Our 40th Anniversary full colour printed Catalogue is now available! We offer you a unique range of unusual and exciting acoustic and folk instruments from all over the world at great prices. Every item has been chosen to give the best quality at each price level. So give us a call, buy here online, or visit one of our music shops, our staff are friendly and well informed. You pay the same price whether you buy online or in our shops. We do trade-ins, part exchange, appraisals and buy instruments for cash.
Hobgoblin Music was founded in 1976 by Mannie and Pete McClelland while searching for a concertina for her to play. Many other interesting instruments came to light and the search grew into a business as they discovered they were not the only ones who wanted to buy folk instruments, but couldn’t find any. read more...
(the musical, not the M20!) Some of you may know that Yiannis has recently cut down his days in the Canterbury branch from 3 to 2. One of the reasons behind this is that he is now a musical director at the Marlowe Theatre in ...read the full story
Definition: English Name for the Chilean Palo de Lluvia.
Introduction: The Rain Stick or Rainmaker is made from a straight cactus, you take off the spikes and stick them back through into the tube and insert small stones. You tip up the tube and let the tiny stones fall over the spikes to make a sprinkling rain sound. Then it rains hopefully. They can also be made from modern materials. Read our Hand Percussion FAQ Page or go to the Hobgoblin Instrument Info and FAQ Menu.