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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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Your Kid’s Brain on Music Infographic – Updated 2015 Version

We’re really busy at Loog HQ working on some very, very cool new stuff we’ll be showing you shortly. (By the way, if you’re the nostalgic type, we recommend you take a long, hard look at LoogGuitars.com today before we finally bid it goodbye. It’s going to be legendary!) But while you wait, we thought it’d be cool to update one of the posts you guys have shared the most: our “Your Kid’s Brain on Music” infographic from way back when. We’ve revamped its style and design, as well as laid it out in web form so you can access all of the information in a jiffy. But, amazingly, the “info” part of it remains the same – learning to...

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A Century of Les Paul

Today would’ve been the 100th birthday of a world-class tinkerer, musician and inventor: Les Paul. And no, he’s not a guitar Les Paul was born Lester William Polsfuss in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on June 9, 1915 (that’s why he’s also called “The Wizard of Waukesha”). He liked building guitars and playing them – first as […] -- Find out more at http://blog.loogguitars.com

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Why Do So Many People Love Prince?

Prince’s birthday is coming up! Yes, we know, his birthday isn’t until next Sunday (June 7). But what can you do with a Sunday birthday other than celebrate it all weekend? You guys might have realized we’ve got a huge musician crush on Prince and always do something special for his birthday – and the day […] -- Find out more at http://blog.loogguitars.com

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