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...
Pete and Mannie McClelland founded Hobgoblin Music in 1976, and each edition of their catalogue of weird and wonderful instruments has been eagerly anticipated by the folk music world for 40 years! ...read the full story
Definition: Resonator guitar with three 6 inch aluminium cones attached to a metal bridge. Introduction: The first type of resonator guitar available, the Tricone was originally made from metal, most often Brass, but steel was also used as were other metals. It has three 6 inch aluminium cones inside which point away from the body, each attached at the centre to a 'T' shaped lightweight metal bridge with a wooden saddle. Originally chrome plated, sometimes with etchings or sandblasted pict... Read our Resonator & Slide Guitars FAQ Page or go to the Hobgoblin Instrument Info and FAQ Menu.