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  1. small-business stories
    The South Bronx Music Shop That’s Surviving on Guitar SalesAfter a lengthy shutdown, Casa Amadeo, known for a vast collection of Latin records, is kept afloat by beginner musicians in their free time.
  2. celebrity shopping
    What Musician Alison Mosshart Can’t Live Without“It could be saving my life, come to think of it.”
  3. celebrity shopping
    What Musician Phoebe Bridgers Can’t Live Without“I respect the gadgetry of the vibrator world, but I want something super simple.”
  4. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need for an at-Home Recording Studio, According to Musicians“Producing in my pajamas is a blessing.”
  5. recommended by experts
    The Best (Affordable) Acoustic Guitars for Beginners, According to ExpertsEight acoustic guitars under $500, any of which will help start your journey to becoming the next Bob Dylan.
  6. cat backpack
    I Own Taylor Swift’s Cat Backpack. It’s As Life-Changing As It Looks.But does that really come as a surprise to you?
  7. please advise
    Ask Chris Black: What Are the Best Things You Bought in the 2010s?The products Chris calls his best purchases of the past ten years, plus stylish yet sturdy camera bags, and his favorite stuff for listening to music.
  8. celebrity shopping
    What Diptyque Creative Director Myriam Badault Can’t Live Without“My boys say I am a dinosaur — nobody has an iPod any more.”
  9. celebrity shopping
    What Julius Randle of the New York Knicks Can’t Live Without“Honestly, if you ask any athlete about it, I’ll guarantee you they’re going to know about it.”
  10. celebrity shopping
    What K-Pop Star Jackson Wang Can’t Live Without“My protein shake every morning is an orange, chicken breast, greens, then an apple and banana. Sounds disgusting, but it’s actually good.”
  11. recommended by experts
    The Best Harmonicas for Beginners, According to HarmonicistsMany of which are under $50.
  12. recommended by experts
    The Best Flutes for Beginners, According to ExpertsWe talked to “The Queen of the Flute.”
  13. gifts they might actually want
    15 Gifts for (Extreme) Rock-Music NerdsIncluding this year’s dip into the Dylan archives and some “vintage” Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
  14. 14 of the Best Gifts for a Music Snob Who’s Heard EverythingThey’re hard to shop for because they think they know everything.