Last Updated on May 23, 2023 and reviewed by Gift Ideas Club Team
Audio engineers are the wizards behind the scenes who organize and mix every sound for us to enjoy. They deserve some appreciation and recognition for their hard work and passion. That’s why we’ve created this list of some of the best gifts for audio engineers to make them smile and rock their world.
Funny Samurai Audio Engineer Tee
A sound engineer’s job can be stressful at times. And this funny samurai audio engineer t-shirt can help them take some time off and share a laugh with their colleagues. So, gift this to the audio engineer you know and help them take a breather. Bonus if they also love Japanese art!
Beanie with Headphones
If you know someone who got into sound engineering, you’d also know how often they must wear earplugs or headphones. And this beanie embedded with Bluetooth headphones hits two birds with one stone by protecting them from cold and simultaneously allowing them to hear sounds. That’s why it is among our most unique gifts for audio engineers.
Sony WF-1000XM4 Earbuds
Sony’s headphones are hard to beat! So gift them these industry-best noise-canceling earbuds from Sony with an integrated V1 process, offering them exceptional sound quality with 8 hours of battery life. And since sound engineers only need the best earbuds, this is what they have been looking for all along.
Note: You don’t have to take our word for it, as you can check articles from top review websites (like Verge, TechRadar, and Wired) to confirm the best earbuds in the market.
Handbook for Sound Engineers
Everyone needs something or someone to guide them! And this handbook for sound engineers made by the audio engineering society is an apt gift for those in the profession of sound/recording. This book contains inputs from top professionals in the industry and offers insights into various software and devices. So tell us, can there be a better gift for a passionate audio engineer than this?
Don’t Mess with the Sound Guy Notebook
Notebooks are there to write down things that are always on your mind. And if you are looking for funny gifts for audio engineers, this quirky notebook might be your best bet. So please gift this to the sound guy in your circle. Otherwise, you don’t know when they could mute you.
Hearing Protection Earplugs
When working with different sounds all the time, giving our ears a break becomes crucial. So, gift these invisible earplugs to your live sound recording engineers to show how much you care for them. These reusable earplugs come with multiple shells that are a snug fit for ears of all types and sizes.
Headphone Pendant Necklace for Men
Gift these incredible musical statement pieces to your Audio-Engineering friend! This unique necklace is made from fashionable stainless steel and has a velvet pouch, making it an attractive gift option for sound geeks and freaks!
Sound Engineer Gag Gift T-shirt
A quirky and usable gift for them that is perfect for all occasions, whether it’s Christmas or Birthday! Like all of us, sound engineers have their inside jokes too. And this 100% cotton t-shirt is one that we will make the receiver popular among other audio engineers and live-sound technicians.
Audio Engineer Street Sign
Audio engineers need their wall decor too! Be it to mark their territory or their studio. And this metal 6×24-inch signboard is easy to install and well-received by many, making it a splendid graduation gift for engineering students.
Quirky Sound Guy Mug
Let them mark themselves as the ‘Sound Guy’ with this funny yet quirky mug. It’s an excellent gift for live sound recording engineers who love having a cup of coffee or tea while working on music.
The right gift for an audio engineer is some excellent bass! So gift them this mountable Sonos soundbar connected to Wi-Fi, creating a sound system like never before. It’s an ideal present for sound lovers who always talk about how one needs the right equipment and players for the best experience.
Audio Frequency Spectrum Poster
Gift this poster to someone who understands this audio frequency spectrum! This 24×36” poster is glossy, easy to read, and features a range of frequencies to provide valuable insights to those who constantly work with sound. Hence, it’s an audio-licious gift for any audio engineer.
I am the Sound Guy T-shirt
A fun present for the sound guy on your team! This 100% cotton tee says it all and features their importance in a noisy world. So make your friend proud of their job by gifting this one of its kind t-shirts! On another note, if you like this idea, you should check out more of our funny engineering gifts.
Women in Audio – Book
For the Sound Gals and Guys too! This book features 100 profiles of successful audio engineers throughout history and in different fields such as radio, film, music, electronic music, and more. So if the receiver is a feminist and loves to get inspired by the careers of amazing women, then this book will be the perfect gift for them.
Can’t Help Falling in Love Music Box
The classic Elvis song that melts everyone’s heart! This engraved musical box is a treat for all music lovers, which makes it a heartwarming and lovely gift idea for anyone who loves music. That’s why it is among our favorite gifts for audio engineers.
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