As the world is hoping for the end of the pandemic, everyone is already ready to switched to 2021 hoping for the best & dreaming about how enjoying life at the max. No matters the reason, we think that gift lists are always a good for any music lovers in your life. The tricky thing about gifts, is that your loved one probably already have everything you were thinking of getting them in the first place. Either that, or they’re so particular about what they like, that knowing what they’ll like and what they won’t can be hard.
Thankfully for you however, we’ve rounded up the best gadgets & objects that fit every purses, every tastes & that will go down well with electronic music lovers anywhere, no matter what the celebration. From the best way to listen to music on-the-go to headphones, smartwatches, speakers and more, you’re bound to find the ultimate gift for the music-obsessive person in your life. Scroll on down for our roundup of the best Tech Christmas gifts for 2021.
Larq PurevisFrom 109€ on livelarq.com
Unless you live in deep Texas, you are sensitive to the state of the planet and the vital need to reduce our plastic consumption. This evidence has therefore created a new market, that of reusable bottles. Probably one of the most trending Christmas gifts, you can do it in the tech-way with Larq. Larq bottle is featuring a unique UV-C purification system in the lid that eliminates 99.9999 per cent of bio-contaminants. Add to that the fact that it looks plenty sleeker than ordinary bottles and keeps water cool up to 24 hours, and this is a present that’s sure to have him geeking out.
Nothing-Ear-(1)99.99€ on Amazon.fr
With Apple doing a Keynote 4 times a year, it’s hard to not recommend some Apple products & even more to find some as good as them. And into the over saturated business of In-Ear Headphones, the light came from the striking well-designed transparent-aesthetic Nothing’s Ear (1) buds that may have a iconoclasm name but sounds awesome while benefiting of active noise cancellation (ANC) & cherry-on-the-cake : They’re raisonably priced compare to the vast field of rivals. With up to 34 hours of battery life + Active noise reduction, 3x high definition microphones & IPX4 sweat and water resistant if you wanna take them to the gym, it’s hard to find a better universal gift for music lovers !
Apple AirtagsFrom 35€ on Amazon.fr
Whatever your uses, no one wants to lose their stuff ! And even less when it’s about some expensive gadgets ! The second must-have item of this list is an affordable location-tracking device for iPhone-owners(yes, we know..) The Apple Airtags are tiny pucks are made to be attached to your keys, backpack, tote bag, Headphone case or anything of importance (NOT for a pet) so you’ll always get accurate directions to their whereabouts.
Logitech Streamcam115€ on Amazon.es
Whether you’re a DJ, a game streamers or just someone who’s now using Zoom more than ever, you know all the benefit from a webcam that doesn’t distort their features into a grainy, blurry mess. Enter the Logitech StreamCam, a full HD 60fps affair that comes bundled with software for automatic exposure, framing and stabilisation, along with AI face-tracking so you’re always in focus. You can also rotate it to shoot vertically too, making it ideal for the gram. But let’s face it, you don’t need to wait until Christmas to buy this must-have.
Ifi HIP-DAC169€ on Amazon.fr
This cyberpunk hipflask-esque device is actually a DAC, or Digital to Analogue Converter. For the n00bie here, welcome to the audiophile universe ! A DAC is a device that converts a digital signal into an analogue one, so headphones can then turn it into sound. So, to make it simple, if you wanna come back to the old-good-time of CD-quality sound without having to carry a heavy collections with you, the IFI HIP-DAC will bring back the best audio quality possible back to your ears & will give you the opportunity to hear all the details from your favorites tunes… And maybe kickstart a potentially dangerously expensive new hobby !
C Sony WX-1000XM4299€ on Amazon.fr
As long as you have listened to us and have just offered yourself a DAC, you will therefore have a headphone with a plug & a jack cable. Let’s assume that you don’t want to combine in-ear headphones and headphones, so you need a 2-in-1 solution and this is where you find your happiness. Crying babies in your plane? Loud teenagers in the train? Not a problem anymore ! When these headphones are on your ears, you’re with some of the best noise-cancelling capabilities available, plus a comfortable ergonomic design. Autonomy? Up to 30 hours ! Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones are a must-have for getting through long flights and music journeys, and YES ! They are delivered with an analogic 3,5mm jack cable to connect to your DAC. Your welcome.
Theragun mini (RED)199€ on therabody.com
Contrary to popular belief, music fans are also very often sport-lovers. It takes a certain physical condition to be able to dance for long hours, You can’t walk the stages of the biggest festivals neither dance for long hours over several days without a certain physical condition ! Long reserved for high-level athletes, the inexpensive copies from Asia have opened up a new market and allowed everyone to be able to relieve aches and pains with the help of a precious massage guns, making them must-have items. The 4th generation of Theragun Mini is the most powerful iteration to date, with a brushless motor that runs 75% quieter than generation 3. Better still, it also comes in a delightful (RED) hue that’ll untie knots & will make you another hero who’ll help the research as every (PRODUCT)RED purchase contributes directly to the Global Fund to fight pandemics around the world.
Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X145€ on amazon.es
These are great times and it’s never been easier to share your love for electronic music. Whereas before the DJS wishing to share their set live needed a technical team and a lot of equipment. In 2021, all you need is a smartphone and the Roland GO: MIXER PRO-X to be live anywhere in the world. The Roland GO:MIXER PRO-X is a compact professional-quality audio mixer that fits in the palm of your hand, perfect for creating studio-quality audio for your DJ sets, music videos, web shows or podcasts whilst on the go. Up to 7 audio input sources with studio quality, 5 knobs on the top panel let you adjust the sources like a breeze. There are also a couple of 3.5mm stereo line-in sockets on the front of the mixer. Simply plug in all the sources, adjust the levels using your headphones plugged on the front of the mixer & you are off to go.
Anker PowerCore Magnetic 5K39,99€ on amazon.es
Sometimes the smallest and most obvious things are the most valuable. Although the battery life of our smartphones continues to improve with each new iteration, it is clear that an external battery has become an essential in everyone’s bag. When you add simplicity of use to this need, you are no longer too far from perfect. The Anker PowerCore Magnetic 5K attaches magnetically to the back of your phone to transmit a 5W wireless charge, directly from the transmitter coils to the receiver coils which means : No cables anymore ! Designed for the generation iPhone 12 & exclusively suitable for iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro & 12 Pro Max models & son on for the new 13 serie. Its 5000mAh capacity supports 1.2x iPhone 12 mini charge, 0.95x iPhone 12 charge, 0.97x iPhone 12 Pro charge or 0.75x iPhone 12 Pro Max charge. It’s more than enough for a full-day on your iPhone.
Razer Kishi89,99€ on amazon.fr
We’re never too old to play, it’s all about finding the right balance. You don’t have to recommend popular home consoles. Instead, let’s take care of finding the ideal accessory so that we can play everywhere while retaining its essentials. If you wanna play everywhere you’ll play mobile games, and that’s why the Razer Kishi is a must-have in order to play them right — not in the sense of high scores, but in the sense of an intuitive, ergonomic control pad for your phone that beats the hell out of swiping. Exist for Android & iOS, what do you need more to finish this level? All you need to do is clip this controller on each side of your smartphone and you are ready to go.
NB : In case you didn’t know, you can now order on Amazon in every country of the European Union, that’s why we have shared the best prices according to the gadgets, some will be cheaper in France, others in Spain and others in Germany for example, so don’t be surprised, identify yourself whatever the country of origin of your account and indulge yourself !