26 Sweet Sounding Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Musician

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    Know someone who lives and breathes music, and you’ll want to get them the best gift to show off the passion for their craft. Whether they play the acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano, or always with a drumstick on hand, our gift guide has sweet-sounding gift ideas your favorite for musicians.

  1. Guitar Amp Key Holder


    Each guitar plug keychain is laser etched with the stylized Marshall M logo, giving you an excellent conversation piece when your friends and family see your keys. What better way to show your love for your favorite brand? 

  3. Musicians Dice
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    The Musician’s Dice are a creative tool that can be used in any number of ways. They bring the element of chance into the musical process. They can be used in composing Aleatory (Chance) and 12-tone music, or as a basis for improvisation to make for a fun jam session. Created and patented by composer and recording artist J S Kingfisher, the Musician’s Dice make the best gift for the music-minded: they’re elegant, creative, fun to fondle, and look cool on the coffee table!

  5. Personalized Amp Doormat 
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    Welcome guests to your home with the power chord appeal of this personalized amp doormat. Designed by graphic artist Jim Holodak, it’s personalized with your family name in place of an iconic, rock-solid brand name like Fender. Best used indoors, wherever you like to turn it up to 11. An excellent gift for music lovers.

  7. Leather Guitar Pick Holder


    Any guitarist knows the frustration of losing a pick, and it ends up nowhere to be found, sometimes at the worst moments. Ensure quick and easy access to their replacement pick in style. The leather is hand-cut and diligently sewn, with a heavy-duty stainless steel key ring to ensure a long-lasting life and durability—the perfect gift for guitar players and an excellent idea for a stocking stuffer.

  9. Musicians Tool Kit
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    The Ernie Ball’s all in one tool kit is perfect for cleaning, maintaining, and keeping your musical instrument in excellent playing condition. Change strings, set intonation, adjust action, check string height, and more—a great music gift for the musician on the road.

  11. Headphone Stand
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    Whether you need some space on your desk at work or in your recording studio at home, this headphone hanger is perfect for keeping your favorite headphones in excellent condition. Featuring a silicone cable holder at the bottom, our headset holder can also hold your phone in a variety of positions without scratching or damaging your device.

  13. Songwriter’s Notebook


    This notebook has 50 loose-leaf sheets of high-quality paper perfect for composers and songwriters. The notebook measures 26 x 19 centimeters.

  15. Vinyl Record Coasters 
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    These coasters are a great way to start a conversation and break the ice at your next diner party. Adorn your coffee table with these stylish retro vinyl record coasters—a fun gift for any musician friend. 

  17. Coffee Table Book
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    Record covers are a sign of our life and times. Like the music on the discs, they address such issues as love, life, death, fashion, and rebellion. For music fans, the covers are the expression of a period, of a particular time in their lives. Many are works of art and have become as famous as the music they stand for―Andy Warhol’s covers, for example, including the banana he designed for The Velvet Underground. An excellent coffee table book for music lovers.

  19. Custom Repurposed Quarter Guitar Picks
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    Musicians have used coin guitar picks for a century because of their unique tonal qualities, but now they can also be a unique expression of your own time and place. That’s because this pair of picks from Dustin & Stephanie Headrick is made from a pair of custom-selected quarters: one is made from the commemorative state quarter of your choosing. A truly unique gift. 

  21. Vitruvian Rock Star T-Shirt
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    This cool vintage gift shows da Vinci’s Vitruvian man playing an electric guitar. Perfect gift idea for guitarists and everyone who likes rock music. Perfect to wear at concerts or music festivals. 

  23. This is Your Brain On Music 
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    In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain.

  25. Guitar Holder 
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    This guitar holder not only can keep your guitar safe but also hold your guitar pick, straps, tuner, and so on. Every guitar stand is handmade and was colored with fire. It’s made of solid wood, and its rustic style fits all the decoration styles easily. Great for electric guitars, bass guitars, banjos, ukuleles, mandolins, and similar instruments. These stands are excellent gifts for musicians who play a stringed instrument.

  27. Light Bulb Speaker
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    The Wireless Bluetooth Speaker light bulb and speaker coverts your old, incandescent lights into new, energy-efficient LED lighting and adds a high-quality speaker. This dimmable bulb plays music wirelessly from all smart devices. It features multiple different colors and modes, all controlled by a free app on your smart device. No hardware and no remote control are needed if they are into new gadgets, this one for them.

