The Best Christmas Gifts For DJs
The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for DJs!
The Christmas season is almost upon us and many people are asking us what are the best gifts for DJs? Here's our annual break-down of the best gift ideas for DJs this season! If you're looking for any further advice don't hesitate to contact us for even more xmas present ideas for DJs!
Gifts From London Sound Academy
We have a range of amazing DJ and music production courses at LSA that are taught one-to-one. They are suitable for any age or ability level and graduates of our courses get guaranteed DJ gigs including at the Ministry of Sound! If you want to give the best DJ experience gift ever, make sure you check out our range of vouchers and courses!
Gift Vouchers For DJs
We have gift vouchers for DJs available all year round for any occasion. Simply choose how many hours of tuition you want to buy and the recipient can then exchange the voucher for any type of DJ or music production lesson at London Sound Academy. They can exchange their voucher any day of the week. We have lessons running daily at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm. Click here to view our full range of gift vouchers.
DJ Course Gift / Music Production Course Gift
Our Course Gift voucher can be exchanged for any level of our DJ or Production course. We teach all ages and ability levels. To date, our youngest student was six years old and our eldest student 69! We welcome every type of DJ playing every type of music to London Sound Academy. Our one-to-one courses are ideal because the student can learn at their own speed with their own style of music and choose their own lesson times. DJ or production lessons are available in our London studios seven days a week at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm.
If you're looking for the perfect present for a DJ who is already playing out but needs to work on their social media or DJ profile we have the perfect idea! Why not book them an exclusive DJ photoshoot at London Sound Academy's HQ in Camden, with esteemed industry photographer Thomas Hensher! Click here to find out more!
Did you know that all LSA students can get industry standard DJ equipment at discounted prices? We sell a huge range of DJ equipment including the world-wide industry standard decks made by Pioneer DJ. Buying DJ equipment as a gift can often be complicated so please feel free to contact us for our discounted prices and impartial advice on what set-up would be best for your budget. Click here to contact us about DJ equipment.
DJ Experience - Play at Ministry of Sound
The ultimate bucket-list experience for every DJ is to play at Ministry of Sound. All our Graduates are invited to DJ at Ministry of Sound and other top UK venues like the techno mecca Egg nightclub in Kings Cross and at festivals like SW4. We even hold an annual DJ tour in Ibiza with gigs all over the island including Amnesia! If you want to give the ultimate life-changing DJ gift enrol a loved onto our full DJ course including Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Levels. On graduation they are guaranteed DJ gigs including Ministry of Sound! We are confident there is nothing else you can buy to parallel this experience! Click here to buy our full DJ course for £987.
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Other Gift Ideas For DJs!
Bandcamp Gift Cards
Not sure which albums your DJ already has in their collection? Purchase a Bandcamp gift card to enable them to select it themselves! You can select options of £10, £20, £50 or £100 making this a gift option that could be a stocking filler or a main gift. This is not only an excellent gift for any DJ who likes to find great music but it also supports artists themselves. Unlike all the big track selling platforms like AppleMusic Bandcamp actually give the majority of each sale back to the artists. Be the change you want to see in the industry and support Bandcamp! Click here to view their gift card options.
Numark PT01 Scratch £119
The new Numark PT01 Scratch is the best way to scratch records on the go! Kitted out with a short cut cross fader and built in speaker you can lay down some cuts any place, any time. Ultra portable, powered by AC or batteries, built in speaker as well as RCA outputs to connect with other speakers or kit. This is an amazingly versatile and fun Christmas gift for any DJ! Click here to buy the Numark PT01 Scratch.
Evermix 4 £110
We LOVE the Evermix boxes and they have just brought out the brand new EvermixBox4!! Already trusted by thousands of DJs, promoters and venues. The pocket-sized EvermixBox4 plugs into the back of your mixer and into your iPhone / iPod touch / iPad / Android smartphone, where the Evermix App allows you to record the set in super high quality. After your set, share to Mixcloud + Soundcloud or save to cloud storage locations such as iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive. Same high quality audio recordings, exciting new features! Compatible with Facebook, Instagram Live and Youtube to let you livestream in perfect audio quality.
Native Instruments A25 £119
Amazing bang for your buck! Not only do the Native Instruments A series keyboards come with a few of their own tools and plugins but also a copy of Ableton Live Lite meaning anyone can get going with making music straight out of the box! It's the perfect gift for anyone taking our music production courses!
With more than 6,700 sounds and 13 GB of content included, A-Series keyboards come with everything you need to start making music. Register your hardware and get two powerful synths, two meticulously sampled pianos, and more. Plus with MASCHINE Essentials, you’ll have all the tools you need to go from inspiration to finished track.
Decent USB Sticks £10-£30
Corsair Flash Survivor Stealth and Sandisk Ultra are amongst the favourites! DJ’s always need extra USB sticks so these are certain to be a much appreciated gift. It's essential for both DJs and producers who both need to use high quality USB for various reasons. Most commonly used by DJs on the industry standard Pioneer CDJs for storing DJ sets and performing in clubs.
Hearing protection £15
These earplugs from ACS are a great option as a back up or if you are yet to get moulded ear plugs. ACS are an industry standard brand so there’s no doubt that you will still receive great quality even at this price point. Click here to buy them.
Stokyo Kutter Portable Crossfader £42.99
The Stokyo Kutter builds on the reputation and design of the world's first ever portable crossfader - the Frisk Fader. It's portable and lightweight design mean you can truly take this crossfader anywhere you go. The Stokyo Kutter is designed to work with turntables, iPads and other external audio sources, functioning as a full on fader cutting on both sides. The custom casing is scratch-resistant. The crossfader features two inputs and a singular output with post and thru assignment connection for audio and a reverse switch for versatile scratching applications.
WHAT NOT TO BUY
Those horrible vinyl clocks!