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Earthshaking Music

Earthshaking Music Atlanta's best music store! Earthshaking Music is the southeast's premiere independent retailer of musical and pro audio equipment and has been serving the music community for over 22 years.

With our expert staff and vast array of inventory from major and boutique manufacturers, we have everything you need to suit your musical and pro audio needs. Winner of Creative Loafing's Best of ATL "Best Musical Instruments" 10+ YEARS IN A ROW!

Operating as usual

Playing around with the new backdrop we threw together a cool GROOVE MACHINE drum kit using some in house orphan drums: ...
04/19/2022

Playing around with the new backdrop we threw together a cool GROOVE MACHINE drum kit using some in house orphan drums: USED 16x26 Grestch Bass Drum, USED 14x14 Grestch Floor Tom, NEW 8x14 Grestch Black Nickle Hammered Snare & some sweet Dream Energy Cymbals 15" Hats & 24" Ride ...

FUH-BOOM!!!

If you haven’t been in the shop in a while we have all sorts of awesome new and used gear! Including: a Rhodes Mark II, ...
04/09/2022

If you haven’t been in the shop in a while we have all sorts of awesome new and used gear! Including: a Rhodes Mark II, a 80’s @yamahadrumsofficial recording Custom shell pack and a more. Come check it out! #atlantamusic #musicgear #vintagegear #atlanta #rhodes #yamahadrums #recordingcustom #drums #guitar #bass #localmusicstore #earthshakingmusic #guitarpedals

What’s your dream backline set up look like? Here’s a few staff picks from us: A stunning @gretschdrums Catalina club in...
04/05/2022

What’s your dream backline set up look like? Here’s a few staff picks from us: A stunning @gretschdrums Catalina club in bronze sparkle, @vintageguitars_official silver burst Tele, @tagimaoficial sunburst P bass and of course some amplification from @voxamplification and @ampeg
#musicgear #atlanta #localmusicstore #vox #ampeg #gretschdrums #vintageguitars #bass #guitar #amps #drums #atlantamusic

Finally got our Bronze Sparkle Gretsch ROCK kit 13/16/24!!!SO MANY DRUMS!!!
03/16/2022

Finally got our Bronze Sparkle Gretsch ROCK kit 13/16/24!!!

SO MANY DRUMS!!!

World percussion piled all around us here at the shop!Come check it out!
03/10/2022

World percussion piled all around us here at the shop!

Come check it out!

We've got a host of wonderful NEW & USED electric guitars in the house right now including the long awaited Danelectro B...
03/09/2022

We've got a host of wonderful NEW & USED electric guitars in the house right now including the long awaited Danelectro Baritone and Danelectro Sitar!

Come see us!!!

Keyboard game is running hot right now with some excellent NEW & USED pieces on the floor!Rhodes, Yamaha, Hammond, Korg ...
02/23/2022

Keyboard game is running hot right now with some excellent NEW & USED pieces on the floor!

Rhodes, Yamaha, Hammond, Korg & more!!!

Come see us!!!

…another great day in Georgia!
02/15/2022

…another great day in Georgia!

02/14/2022

Happy Valentine’s Day! Come by and find the perfect gift for your music loving Valentine.

Some staff picked deals for ya! A used Reuther 4 piece shell pack only 289.95! A used Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor with har...
02/10/2022

Some staff picked deals for ya! A used Reuther 4 piece shell pack only 289.95! A used Epiphone Joe Pass Emperor with hardcase just $700!
Used Strymon Deco only $240.
Vintage Icon series reliced bass guitar only 599.95 last but not least a used Tone King Gremlin 5 Watt amp for $1000! Come on by and find some more deals and steals! #drums #guitar #pedalboard #bassguitar #amp

PEDAL ALERT! We have over 223 new and used pedals in stock! Including @walrusaudioeffects @earthquakerdev @ehx @way.huge...
02/01/2022

PEDAL ALERT! We have over 223 new and used pedals in stock! Including @walrusaudioeffects @earthquakerdev @ehx @way.huge.electronics and more. Come try some out!
#walrusaudio #earthquakerdevices #mxr #electroharmonix #reverb #delay #guitarpedals #effectspedals #strymon #bigmuff #geartalk #gearnerds #earthshakingmusic

