The best music gadgets for the music lovers in your life
Unless you live in Bomont, Utah, music is probably a big part of your life. (That's where Footloose is set, for those of you who may be thinking "Bomont?") Music surrounds us virtually wherever we go. For some, music is something we feel and love and immerse ourselves in. For others, music is a passion, a hobby, or a profession. If there's a person in your life who defines themselves with music, gift-giving just got a little bit easier.
Shopping for gifts can be stressful, even if the look on their someone’s face when they open it makes the anxiety worth it. Finding the perfect gift for someone is a never-ending battle. You can’t repeat something you’ve done before. It needs to be thoughtful. Something useful is always a bonus. If you have a music lover on your list, we have the perfect place to start with some of the best music gadgets. There’s sure to be something for every level of music lover, from the person who just likes to listen, to the person who loves to create.
Headache Sound OMNI Portable Record Player
We all know that one person who’s a DJ, whether they are a hobbyist or doing it for their profession. This person is the go-to person to run the music at all of your events. And every DJ deserves the best music tools. With the Headache Sound OMNI Portable Record Player, you can make sure they’re able to spin anywhere. All you need is the OMNI, a power bank, and a smartphone. This record player can handle digital and analog music, and 7-, 10-, and 12-inch vinyl records. Bonus? It has a Bluetooth audio receiver for when the DJ wants to take a break and use a playlist off their phone.
Beatbox by rhythmo DIY Music Production Tool
Do you have someone in your life who loves music and loves to build? We’ve got just the music gadget for them with the Beatbox by rhythmo DIY Music Production Tool. Its cardboard design allows for the ultimate in personalization, and it’s light and portable. Once they’re done building and customizing the exterior look, your music lover will be able to show off both their music and technical skills.
IK Multimedia iRig Micro Amp Battery-Powered Guitar Amplifier
Electric guitars are fantastic. And so are the people who shred on them. What’s not great? Having to lug an amp around if you want to play anywhere other than your setup at home. The IK Multimedia iRig Micro Amp Battery-Powered Guitar Amplifier is the solution to your mobile guitar problems. This single 4-inch speaker emits 7.5W when on battery mode and as much as 15W RMS when it’s plugged in. Connect it to your smartphone and the AmpliTude CS app for 10 amp and 29 stompbox models. We think this music tool rocks for guitar lovers.
Klipsch T5 True Wireless 8-Hour Headphones
Wireless earbuds are one of the best inventions ever. Wearing big headphones can be tiresome after a while, and we all know the annoyance of snagging the cord and pulling out an earbud. But earbuds can also be super uncomfortable to wear. Klipsch has solved that with their T5 True Wireless 8-Hour Headphones. Not only will you get the sound quality Klipsch is known for, the innovative oval shape and 360° design make it easy to find the best position for ultimate comfort.
Cambridge Audio Alva TT Bluetooth Direct Drive Turntable
Vinyl records are making a resurgence. And it’s no wonder. The sound is amazing, and the look and feel of a turntable and records is aesthetically pleasing. Most people who are dyed in the wool music lovers swear by vinyl. The Cambridge Audio Alva TT Bluetooth Direct Drive Turntable is the perfect blend of classic and modern that any music lover will appreciate. With its Bluetooth capabilities and it being completely wireless, you can place it anywhere in the room and not have to worry about a power source. You can move it from room to room, or pair your headphones to it to jam out without disturbing anyone else.
Bose SoundTouch 30 Powerful Wireless Speaker
Music is a part of most any gathering. And the music lover in your life needs the proper music gadgets to play their curated party music. No matter the device they’ve created their playlist on, the Bose SoundTouch 30 Powerful Wireless Speaker can stream it. Since this wireless speaker also runs over Wi-Fi, you won’t need to worry about it cutting out in the middle of their favorite song. Especially since your music lover probably spent hours curating the playlist specifically for the event. With this Bose music gadget, you’ll have great sound, and with it being wireless, you’ll be able to have that great sound in any room.
IK Multimedia UNO Electronic Drum Machine
Many music lovers aren’t just passionate about listening to music, they’re passionate about creating music. If you don’t have room in the house for a drum set and everything that goes with it, this is one of the best music gadgets. The IK Multimedia UNO Electronic Drum Machine is the perfect gift ready for anyone who wants to take their music-making skills to the next level. It features 100 different kits, a 64-step sequencer, each step can have up to 8 parameters, and the device already has 100 different drum patterns built into it. Your music lover will be able to create any type of music they want.
KOMPLETE KONTROL M32 Micro Keyboard Controller
Not everyone has access to a professional keyboard at all times. They can be expensive. And if you do have access to one, it’s not easily portable. Maybe your music lover doesn’t want to create music in the same place all the time. KOMPLETE KONTROL can help with their M32 Micro Keyboard Controller. At a lower cost of entry and a smaller size for mobility, your music lover can create whenever and wherever. With its Smart Play features, innovative software, touch-sensitive knobs, OLED display, and the ability to create loops, effects, and samples, your music lover will be able to create music endlessly.
Chubby Buttons Wearable Bluetooth Music Remote
Listening to music while doing any activity usually makes that activity better. But if your music lover is into winter sports, or is simply trying to shovel the driveway, messing around with their music device can be difficult. They have got to take their gloves off, warm their hands up so the screen will register their fingertip, make the change, then put their gloves back on. The answer is the Chubby Buttons Wearable Bluetooth Music Remote. All they have to do is pair the remote with their music device, strap the remote to their wrist, and they’re good to go. No more fumbling with gloves to change the song or the volume.
We’re confident the music enthusiast or musician in your life will love one of these music gadgets. What do you think of the gifts on this list? Do you have a favorite or something you’ve already purchased? Let us know in the comments.
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