replying to a comment from rick mcginnis / November 10, 2010 at 08:21 pm
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Thanks Rick! I'll check out Twelfth Fret.
Hugh / October 15, 2011 at 06:43 pm
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L&M is waay better. The problem with Steve's is the commissioned sales help. I haven't even decided if I like the colour of the guitar yet and buddy is trying to wrap the sale, pushing actually to the point I just say thanks but no thanks and leave. The guys at Mcquades leave you the hell alone while you try something out. If I'm dropping large bucks I want the time to assess the situation, not fend off Future shop type salesmen.........
Mateus / November 18, 2011 at 08:25 am
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Guys, where can I buy fender or musicman basses at good price?
Alex replying to a comment from Mateus / November 22, 2011 at 03:01 pm
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I recently went shopping at Dave Snider's Music Centre for a guitar, and they had a used fender for $300, I don't know if that is a good price since I've only just bought my first guitar. Anyway, if the fender is still there you could check it out.

I love Snider's, they give great lessons and the staff are always so helpful. They sell instruments too, but maybe not as much as these other stores so I guess that's why they weren't on this list. They have a huge collection of music books too.
Serge / November 26, 2011 at 02:12 am
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Hey, Webmaster, where is Cosmo Music store on your list? It is the largest in North America! (????)
KidM / December 10, 2011 at 04:40 pm
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Can anyone direct me to a good place to get an inexpensive viola or an inexpensive flute? I used to play music all the time and I find myself missing that part of my life. However, I'm in school and money isn't solid right now. I was thinking of renting from Sound Post because their rates are low and you can rent-to-own. Any thoughts?
Erik / January 19, 2012 at 12:44 pm
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pauls boutique charges way to much for used and abused gear. I can find the same gear thats been better cared for at plenty of other places, but its sad that paul's is the only store of its kind in toronto, and can charge such high prices.

its also pathetic that Toronto, being the music industry capital of canada, (even north america in some respects), and there is no store with a good selection of in store pro audio gear, especially decent quality microphones and outboard gear etc... (neumann, cranesong, neve, Manley, some vintage gear, and TAPE! nobody has that stuff anymore! other than Tele-Tech in Markham, i love that store, and they have amazing selection and amazing prices)
ConradM / June 2, 2012 at 10:09 am
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Long and McQuade forever!
Vesna / August 9, 2012 at 10:54 am
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Hello,

I would need some help how to choose a classic guitar for my daughter's 10th birthday, where I can buy it and for how much.

Thanks.

COSPLAY / September 26, 2012 at 11:23 pm
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i've had excellent luck getting specialty/rare special-order bits from JustDrums; the main man at Encore Music Exchange is cool, and Scarboro Music has a very well-stocked drum/parts department as well
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Dean Dimebag Razorback Two-Tone Electric Guitar...................$400usd
Dean Dave Mustaine VMNT Angel of Deth Electric Guitar........$480usd
Dean Dave Mustaine V USA Limited Signature Electric Guitar..$1100usd
Dean Dimebag Razorback Slime Bumblebee Electric Guitar........$400usd
Dean Dimebag Dixie Rebel Electric Guitar.............$320usd
Dean
The Dean From Hell CFH Electric Guitar......$300usd
Dean Razorback V 255 Electric Guitar.....................$450usd
Dean Dime Shadow ML Electric Guitar...................$200usd
Dean Razorback 7 255 7-String Electric Guitar.......$500usd
Dean Razorback DB Electric Guitar........................$150usd





Bb CLARINET:
SELMER Clarinet in Bb - SIGNATURE..............$1600usd
SELMER Clarinet in Bb - SAINT LOUIS.............$1200usd
SELMER Clarinet in Bb - ODYSSÉE................$900usd

LeBLANC Bb Clarinet - SONATA 1020 S............$600usd
LeBLANC Bb Clarinet- OPUS II 1191 S............$1500USD
LeBLANC Bb Clarinet - ESPRIT 1040..............$900USD
LeBLANC Bb Clarinet - CONCERTO II 2002..........$1000USD

