This is just a guideline and there are literally thousands of options out there for each piece of equipment. Do your due diligence and research each piece before you purchase. As with most things, you get what you pay for so if you have the budget, I would splash out on better equipment where possible.
If you’re a songwriter interested in the legal grey areas of using other people’s music, check out our recent article on the basics of legally covering and sampling songs.
Thinking about what’s in it for the venue can also help you learn how to better sell your band in other marketing arenas. For example,