  29. Ukulele 
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    The best gift for musicians – beginners and experts alike! The Official Kala Ukulele Starter Kit comes with everything you need to start playing today. It includes a high-quality mahogany soprano ukulele with Aquila strings, quality open gear tuners, and GraphTech NuBone nut and saddle. The kit also includes a Kala logo tote bag, a 20-page Quick Start Guide with information about your new ukulele, and all the tips you need to get started! Learn to play songs in minutes with Kala’s free, easy to follow online lessons through the Kala Brand Music website.

  31. Ear Plugs
  32. Eargasm Earplugs reduce noise levels proportionally while maintaining sound integrity. It is like having your own volume knob for life! You hear everything but at safe and enjoyable levels. At the heart of each earplug is an attenuation filter. These filters reduce noise to safe levels while preserving the clarity of speech and the richness of music. Sounds are reproduced exactly as your ear would hear them but at a reasonable volume.

  33. Major Scale Musical Wine Glasses
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    The most memorable parties are like a symphony with this musical gift. A beautiful melody of good wine, witty banter, and a soundtrack that sets the mood. Keep your next gathering from falling flat with these cleverly designed wine glasses. Fill to the desired note, run a finger around the rim, and congratulate yourself on creating crystal-clear sound. If you have enough on hand, you may be in for a real concerto. A cool gift for a music teacher.

  35. Turntable
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    Experience the high-fidelity audio of vinyl with this awesome turntable. Fully manual operation featuring adjustable dynamic anti-skate control, variable pitch control with quartz speed lock, and balanced S-shaped tonearm with hydraulically damped lift control and lockable rest. Convert your vinyl records to digital audio files by downloading and using the free Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity recording software.

  37. Pocket Synthesizer
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    The Stylophone is a miniature stylus operated synthesizer invented in 1968 and used by such iconic musicians as David Bowie. It features a metal keyboard played by touching it with a knife. This exact recreation of the original sounds the same as it did in the 60s. Remove the pen and tap any key for classic synth sounds. There is a switch to add vibrato, and you can choose from one of three different retro organ type sounds.

  39. Mix Stix
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    Add musical fun to your cooking with the Fred and Friends MIX STIX Drumstick Spoons. This set includes one slotted spoon and one solid spoon made of solid beech wood. These classic wood spoons are shaped like drumsticks at the handle. Drum on your pots and pans when you’re not stirring. Each spoon measures 13 inches long.

  41. Mini Keyboard
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    Go mobile without losing control. This ultra-compact keyboard controller is designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer, with a cluster of production-centric in-demand hardware controls coupled with a slim-line ultra-portable footprint. Compose and perform with virtual instruments, effect plug-ins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. 

  43. Cool Guitar Strap
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    The Levy’s guitar strap with Koi Fish & Waves design is said to inspire good fortune and prosperity. Lightweight and wrinkle-resistant, this strap will easily store in an accessory pocket or small compartment and still look great when you put it on. Using the tri-glide sliding adjustment system, the strap easily extends up to 65″ in length to achieve the perfect playing height and comfortable wrist position.

  45. Song Writer’s Composing Template Stencil
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    This newly designed template contains all the popular music notes, notations, and symbols for DIY sheet music. Overlay the template on the staff paper and use a sharp pencil or acceptable pen to trace around the cutout of each desired symbol. Make your songwriting neat and professional looking!

  47. Rock Novel
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    A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup. The making of that legend is chronicled in this riveting and unforgettable novel, written as an oral history of one of the biggest bands of the seventies. Taylor Jenkins Reid is a talented writer who takes her work to a new level with Daisy Jones & The Six, brilliantly capturing a place and time in an utterly distinctive voice.

  49. Pop Up Card
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    Don’t forget the card! You can never go wrong with a sweet card, especially one that’s 3D! When opened, the three-dimensional jazz band pops up to delight any music teacher. Intricate and fun, this pop-up card also features a beautiful cherry tree in full bloom. 

  51. Music Playing Cards
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    Even if musical ability isn’t your strong suit, you can play with an all-star band when you’re dealt this jazzed-up deck. Featuring loving illustrations of musical greats on each card, it splits up the genres into four suits: Hearts = Pop, Spades = Rock, Diamonds = Folk and Country, and Clubs = Soul, Blues, and R&B. Naturally, Beyonce and Prince are royalty (Queen and Jack of Hearts), as are Hank Williams and Bob Dylan (Ace and Jack of Diamonds) and Elvis and Freddie Mercury (King and Queen—duh!—of spades).