BUFFET Bb Clarinet - TOSCA.....................$2000USD
BUFFET Bb Clarinet - RC PRESTIGE...............$1500usd
BUFFET Bb Clarinet - RC........................$800usd
BUFFET BbClarinet - R13 PRESTIGE..............$1500usd
BUFFET Bb Clarinet - R13........................$900usd
BUFFET Bb Clarinet - FESTIVAL..................$1500usd
BUFFET Bb Clarinet - E13.......................$600usd

YAMAHA Bb Clarinet - YCL 450 S.................$500usd
YAMAHA Bb Clarinet - YCL 650....................$600usd
YAMAHA Bb Clarinet - YCL 450 N..................$450usd



A CLARINET:

SELMER Clarinet in A - SIGNATURE..............$140usd
SELMER Clarinet in A - SAINT LOUIS............$1200usd
SELMER Clarinet in A - ODYSSÉE................$1000usd

LeBLANC A Clarinet - OPUS II 1191............$1300usd
LeBLANC A Clarinet - ESPRIT 1040 S...........$700usd
LeBLANC A Clarinet - CONCERTO II 2002.........$900usd

BUFFET A Clarinet - TOSCA.....................$1600usd
BUFFET A Clarinet - RC PRESTIGE..............$1300usd
BUFFET A Clarinet - RC........................$1000usd
BUFFETA Clarinet - R13 PRESTIGE.............$1400usd
BUFFET A Clarinet - R13.......................$800usd

YAMAHA Bass Clarinet - YCL 622 II...........$2000usd
YAMAHA Bass Clarinet - YCL 621 II...........$1800usd
YAMAHA Bass Clarinet - YCL 221..............$500usd
YAMAHA Alto Clarinet - YCL 631 II............$1700usd

SELMER Clarinet - Contra Bass - Model 28.....$4000usd
SELMER Clarinet - Contra Alto - Model 26.....$2500usd
SELMER Clarinet - Bass - PRIVILEGE to Low Eb.$1500usd
SELMER Clarinet - Bass - PRIVILEGE to Low C..$2300usd
SELMER Clarinet - Alto - Model 19 A..........$1800usd

LeBLANC Bass Clarinet - ESPRIT 160...........$900usd
LeBLANC Bass Clarinet - 430..................$1700usd
LeBLANC Bass Clarinet - 425...................$1600usd
LeBLANC Bass Clarinet - 330..................$1700usd
LeBLANC Bass Clarinet - 325..................$1300usd
LeBLANC Alto Clarinet - ESPRIT155...........$950usd
LeBLANC Alto Clarinet - 300S..................$1000usd

BUFFET Contra Alto Clarinet - PRESTIGE 1553....$3000usd
BUFFET Bass Klarinet - 1193 PRESTIGE to low C..$2000usd
BUFFET Alto Clarinet - PRESTIGE 1503...........$1300usd
BUFFET Bass Clarinet - 1183 PRESTIGE to low Eb.$1250usd

TRUMPET LIST:
YAMAHA Trumpet - YTR 8345 GS..................$600usd
YAMAHA Trumpet - YTR 8345 G...................$500usd
YAMAHA Trumpet - YTR 8345....................$500usd
YAMAHA Trumpet - YTR 8335 S..................$510usd
YAMAHA Trumpet - YTR 8335 RGS................$520usd
YAMAHA Trumpet - YTR 8335 GS..................$550usd
YAMAHA Trumpet - YTR 8335 G..................$500usd


SCHILKE Trumpet - Piccolo - P5-4 MA..........$800usd
SCHILKE Trumpet - Piccolo - P5-4BG..........$800usd
SCHILKE Trumpet - Piccolo - P5-4..............$750usd
SCHILKE Trumpet - C Series....................$600usd
SCHILKE Trumpet - Bb - X Series...............$600usd
SCHILKE Trumpet - Bb - S Series..............$600usd
SCHILKE Trumpet - Bb - B Series..............$600usd


BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS - Sterling Silver Bell..$700usd
BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS - Silver Plated.........$600usd
BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS - LR - Sterling Bell....$700usd
BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS - LR - Silver Plated....$600usd
BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS - LR - Gold Lacquer.....$580usd
BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS - LR - Gold Brass Bell..$650usd
BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS - Lightweight - SilverPlated...$700usd
BACH Trumpet - STRADIVARIUS -Lightweight - GoldLacquered..$600usd

