Hot Holiday Gifts for Deserving Audio Engineers

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It’s December! Still cramming on your last-minute holiday shopping list? The elves at Live Design are here to help. Whether you’re looking for the functional, the frugal, or the fabulously frivolous, we’ve done the heavy lifting for you with this collection of fun gift ideas for every live sound engineer on your shopping list. (Interested in giving to a worthwhile music charity? There's a list for that.)

Splurge on something for yourself while you’re at it. You’ve earned it!

What’s on your holiday wish list? Let us know in the comments!

Sarah Jones is a writer, editor, and content producer with more than 20 years' experience in pro audio, including as editor-in-chief of three leading audio magazines: MixEQ, and Electronic Musician. She is a lifelong musician and committed to arts advocacy and learning, including acting as education chair of the San Francisco chapter of the Recording Academy, where she helps develop event programming that cultivates the careers of Bay Area music makers.

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