Knowing what gift to buy for Christmas can be tricky, but here at Sound Centre, we have Sound Santa to help guide you! If there's a musician in your family, we have plenty of great gift ideas to suit any budget across all instruments.
Here's our Top 10 picks for Christmas 2018!
Featuring everything you need to get started on learning to play guitar, the Yamaha C40 Gigmaker pack is a great choice for those just starting out as the C40 guitar is a nylon string guitar. The nylon strings are much softer on the fingers than a steel string acoustic guitar, so it is more enjoyable for beginners. The Gigmaker pack includes the guitar, a Korg digital tuner and an instructional DVD to get you going.
Fender Acoustic Guitars have really come into a league of their own in 2018 with the great quality and highly affordable California Player Series! Not only do they play and sound fantastic - these stunning instruments feature solid top construction, a built-in pre-amp and tuner to get them plugged in and also come in a wide variety of colourful and classy finishes that any guitarist is sure to love! With a name like Fender behind them - you'll see why this is our pick for this years go-to Acoustic Guitar!
For the budding guitarist that wants to plug in and start rocking - we can't recommend the Squier Stratocaster Electric Guitar pack highly enough! Newly released for 2018 with the latest in design, this pack gives you everything you need to get started properly on the Electric Guitar. As well as a great quality guitar - you'll also get a Squier Frontman 10G Amplifier, a Fender Padded Gig Bag, a Fender Guitar Strap, a Fender 10' Instrument Cable, Fender Guitar Picks as well as a 3-Month Fender Play Online Lessons Subscription!
The Ukulele has really taken the world by storm over the last few years and the Anuenue Hulala Soprano Ukulele makes it easy to get playing on a great quality uke! Not at all a 'toy' level instrument, this comfortable, portable and beautiful sounding ukulele that also includes a free bag is all any player needs to get started on the road to success and joy that they can stay on for years and years to come.
This keyboard is a little ripper! With Yamaha's market leading technology in keyboards, the PSR-E363 has hundreds of sounds and drum rhythm styles built right in, meaning you can play ANY style of music imaginable. It also has built-in lesson functions to help guide beginners into being confident and happy musicians.
Looking for an alternative? Check out the great value Casio CTK-3500 61 Note Keyboard from just $219!
The all new Kawai KDP110 Digital Piano boasts Bluetooth connectivity to connect to a variety of apps, incredibly realistic feel as well as industry defining sampling and so much more! The perfect Digital Piano for Beginner to Intermediate players to last years and years from the worlds leader in Digital Pianos - the KDP110 also features 15 different sounds including Electric Pianos, Strings and more to get creative with! Sound Centre proudly displays the widest range of Keyboards and Digital Pianos anywhere in the country and this is our pick for 2018!
Another great option is the incredible Casio CDP-135 88 Key Digital Piano at an unbelievable $519!
Featuring everything you need to get up and running and record your own songs. If there's a musician in your family who you've always thought should be making their own demo - this is the pack you need. It comes with a quality interface which allows you to plug in instruments or microphones to your computer. Speaking of microphones, there's one of those included as well, perfect for recording vocals or instruments, plus also included is a set of high quality studio headphones, and all the software you need to get recording.
Everybody loves to have a hit on some drums, but not everybody loves listening to it - this is where digital drum kits are the perfect match! The Yamaha DTX402 features 10 different drum kit types, from Hard Rock to Funk, Jazz, R&B and more. It has built in training functions, and can even all be controlled via an app on your smart device that really help the DTX402 come alive from navigating its features, changing sounds, accessing lessons right up to recording yourself playing!
The ideal solution for entertainers or speakers who want to ensure that their message gets across. Lightweight and portable, laden with features but still simple to set up and use - the System 2 gives you all you need in one convenient package. From small café gigs to kids parties, public speaking to band rehearsals it’s all you need.
Pair it with a Smart Acoustic SDM20J Microphone Pack for just $35 to transform the System 2 into a ready to go Karaoke Pack!
Pair the Vector 15 with a Smart Acoustic SDM20J Microphone Pack to get your Karaoke up to scratch too!