BEST GIFTS FOR FATHER’S DAY UNDER £20
Shopping for the best Father's Day gifts for musical Dads? Look no further than PMT. If you’re looking at spending under £20 for your Father’s Day gift these are some of the best gift ideas that your music loving Dad will really appreciate!
1. GUITAR STRINGS! ERNIE BALL PARADIGM REGULAR SLINKY ELECTRIC GUITAR STRINGS £16.99
If you want to be able to buy your dad a set of strings and not worry about having to buy another set until Christmas, maybe even next year, the Ernie Ball PARADIGM Regular Slinky Electric Guitar Strings are the perfect choice for those on a (yearly) budget! The Paradigm strings are the strongest strings known to man and utilise patented RPS (Reinforced Plain String) technology, to bring you the same comfortable playing experience with added strength - they last a HELL of a lot longer than regular strings! The tensile strength has been increased by 35% and they offer up to 70% more fatigue strength too! Your Dad could potentially be playing the same set of strings until Christmas rolls around! Good luck trying to break one of these! Shop all guitar strings over at PMT Online.
2. ALPINE LIMITED EDITION PARTY PLUG EARPLUGS £12.00
Whether your Dad loves going to gigs, festivals or he’s in a touring band a set of earplugs are not only a great gift idea for Fathers Day, but they’re also an essential part of enjoying music safely. The Alpine Limited Edition Party Plug EarPlugs are designed to reduce the harsh frequencies that cause noise induced hearing loss and allow your Dad to still enjoy the music. They’re discreet, come with a little carry case so he can take them anywhere and they’ll allow him to enjoy his music, just at a lower volume. They’ll also work for you if you can’t stand his band!
3. GUITAR TUNERS! PLANET WAVES BY DADDARIO ECLIPSE HEADSTOCK TUNER £12.80
If your Dad’s busting out that old guitar after a long period of lying in its case, do him (and yourself) a favour and get him a decent guitar tuner! There’s nothing worse than trying to play an out-of-tune guitar as it really kills the vibe! Thankfully high quality guitar tuners aren’t super expensive. The Planet Waves by DAddario Eclipse Headstock Tuner is way under £20 and one of the best gifts for Father’s Day by a longshot. It clips on to the guitar, is battery operated and provides super accurate tuning in an instant. There’s also limitless viewing angles making it a great option for lefties and classic guitar players. Shop all guitar tuners over at PMT online.
BEST FATHER’S DAY GIFTS UNDER £100
If you’ve got a bit more budget to spend, here’s some of the best Father’s Day Gifts under £100. These are timeless gifts for the musically inclined dad that he will actually want to use. If he’s already musically active he’ll love them, or you never know it might just re-ignite that passion for music all over again.
1. BANDLAB LINK ANALOG AUDIO INTERFACE - £44.99
The BandLab Link Analog Audio Interface is a highly portable audio interface that connects effortlessly to your Android and iOS device allowing you to jam ideas and record them anywhere/anytime. You have a high quality Neutrik Combo Jack Socket (XLR or 1/4” Jack) for guitar or line-level instruments and vocals making it a perfect solution for the singer songwriter Dad, or those who want to be able to record their guitars or keyboards in high quality whenever they like. If your Dad has loads of ideas for songs, or just needs that push to reignite his passion for recording music, the BandLab Link Analog Audio Interface is ideal as it records high quality audio through the built-in 1/4” jack/XLR combo. You also get the free Bandlab recording app and its compatible with all your existing recording programs and apps including BandLab, GarageBand, Music Memos, FL Studios and more. An integrated rechargeable battery makes sure you're ready to record whenver you like, and active speakers on the back allow him to hook it up to his hi-fi when he's done recording! Get your dad jamming again with one of these – he’ll thank you for it.
2. SHURE SRH440 PROFESSIONAL STUDIO HEADPHONES £58.00
If your Dad is an audiophile, producer or budding DJ, the Shure SRH440 Professional Studio Headphones are the ultimate gift. These industry standard headphones have been voiced to provide an accurate sound akin to studio monitors, meaning you get studio quality audio at all times. A closed back provides a beautiful listening experience and the highly isolated ear pads make them a great option for mixing on the move – or just listening to music on the commute to work. The Shure SRH440 Headphones are by far one of the best Father’s Day gifts available and one of the best headphones for DJ’s, music lovers and producers ever created. Shop all headphones over at PMT Online today.
3. PLANET WAVES HUMIDITRAK HUMIDITY MONITOR - £54.50
Whether your Dad has got 1 or 100 guitars, the humidity, central heating and adverse temperatures will affect them in some way. The Planet Waves Humiditrak Humidity Monitor sends you alerts when the temperature and humidity levels drop or rise below or above safe levels. These alerts are sent to your phone and keep your Dad clued up as to what rooms might be causing his guitars damage. A guitar that gets too moist will eventually rot and provide a lifeless sound wheras a dried out guitar will crack and potentially snap - you don't want that happening! A nifty gift idea that will actually save your Dad's guitar from serious damage and keep them at their best.
4. GRETSCH “SINCE 1883” BARSTOOL 30 INCH - £79
Every man-cave needs a cool stool and every shed needs a somewhere cool to sit. The Gretsch “Since 1883” Barstool 30 Inch is a great way to add that extra cool vibe to your studio, spare room or anywhere really! A perfect stool for playing guitar and a great limited-edition gift idea. As far as Father’s Day gifts go, this is a winner!
