20 Best Gifts For Musicians
Choosing a gift for a musician’s friend in your life can be a little difficult sometimes. Where do you start? Are the guitar gifts you buy actually going to be used? Where can I get the gifts? These are some of the questions you will be asking! So, without delay, here are some of the best music gifts for the musicians that they will actually use.
The BandLab Link Analog Audio Interface is an affordable recording tool ideal for the singer-songwriters and all those people who want to create music anywhere and at any point in time. It is as simple as connecting your iOS or Android smartphone, opening the free BandLab app or you preferred DAW and hitting record! You can even use the built-in Neutrik Combo Jack Socket to hook up your electric guitar, microphone or line-level instrument, plug your headphones in and start recording with your phone, computer or tablet instantly. The pocket-size and small budget make it a fantastic gift for musicians.
The Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK3 is an ideal music gift for all those who are just starting out in the world of mixing a live DJ set. This is a completely portable USB DJ controller that features smooth, hard-wearing jog wheels that can be used in two separate modes: Beatgrid and Jog adjust mode.
Best of all, you will also get Tracktor Pro 3 included so that you can start creating, mixing and looping music straight away. The easy to use the layout in conjunction with the seamless browsing in the Traktor pro three makes this a fantastic gift for musicians and producers in the making.
The AKG K52 Studio Headphone are some of our favourite monitoring and mixing headphone on the market today, which have been voiced to offer an accurate representation of what you are playing whilst recording.
Whereas producers would normally advise against mixing music on headphones, these have been designed with 40mm drivers that deliver high sensitivity sounds for the power output, plus an extended response of frequency so that you can hear everything which you are supposed to.
Great solution isolation from high-quality ear pads provides you with a comfortable uninterrupted listening experience and lightweight construction means which you can listen, record and mix music anywhere, anytime — a great music gift and gift for the musicians that they will actually use.
The Yamaha Pacifica 012 Black Electric Guitar with the Line 66V 20 AMP Pack is a fantastic way to get those budding rock stars started on the road to rock stardom, or just a great way to introduce your loved one into the world of guitar. The highly respected Yamaha Pacifica has been designed for guitarists of all levels as it is comfortable and easy to play. The small price makes it a great option for the beginners whilst the versatile pickup selection makes it a great workhorse for the players of different genres. For a budget-friendly price tag, you can also get the bestselling Line 6 Spider V20 packed with the 16 on-board presets as well as around 200 different effects, more sounds and cab simulators – everything you need to start playing straight out of the box.
5. TOURTECH TT-12S Electronic Drum Kit
The TOUR TECH TT-12S Electronic Drum Kit is an affordable electronic drum kit ideal for the beginner and home practice. Don’t be fooled by its budget-friendly price tag, this is not a toy as it is a drumming powerhouse able to help both beginners, learn to play drums in relative silence and allow intermediate to professional drummers hone their skills, lay down some tracks in the studio or jam with friends without the noise associated with an acoustic kit. You have 20 preset drum kit too choose from, 250 voices which include a wide range of different snares, cymbals, and toms as well as the Song playback and Recording tools built-in, so that you can jam along to w wide range of backing tracks and hone your skills.
A great music gift or present for the music in your life in need of a new kit that won’t bother you too much or get them evicted due to the noise complaints.
A guitar is undoubtedly the best gift for the musicians you can gift. It has a certain charm to it, which enhances one’s persona. Gift your loved ones a Guitar Bro – Easy Guitar Learning Set with a Linden wood guitar combo. It is a revolutionary product that makes it simple, quick, and fun for anyone to learn guitar at home.
It is a self-learning device and comes with an instruction book, songbooks and video lectures picks. The Linden wood guitar is perfect for beginners as it bypasses the initial frustration with learning guitar for beginners when the process is slow and they can not play songs. It is a perfect gift for a person who likes music and wants to learn guitar since Guitar Bro enables a person to play songs from day 1 of starting to learn guitar.
With the help of GuitarBro.in, learning guitar becomes easy; it offers a 10-day online mentorship which is available at no additional cost. While buying this guitar, GuitarBro also offers a 1-month guitar learning course.
The Blackstar Fly 3 Mini Amp is a highly portable little amp with a massive sound and is great fun for the guitarists on the go – especially for those who value good tone!Conveniently priced at a very affordable cost; you can get a travel amplifier that also acts as an MP3 player for playback of your favourite tracks with the help of an AUX input.
This is a great batter supported, two-channel amp packed with the iconic Blackstar amplifier sounds, a tape delay, headphone jack for silent practice and line out for recording directly to your computer – a great music gift and gift for the musicians in your life.
The Eastcoast GP200, electric Bass Guitar in the Black, is from all the new range of EcoCoast bass guitar, put together by hand. This bass is ideal for all those who want to start to learn how to play bass; those old hands want to reinvigorate their passion and those who need a great performing and recording option that won’t let them down.
With the help of this bass, you get solidly constructed instruments made from the top-quality tone woods and put together by experienced luthiers. The P-Bass shape is comfortable to hold, and the neck is smooth and easy to play and Sing Coil and Split Coil “PJ” pickup configuration offers the thunderous tone which you need as well as the articulation to stand out from the mix – an ideal Christmas or birthday present for the aspiring bass players out there, both the new and experienced.
For all those who want to be able to create their own beats, no matter whether they may be grime beats, back up percussion tracks for the EDM or even add a new dynamic to their live and studio setup the Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK3 is a great option.
