Out-of-the-ordinary music gifts

Dec 13, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. ET

Looking for a gift for the musician in your life? Whether it's your husband who likes to jam on his acoustic guitar, your piano-playing daughter or your nephew the DJ, we've got unique gift ideas for all the music lovers on your shopping list.

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Make your own vinyl notebook

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The '70s are calling

iPhone 5 cover that looks deceptively like a cassette tape

Go old school with this iPhone 5 cover that looks deceptively like a cassette tape. It's a real conversation starter (CafePress, $25).

3

The new boom box

JAMBOX wireless speaker/speakerphone

This limited-edition JAMBOX wireless speaker/speakerphone is being sold in partnership with Charity: Water. Fifty dollars from each sale will go toward bringing clean drinking water to those in need (Charity: Water, $199).

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A cut above

guitar-shaped cutting boards (

If your Gibson-strumming husband's talents extend into the kitchen, he'll love this handmade set of guitar-shaped cutting boards (Etsy, $30).

5

Heads up!

vintage-looking headset T-shirt

Not everyone who appreciates music is talented at making music (or so I'm told when I belt out Kelly Clarkson songs). This vintage-looking headset T-shirt is perfect for those who simply like to listen to the good stuff (Crazydogtshirts.com, $17).

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Now you're cooking with sass

wooden mixing spoons

Know a chef with monster drum chops? With a flip of the wrists, these wooden mixing spoons turn into drumsticks — perfect for tapping out a beat on pots and pans while making dinner (Amazon, $11).

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Wrap yourself in music

Music infinity scarf

Need a gift for the kids' piano teacher? This infinity scarf will make it clear she has a passion for Paganini (Etsy, $20).

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Music mug

Music mug

Don't worry — this iPod isn't actually dunked in a coffee mug. It's a music mug with a hidden plug and speaker (Generate, $69).

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The strangest instrument you'll ever own

Otamatone

What exactly is this smiling musical note? It's a Japanese instrument called an Otamatone, and we bet you've never seen anything like it. Hit "Play" on this Bohemian Rhapsody YouTube video and prepare to be amazed — or at least mildly amused (eBay, $46).

Want more? Check out our guide to the best gifts for the music-loving man.

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