Getting gifts for drummers is somehow difficult because you need to take into consideration what they want, how well they play, what they need, and much more, and if they stay with you, you need to be sure you aren’t getting them a gift that will increase the noise around – cause those guys could be quite noisy, lol.
Aside from their drums, the second best thing a drummer loves is those who give them drum-themed gifts or more drum accessories. Don’t worry about carrying out extensive research; my gift guide will help out.
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First on my list is this beautiful musical necklace. If your favorite drummer is one who wouldn’t hesitate to announce he is a drummer, then this necklace will be perfect for him. Its cord is genuine leather, and it has a good clasp that won’t hold his hair, especially for rock and roll drummers, while its pendant is made of a nickel-free alloy.
Another drum-themed gift is this Davinci drums T-shirt. Your favorite drummer will instantly love the vintage-soft feel and great fit of this funny t-shirt. The graphics were hand silkscreened on super-soft, preshrunk ringspun cotton tees, using premium quality Next Level or Bella+Canvas tees.
First of all, find out the size they wear to avoid running your good work. The drawing on the shirt is one famous art from the great controversial Italian artist, Da Vinci. It features a man with four arms playing drums; if you believe your friend is a beast on the drums, get them this shirt.
3. Rhythm Watch
Is he preparing for a performance or a show or trying to perfect his craft, then get them this tool. Rhythm Watch has everything a drummer needs to make sure they stay on tempo-live and in the studio.
It features plenty of volumes to use while playing real drums, a dial for quick tempo adjustments, separate volumes for quarter notes, eighths, and triplets, a large, easy to read backlit display, a more durable housing, and keypad, and even more memory for pattern storage. This drummer accessory will help them get perfect.
We all know loud sound causes ear pains; you can imagine what your favorite drummer goes through every time they hit the stage. It would help if you got him this small but practical gift to not only reduce the noise around but filter out the unwanted sound.
It features an acoustic filter system, alpine hearing protection, which offers high-quality hearing protection for drummers, those with sleeping issues, and they could use it during their favorite concerts. These special music filters guarantee an optimal protection without loss of clarity while at the same time, enabling them to enjoy every beat they make while drumming.
So far, this book has gotten thousands of positive reviews because, yes, it is worth it. It is written by George Lawrence, and it is often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named it first in the top 25 drumming books of all-time.
In the words of the author, this is the ideal book for improving “control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, preciseness of execution, and muscular coordination,”
The author gives extra attention to the development of the weak hand. It is an indispensable book for drummers of all types includes hundreds of basic to advanced rhythms and moves through categories of single-beat combinations, triplets, short roll combinations, flam beats, flam triplets, and dotted notes, and short roll progressions.
Most drummers I know are always looking for what to drum on or what to drum with; well, you can get them this pen, which was specifically made for them. This gift contains two drummers stick blue ballpoint pens, which double as a pair of drumsticks. Its outer castings are made of wood so your favorite drummer can unleash their inner Phil Collins at home, in the office, or school.
Are they just starting as drummers and plan to chase it like a career, then you can get them this luxury gift for drummers? It cost a few 100 bucks but will give out sounds worth more—this ‘all-in-one’ fully functional drum set designed specifically for entry-level drummers.
This set has everything they will need to get set up and playing in no time. It is a perfect gift for the young drummer who wants the most realistic experience but too small for a full-size drum set. Needless to say, there’s going to be noise at home, lol.
Drummers use tools, too, while drumming; a lot of tightening and loosening is involved, and this all-in-one tool satisfies all their needs. It features 6 Hex Keys, 5 Screwdrivers, and a bottle opener when all the work is done.
Each tool is forged to exact tolerances using heat-treated S2 alloy and completed with an anodized black finish. Small enough to fit comfortably in their pocket, the TechTool is a vital addition to any drummer’s gig bag. With 13 gig-ready tools specifically selected to fit all Pearl drums, pedals, and hardware, it has your favorite drummer covered from the studio to the stage.
9. Drummer Sign
If your favorite drummer has a “drum cave,” then get him this sign. It is suitable for decorating a workspace or hanging in a den; this novelty sign makes a great gift for them. He wouldn’t have a hard time hanging it as it comes with pre-cut mounting holes for hanging.
It doesn’t matter where he hangs it; the write up will not fade out as it was printed with an ultra-durable ink that is scratch resistant and will last for years. For the record, it is made of plastic.
A digital audio recorder such as this one is a perfect item for a drummer who wants to hear how his play sounds to others. Offering quality recording in a lightweight and compact design, the dr-05x portable handheld digital audio recorder from Tascam is simple for drummers to use.
You may feel they should record with their phones, this may be possible, but nothing beats a tool that was created for the sole purpose of recording. Other features include integrated microphones that capture stereo audio, skip-free storage, jacks that provide plug-in power for mics that require it.
11. Drum Bag
Is your favorite drummer always on the road? Then get him this drum bag. It has a durable nylon exterior with a 10mm padded interior with comfortable straps for movement, which fits well with its compact collapsible design.
This drum kit bag set provides excellent protection for their drum kit against scratches and dings while being stored or transported to gigs. It also features a tough, sewn-in nylon carry handle and heavy-duty zippers. It will fit drum sets by manufacturers such as Pearl, Mapex, Drum Workshop, PDP, Tama, Gretsch Drums, Ludwig, Yamaha, etc.
You don’t need to buy a bulky drum set to make your favorite drummer happy; you can get them this portable electronic drum set. It includes 1 SNARE, 3 TOMS, 1 CRASH, 1 RIDE, 1 HI-HAT; 2 Foot Pedals play the sound of Bass Drum; 5 Timbres; 8 DEMO Songs; 3 Rhythms – stuff only drummers will understand.
This drum is powered by a 2400mAh rechargeable battery, giving up to 10 hours’ playtime per charge. They will be able to take it with them anytime, anywhere, and even play outside. This is a great alternative for the noisy drums above since this offers an earphone jack for them to have fun.
I don’t think you want them walking on the streets with their drum sticks in hand. This bag has five internal pockets to carry multiple pairs of sticks, mallets, and brushes, plus a large accessory pocket on the outside.
It is made of heavy-duty nylon and is equipped with a reinforced carry grip and adjustable shoulder strap to leave their hands free to carry cymbal bags or drum cases. Inside the bag hook with nylon straps to attach the bag to their floor tom, keeping the sticks close by not playing.
14. Cymbal Cleaner
A dirty cymbal is such an unpleasant sight, plus the dust may stop the cymbal from giving that perfect sound. Its acid-free, pro-strength formula safely restores shine while giving out a great scent. Its micro-fine polishing powder, on the other hand, contains no harsh caustic chemicals.
15. Drum Lamp
Last on our list is this fantastic drum-themed gift. It is a 3D light that offers quality lighting and will beautify your favorite drummer’s room. It features seven colors, including red, green, blue, yellow, cyan, pink, white. Very low heat-conductive, will not be hot after a long time working, Soft, warm light, will not hurt eyes.
Wrapping It up on Gifts for Drummers
Generally, giving random gifts to friends, relatives, and love ones is cool, but with the years I spent working in a gift shop, I feel the best gifts are tailored to fit someone’s profession, interest, or hobby. Based on this notion, getting drummer-themed gifts for your favorite drummer is a great move. Thank you for stopping by, do have an excellent gift shopping.