Widely used by the electronic musicians from all genres, the Maschine Mikro MK3 offers the responsive colours pads for the instant sample triggering, beat triggering or the synth sounds as well as the Dual touch smart Strips which even allows you to slide your fingers to strum instruments, use Perform FX, bend sounds, and add dynamics to your sound. A great budget-friendly beat maker for the Pro Musicians that have been specifically designed as an easy to use, highly versatile option that beginners can get to grips with easily.
As the Vinyl revival is in full swing, more and more people are enjoying the fact that their favourite records are being re-released on this once inconvenient format. Moreover, your vinyl collection does not have to suffer from the lack of portability any more thanks to the likes of the Numark PT01 Touring USB Turntable. This convenient turntable is a styled suitcase unit with built-in speakers and straight to the computer USB recording. It plays your 33 1/3, 45 and 79 RPM records, which comes with the 45RPM adapter and means that you are ready to play vinyl anywhere anytime and even rip your favourite vinyl-only exclusives to your computer! Budget-friendly, great quality and highly portable – a perfect music gift for the vinyl lovers out there.
11. PreSonus Audiobox USB 96 Studio Recording Package
The PreSonus Audiobox USB 96 Studio Recording Package is the ultimate home recording package and a great music gift for the home products, musicians and single copywriter out there is need of the high quality, reliable and above all is the great sound recordings.
This 2 in / 2 out USB 2.0 audio interface comes with several recording tools such as the Studio One 3 Artist Software as well as a whole host of plugins and samples from the Studio Magic Plug-Ins Suite so that you are ready to record and mix straight away. You can also get a PreSonus M7. Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone set of PreSonus HD7 Monitoring Headphones and an XLR Cable – just add your PC and instruments and you are good to go! A great music gift perfect for anyone who wants to record at home or on the go.
Bluetooth speakers, most of the time, does not get any cooler than this! The Fender Monterey 120W Bluetooth Speaker has been engineered by the team at the Fender to bring out with the classic Fender reliability, sound to your home and performance, apartment or student halls. You get 120 watts of power at your disposal thanks to a pristine quad drive system so that your music sounds amazing at all levels. Connect with the help of a Mini or Bluetooth or RCA jacks for the instant musical gratification. A great looking Bluetooth speaker and an ideal music gift for all those care about their sound!
As far as the guitar pedals go, the Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal is a perfect classic. This iconic pedal has been used and is still being used by the professional musicians and artists to this day thanks to its high-quality distortion sound, indestructible design, and ease of use.
If you are looking for a gift for your musicians in your life, then they will love this and really appreciate this essential distortion pedal that co go from smooth and clean distorted overtones to all-out doom rock. One of the best music gifts that you can give to a musician, and one they will actually use!
Every guitarist needs a decent tuner, so make sure that you grab hold of one that you can rely on! One of the favorites is the TourTech TTA – T01 Color Screen Clip-on Tuner. It is a great present for the secret Santa and smaller gifting.
The Laney Mini AMP series is a range of battery supported amplifiers which is designed for the tone snobs who want the freedom to be able to carry them anywhere and play guitar at any point of time. These little desktops AMPS are extremely budget friendly, with the 2X3” Speaker versions. Don’t be deceived by the small size though as they sound so great, which can easily be supported with the 6 X AAA batteries or an optional 9V adapter and have headphones in jack for silent practice. Best of all Laney’s Smart Insert allows you to connect your Android and iOS phone directly to your AMP with the supplied LSI cable, and thanks to the ToneBridge app which offers access to 1000’s of iconic guitar tones. A great gift and some of the best mini AMP which is available in the market today.
The Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Synths are the great little synthesizers and music-making machines that are totally fun to play. They are also affordable, which makes great stocking fillers.
The new services include the Arcade, Robot, and Office pocket operators, all of which are great for the musicians and even those who have never played an instrument in their life – they are just so much fun to play!
17. Planet Waves Solderless Custom Cable Kit
Bass and Guitarist players who use the guitar pedals will know the struggle that comes along with trying to get some of the pedals to fit on their board – chances are there is always some weird angle that regular patch the cables just can’t reach. So, the best solution to that is making your own patch cables! The Planet Waves Solderless Custom Cable Kit allows you to make six custom-sized patches leads so that you can organize your pedalboard how you like! It is a perfect gift for the guitarists that will always appreciate.
18.Alpine MusicSafe Pro Ear Plugs with Case
No matter whether the person for whom you are buying for is a musician or they just love going to gigs, a good set of headphones is a great gift. Your hearing is much more important so that it is paramount that you look after it. Moreover, if you have used cheap throwaway headphones before you understand that those terrible things ruin the sound!
The good thing about the Alpine MusicSafe Pro Ear With case is that they filter out the damaging frequencies and reduce the level of decibel to a safe but even allow the good stuff to reach your ears! You can still hear everything; it is just clearer and a little lower in volume. A great gift for the music lovers that is a totally budget-friendly gift!
19. Akai LPK25 Mini USB Keyboard
If you have any loved one in your circle that is a budding music producer or EDM musicians, the Akai LPK25 Mini USB Keyboard is a great stocking filler and an extremely professional piece of kit that will be appreciated by the electronically inclined towards the musicians. Easy to use, extremely useful and budget-friendly – a great music gift and stocking filler that won’t break the bank.
20.TOURTECH N-Series 10ft Jack to Jack Instrument Cable
Every musicians or guitarist need more cables, and it is just a fact! We can never have too many cables! The range of TOUR TECH Guitar and Instrument Cables are made with the top quality of components, to ensure reliability and a great sound whether you are plugging into a line-level instrument, a microphone or a set of PA speakers!
The TOUR TECH A-Series 10ft jack to Jack Instrument Cable, in particular, is a perfect gift that proves cheap guitar cables that don’t have to be low quality.