Best gift ideas for DJs and producers on a budget

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If you are looking for the best gift ideas for the DJs, producers and music lovers in your life then we have a huge list of ideas for you. Many of these have been tried and tested here by the good people at LV online so you can rest assured that this list is packed with must-have gifts and DJ gadgets that anyone would LOVE to receive.

While we would all love a DDJ 1000, CDJ 3000’s or a DJM-900NXS2 that’s not always possible so we have kept the prices on this list down under £100 (approx $120) with loads of gifts at £25 and below. It’s a huge list featuring essential DJ and production equipment, T-shirts, vinyl, books, DVD’s and accessories galore. From stocking fillers to main presents. So if you were wondering what is a good gift for a dj or what do you get a music lover, then every one of these is an excellent gift.

There are links to grab all of these in the UK and USA.

All prices were correct at time of going to press in December 2022 but may vary slightly over time.

If you are looking for something a bit more WOW, you can check out guide to gifts over £100 HERE

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ESSENTIAL DJ GIFTS

Chosen by our team of DJ’s, these are the gifts which every DJ or wannabe DJ in your life will love.

Numark DJ2Go 2 Touch

A portable 2 Channel DJ Controller with touch sensitive jog wheels, cross fader and 8 performance pads. It comes with Serato DJ Lite included. Great fun for home djing or a handy backup.

£59 / $89 approx

Numark Party Mix 11 s

Numark Party Mix II

A starter controller, with 2 decks, eight performance pads, large touch pads for scratching, filter, sync and disco lights. Another fun way to start your DJ journey. Comes with Serato Lite.

£89 / $111 approx

Hercules DJControl Mix

A budget controller with 2 jog wheels, 8 performance pads, EQ, pitch & sync. Android and IOS compatible & supports music streaming inc tidal. Comes with DJay LE software.

£75 / $96.99 approx

Reloop Concorde Black Stylus

Made by Ortofon and based on their classic Concorde design, spherical pickup, professional sound and budget price.

£64 / $99.99 approx

Record Weight with level.

Hi quality 270 gram record weight with a bubble to help you level you decks, Helps improve sound quality & stop skips.

£22.99 / $19.99 approx

Record Turntable Isolation Feet

A pack of four silicon anti vibration pads designed stop skips and help you get the cleanest sound from your record decks.

£8.99 / $13.99 approx

100 Premium Record Sleeves

100 album and 12″ premium UV resistant polythene record sleeves. Keep your expensive vinyl clean and safe.

£19.95 / $23.97 approx

Mirrored Disco Ball

Every DJ should have one of these above their home DJ set up, Shine a spotlight at it, give it a spin and it’s an instant disco party.

£11.81 / $19.95 approx

Knosti Vinyl Record Cleaning Machine

This record washing machine has been thoroughly road tested here at LV with outstanding results, reviving even the most crackly of records

£89.95 / $64.87 approx

Sandisc USB pen

Sandisc 128gb USB 3.0 Pen Drive

The USB of choice of Le Visiteur. With USB 3.0 enabled, they are super fast on the transfer when getting ready for a gig & 128gb is a HUGE capacity.

£14.99 / $13.75 approx

Loop Eaxperience Pro Earplugs

Loop Experience Pro Hearing Protection.

Ear protection is a must-have. These are high-fidelity, noise reducing earplugs which filter 18 or 23 decibels on demand. They come in 4 sizes (XS – L).

£34.95 / $39.95 approx

Wooden Record Storage Case

Solid wooden record storage which holds up to 100 albums even when protected with plasitc sleeves. Also has wheels for ease of movement,

£54.82 approx

Wooden Record Dividers

Six natural wood record dividers perfect for the Wooden Storage Case or for your own record shelves. Get organised today!

£19.95 approx

230 Cap. Vinyl Record Shelf

Super cheap option to store all your precious vinyl, This unit takes up to 230 albums with a divider in the middle to help keep you organised.

£34 approx

12″ Vinyl Album Frame

A classy and solid black record frame for 12″ albums. Show off your favourite vinyl artwork to absolute perfection with these.

