Afraid of commitment? Musicorp Australia lets you test-drive new instruments before you buy

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Afraid of commitment? Musicorp Australia lets you test-drive new instruments before you buy

Words by Juliette Salom

Whether it’s a guitar or a trombone, an instrument is an investment. Musicorp helps you make sure you’re 100% sure before you commit.

Like any master of any trade, it’s no different when it comes to music that you want to make sure your tools are the sharpest in the shed. Finding the perfect fit for whatever your instrument or gear of choice is has become that much easier with Musicorp Australia, a rental equipment company that works under The Polygon Group.

Musicorp have a massive sale kicking off on June 17 and running until the end of the month, discounting every single pre-loved item across the Musicorp range starting from 10% off up to 40% off. Limited stock, don’t miss out.

The same sale is also running on their sister site Cameracorp, which stocks a massive range of DSLRs, mirrorless, compact and digital video cameras, as well as lenses, lighting and accessories from all the major brands (think Canon, Nikon, Leica, Panasonic, Sony, Laowa and more).

What began in 1984 as a video rental store, Musicorp has expanded and flourished to become one of the most trusted equipment rental brands in the biz. You can browse their full range here.

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Prone to buyer’s remorse? Musicorp has you covered

It doesn’t matter anymore if you’re prone to buyer’s remorse or just want to use some gear without having to commit to owning it, Musicorp has you covered. Everything from DJ systems and amps to trumpets and drum kits, the range on offer means that every tool can be yours, either for now or, if you want, forever. The low monthly payments on rental equipment provides an accessible way of discovering which product is the right one for you and your practice – be it professional or a passion project. For newbies in music-making, it’s a great way of testing out different instruments or giving your hobby a real go before you make the investment of a purchase.

Love your rental? Make it your own

And if you do find a rental instrument that you can’t help but fall in love with, Musicorp gives you the opportunity to make it your own. You can apply to purchase the gear at any time, turning a short and sweet stint with an instrument into a forever piece. The good news is that you can have flexibility with what products you choose and how long you want them for, with the option to return after the minimum rental agreement; the great news is that there’s no ongoing account keeping fees or charges. Musicorp’s rental service provides an affordable alternative for any budding artist or touring muso.

Protect yourself and your instrument

In addition to the incredible and easy to use service on offer is the Optional Protection Plan that is available when you rent, meaning that you can protect yourself and your instrument with coverage against fire, theft, and accidental damage for just a little bit extra. There are also a range of products that allow you to choose from renting a new piece or a pre-loved piece, giving you the option to make the rental plan just that bit cheaper. The rental system also means you can stay up to date with the latest gear and try out new instruments, or swap between brands. Some of the renowned brands you can rent equipment of include Roland, Yamaha, Fender, Sony, Gibson, Ibanez, Pioneer, and heaps more.

Run by musicians, for musicians

Services like Musicorp are able to succeed so well in helping musicians rent the equipment they need because it all comes back to one thing: a company run for musicians, by musicians. One of the founding members of Musicorp, Daryl, was himself a professional musician, allowing him both the expertise of the industry and the thorough understanding of what musos want and need when it comes to sourcing equipment, as well as being able to afford it. Musicorp’s rental program helps soften the barriers of entry into your musical career by providing affordable access for musicians to begin their journey, or to assist them along the way.

A trusted brand that has garnered rave reviews from some of its hundreds of thousands of customers, it’s a comfort knowing you’re in good hands. Musicorp takes the stress away from a big, long-term investment and allows you to focus on the thing that really matters: making music. Musicorp delivers Australia-wide, as well to schools, giving you the option as a music teacher or an educational institution to provide your pupils with the perfect instruments to help them discover their passion. There’s also fast turn-around for urgent maintenance on purchase plans, meaning you don’t need to worry about waiting too long to get you back in the studio or on the stage.

Musicorp provides an ideal service for anyone and everyone looking to pick up an instrument and follow their passion through music. Easy, affordable, with fast delivery, and a terrific team that cares as much about your music-making as you do, you can put off the big purchase of your dream instrument and instead invest into finding the one that’s perfect for you. And who knows – the rental instrument might even be the next one you buy!

Interested? Find out more and browse the full range at Musicorp Australia.

This article was made in partnership with Musicorp Australia.