Even though Silent Night is just around the corner, that doesn’t mean the special guitarist or bassist in your life has to be silent as well! This list of ten affordable gift ideas is sure to put the happy in Happy Christmas for any guitar or bass player! Best of all, some of these gift ideas cost less than ten pounds!
Fazley C5 universal guitar capo (for guitar)
Often, a capo (which is short for capodaster) is the easiest way to adjust the pitch of a song to make it easier to play and sing along with. If you’d like to give someone a capo but you’re not sure what type of guitar they have, then the functional Fazley C5 universal guitar capo is the right choice as it fits any model, whether it’s an electric, an acoustic or a classical guitar!
Boston Punch-a-Pick plectrum maker (for guitar & bass)
Problem 1: it seems we all have too many cards in our wallets these days, from bank cards to discount membership cards to (unused) gym passes. Problem 2: bassists and guitarists are forever losing their plectrums. Luckily, there’s a solution to both: the Punch-a-Pick by Boston! This clever device punches new picks from plastic cards in no time! It also solves a third problem as well, namely finding the perfect gift for the guitarist or bassist who has everything! Word of advice: only use the Punch-a-Pick on cards you no longer use!
Fazley SW01 string winder (for guitar)
Replacing the strings on a guitar can be quite a challenge, especially for guitarists who are just starting out. Once the string is finally on, it needs to be wound countless times, which takes a lot of time! In order to ensure that they can start playing again as soon as possible, give the guitarist in your life the Fazley SW01 string winder. It’s a practical, functional present that’s sure to strike the right chord!
Fender 2023 Custom Shop Calendar
As soon as the tree is bereft of presents and the last of the crackers has been pulled, it’s time to look forward to the new year. To help us mortal humans through every last one of the twelve months that 2023 will throw up, the Fender Custom Shop presents the 25th Anniversary Edition of their calendar. That’s right! Flip through thirteen of their six-string and four-string masterpieces as the year unfolds and make sure your 2023 is nothing but a stonker!
Fazley SP-T chromatic stage tuner + effects power supply (guitar & bass)
The Fazley SP-T tuner/power supply stomp box is the ideal gift for a guitarist or bassist who has an impressive collection of effects pedals, but could use a good tuner pedal as well. The SP-T is an accurate stage tuner that can also supply power to a maximum of eight 9-volt DC pedals for bass and guitar!
Innox IGS 08 guitar stand (guitar & bass)
If you know someone who needs a stand for their guitar or bass, then the IGS 08 by Innox is a great gift idea. Once the instrument is placed in the holder, an automatic locking mechanism closes firmly around the headstock for extra security. Ensure the safety of your guitar or bass player’s precious instrument by giving them the Innox IGS 08!
Fazley T-30 Guitar & Bass Tuner
“All I want for Christmas is…” the Fazley T-30 clip-on tuner! This pocket-sized tuner doesn’t just make sure that your Christmas classics are in perfect tune, but can be used to tune up any guitar, bass, ukulele, and even violin, making it a great little stocking filler for virtually any musician.
Stagg FOS-B1 Foot Stool (Classical Guitar)
Since anyone (even classical guitarists) could do with a little support, Stagg offers up the FOS-B1 BK foot stool. An essential rather than a luxury, this stool has a smooth height adjustment system with three settings to support the optimum playing posture for classical guitarists.
Fazley Hot Rod FTD182SG-M Surf Green elektrische gitaar
Although you may be inclined to focus on small gifts for your Christmas shopping, a larger gift doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank. The FTD182SG-M electric guitar has a fresh Surf Green finish, a stable fixed bridge and straightforward electronics. All this combined makes the Fazley ‘Hot Rod’ a great gift idea for any guitarist, from those who are just starting out to seasoned no-nonsense rockers!
Focusrite Scarlett Solo Audio Interface
This is the third generation of Focurite’s most popular USB audio interface: the Scarlett Solo. Plug a guitar, bass or microphone into this magic little red box and record directly to your computer using the fat software package that comes included. The ideal gift for the budding producer, singer-songwriter or musician, this attainable Focusrite offering plants A-grade recording power in any home studio.