'Tis the season for great music, and those with an extra appreciation for it may be tough to buy for this time of year.
Here are some gift-giving ideas sure to impress the music lovers in your life.
Imagine pushing a grocery cart through a music store daily and filling it with every CD, album or digital music gift certificate you desire for a very low monthly price. That's Spotify, only it's virtual. If you want to give the gift of unlimited ad-free listening that includes mobile access, Spotify offers gift cards for monthly or yearly subscriptions with prices ranging from $10 to $120.
Vintage concert posters
Remember those awesome concert posters from the 60s and 70s? Posters from any era are easy to get at wolfgangsvault.com. This is also a source for vintage music books, magazines T-shirts and more.
Of the numerous headphones on the market, it’s tough to beat the Bose Sound Link around-ear wireless headphones II. These Bluetooth headphones feature outstanding Bose sound and users may answer and talk on their cellular device with a button on the headset. No need to fish your phone out of your pocket, the built in microphone allows you to answer calls and control everything. Prices range from $250 to $279.99.
A guitar-themed door mat can welcome visitors to any music-enthusiast's home, while a piano-key wind chime play softly in the breeze. These are just a few home decorations with a music vibe that can be found at themusicstand.com. Need some trombone- or trumpet-themed pillows to go with a piano notes throw? How about a guitar clock, or music-themed wine glasses? There's even a guitar toilet seat available giving to the music fan.
Wireless bluetooth speaker
The Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom speaker is the bomb! This portable, excellent sound quality speaker is waterproof, has a 100-foot bluetooth range and 20 hour s of battery life. A little more than 8 inches tall, this $299 speaker has become a game-changer in the audio industry.
What? A record player? Yes, vinyl is the craze and albums are back, so dig out Dad’s or Grandpa’s album crate (that’s what us old-timers used to keep our albums in), and get that turntable spinning. There are many choices of turntables out there, but how about the vintage look and sound of a portable turntable? Take it with you or play it at home. This nostalgic record player plays albums or mp3s for $99 at dodoburd.com. For a more serious sound at a good price, go with an Audio-Technica AT-LP60 USB for $139. This turntable has a built in preamp and has great quality for the price.
What guitarist wouldn’t like some personalized guitar picks? How about a music-themed article of clothing? Those musical earrings would certainly match your radiant guitar pendant! All of these music accessories and more could be stored in your personalized music gig bag! See them all at uncommongoods.com, inkpixie.com, etsy.com and themusicstand.com.