Updated: Jul 27, 2020
Best Pro Grade equipment with links!
Yamaha HS7M's with $250 of extras (Stands, Mogami cables and Mo Pads) black version (no Mogami) https://amzn.to/2UX7PJr $639 White (with mogami) https://amzn.to/2UEoHWg $699 free shipping
Best Audio Interface / Sound Card
Audient ID14 has amazing audio converters, Mic input and build quality (solid aluminum https://amzn.to/3f21ap5 $299 free shipping.
Best COMPACT midi controller
Akai MPK Mini V2 Small but gets the job done. Perfect for small studio spaces. https://amzn.to/2MTcbho $99 free shipping.
Best 49 Key or 61 Key controller for the price
Alesis V49 key midi controller$!29 https://amzn.to/37tsedA Alesis V61 key midi controller1$169 https://amzn.to/37D8WCP free shipping.
Audio Technica M50x are the best studio headphones under $300 at only $149 https://amzn.to/2QpjqQu free shipping and NO TAX. (2nd options is the M40X a step down for $99 https://amzn.to/36yaa29
Best USB Audio Microphone on a budget
Blue Yeti Microphone. Can be setup via USB with your audio interface. Multi purpose for starter vocal recording, podcast or blogging on a budget. $99-$126 depending on the color you select. Amazing build quality (solid aluminum https://amzn.to/2FgylpC free shipping.
Best XLR Microphone on a budget w/ Pop Filter (microphone connects to audio interface)
ASTON ORIGIN CARDIOID CONDENSER MICROPHONE w/ Pop Filter. Amazing professional sounding vocal recording on a budget, for professional sounding vocals. $269 pro build quality (solid aluminum https://amzn.to/2ZNtAgA free shipping.
Best way to spice up studios on a budget w/ LEDRGB Light Strip 16.4ft
LED 5050 RGB Light Strip 10ft amazing great quality https://amzn.to/2OUt2k1 only $13.99 free shipping.