GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING
If you have a music lover or teenager on your list, they know Skullcandy. They download tons of music. Or, in the case of the more senior music lover, maybe buy lots of CD’s. Either way, they want their music crisp and clean.
Skullcandy Lowrider On Ear Headphones Lightweight, and comes in five colors. Your recipient enjoys 40mm power driver for power bass, ultra portable fold-up headband, and 90-degree swivel DJ-style speakers.
Retail $40, Now $20 (new, but packaging may have minor blemishes)
Deals exist on earbuds, too, if that’s their preference.
And while you’re at it, for the teenage girl, may as well enter the weekly Skullcandy Back to School Sweepstakes on her behalf. It runs through September 7th. For a chance to win a “Girl Skateboard” signed by Sean Malto, backpack, earbuds, Hesh 2 headphones, hoodies and more.
Think Your recipient might be the next John Legend, Alicia Keyes or Lady Gaga? On the piano anyway. Get them the ION-Piano-Apprentice Piano Learning System. Works with the iPad, iPod and iPhone. Portable and lightweight. Battery powered. Free piano teaching app via iTunes.
If your recipient has a designated bar area and a guitar fan? Gift them with these guitar glasses and coasters. Each pint glass features a guitar from a different musical era.
A real air guitar fan will appreciate the Air Guitar Infrared shred. This one at least gives them the head of the guitar. 10 pre-set songs (i.e. the infamous Smoke on the Water). A free play mode allows playing any song they want. Every note made possible by lasers. Ages 8 and up
If the parents can stand the noise of the drums, get the kid the Kids Electronic Drum Kit Shirt. The drum on front of shirt actually plays 7 different drum sounds
List $30 $10 thinkgeek.com
Think Geek offers $5 off orders of $35 or more. Use code 7RTPY9A9
Your music lover might love to display the 45 RPM clock. Numbers and hands affixed to an actual 45 rpm record and center adapter. Sits on an acrylic stand as all collectibles should!
Future DJ on your list? Consider the ART MacroMIX Mini Mixer. This one has 4 input channels, output Active pre-amplification and mixing circuitry, 10k ohms unbalanced.
List $75 $45 Amazon.com – ART MACROMIX
Do they read music and love classical. Gift the Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 1 to 9 in Full score. I hear that listening to the music while reading the score delights listeners.
Other composers available
$32 amazon.com (free shipping)
If your recipient loves shoes and music, you gotta take a look at Gimme Tunes High Heels Speakers. Fabulous look combined with great sound. Powered by computer’s USB port. Compatible with iPods, smart phones and CD players.
Currently 15% off everything, with code SCHOOL until Monday, 8/27/12
These suggestions should fit some music lover on your list. If not, at least spark some ideas of your own.
Happy Frugalista Shopping!
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