Get Cool Stuff for the Musician Who Has EVERYTHING
Find things here for the musician who has everything. But first, realize that EXPERIENCED musicians may already have the things that they need. So be cautious about not getting them specialized items that they may have a strong opinion about. But with that said, there is still lots of cool stuff for musicians. Look down this page to help you find some.
For the less experienced musicians you may need to know a little about the type of music and instruments that they play. But some things are generic enough that they will be of value to lots of people. Get some ideas below and checkout the links.
Steinberg UR22 MkII USB Audio Interface for Recording Music to PC or Mac
Every musician should have a way of recording to a computer. If you want to record high quality sound from microphones, electric guitars, keyboards or other inputs, you need an audio interface to turn a PC/Mac into a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation).
Click to Get Steinberg UR22 MkII – reviewed in the video
The unit reviewed below comes with a light version of DAW software called Cubase, for both PC and Mac, as well as Cubasis for iPad. Of course the interface can be used with other DAW software too. Strengths of this product are its quality pre-amps, versatility and simplicity.
Although it comes with a CD/DVD (remember those!), you can download the official latest drivers and software versions from https://www.steinberg.net – DON’T go to the .com site because it looks suspicious! The product keys for the included software is printed on the installation disks.
Watch this review to see the UR22 in action and see it compared with the M-Audio ProFire 610
Consider another similar interface with great reviews, the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (2nd Gen)
Does Your Musician have a Dog?
Take a look at a video of one of the best dog toys EVER! Check the video on THIS PAGE.
Wireless Guitar System – use in place of cables
We take for granted that many things are now wireless. Now we can also experience the same convenience with affordable wireless systems that can take the place of guitar cables. Watch this review of one system below.
Here’s Some Cool Stuff For Anyone
The pen and notepad haven’t changed much for a long time, until now! Meet Rocket Books. The thick pages in these books let you write with the special erasable ball pens, photograph your notes pages using a special phone app. Files are automatically stored in a folder that you select by circling a symbol on each page. Once your book is full, put it in the microwave to erase all pages then reuse it.
Checkout a blog post about Rocket Books here.