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45 Gift Ideas for Musicians

From Portable Performer Stages to Durable Travel Guitars

— December 15, 2018 — Tech
Shopping for musicians can often be difficult as most music makers already have an extensive list of equipment they own -- however, this list of gift ideas for musicians is sure to feature something innovative that appeals to almost any musician, regardless of instrument or style.

Designed to be part toy and part musical instrument, the Oddball pocket drum allows the user to move and engage in action to create sound. Capable of fitting in the palm of a user's hand, the pocket drum machine features an incredibly durable design and is meant to be bounced with significant force against various materials. The Oddball also comes with an accompanying app that lets users record their creations and further augment them.

Also featured on this list are a pair of 3D-printed hi-fi earplugs. Earplugs are key to all musicians that understand the importance of their hearing and this offering manages to provide musicians with a stylish option that doesn't skimp on performance. Their unique circular shape takes advantage of a round acoustic channel and is meant to replicate the natural way the ear filters sound. This means the earplugs don't simply block or distort sound, instead they simply dial the audio back to a safe level.
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Professional Pocket Synths
Professional Pocket Synths
Reason Compact Lets Musician Make Electronic Music on the Move
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Iconic Synthesizer Apps
Iconic Synthesizer Apps
Moog's Minimoog Model D is Now Available for All on iOS
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Modernized Wireless Keytars
Modernized Wireless Keytars
The Vortex Wireless 2 is a Revamped Keytar for the Modern Musician
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Robotic Bass Guitar Tuners
Robotic Bass Guitar Tuners
The 'Roadie Bass' Uses Vibration Sensors to Achieve Precise Tuning
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Mobile Musician Recording Devices
Mobile Musician Recording Devices
The Roland GO:MIXER PRO Works with Your Existing Smartphone
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Aggressive Distortion Pedals
Aggressive Distortion Pedals
This Guitar Pedal Lends a Crunching Sound to Your Musical Creations
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Multi-Sensory Music Platforms
Multi-Sensory Music Platforms
The 'Dropin' System Offers Tactile and Visual Elements
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Bouncing Ball Drum Machines
Bouncing Ball Drum Machines
The Oddball Pocket Drum Machine Responds to Bounces and Impact
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Multifaceted MIDI Controllers
Multifaceted MIDI Controllers
The 'Midiglue' Offers a Ton Of Effects and Signal-Control Options
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Instrument-Playing Robots
Instrument-Playing Robots
The Cabot Robot Drums Along On Real Instruments
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Miniature Drum Machines
Miniature Drum Machines
The 'BeatBuddy Mini 2' Generates Sounds Sampled From Professional Drummers
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Intuitive Music-Learning Systems
Intuitive Music-Learning Systems
'Dodeka Music' Teaches Music Theory Through a Revamped Keyboard
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Vibrational Music-Making Devices
Vibrational Music-Making Devices
The 'MUTE' Musical Instrument Lets Users Feel the Music
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Affordable Studio-Quality Microphones
Affordable Studio-Quality Microphones
The Beyerdynamic Fox Offers Quality and Affordability
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Sustainable Bamboo Guitars
Sustainable Bamboo Guitars
This French-Made Guitar Uses Bamboo Obtained from Eco-Conscious Sources
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Modular MIDI Interfaces
Modular MIDI Interfaces
This Colorful Interface Brings Soulful Sounds to Digitally Conceived Music
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Wearable Subwoofer Systems
Wearable Subwoofer Systems
The BackBeat Lets Bass Players Feel the Full Force of Their Sounds
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Portable Studio-Quality Audio Recorders
Portable Studio-Quality Audio Recorders
The Universal Audio 'Arrow' Enables Recording Anywhere
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Mindfulness Musical Instruments
Mindfulness Musical Instruments
The Bajinn Creates Peace and Tranquility for Instant Stress Relief
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3D-Printed Audio Equipment
3D-Printed Audio Equipment
The HW Audio In-Ear Monitors Offer a Customized Fit
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Portable Performer Stages
Portable Performer Stages
The 'ST3' Suitcase Transforms into a Performance Stage Anywhere
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Miniature Livestream Microphones
Miniature Livestream Microphones
The Blue Yeti Nano Microphone is Perfect for Podcasters and More
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Multidirectional Musician Speakers
Multidirectional Musician Speakers
The Marshall Kilburn II Speaker Offers 360-Degrees of Audio
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Instrumental Motion-Controlled Rings
Instrumental Motion-Controlled Rings
The Wave Ring Can Control Music with Movement
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Compact Wireless Guitar Amps
Compact Wireless Guitar Amps
The Katana-Air Offers Musicians a Simple and Easy to Use Wireless Amp
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Rereleased Musical Calculators
Rereleased Musical Calculators
Casio's SL-880 Calculator Hopes to Cash in on Internet Fame
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Programmable Woodwind Instruments
Programmable Woodwind Instruments
The Vindor Music Vindor ES1 Makes Music Accessible to Everyone
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DJ-Approved Headphone Accessories
DJ-Approved Headphone Accessories
The 'Natus One' Headphone Link Converts Your Favorite Equipment
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Compact Innovative Synthesizers
Compact Innovative Synthesizers
The Touche Expressive Instrument Allows Delicate Sound Control
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Self-Learning Guitar Apps
Self-Learning Guitar Apps
The Fred Zealot Offers Fret-by-Fret Instructions for Beginners
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Musician-Focused Wearables
Musician-Focused Wearables
The Soundbrenner Core Packs a Tuner and Decibel Meter in a Smartwatch
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Durable Travel Guitars
Durable Travel Guitars
The KLOS Carbon Fiber Guitar is Built for Adventure and Sound
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Music-Enhancing Rings
Music-Enhancing Rings
The Oria 'Enhancia' Ring Transforms Keyboard Playing
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Musical Instrument Speaker Systems
Musical Instrument Speaker Systems
The 'Wind Sound Bar' Plays Your Music in an Artistic Way
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Collapsible Stringed Instruments
Collapsible Stringed Instruments
The 'Astro' Foldable Ukulele Can be Taken and Played Anywhere
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Luxe DJ Travel Cases
Luxe DJ Travel Cases
The DJ Trunk Was Designed by Louis Vuitton
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Tech-Updated Iconic Guitars
Tech-Updated Iconic Guitars
The Spirit of Innovation Continues in the New Fender Classic Guitars
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Printed Circular Earplugs
Printed Circular Earplugs
The 3D-Printed Loop Hi-Fi Earplugs Stylishly Protect One's Hearing
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Compact Battery-Powered Instruments
Compact Battery-Powered Instruments
The MPK Mini Play Serves as an Impressively Compact Keyboard
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Concrete 360-Degree Amplifiers
Concrete 360-Degree Amplifiers
The 'Supernova' Amp Stylishly Fills a Room with Audio
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Foot-Operated Computer Peripherals
Foot-Operated Computer Peripherals
This Mouse is Targeted Towards Musicians Who Use Web Tutorials
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Cartoon Character Instruments
Cartoon Character Instruments
The Kirby Otamatone is a Cute Take on a Strange Instrument
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Minimalist Digital Pianos
Minimalist Digital Pianos
The Roland Kiyola Pianos Were Inspired by Scandinavian Design
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Revamped Multi-Instruments
Revamped Multi-Instruments
The New Atriphon Instrument 1 Adds Two New Guitar-Based Features
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Award-Winning Digital Musical Instruments
Award-Winning Digital Musical Instruments
Colin Hearon's Tone Lab is Fully Accessible to Beginners
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