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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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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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Loog Guitars at Toy Fair 2016

Phew! We’re having such a great time chatting back and forth with you guys about our new #LoogAcademy app and the improved song book (shipping with the Loog starting in April!) that we almost forgot to tell you about the great time we had at the New York Toy Fair this year. Well, here it goes Booth #5719 was BURSTING with people and we’re not even kidding – many of those who dropped by hadn’t even heard about the Loog and were actually surprised by the guitars’ quality. But, most of all, people were so excited about getting to play a song on day one! We actually took some to the test, powered with the new song book and #LoogAcademy app...

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