Ah, the season of love! As February arrives, it’s time for the day in which we proclaim our love for that significant other or loved one in our life: Valentine’s Day. And thus, the biggest question hovers: what about the guy in my life? What do I get my rave bae boyfriend, or music-loving dad, or producer brother for this holiday? Fear not – we have some ideas.
These headphones are ideal for nose-cancelling – and they’re wireless! They have a long battery life, are sleek and fit comfortably, and (of course) have the high sound quality we can always expect from Bose. They may be a bit pricey, but they’re the best of their kind.
These KRK Rokit are the top studio monitors and perfect for the home studio, professional studio and beyond – high quality, beautiful and simple.
This is everything you could have asked for in a tablet and more: read the latest electronic music news, play games, watch his favorite live sets or festival aftermovies and more.
Yes, there are a ton of smartwatches on the market already – but this one will get you through every show, festival and beyond that you need. It’s water resistant, works with Samsung Pay so you don’t need to carry around cash or your credit card, receives calls and texts instantly (aka you don’t have to fish for your phone every time you’re trying to find your friends) and more.
Does he spend too much time on his computer looking for the latest tunes or making his own? Make his work space even more comfortable. This laptop stand is build on an angle and great for posture – plus, it’s beautiful.
Everyone needs a reliable pair of headphones to listen to their tunes – and the AirPods from Apple are one of the most popular wireless choices on the market. Give him the gift of sound and simplicity.
7. Tile Mate
Need to make sure he doesn’t lose his keys or phone at the show you’re heading to tonight? Tile Mate has you covered. You can loop these small tiles onto anything you don’t want to lose – keys and phones are great choices here.
8. Surface Pro
Make digging through Soundcloud or working on music drastically easier with the Surface Pro – a great replacement to his old laptop.
Never deal with a dead phone at a festival again – this portable charger, shaped as (obviously) a pizza, is a fun way to make sure you can rely on a charger phone.
10. Amazon Echo
Make spending time at home even more fun – you can ask an Echo to do almost anything, or connect it to your phone’s Bluetooth and use it as a speaker. She’ll help you add songs to your playlist on Spotify, play your favorite artist and answer all of your curious musical questions.
No need for him to carry his wallet around or worry about it being stolen while at his favorite rave, show or anywhere out and about. He can keep all of his cards in here, plus it’s durable, strong and RFID-blocking.
12. Chromecast Audio
This product can turn any speaker into a WiFi-enabled one, capable of playing music from your smartphone. He can play all of his favorite songs, all the time. All of them.
13. iPad Pro
Portable, easy to use and great for just about anything you’d want a tablet for, the iPad is great for his online musical endeavors anywhere he wants to go.
Staying in shape is hard – but with Fitbit, it’s a little easier. Keep track of all of his dancing steps and calories burned!
15. GoPro HERO5
Capturing moments is something we’ve all come to know and love doing – and the GoPro is a perfect way to do so. This may be a high price, but it’s also high quality – you get 4K video and 12MP photos with this little guy, perfect to save all of his memories in high resolution.
16. Samsung Gear VR
Enter the world of VR – all you need is a Samsung phone – and escape into an entirely different reality. He can play games, watch movies and more.
17. Sensorwake Alarm
Give him the raddest new way to wake up in the morning: via smells (yes, really). This alarm clock actually wakes you up with a choice of seven smells.