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10 last minute gifts for musicians in 2022

Sep 21, 2022 | 8 min read

Looking for a last minute gift for the musician in your life or simply feeling like you deserve a little reward? Look no further- here are our top 10 last minute gifts for all kinds of musicians!

1. Genki Wave

midi ring

You’ve heard of MIDI keyboards, but have you heard of a MIDI ring? The Genki Wave is a MIDI ring that allows to control sound with gestures. Not only can you fully customize your audio and visual effects, the Genki Wave also doubles as a personal studio remote.

2. Smartphone Studio Mic

portable mic

Microphones are essential devices in all performing musicians’ lives. However, because the set-up often involves an interface and a computer, it can be difficult to record on the go. With the Smartphone Studio Mic, you can easily record wherever you want by plugging the microphone directly into your smartphone, tablet, or computer. This microphone is compatible with iOS and Android devices, and can be used to record directly on apps like TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube!

3. Sheet music books

sheet music

Musicians are always on the lookout for new music to play, which inevitably will make the perfect last minute gift. Sure, you can print a PDF file, but nothing replaces the feel and practicality of a book. From Disney to Schumann, online and physical libraries abound with sheet music books. Book Depository offers a large choice of books for all instruments and delivers worldwide.

4. Kalimba

kalimba

Kalimbas are fun, affordable, and easy to transport. Meinl has a great choice of kalimbas of different types of wood and scales. Some have a built-in microphone and pickup, which means they can be amplified.

Bonus point: they do not require an advanced level of musicianship!

5. Guitar picks

cool guitar picks

…But make them fancy: guitar picks do not have to be boring anymore. At Timber Tones, there is a variety of colors, materials, and shapes to choose from. They can even be engraved with a message for your loved one, so feel free to personalise and be creative here.

6. Pocket DJ mixer

pocket dj mixer

Carrying a DJ controller around with you might be quite a challenge. Fortunately, you can mix your favorite songs with a pocket mixer. It does not need a power source, which means you can start a party virtually anywhere!

7. Concert tickets

concert

Concert tickets are easy to buy and usually require no waiting time, which makes them the perfect last minute gift. You can directly purchase a ticket on venues’ websites, after consulting your musician’s agenda. Alternatively, if you are unsure of their music taste, you can also opt for a gift card!

8. Plug-ins

audio plugins

There are countless great plug-ins out there , so you are guaranteed to find something that isn’t already in your musician’s library. From virtual instruments to effects, you can find a plug-in or a bundle for every budget and taste. Spitfire Audio is a popular choice when it comes to virtual libraries, so be sure to give it a look!

9. Minuendo Earplugs

earplugs for musicians

These acoustic earplugs are perfect for any festival, gig, or concert lover. Minuendo lossless earplugs’ uniqueness comes with its built-in attenuators, which allow you to easily adjust the attenuation. We’re exposed to loud sounds frequently as musicians, so we can guarantee that your musician will find their perfect use for these adjustable earplugs!

10. Stylophone GEN-X1

stylophone

This pocket synthesizer can do anything from dance beats to creepy melodies; the possibilities are endless. It’s powered by batteries, so you can play it anywhere. There is an audio line out for headphones or speakers, and also an audio line in to use the Stylophone as an effects unit.


Anja Drozdova is a Swiss-Russian musician and music teacher. She focuses on finding creative ways to engage students during piano and music theory lessons by using different mediums such as technology and visual arts. Anja also writes electronic pop music under the artist name Mlkshk. Her music is inspired by everyday life, scenes from childhood, and imaginary places, shapes and colors.

Soundbrenner is a company dedicated to helping musicians stay focused on what truly matters: their music. By creating innovative devices, such as Soundbrenner Pulse and Core, our goal is to deliver the best possible practice experience for musicians. Click here to find out more.

Got a question about Soundbrenner wearables? Reach out to us at [email protected], we’re happy to help!

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