We are excited to announce that Earthshaking Music is now an authorized @walrusaudioeffects dealer! We just got our firs...
01/28/2022

We are excited to announce that Earthshaking Music is now an authorized @walrusaudioeffects dealer! We just got our first shipment including the new Mako Series, Slövta reverb, and many more. Come try them out and ask Andrew, one our our resident pedal nerds about what they all do.
#walrusaudio #guitarpedals #reverb #delay #overdrive #fuzz #earthshakingmusic #atlantamusic #localmusicshop

One of our customers brought this SWEET 70s Slingerland Chrome Over Wood kit in for us to clean up and WOW!!!They are go...
01/26/2022

One of our customers brought this SWEET 70s Slingerland Chrome Over Wood kit in for us to clean up and WOW!!!

They are gorgeous & sound as good as they look!!!

Tight little pile of Aquarian essentials in today!!!Including some big ole 24" & 26" bass drum heads!!!
01/19/2022

Tight little pile of Aquarian essentials in today!!!

Including some big ole 24" & 26" bass drum heads!!!

We've got a host of super nice USED drums are from shells packs to singles & snares!!!Come hang with us!!!
01/12/2022

We've got a host of super nice USED drums are from shells packs to singles & snares!!!

Come hang with us!!!

Things are getting heavy in drum world!!!Finally some Grestch & PDP back orders have dropped & we grabbed some great kit...
12/22/2021

Things are getting heavy in drum world!!!

Finally some Grestch & PDP back orders have dropped & we grabbed some great kits from Peace Drums as well!!!

Red, green, silver or gold what would you want gifted to you? We are fully stocked new and used guitars, amps, basses, a...
12/18/2021

Red, green, silver or gold what would you want gifted to you? We are fully stocked new and used guitars, amps, basses, and more! We have perfect stocking stuffers like pedals, guitar strings, and drum sticks.Come on by and get something special for the musicians in your life this holiday season! #musicgear #earthshakingmusic

Late 90s era PEARL Export Series 3pc Shell PAck 12/16/22 in AGED Vanilla Cream Pearl Finish!!!3pc SHELL PACK w/Tom Arm &...
12/09/2021

Late 90s era PEARL Export Series 3pc Shell PAck 12/16/22 in AGED Vanilla Cream Pearl Finish!!!

3pc SHELL PACK w/Tom Arm & Floor Tom Legs (No OTHER HARDWARE Included)

$249.99!!!

Killer 2nd kit for gigging around town!!!

It’s small business Saturday! Come on by and support your local Atlanta music shop. We are stocked with new and used gui...
11/27/2021

It’s small business Saturday! Come on by and support your local Atlanta music shop. We are stocked with new and used guitars, amps, pedals, synths, interfaces, midi controllers and more.
#musicgear #vintagegear #earthquakerdevices #fenderamp #voxamps #marshallamps #orangeamplifiers #guitarpedals
#guitars #earthshakingmusic

@dreamcymbals in the house today and tomorrow! Come by the cymbal tasting and try out some prototypes. #dreamcymbals #dr...
11/20/2021

@dreamcymbals in the house today and tomorrow! Come by the cymbal tasting and try out some prototypes. #dreamcymbals #drummers #percussion #cymbals #drums #prototypes #cymbaltasting

Hey gang!!!Join us this Saturday & Sunday 11/20 & 11/21 for the DREAM Cymbal Tasting!!!There will be a massive pile of b...
11/18/2021

Hey gang!!!

Join us this Saturday & Sunday 11/20 & 11/21 for the DREAM Cymbal Tasting!!!

There will be a massive pile of bronze for us all to study on including some AMAZING Dream prototypes!!!

Some killer percussion has begun flowing back into the shop over the past week!!!Snare restocks from Gretsch, Handmade D...
11/17/2021

Some killer percussion has begun flowing back into the shop over the past week!!!

Snare restocks from Gretsch, Handmade Djembe direct from Guinea & Ghana, complete drum outfits from PDP & a pile of sweet hand percussion & drums from Meinl!!!

Come see us!!!