£13.99 / $11.97 approx

Portable USB LED Flexi-lamp

An essential piece of kit to have in the bag, Plug it into one of the deck USB ports and get instant light in even the darkest of DJ booths.

£4.99 / $8.99 approx

Technics One Two Record Slipmats

One pair of vinyl slipmats with the One Two design. Technics slipmats are made of the strongest dust resistant felt material, hard wearing and dependable.

£15.73 / $26.99 approx

Record cleaning Kit

Professional Record and stylus cleaning kit

A professional record cleaning solution with velvet brush, record cleaner solution and stylus gel. Comes in a handy case for road trips.

£20.99 / $19.99 approx

Dr Suzuki Skratch Slipmats

Two Dr Suzuki Scratch Slipmats

A pair of handbuilt waterproof, featherlight DJ slipmats from the inventor of the slipmat. Long lasting, anti-static and low friction.

£24.99 / $30 approx

Shockproof Laptop Sleeve

Make sure your laptop is properly protected in this lightweight, shockproof case. Comes in a range of styles and sizes.

£21.99 / $25.99 approx

Water Resistant keyboard Cover.

Designed for Macbook Air’s & Pros. It’s water resistant to keep you safe from accidents. Comes in a range of styles and sizes.

£6.99 / $7.99 approx

UDG Creator DIGI Hardcase

Make sure all of your USB sticks are accounted for every time by grabbing one of these hard cases. Has extra storage for spare headphones.

£22 approx

Cable and USB Organiser Bag 

Need a little extra space in your bag for all your USB’s electricals and on the road essentials. We’ve got you covered right here.

£9.99 / $9.88 approx

1200W Smoke Machine

At 1200w this smoke machine is right up there with many of the units that are used in clubs. Comes with 1 ltr capacity, lights and a remote control!

£69.99 / $79.99 approx


HEADPHONES

The most essential piece of kit in every DJ’s arsenal. Pro tip – make sure that you grab the best pair that you can afford for the best possible sound so that you can keep the volume low to protect your hearing.

Sennheiser HD-280 Pro Over Ear Headphones

Sennheiser are one of the OG’s of DJ headphone design. This model has robust construction, modular design, accurate sound reproduction, aggressive noise isolation and folds for easy transport.

£76.80 / $79.95 approx

Audio Technica ATH M40 X

Audio-Technica ATH-M40 X

Cutting edge engineering with robust construction. Tuned flat so can also be used in the studio. It has professional earpads and headband for comfort and swiveling earcups for one ear monitoring.

£76.82 / $119 approx

Pioneer hdj x5 Black Headphones

Pioneer hdj-x5 Black Headphones

As worn by LV. Features hi-quality design developed from years of perfecting DJ headphones. Large frequency range 5-30000Hrz and comfy enough from long DJ sessions. These sound great!

£86 / $119 approx


DJ BAGS, BOXES AND CASES

Make sure that your vinyl and equipment is always well protected when on the road.

Gorilla Vinyl Storage Box for 100 12″ Records

Sturdy aluminum, foam and rubber record case that holds 100 12″ records . Lightweight box with an 18kg max load.

£49.95 Approx

Magma LP Bag II with strap. For 40 Records 

Durable record bag with handle and over the shoulder strap. Takes 40 12″ with an exterior pocket for headphones etc.

£41.66 / $109.99 Approx

Padded Anti-theft Laptop Backpack

This bag is an absolute bargain as it’s packed with kit to keep your equipment safe and dry with pockets galore.

£24.69 / $27.99 approx

UDG Ultimate Camouflage Courier Bag

The water resistant courier bag holds 40 records or an audio interface & cables. Has a comfortable shoulder strap.

£44.75 Approx

UDG Ultimate Headphone Bag (Camo)

A premium headphone carrying bag made from water resistant Ballistic Nylon with shoulder strap.

£45.15 / $47.46 Approx


LAPTOP STANDS

Another essential tool especially for digital DJ’s. These come in all shapes and sizes so we have gone for three quite different designs which tick all of the boxes for both DJ’s and producers,

Gorilla GLS-03 Foldable Adjustable Laptop Stand

The classic over the mixer style laptop stand. This Gorilla stand can be adjusted both for height (28 to 38 cm) and also angle. It can also be used for either a laptop or a tablet.