KEYBOARD::
Yamaha Motif XS8 88-Key Keyboard.........$900usd
Yamaha Tyros2 61-Key Keyboard.............$850usd
Korg Triton Extreme 76-Key Keyboard.......$550usd
Korg TR88 88-Key Keyboard.....................$600usd
Yamaha PSR-OR700 61-Key Portable.........$450usd
Yamaha Tyros2 61-Key Keyboard Workstation.$850usd
Yamaha Motif XS7 76-Key Keyboard..........$700usd
Yamaha PSR-S700 61-Key Portable............$350usd
Yamaha MO6 61-Key Synthesizer...............$400usd
Yamaha S90ES 88-Key Synthesizer..............$440usd

Yamaha CP300 88-Key Digital Piano...........$700usd
Suzuki 10 Student SP-47 Keyboard
Lab.......$950usd
Suzuki 5 Student SP-47 Keyboard Lab..........$650usd

GUITAR:
Gibson Custom Shop 1968 Les Paul.............$1900USD
Gibson Custom Shop 1960 Les Paul VOS.............$900USD
Fender American Deluxe Jazz 3-tone........$480USD
Fender Classic Series '50s.....................$389usd
Fender Yngwie Malmsteen.......................$500usd
Martin D-28 Authentic 1937............$6200USD
Fender American Deluxe Jazz 3-tone.....$550usd
Martin 000-28 EC Eric Clapton Signature.......$900usd
Martin D-16GT Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar.....$380usd
Martin 000-15 Auditorium Acoustic..............$230usd
Martin 000-18 Golden Era 1937.....................$1000usd
Martin D-16GT Dreadnought...........................$330usd
Martin OM-21 Special Acoustic.....................$800usd
Martin HD-28VE Acoustic-Electric Guitar........$1200usd
Epiphone G-1275 Custom Double-Neck Electric Guitar....$350usd
Peavey
Bandit 112 TransTube Guitar.............................$120usd
Traben Bootsy Star Electric Bass Guitar.......................$$650usd
Schecter Synyster Standard Electric............................$320usd
DiPinto Galaxie 4 Electric Guitar Pink........................$220usd

AMPLIFIER::
Ampeg SVT CL Classic Bass............................$750usd
QSC Audio RMX 5050 Power............................$700usd
Rockford Fosgate T40001BD 4000 Watt Monoblock Car.....$1000usd
Fender Princeton Recording Amplifier................$400usd
JL Audio 5005 5-Channel D............................$220usd
Denon PMA2000 IVR Stereo Amplifier..................$440usd
Niles SI1230 30 Watt 12-Channel.......................$330usd
Rockford Fosgate T40001BD 4000 Watt.............$900usd
Rockford Fosgate T20001BD 2000 Watt...............$400usd
Rockford Fosgate
T15KW..................................$5000usd
T15kW............................................................$3500usd
Alpine PDX-5 75W x 4 and 300W x 1 Car Amplifier.......$220usd
Alpine PDX-11000 1-Channel Car......................$250usd

PIANO:::

Yamaha Portable Grand YPG-625..........................$250USD
Yamaha P140 88-Key Digital Piano...........................$300usd
Yamaha CP300 88-Key Digital Piano.......................$900usd
Casio PX-110 Privia Digital Piano.......................$150usd
Roland FP-4 88-Key Digital Piano......................$550usd
Williams Overture 88 Key Digital Piano..............$180usd
M-Audio Prokeys 88 Stage Piano.......................$170usd
Roland MP-70 88-Key Digital Piano.................$600usd
Kawai MP8II Professional Stage........................$650usd
Kurzweil SP88 88-Key Digital Piano..................$330usd
Casio Privia PX-800 88-Key Digital
Piano..........$250usd
Casio AP-500 88-Key Cabinet Piano...................$350usd

