So the world of music has really changed. It used to be you got an instrument, brought it home and started playing. Now you buy the instrument, download the programming, plug in the instrument, program the instrument, and then start playing. You also used to have to posses talent or at least some amount of skill in order to play an instrument, now you can have tunes that other people wrote play for you. You don't even need timing any more, the most basic of music skills; The Launchpad can be set to where you press the button at any time and it won't play until it sinks up with the beat. All you need to play music now days is a basic understanding of computers, and an editing system.
On the other hand the Launchpad can also be set up so that you can't play it unless you posses an immense amount of skill. You can set it up so you can play complex drum beats with one hand, and creative tunes with the other. In short: No matter what your experience with music is the Launchpad is a good tool to have.