£34.99 / $28.27 Approx

Extra Strong Adjustable Laptop Stand

Extra Strong Adjustable Laptop and tablet Stand

This super lightweight laptop stand / riser folds up into a small bag and easily fits in a record bag. I use mine with my Ableton Push and it’s easy to adjust the height to get it just right

£10.89 / $12.39 Approx

Biuupa Laptop Stand l

Biuupa Adjustable Laptop Stand

This sturdy aluminum foldable computer stand has a non-slip ergonomic laptop holder and takes all laptops from 10-16″. It can also be adjusted for height and angle.

£26.99 / $31.99 approx


MUST HAVE STUDIO & PRODUCTION TOOLS

If your other half is deep into their production career or even just starting out on their journey these handy tools will be very well appreciated.

WD 4 TB External Hard Drive USB 3.0

I’ve used this same make of external hard drive for years. Loads of storage and has USB 3.0 for speedy data transfer

£91.05 / $99 Approx

7 Day Fast Track Production course

Take your production skills from 0 to hero in the space of only 7 days with this course from Rob Jones at Producer tech.

£69.95

Bluetooth 5.0 Transmitter Receiver

This unit can both transmit and receive bluetooth. Send music to headphones from your TV, stereo or studio.

£32.99 / $29.99 approx

Pioneer DJ DM-40 Studio Monitors

These are an absolute bargain at under £100 with bass reflex system and 4″ fiberglass tweeters for crisp sound.

£97 / $87.83 Approx

Aluminum Headphone Stand

Keep your workspace nice and tidy and never mislay your cans again with this handy (and cheap) stand.

£7.99 / $9.99 Approx

AKAI Professional MPD218 – MIDI pad controller

Beat making absoultely anywhere with this portable midi controller / drum pad machine with 16 pads and assignable controls. Inspired by Akai’s MPC, perfect for Ableton, FL & Reason.

£79 approx

Novation MK3 launchkey

Novation Launchkey Mini [MK3]

Portable 25-Key, USB, MIDI Keyboard Controller with DAW Integration. 16 velocity-sensitive RGB, 8 rotary controls, Chord Mode, Scale Mode, and Arpeggiator.

£88 / $99.99 approx

AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3

AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3

Hugely loved USB powered 25 Key MIDI Keyboard Controller with 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software Included (Various colours available)

£79 Approx

Shure PG ALTA Cardioid Microphone

A classic Sure Mic for natural clarity vocal performance and a cardioid polar pattern to reject unwanted noise.

£69 approx

Noise Reducing Microphone Shield

A portable 5 panel adjustable Microphone sound shield to stop unwanted noise for a clearer sound.

£45 / $49.99 approx

Ableton Shortcuts Keyboard Skin

Get the fast track on Ableton with this Macbook 13 / 15 / 17″ shortcuts skin. Also provides protection from spills.

£8.09 / $15.50 approx

Loopcloud Annual Sample Subscription

Fast track your productions with this huge database of royalty free samples. Every electronic genre is covered.

£59.99 / £99.99

12 Pack Set of Acoustic Foam Wall Panels

Get your studio sound perfected with these foam acoustic tiles. 3D acoustically designed to break up soundwaves.

£23.99 / $16.89 approx


MUST HAVE VINYL CLASSICS

From disco to soul, house to electronic, French giants to US legends and UK upstarts these are some of the finest albums ever made. Every single one of these is a must have for any self respecting music lover.

Daft Punk’s classic Homework album remixed for 2022

Daft Punk’s final album features Nile Rodgers and Georgio Moroder

Justice’s immense 2007 classic debut album The Cross.

2manydjs – As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt 2. The essential Mash-up Album

Soulwax – Nite Versions. 2manydjs alter-ego’s electronic classic

Metro Area’s debut album. One of the finest electronic albums ever!

LCD Soundsystems – Sound of Silver. Electro rock’s finest album

Avalanches – Since I Left You. The benchmark of sample based production.

