Hardware Overview

With this piece of hardware you can easily program melodies and rhythms:
 

Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII | 25-Key Ultra-Portable USB MIDI Drum Pad & Keyboard Controller with Joystick


Lets you connect a mic and an Instrument to your pc:

Focusrite Scarlett Solo (2nd Gen) USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools | First


Gives you a direct approach to Ableton Live 9:

Novation Launchpad Ableton Live Controller with 64 RGB Backlit Pads (8×8 Grid)


Another audio interface with two instrument line ins and one for mic:

 

Lexicon Alpha 2-Channel Desktop Recording Studio