Holiday DJ Gifts for any DJ or Producer
I know he really wants to be a producer/DJ, and I just want to get him the perfect dj gift, but I don’t even know where to start…
If this is you, then check out our top Dj gift picks for the DJ/producer, and rest easy knowing your choices are safe.
See our 2016 Holiday gift guide here :
GREAT DJ GIFTS FOR A NEW DJ
Here are essential items to get going with the craft of spinnin or returning to it after a long break.
TRAKTOR S2 Mk2 DJ CONTROLLER
$399 $359 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: the beginner DJ or someone returning to the craft.
Why It’s A Good DJ Gift: The S2 includes everything needed to start DJing (except headphones). It includes a soundcard, two decks, and a mixer all combined into a portable all-in-one package. Includes our free chroma caps as well!
Price: $149.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: the traveling DJ/producer
Why It’s A Good DJ Gift: Designed just for DJs, the Controllerist backpack is made for moving a “modest (massive)” gear collection in safety across town or on the road. Built to last, the bag has a laptop compartment and large controller pocket.
CRANE STAND PLUS
$79.99 $72.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: the mobile performer short on space.
Why It’s A Good DJ Gift: This laptop stand is fully adjustable, lightweight, and portable. It can be used with many different DJ devices such as controllers, MIDI devices, laptops, and projectors.
DECKSAVER X1/F1/Z1 +
$39+ $37+ (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: keeping any gear safe.
Why It’s A Good DJ Gift: Expensive gear and drinks just don’t mix. Decksaver covers are tailor-made to exacting standards to fit each unit like a glove. Get your hands on these decksavers to ensure your gear is safe! Slides straight into controller bags, ideal for the traveling DJ.
PRODUCE THE MUSIC OF YOUR DREAMS
Here are 6 popular studio tools for producers that will make the song creation process even more fun.
MIDI FIGHTER 3D
$219.99 $199.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: drummers, producers, and controllerists
Why It’s A Good DJ Gift: The 16 button layout forces the creator to keep things simple and have fun instead of getting lost among endless digital options. The Midi Fighter 3D is designed for expressive control over Traktor, Ableton, or any program desired.
TMA STUDIO HEADPHONES
$249 $199.20 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: serious producers
Why It’s A Good DJ Gift: AIAIAI took their classic TMA-1 design and build a studio headphone around the same concept. These over-ear headphones are perfect for a traveling, professional DJ/producer who needs sonic clarity on the road.
$29.99 $26.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: every DJ / producer
Why It’s A Good Producer Gift:
We love this gift for so many reasons! It’s cheap, protects expensive laptops from liquids and dangerous environments (like, you know, clubs), and speeds up workflow in Ableton, Traktor, or Serato, saving the lucky recipient tons of time!
KORG VOLCA SAMPLE
$159.99 $153.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: the traveling music maker
Why It’s A Good Producer Gift: This battery powered studio on-the-go is offered at a steal of a price! It gives the producer the ability to sequence and manipulate any sound (maybe even your voice?). Besides just being flat out fun, it’s great for sketching out ideas on the go or even creating full songs.
AKAI APC KEY 25
$129 $75 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: new producers
Why It’s A Good Producer Gift: Due to it’s advanced integration with Ableton, this is a great first controller or fun add-on to the Ableton producer’s setup. The Keyboard, controller design, and knobs allow for lots of tweakability and easy one-touch recording when the feeling of inspiration strikes.
AKAI MIDI MIX
Price: $99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: DJ / producers who want more control.
Why It’s A Good Producer Gift: DJs, producers, and visuals artists will all enjoy the simplicity of this 8-channel mixer. It’s really allows better control over the essentials in a very portable package.
STOCKING STUFFERS ($13-35)
Gifts the DJ/Producer of every level will love. Compatible with almost any setup.
CHROMA CABLES : HIGH QUALITY USB CABLES
Price: $ 12.50 each or 3 for $30 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: Every DJ / producer
Why It’s A Good Producer and Dj Gift: Easily the coolest-looking USB cables on the market, these DJTT originals are actually audio optimized (uncommon), and come in both right-angle and straight varieties. The reviews speak for themselves – these are great cables. Did we mention the majority of DJ gear uses this cable?
AViiQ QUICK STAND
Price: $3 for 30 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: producers and performers
Why It’s A Good Gift: the “right” improvement can go a long way. We see lots of people using this to adjust the angle of popular production controllers like the Push 2 and Maschine mk2 for better playability. It’s surprisingly sturdy despite being tiny, and collapsible.
EARPLUGS BY V-MODA
Price:$19.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: every DJ/Producer Ever
Why It’s A Good Gift: What? What did you say? Sorry, say that again…I’m having trouble hearing you. Yup, get these. They’ll bring down loud sound levels without taking away all the fun. Earplugs are officially cool again.
SPEAKERS FOR THE PRODUCER & DJ
From the bedroom to the club, these speakers will help the music shine.
V-MODA LP-2 HEADPHONES
Price:$149.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: DJs in loud environments
Why It’s A Good DJ Gift: Great sound meets extreme noise isolation, and amazing durability to make a headphone extremely well suited for DJs, who, well, have a reputation for breaking expensive headphones. Great for everyday listening as well. Be sure to check out their big brother, the M100.
KRK ROKIT 5 STUDIO MONITOR
Price:$150 (ea) (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: DJs & producers
Why It’s A Good Producer Gift: A huge step up from Hi-fi speakers, these high quality studio monitors will take a home studio or DJ setup to the next level at an affordable price. Every serious DJ & producer seems to start with these monitors, and for good reason.
Price:$59.99 (Purchase via DJTT here)
Ideal For: beats on the go
Why It’s A Good Gift: There are tons of Bluetooth speakers out there – but we like the REX because of the solid, loud, sound and long battery life – perfect for on-the-go track previewing or that long overdue hike. Water resistant too.
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