Aphex Twin’s classic ambient Techno album still sounds incredible

Fatboy Slim – You’ve come a long way. Big beat legends finest moment

Chemical Brothers – Dig your own hole. Block rockin’ Beats!

The incredible debut album from crazy talented UK house producers

Reissue on 180gm vinyl of Massive Attacks stunning 2nd album

Portishead’s debut Dummy is quite possibly the finest trip-hop album ever.

Immense chill-out debut album from another legendary French band, Air

180gm re-issue of The Orbs 1991 landmark ambient House album.

DJ Shadow – Endtroducing. Landmark instrumental sample album

Detroit legend Moodymann’s intense DJ Kicks album – Soul – Hip-hop – house

The classic 6th studio album from electronic pioneers Kraftwerk.

Primal Scream – Screamadelica. Landmark 90’s rock dance crossover.

Michael Jacksons classic disco inspired breakthrough solo album

Stevie Wonder – Songs in the key of life. Stevie’s 1976 defining moment

Marvin Gaye’s concept album is one of the greatest soul albums ever.

Funkadelic claimed the Funk rock genre as their own with this classic.


MUST HAVE BOOKS

There are a ton of books our there about electronic music and the club scene, these are a few personal favourites that I can recommend.

You also check out our run down of the the 11 Best Disco Books available today HERE

Last Night a DJ Saved My Life – Bill Brewster & Frank Broughton.

A magnificent book about the history of Djing.

£6.39 / $9.73 approx

The Secret DJ

A rollicking romp though the life of a DJ in the 90s. There are 3 Secret DJ books and they’re all great fun.

£8.95 $9.77 approx

The Hacienda, how not to run a nightclub – Peter Hook.

The crazy story of the Hacienda & the birth of Acid House

£7.48 / $16.98 approx

Oh yes, oh yes! – Carl Cox.

Techno behemoth Carl Cox talks about how British club culture took over the world.

£9.19 / $27.05 approx

Love Saves the Day: American Dance Music Culture, 1970–1979 – Tim Lawrence.

Essential reading!

£18.99 / $24.33 approx

Long Relationships: My Incredible Journey from Unknown DJ to Small-Time DJ – Harold Heath

Love this!

£12.15 / $20.43 approx


CLOTHING

Every dj loves a new foil fresh t-shirt to wear out to gigs. A winner every time. Here are a few classics!

Technics School of Music T-Shirt

Various colours and sizes available

£19.99 approx

Detroit legend Moodymann T- Shirt

Various Sizes available

£21.99 approx

FAC 51 Hacienda T

Various colours and sizes available

£19.99 approx

1210 Exploded sketch T-Shirt

Various colours and sizes available

£17.99 approx

Ninja Tune Record label T-Shirt

Various Sizes available

£21.99 approx

808 Drum Machine T-Shirt

Various colours and sizes available

£16.99 approx


DVD & BLU-RAY DOCUMENTARIES AND MOVIES

Films and documentaries set in the electronic and disco worlds. Please note that some of these are 15’s & 18’s so beware!

Boogie Nights.

An adult drama set in the disco era.

£7.98 / $14.75 approx

Human Traffic

48 hours clubbing in the 90’s

£3.99 / $12.55 approx

24hr Party People

The story of Factory Records

£7 / $16.60 approx

Daft Punk & Leiji Matsumoto’s classic Interstella 5555

£7.20 / $20.21 approx

Studio 54: The Documentary

The story behind the club.

£5.99 / $12.25 approx

The Man from Mo’Wax

James Lavelle & Mo Wax doc

£6.29 approx


MUGS

Well who doesn’t love a mug. Cheap and cheerful and very useful gift.

Chicago house mug.

Back to where it all started.

£10.49 / $ approx

I love House Music mug

The music of life.

£13 / $ approx

Talking about music mug

Absolute truth right here.

£7 / $ approx

Rather be in ibiza mug

Well who wouldn’t?

£11.95 / $ approx

Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat

Fatboy Slim would be proud

£10.49 / $16.99 approx

Disco ball Cock tail cups

Great fun party cups x2.

£14.99 / $18.99 approx


Enjoy your gift hunting, Le Visiteur x

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