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Pretty much everyone likes listening to music, but do you know someone who really, really loves jamming to their favorite tunes? We’re talking about the kind of person who spends hours planning the perfect playlist whether they’re hitting the gym or just walking to work, who are never caught without their headphones, attend as many concerts as they can pack into a week, and who may even play an instrument themselves. If any names popped into your head reading those descriptions, we can help you find the perfect gift for your friends or family members this Christmas.
All of the items below will have your favorite music fan singing your praises when they open it up. We aren’t just talking about a good set of speakers, but plenty of other items that will make them feel more like a rockstar every day. Take a look below to see which gifts you should snag for the music lover in your life this year!
Barbuzzo BBQ Rock Guitar Spatula
You might not be thinking about your summer backyard BBQs in the middle of December, but this heavy metal spatula is perfect for anyone you know who rocks out at the grill. In the meantime, they can can still get use from this while whipping up food in their kitchen — and cranking tunes while they cook, of course.
Where to Buy: $18.36, Amazon
1000 Record Covers
This book takes up much less space than an actual pile of 1000 records. The pages include rock album covers from the '60s to the '90s, all compiled by Michael Ochs, a music archivist, disc jockey, journalist, and former record-publicity executive with an enormous private collection.
Where to Buy: $16.84, Amazon
Personalized Mixtape Pillow
Just like mixtapes from back in the day, this pillow can be personlized on the A and B-side with whatever you'd like to have written on it. The pillow can also be used both inside and outside, so it can keep your loved one cozy whether they're in their living room or enjoying the views from the patio.
Where to Buy: $58, UncommonGoods
Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones
These headphones are on the pricier side, but your music fan will enjoy the clearest, crispest sound from their playlists with these on their ears. The noise-canceling feature will keep other sound from intruding their mind while they listen and they won't have to worry about wires getting snagged.
Where to Buy: $349.00, Amazon
This is the perfect mug for anyone who likes to amp their morning coffee up to 11 (like the faux rockers in Spinal Tap, naturally). What better way to get ready to tackle all of the items on their to-do list than feeling like a rockstar as soon as they wake up?
Where to Buy: $15.13, Amazon
If you know a guitar player, they can tell you exactly how easy it is to lose track of their picks — and how often it frustrates them. With this handy gadget on them, however, they will be able to create a pick on the spot and create their own designs.
Where to Buy: $19.95, Amazon
Upcycled Record Coasters
These kitschy coasters will keep coffee tables from getting any pesky stains while they listen to their favorite vintage records in the living room. They are made from 100 percent real and reclaimed records with each set including a variety of genres.
Where to Buy: $18, Uncommon Goods
Roland High-Resolution Handheld Audio Recorder
This will come in handy for bands practicing their new songs and crafting them to perfection. The device picks up a much better sound than their phone's recorder when they're not quite ready to lay the track down in a studio yet.
Where to Buy: $199.99, Amazon
Sonos One Speaker
This is the latest product from Sonos and was specifically designed with music lovers in mind. The wireless speaker can respond to voice controls, connect to Amazon's Alexa, and produce an impressive volume level and sound clarity from the compact design.
Where to Buy: $179, Amazon
Ticket Stub Diary
Instead of piling their ticket stubs in a box where they'll gather dust, this diary can become an easy way to hold onto each of those concert memories. The slots include space on the side to jot down a few notes about each event.
Where to Buy: $14, UncommonGoods
Vibes High Fidelity Concert Earplugs
It might seem counterintuitive to gift earplugs to a music fan, but these little buds can keep frequent concert goers from developing ear issues like tinnitus — especially if they find themselves standing near the speakers more often than not. They won't cancel out all the sound, but it will at least reduce damaging decibel levels.
Where to Buy: $24.99, Amazon
Spotify Premium Gift Card
Give your favorite music fan a few months of commercial-free music streaming. Premium users can also save music on their devices to listen to when they aren't connected to the internet. You can do the same with Apple Music or whatever your music fan's preferred way to stream might be.
Where to Buy: $30, Amazon