DRUMSET::
Mapex Pro M 7-Piece Fusion Pop...........$400USD
Ludwig Accent CS Custom Elite Power......$300usd
Ludwig Classic Maple 4-Piece Drum..........$950usd
Roland TD-3SW V-Compact....................$320usd
Pearl Export 5-Piece Standard Drum Set With Free 10'' Tom Red
Wine.....$250usd
Mapex Saturn 6-Piece Studio Drum Set Electric Blue..........$600usd
Ludwig Accent Fab 4 4-Piece Drum Set...........$450usd
Mapex M Birch Studio 6-Piece Studio Drum Set..............$400usd
Pacific LXE Series 5-Piece Tiger Ash Red Finish Drum Set w/ Black
Hardware....$550usd
Roland TD-20S V-Pro Electronic Drum Set------------$1200usd
Roland
TD-12S V-Stage Electronic Drum Set------------$950usd
Roland TD-9SX V-Tour Electronic Drum Set ------------$900usd
Roland TD-6SW V-Tour Electronic Drum Set------------$800usd
Roland TD-3SW V-Compact Drum Set------------$450usd


MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
CAVS JB-199PM_400GB.....................$890usd
Rane TTM 57SL DJ Mixer......................$550usd
Rane TTM 57SL Performance Mixer........$600usd
AmpliVox SW905 Wireless Travel..............$650usd
Tascam DM4800 Digital
Mixer..........................$1200usd
Tascam X-48 Hard Disk Digital......................$1250usd

SAXOPHONE:::

Keilwerth SX90R Shadow
Tenor........$1500USD
Selmer Artist Series Alto Saxophone .......$900USD
Yanagisawa SC-9937 Professional Bb..........$1300USD
Selmer Paris Super Action 80 Series II.........$950USD
Yanagisawa Professional Curved............$1200USD
Keilwerth SX90R Shadow Alto...........$1150USD
Jupiter Artist 889SG Tenor Saxophone.......$700USD
Selmer Series II 55AF Eb............................$2000USD
Yamaha YTS-82ZU Professional Tenor........$1000USD
Vito 7190BA Eb Baritone Saxophone...................$1150USD
Keilwerth Professional Bass Saxophone SX90.............$4000USD





Dj Equipment.......


Here are some of our price list below

Pioneer CMX-3000 Twin CD Player...$700
Pioneer CDJ-500 CD-Player.........$500
Pioneer DJM-1000 ................$600
Pioneer DJM-800..................$500
Pioneer DJM-600 Mixer ...........$500
pioneer DJM-600-S Mixer..........$600
Pioneer DJM-909 Battle Mixer.....$600
Technics SL-1200MK2.................$600


For the inquiry or the interest contacts us today in the
direction of the company e-mail that is listed under::

Your Enquiries will be Greatly Appreciated.
unadltd / February 19, 2013 at 01:15 am
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We have in stock, the availability of the New / Latest phones ranging from ... All various models of them are brand new with the complete accessories in original factory sealed box 100% original and comes with 12 months international warranty. Our goal is to provide a top quality product in the electronics lowest cost on the Internet. We offer high quality products at very reasonable prices. In any business, and customer satisfaction is the concern of all the main supplier. and customer satisfaction we have said is the only way to get repetitive. For this reason, it is customer service by our highly trained and qualified. We would like to become your one stop shop for all needs
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Apple iPhone 64GB Cost $ 600 4S
Apple iPhone 32GB costs $ 500 4S
16 GB Apple iPhone 4S will cost $ 45,000
Apple iPhone 4G 32GB cost $ 400
Apple iPhone 4G 16GB will cost $ 350
32 GB Apple iPhone 3G S will cost $ 250
16 GB Apple iPhone 3G S will cost $ 200


New Samsung Phones
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Samsung 3G unlocked Google Nexus S $ 320
Samsung i9100 Galaxy S II Unlocked $ 400
LTE 4G Galaxy Tab .. $ 370
Samsung 4G LTE Smartphone .. $ 350
Samsung Infuse 4G .......... $ 280
Samsung Giorgio Armani Galaxy S.. $ 250
Galaxy Tab P1000 Samsung 3G GPS Unlocked $ 300 USD