Don’t talk to me or my son ever again! It’s Raturday 🐀 so come by the shop we have the Rat 2 and lil’ Rats in stock! Plu...
11/13/2021

Don’t talk to me or my son ever again! It’s Raturday 🐀 so come by the shop we have the Rat 2 and lil’ Rats in stock! Plug one in in to our vintage Marshall JMP and melt some faces!
#distortionpedal #guitarpedals #pedals #marshallamps #vintagegear #marshalljmp #ratdistortion #earthshakingmusic #musicgear

Next Saturday and Sunday Nov 20&21 @dreamcymbals will be in the house with a massive collection of cymbals. Come by the ...
11/12/2021

Next Saturday and Sunday Nov 20&21 @dreamcymbals will be in the house with a massive collection of cymbals. Come by the cymbal tasting event, talk cymbals, and try out some new cymbals!
#cymbals #earthshakingmusic #dreamcymbals #cymbaltasting

Ever want to check out a beautiful vintage 80’s @gretschdrums kit with a walnut finish? We’ll now you can! Snare sold se...
11/08/2021

Ever want to check out a beautiful vintage 80’s @gretschdrums kit with a walnut finish? We’ll now you can! Snare sold separately🥁come in and try out some drums.
#vintagedrums #drums #gretschdrums #earthshakingmusic

Happy Halloween! Come check out some of our scary good staff picks today. We are LOADED with guitars, both acoustic and ...
10/31/2021

Happy Halloween! Come check out some of our scary good staff picks today. We are LOADED with guitars, both acoustic and electric - some very good deals. Come in and see.

At long last, we've built up some inventory in our guitar room. Check it out!
10/21/2021

At long last, we've built up some inventory in our guitar room. Check it out!

Drummers!!!The cymbal trees are overflowing with a tasty selection of Meinl Byzance, Zildjian A's & K's, Dream Bliss, En...
10/13/2021

Drummers!!!

The cymbal trees are overflowing with a tasty selection of Meinl Byzance, Zildjian A's & K's, Dream Bliss, Energy & Contact along with tons of great USED pieces!!!

Come see us!!!

The electric guitar room is overflowing with tasty NEW & USED guitars & amps!!!Come see us!!!
10/07/2021

The electric guitar room is overflowing with tasty NEW & USED guitars & amps!!!

Come see us!!!

The boss has decided to turn loose of his 80s USA Ludwig 5x14 Bronze Super Sensitive!!!These snares are amazing!!!
10/06/2021

The boss has decided to turn loose of his 80s USA Ludwig 5x14 Bronze Super Sensitive!!!

These snares are amazing!!!

Wow!!! Just WOW!!!From Dave's private vault we have an incredible early 80s USA Gretsch 6pc kit in Walnut stain!!! 12/13...
10/05/2021

Wow!!! Just WOW!!!

From Dave's private vault we have an incredible early 80s USA Gretsch 6pc kit in Walnut stain!!! 12/13/14/16/22 with an incredible 10 lug 6.5x14 snare!!!

This kit is beyond special ...

It's on our sales floor now!!!

We're back at it with a value added Gretsch Shell Pack Package Deal!!!IN STOCK 4pc Gretsch Catalina Club Jazz 4pc SHELL ...
09/16/2021

We're back at it with a value added Gretsch Shell Pack Package Deal!!!

IN STOCK 4pc Gretsch Catalina Club Jazz 4pc SHELL PACK in 12/14/20 & 5x14 snare with single tom holder (no other hardware or cymbals) finished in a killer Yellow Satin Flame wrap!!!

Kit will include factory batter heads along with a full set of the Evans Soundoff Practice heads

Package price: $649.99 plus tax

Hey gang!Special pricing on this IN STOCK Pdp Center Stage 10/12/14/20 w/14" snare COMPLETE KIT in Electric Green Sparkl...
09/15/2021

Hey gang!

Special pricing on this IN STOCK Pdp Center Stage 10/12/14/20 w/14" snare COMPLETE KIT in Electric Green Sparkle!!!

$424.99!!!

Includes: Throne, Cymbals Stand, Hi Hat Stand, Kick Pedal, 16" Crash Ride & 14" Hi Hats

Hello friends!We managed to get a nice security video screen capture of the car that the guitar thieves we're riding in ...
09/07/2021

Hello friends!

We managed to get a nice security video screen capture of the car that the guitar thieves we're riding in Sunday 8-22-2021.

