If you’re looking for a unique gift or just something cool and different for yourself, here are some interesting items, as well as a number of basic practical things. …and if figuring out the right gift is still too tough, we always have gift certificates.
Newport & Monterey Speakers
Fender Portable Bluetooth Speaker Systems
Fender’s Portable Bluetooth Speakers have superb sound quality and looks to match the classic Fender ’68 Custom Amplifiers. The Newport model has a 30 watt tri-driver system that features two woofers and one tweeter, and at only $199.99, you’ll be more than impressed by the sound quality of this battery powered sound system. The Monterey model is a phenomenal compact sound system reminiscent of Fender’s superior amplifier quality. This 120 watt quad-driver system is a great way to add wireless music to any room. At $349.99, prepare to be blown away by the rich, full tone of this powerful bluetooth speaker system.
The D’Addario Humiditrak is a great way to monitor the humidity of your guitar while in the case. The device will keep track of the humidity and temperature levels of all your instruments with a discreet Bluetooth sensor, free app and push notifications. Currently on sale, price too low to list.
Jaw Harps (Mouth Harps, Jew’s Harp) are a fun, inexpensive way to start making music. Used in a wide variety of music styles, this small, relatively easy to use instrument can be played just about anywhere!
Looking to strengthen your palm and fingers for playing guitar (or any stringed instrument)… Hand exercisers can help accelerate the progress of your playing ability, allowing you to fret the notes your instrument much easier. We have several choices.
Clip-on tuners have become the go-to device for tuning an instrument with precision. With bright displays and great accuracy, these tuners are great for acoustic/electric guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, violin and almost any other vibrating instrument. By picking up the vibrations directly off of the instrument you can tune without interference from other people tuning or playing at the same time.
Tales from the Bandstand
Are you a 60s rock and roller from Shenandoah Valley area? Tales from the Bandstand is a collection of memories about local bands and musicians from that era. The book features detailed write-ups about the bands and the members, as well as many pictures.
It’s important to keep your guitar clean and free of anything that may hurt the finish or possibly the sound quality. It’s also important to use a product that will not damage your instrument when cleaning it. Dunlop’s 65 Cleaner is a tried and true product for cleaning the wood of most instrument bodies.
Just as important as the solution you use to clean your guitar with, it’s important to use a cloth that will not scratch the finish of the instrument as your buffing smudges out.
Sabian Drum Sound Kit
This drum microphone kit from Sabian includes 1 kick mic, 2 overhead mics & a mixer made specifically with drummers in mind. The mixer also has onboard recording capabilities for auditioning your set-up to fine tune the sound.