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7 Best Gifts for Kid Guitar Players

Dressed up as Bowie for Halloween, watched SpongeBob jamming out with Patrick, wants to be just like rocker Mommy or can’t get enough of Daddy’s tunes – whatever the reason, you now have a little kid guitar player in your hands. And even rockstars write Santa letters from time to time. So what should you get a little kid guitar player? We’ve got your back. Below are what we consider the 7 best gifts for kid guitar players. Better start ‘em young! 1. Loog Guitar Let’s just get this one out of the way – of course we think the Loog Guitar is THE best gift for kid guitar players, especially if they’re still brimming with potential. Call us biased, but...

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6 Best Musical Instruments for Toddlers

We’ve established that learning to play an instrument makes kids smarter, but now what? Do we get an oboe? An accordion? Guitar Hero? Fill up a jar with rice and call it a day? Not a chance. To help you decide, here are the 6 best musical instruments for kids to learn to play, ideal for their small hands! 1. Drums (1-3 years old) Real drums should best be left alone until kids are at least 12 years old. Meanwhile, there are some amazing toy drums out there that could really help kids start grasping the fundamentals of rhythm. This one by Plan Toys is one of our favorites and seems to be ideal for younger kids and toddlers. Looking...

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New Loog Mini and Loog Pro Guitars

We’ve been heavily hinting about some new Loog Guitar models on social media these last couple of days – and time has come to finally let the cat out of the bag! So without further ado, here they are to bask in their complete, revamped glory: Don’t you love them? We absolutely do. The Loog Mini, for starters, is a new, smaller version of our acoustic Loog Guitar that FINALLY gives a straight answer to all parents looking to make rockstars out of their younger kids.

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Loog Guitars Best in Show at Summer NAMM 2016

Yup folks, the rumors are true! Our last leg of our never-ending musical tour called life led us back to Nashville for the 2016 Summer NAMM – and we came back Best in Show in the “Gotta Stock It” category! Ever since we won the Best Tools for Schools award at the 2013 NAMM Show, we’ve been coveting the Best in Show prize – and 2016 was the year we finally made it. We had the privilege of sharing a stand with Hal Leonard, our exclusive US distributor, who was more than cool that we advertise our new distinction. They were also really cool with us jumping and down with joyful abandon, which was also greatly appreciated

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Guitar Care for Beginners – Loog Blog Special

Pic Source: Wired.com Being a good guitarist isn’t just down to playing the right chords – it’s about looking after your guitar and caring for it. Guitars are sensitive instruments, and should be properly cared for to keep them both sounding and looking at their best. There are some simple things that we can all do to ensure we look after our guitars in the best way. TEMPERATURE & HUMIDITY Guitars are made out of wood and wood is a natural material. This means it can be affected by temperature and humidity (the amount of water vapor in the air). Both of these elements can affect the sound and quality of a guitar. If there is too much moisture in...

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