If anyone sees this vehicles parked or driving around Atlanta please message us here or call us at the shop: 404-577-0707

Thank you!

Address

648 McDonough Blvd SE
Atlanta, GA
30315

MARTA Bus routes: 4 (Thomasville/Moreland Ave), 49 (McDonough Blvd) MARTA Train station (not super close, but the closest one): 5 Points, catch the 49 bus from here, drops you off right in front of the store.

General information

We offer music lessons in guitar, bass, harmonica, banjo, mandolin, brass and woodwinds, voice, kit and hand drums, and piano. In addition, our studio engineer Scott Trinh offers one-on-one instructional lessons in recording and live sound. We can do on-site installs, build custom sound systems for your space, and assist with recording studio set-up. Our luthier and amp tech, Eric Belt, is famous for his high quality repairs, string instrument set-ups, and custom EdamnB boutique amplifiers. Bring your string instrument or tube amp by today and get it sounding the way you want! We also offer electronic repairs for solid-state amplifiers, speakers, and pedals. Owner Dave Strohauer is an expert in drums and ethnic percussion, and we stock a wide variety of international traditional instruments. Some examples include congas, timbales, didgeridoos, sitars, ouds, djembes, doumbeks, kalimbas, and much, much more! Stop by to find the unique sound you've been looking for. Earthshaking Studios is our in-house recording studio. Our well equipped studio can accommodate any variety of project, from "vocals over a track" to full bands to church choirs. We buy, sell and trade! Bring in your used gear today and exchange it for what you've always wanted. We also offer layaway plans and consignment. We rent PA gear, such as speakers, stands, cables, mixers, subwoofers, and microphones. We can also provide backline for shows and touring bands. Please call for rates and availability! Some of the unique brands we carry include Alverez, Amahi, Tanglewood, Heritage, Yamaha, Apex, Recording King, Italia, Eko, Orange Amps, Vox, Crush Drums,, Korg, Gold Tone, Hohner, Meinl,, Shure, Blue Mics, Stagg, Yorkville, and many, many more!

Opening Hours

Monday 11am - 7pm
Tuesday 11am - 7pm
Wednesday 11am - 7pm
Thursday 11am - 7pm
Friday 11am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 7pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Telephone

(404) 577-0707

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I was making a recording of a tune on my oud today, and I thought about Earthshaking music where I bought that oud about 20 years ago! Thought I'd search and see if it's still there. I'm still playing it oh so many years ago! I love Eartchshaking Music... I miss it now that I'm not in Atlanta (been gone since 2005). Very glad to see it's still there!
We're in Atlanta next weekend for a special TWO day tasting at Earthshaking Music ! As always, dozens of Dream Cymbals including some very rare prototypes will be in store! Kent Aberle and a bunch of Dream Artists from the ATL will be hanging around all weekend to talk all things Dream. The recycling program is also in effect so bring your old and broken cymbals in for even bigger savings! We can't wait to see you there!
We loved seeing so many Colorado drummers this past weekend at Rupp's Drums! We're setting up shop Nov 20/21 at Earthshaking Music in Atlanta next!
Shoutout to our favorite two local music stores! Village Music - Village Music opened in April of this year in Avondale Estates and provides a great selection of instruments, rentals, sheet music, repairs and more! ______ Earthshaking Music - Earthshaking Music is located in Grant Park and also carries many different instruments, provides rentals, and even has an on-site recording studio! Support our local music shops for all of your musical needs!
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really cool place strung me up in no time so i didnt have to take 2 more uber rides.
Discover the exciting and colorful Sogo Bo puppetry of Mali, Africa, with Lead Teaching Artist Damon Young. Special thanks to Mary Jo Arnoldi for her expertise and to our friends at Earthshaking Music for the use of their Balafon! #PuppetryAtHome Support our mission at puppet.org/support-us/
We had a great time at the Cymbal Tasting at Earthshaking Music in Atlanta this weekend! Thanks to everyone for coming out and talking Dream with us!
I look forward to seeing everyone this weekend at the Dream Cymbal Tasting Tour at Earthshaking Music!! I'll be there most of the day Saturday and Sunday to help ya find your new Dream Cymbal! https://www.facebook.com/events/939056799795697/
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