Blackberry Phones
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Blackberry Bold 9900 $ 550usd
Blackberry 9670 Style: $ 250 USD
Blackberry Torch 9800 - $ 400USD
Blackberry Bold 9700 Unlocked - $ 240 USD
Blackberry Playbook Tablet 32GB - $ 600USD


Appe iPhone
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Apple Iphone 64GB wifi .............. $ 500USD
Apple iPhone 3G 64GB .....................400usd
Apple iPhone 3G 16 GB .............. 300usd
Apple iPhone 3G 32 GB ................360usd






CAMERAS
Brand New Nikon D700: $ 700 USD
New Nikon D40: $ 400USD
New Nikon D40x: $ 399
Brand New Nikon D60, $ 400 USD


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NOTE: These phones is 100% UNLOCKED and can be used with any SIM card. No activation required
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Shipping Method: FedEx / DHL / UPS


Delivery time: within 2 working days


Please contact us for more information and purchase inquiries


Your Enquiries will be Greatly Appreciated.


E-Mail: unadltd@hotmail.com
E-Mail: unadltd@gmail.com
Unad Limited.


Name: Edward Roland
Ashes / February 25, 2013 at 01:10 am
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We might be a small business,but if you want a store that knows there stuff and that will treat you right. Look no further! Tundra Music Buy/Sell/Trade Boom!
fish zhao / April 2, 2013 at 04:19 am
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Dear Sir,
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HJR / May 10, 2013 at 05:31 pm
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This list looks like it was compiled by a non-musician who performed a Google search.
プラダ バッグ / July 15, 2013 at 07:24 pm
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jeremy@ World Hand Drums / July 17, 2013 at 05:08 pm
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This is a great site. I can't wait to go back to Toronto. Look forward to future post.
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mrG / October 7, 2013 at 08:46 am
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I can tell a musician did not write this review: L&M have been the go-to people for the everyday gigging musicians since pretty much forever, they have astounding scope of inventory and a level of trust in their customers that blows away everyone else.

Other shops can match or exceed them on very niche items, like 12th fret or Remenyi or Cosmo, but those are one-of-a-kind outlets, great people and all (I've shopped at all of them) but they do only what they do best. L&M aims at a broad scope, beginner to professional, classical to rock, and largely they cover the ground with integrity. For example, L&M has a 12 month "No Lemons" guarantee even for something as simple as a sticky pad, no questions, they'll repair or replace.

Steves on the other hand, has no warrantee at all, no support, and no guarantees. It's like a fleamarket deal, you buy it, it's yours, good luck chum. Oh, if you get someone to answer the emails or return your phone calls they *will* give you the manufacturer's phone number, if they are still in business, but beyond that, forget it. That's ok for the hobby shredder who just wants a cool brand name, but not much assurance for those who make their living off the music.
Steve / October 16, 2013 at 05:05 pm
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I cant believe that Just Drums on Willowdale has not been mentioned more times by the drummers/percussionists who have read this thread. That store is outstanding. Not only does their selection,displays,merchandising and inventory blow all other drum departments out of the water (without any question) what truly keeps me going back for years now is the level of friendly service I always get. Non-commissioned sales staff + super knowledgeable ACTUAL DRUMMERS is a total winning combo. Pricing is right in line with L&M and Steve's. Honestly, for any drummer its the only spot.
jeunelle / October 28, 2013 at 01:36 pm
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where r u located in toronto..do u sell guitar case and the strap thar goes around your neck..
Oksana / December 9, 2013 at 06:48 am
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Good afternoon. I'm looking for electric violin, what do you have? I live in Ukraine, my friends are in Toronto, I want to make a gift and buy electric violin. Thank you for the answer.
PULAU TIDUNG / February 1, 2014 at 01:16 am
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The harps on display at Remenyi are awful poorly taken care of. Harpists are far better off renting a used one until they can afford something new.

Remenyi isn't helping anyone in anything, they're here to SELL. Harps aren't cheap and shopping for them should be like shopping for an investment, not a pair of shoes.

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PULAU TIDUNG / February 18, 2014 at 06:06 am
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I gotta admit that I'm a little shocked to see that a publication that supposedly represents Toronto (in all its diversity) would use the term "exotic instruments." Especially amidst the controversy about Ford using the word "Orientals."

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