- Christmas Gift Guide for Drummers
The Drummer Gift Guide
It's that time of year folks! Christmas is upon us and closing in with great speed, but there's no need to panic about getting last-minute gifts for the drummer in your life. That's because here at Andertons Music Co. we've got you covered!
In this buying guide we give you all the best drum-related recommendations this Christmas. From simple stocking filler accessories to all-encompassing starter packs, we do all the thinking for you so that you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the festivities.
Top 10 Products
Finding the right gift can be extremely difficult especially when you are buying for someone as passionate about their hobby as a musician. We also know that what a musician really wants may be out of the realms of what you want to pay.
That is why we love recommending our Gift Vouchers for Christmas presents. It allows you to spend however much you want and they can choose what they want at a later date or put it towards their next big purchase.
Our gift vouchers are sent digitally and are printer friendly so you have something nice to present on Christmas day - they are available in a wide range of values from £10 to £500 and are redeemable both online and in store!
Gift Vouchers £10 - £500
Drum Kit Starter Kits
Here at Andertons Music Co. we have a great selection of drum starter kits, perfect for aspiring learners! From established brands such as Tourtech, Roland, Mapex and Pearl, you can feel assured that you are buying a great-quality instrument that will serve as an inspiring first instrument for your child, loved one or even yourself!
With electronic kits and acoustic kits available, you can choose whether you'd like a quieter and more modern kit versus a traditional, full-fledged acoustic setup.
Tourtech Electronic Drum Kit Starter Packs
Tourtech electronic drum kits are just perfect for beginners that want a seamless start to their drumming journey. Fantastic value-for-money, these all-encompassing bundles come with the essential components that you need to have a full setup that's ready to go!
Coming with a bunch of accessories, these bundles come with a pair of sticks, a drum throne and headphones. If you want to keep the noise down, these electronic kits are great, and with the top-of-the-range TT-22M featuring all-mesh pads, you can get an incredibly realistic feel!
Interested in hearing Tourtech drum kits in action? Rob and Dan from our drum department give the full lowdown on all four models in the video below:
Tourtech Drum Kits on Andertons T.V.
Roland Electronic Drum Kit Starter Packs
Roland are arguably the industry-leaders when it comes to electronic drum kits. Luckily for you, they manufacture kits for all price brackets, including a couple of highly-affordable offerings - the TD-1 and TD-4.
Extremely compact and easy to setup in a small space, these kits have a solid feel and boast some really great acoustic-like sounds. With these bundles coming with accessories to let you start learning from the get-go, Roland kits represent quality mixed with modern ergonomic design.
Mapex Starter Drum Kits
Mapex are a highly-respected drum brand, and their entry-level Tornado series drum kits are acclaimed for their great sound and playability.
Featuring 9-ply Poplar shells, these kits sound full and crisp, responding well to your playing dynamics. Coming with all of the components you need to form a fully-fledged kit including hardware and cymbals too, any drummer can rock with these affordable kits!
Pearl Starter Drum Kits
Pearl is a giant in the world of drums, and their Roadshow kits are an excellent starting point for practically any aspiring drummer. Available in a number of finishes, these kits offer you a great amount of choice.
With strong shells and hardware, these kits are very robust and can put up with the stresses and strains of regular gigging. Projecting balanced sounds, these kits are ready to go with hardware and cymbals included.
Choosing the perfect gift!
Choosing the perfect gift for any musician can be tricky so we wanted to make it a bit easier offering up a selection of different gift ideas at every price point.
From simple must haves like moongel and practice pads to cool gadgets and even gongs we have broken down a bunch of ideas ranging from under £10 to just over £100.
Cymbal Cleaner / Polish
Gifts for Under £100
Musical equipment in general might be expensive, but you'd be surprised by what you can get for around and just under £100!
For example, you can get accurate drum tuners to help you get the absolute best tones from your drum kit, silencer pads for quieter practice, and even percussion instruments like cajons and bongos!