If you have a true music lover in your tribe, an iTunes gift card or generic pair of headphones won’t rightfully acknowledge your appreciation of their hobby. No, true music lovers take how, when and where they listen to their favorite artists and albums, seriously. If you are tasked with the challenge of finding the perfect gift for the music lover in your life, don’t fear. We’ve compiled a great list of items that are sure to impress.
This Season’s Best Gifts for Music Lovers
Contrary to the current retro trend of listening to music on vinyl records, many music lovers are also tech lovers. That’s why we believe for $199 dollars, you can marry those two loves into one great gift with the Sonos One. With Amazon’s Alexa built right in, the user can start and control their music by the sound of their voice along with all the other skills Alexa offers.
Not only does Sonos One provide a vibrant full sound that can fill a room, but it will easily sync with your Sonos home speaker system, so you can play music throughout your home from a variety of popular streaming services.
HEOS 1 Go Pack
Looking for something a little more compact that can easily travel? Check out the HEOS 1 Go Pack. No wireless connection is needed for this Bluetooth speaker; listeners can play music right from their phone or device. No wires necessary!
The Go Pack includes a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides 6 hours of run time on a full charge. The silicone splash guard makes this a great speaker for by the pool or at the beach. Currently available for $99.00.
Marantz HD-AMP1 Digital Integrated Amplifier
Committed to giving the best? Then there is no question you need to consider the Marantz HD-AMP1 Digital Integrated Amplifier. This incredible digital amplifier is compatible with a wide range of speaker types. The amplifier is equipped with Marantz’s Musical Digital Filtering which lets the listener choose from two algorithms, that each provide a unique sound.
With 2 USB ports, 2 analog inputs and a dedicated headphone amplifier block, listeners can plug-in their phone, PC or headphones to listen to their favorite high-resolution music.
We realize you may be gifting to a millennial, hipster or whatever new buzzword people are using to describe “young people”. Millennial-hipsters may seem intimidating to buy for on the surface, but you can rest easy, knowing we have the perfect gift for them with the Audio-Technica AT-LP120.
Typically selling for around $235, this record player is priced just right for the person who wants to try listening to vinyl but isn’t quite sure where to start. The built-in USB port allows the listener to connect to their computer anytime, offering a built-in back-up plan in case their vinyl dreams don’t pan out into reality.
Gift giving can be intimidating but it doesn’t have to be. Make it fun by considering what equipment your gift recipient may already have, what will compliment their equipment and taste best, and most of all, what would make them feel spoiled. Because that’s what gift giving is about after all.