5. KORG MONOTRON DUO ANALOGUE RIBBON SYNTHESIZER £49.00
If your Dad loves old school synths, the Korg Monotron Duo Analogue Ribbon Synthesizer is a fantastic Father’s Day gift idea. This battery powered, palm size analogue synth is fun to play and features a ribbon controller keyboard for ease of use. Although it may look a little childish, it’s certainly no toy, but a powerful analogue synth capable of producing a wide range of great sounds. Whether you add it to your Dad’s existing synth workflow or use it to re-ignite his love for the world of synths, the Korg Monotron Duo Analogue Ribbon Synthesizer is a great gift that won’t break the bank, but will provide a lifetime’s worth of enjoyment.
6. MINI AMPS! BOSS KATANA-MINI GUITAR AMPLIFIER - £79
If your Dad wants to be able to practice guitar anywhere in the house without dragging around a huge amp, or disturbing anyone else, then this is easily one of the best Father's Day gifts for musician Dads. The Boss Katana-Mini guitar amplifiers are packed with a load of different amp sounds as well as effects, so whatever music genre your dad is into, there's a sound here he'll like. This already impressive practice amp pumps out 7 watts of power - which is more than enough to annoy the neighbours, but has been loaded with a headphones output so your Dad can practice in silence. One of the best music gifts for Dad that the'll actually appreciate and use. Shop all mini amps over at PMT Online.
BEST FATHER’S DAY GIFTS OVER £100
Here’s a few gift ideas that will really show your Dad how much he means to you. Whether he’s a pro musician or you’re trying to reignite his passion for music with an electric guitar starter pack along with one of our free Learn To Play Day lessons, you’ll find a variety of cool gift ideas here.
1. SQUIER AFFINITY STRATOCASTER - £199
The Squier Affinity Stratocaster is a great value guitar for the beginner guitarist as well as a great way to get your Dad back into playing guitar. These made-by-Fender guitars offer exceptional playability without breaking the bank. You get a high quality, full size Stratocaster guitar packed with 3 single coil pickups made by Fender. As far as electric guitars go, this is one of the best value options out there. It’s everything you need to reignite that passion for music in your Dad. View all Squier guitars HERE.
2. EASTCOAST GS10 ELECTRIC GUITAR STARTER PACK BLACK
While we’re on the subject of starter packs, the Eastcoast GS10 Electric Guitar Starter Pack Black is a great option for the Dad who is more inclined to enjoy the heavier side of music. The Eastcoast GS10 series guitars are outstanding value for money, utilising lush tonewoods to get the best sound. In this electric guitar starter pack you get everything you need to get your Dad playing again including an Eastcoast practice amp, gig bag, tuner and Tourtech cables. A great sounding guitar that feels great and helps you learn. One of the best Father’s Day Gifts we stock here at PMT. Check out a full range of Eastcoast guitars over at PMT Online. Ok if this is not the style for you, we have loads more options - view a full collection of Electric Guitar Starter packs today at PMT Online.
3. YAMAHA PIAGGERO NP12 PORTABLE DIGITAL PIANO, BLACK £199.00
Learning to play piano doesn’t have to be expensive, and the Yamaha Piaggero NP12 Portable Digital Piano makes the learning experience both fun and budget friendly. Utilising the same sampled sounds of their acoustic grand pianos, your Dad will enjoy all the beautiful sounds on offer here, making the learning experience all the more fun by adding a recording feature to capture performances and play them back, a wide range of different sounds and iPad compatibility. This portable piano is great for beginners as well as those who just need that gentle nudge to get back to playing music.
4. SHURE BETA 58A DYNAMIC MICROPHONE
One of the best Father’s Day gifts you can get for musical Dads is the Shure Beta 58A Dynamic Microphone – ideal for the budding recording artist Dads out there and those who like to gig. In addition, if your Dad is in a band, records spoken word or you’re trying to encourage him to start that YouTube channel once and for all, you can’t go wrong with the studio standard Shure Beta 58A Dynamic Microphone . This is an industry standard mic that will quickly become his go-to and a microphone that will allow your Dad to record great vocals in no time!
5. A NEW GUITAR PEDAL! BOSS JB-2 ANGRY DRIVER DUAL CIRCUIT OVERDRIVE PEDAL - £153.54
Finding the right distorted tone should be fun, and the Boss JB-2 Angry Driver Dual Circuit Overdrive Pedal makes sure your jam sessions certainly are. One of the highlights of the BOSS catalogue and still a very popular item today, this collaboration between two distortion pedal heavyweights, Boss and JHS pedals is widely regarded as a fantastic pedal for those who love their distortion. Hook it up top your guitar and enjoy everything from smooth creamy blues tones, to all out classic rock riffage! If your Dad is a guitar or bass player, they'll love this. A great pedal that can really put the fun back into playing. Check out a full range of guitar pedals over at PMT Online.
6. ALVAREZ RU26CCE CONCERT UKULELE ELECTRO ACOUSTIC NATURAL SATIN
A ukulele is a fantastic gift for Father’s Day as it’s an incredibly portable instrument that won’t take up too much room. These instruments are easily stored and brought out when inspiration strikes and a great way to get your Dad back into playing music. We recommend the Alvarez RU26CCE Concert Ukulele Electro Acoustic Natural Satin as it’s a pro-level uke at a budget price. Best of all, you can plug into an amp when you need to.
CAN’T DECIDE? WHY NOT GET YOUR DAD A PMT GIFT VOUCHER?
PMT HOUSE OF ROCK GIFT VOUCHERS
If you still can’t decide on your Father’s Day gift , why not give your Dad the choice? PMT offer gift vouchers in the following amounts:
These vouchers can be used against any purchase on PMT Online or in any of our PMT House of Rock stores across the UK. View a full range of great Father's Day Gifts over at PMT Online today or call in to your local store to speak to one of our experts. All orders over £100 qualify for our Free Next Day delivery too! *Prices correct as of 2020-01-07