Audiophile Gift Guide

Gift Ideas: The Audiophile

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Everyone loves good music. But there are some who study it, live it, and require extensive amounts of it on a daily basis at louder than recommended volume levels. This gift list is for them.

Instead of an iTunes gift card this year, give the aspiring DJ or dedicated music junkie in your life the gift of more music and more decibels. To help with your shopping endeavors, we’ve compiled this list of 13 gift ideas for every Audiophile on your shopping list this season.

Apple Music

Apple Music

Indulging in your favorite song, album, or artist, without ever hearing an annoying ad, is as simple as signing up for Apple Music. The audiophile on your shopping list can play any song they desire in the app’s 40-million-song catalog, along with their entire iTunes library for only $9.99 a month. – Buy It


 

Boombotix Midi Headphones

Boombotix Midi Headphones

After a successful line of bluetooth speakers, Boombotix naturally created their own wireless headphones. Their Midi wireless headphones feature a foldable, waterproof design coupled with Hybrid Audio — extra microphones built into the headphones that engage ambient noise without interrupting your music. – Buy It

Marshall Stockwell Speaker

Marshall Stockwell Speaker

Weighing in at just over two and a half pounds, the Stockwell Speaker delivers the same powerful Marshall sound as it’s larger counterparts and features a USB charging port, a 25 hour battery, and Bluetooth connectivity that allows the listener to wirelessly connect playlists from a variety of smart devices. – Buy It

Basslet Wearable Subwoofer

Basslet Wearable Subwoofer

The Basslet is the latest advancement in the wearable technology market that aims to improve your audio, gaming, and virtual reality experience. Essentially a wearable subwoofer, Basslet provides portable yet powerful bass no matter where you might be, connecting you to you’re music on a whole new level. – Buy It

BeoPlay A1 Speaker

BeoPlay A1 Speaker

The A1 is a portable speaker that goes with you — wherever it is you want to take your tunes, from the beach to poolside to a campfire or your home office. Crazy as it might seem, the A1 fits in the palm of your hand — quite the small size for audio that packs a serious, serious punch in terms of quality. – Buy It

Braven BRV-HD Speaker

Braven BRV-HD Speaker

The BRV-HD is twice as functional and nearly three times longer than it’s BRV-1 predecessor, while offering nearly the same water resistant and shockproof exterior. Additional features include up to 28 hours of playtime on a single charge, a built-in microphone and speakerphone, SRS WOW HD that allows connecting to a second BRV-HD speaker for more sound, and integrated USB ports for charging your smart devices. – Buy It

Marshall Major II Bluetooth Headphones

Marshall Major II Bluetooth Headphones

A wireless take on the brand’s classic Major II on-ear headphones, the Major II Bluetooth version offers up soft ear cushions that render them comfortable during extended periods of use, while the collapsible construction adds convenience for traveling. Remote and microphone compatible with most smartphones and tablets. – Buy It

Tech Dopp Kit 2

Tech Dopp Kit 2

If you find your tech gear — cords, headphones, charging packs and the like — getting tangled up in your backpack’s front compartment, well … problem solved. This Is Ground is back with the Tech Dopp Kit 2, the brand’s latest everyday carry bag that will help you organize your collection of go-to tech accessories. – Buy It

Monster GO-DJ Portable Mixer

Monster GO-DJ Portable Mixer

If you’re DJ skills have evolved from a hobby to a part time gig, consider carrying with you the Monster GO-DJ Portable Mixer. Small enough to fit in your pocket, the GO-DJ can play two different MP3 files separately, and features two separate touch screens, a mixing board, 2GB of internal storage, individual equalizers, tempo control, an automatic music mix feature, USB access, and various playing options. – Buy It

Buckshot Rugged Wireless Speaker

Buckshot Rugged Wireless Speaker

The Buckshot Rugged Bluetooth Speaker is not only affordable, but also dust and waterproof to IPX5 standards, shock resistant, and extremely portable. It fits perfectly on your bike or most anything else via a rubber mount, while a built-in rechargeable battery provides up to 16 hours of continuous playtime. – Buy It

Fugoo Tough Speaker

Fugoo Tough Speaker

While it works perfectly well playing your favorite songs at home or by the pool, the Fugoo Tough Bluetooth Speaker really shines in the great outdoors thanks to an IP67-rated, fiber-reinforced resin and aluminum casing that is further protected by a rubberized slide-on jacket that renders it dust proof, shockproof, cold and heat resistant, and waterproof up to one meter for half an hour. – Buy It

MMF-2.2 Turntable

Music Hall MMF-2.2 Turntable

Perfect for the audiophile with an extensive vinyl record collection, the MMF-2.2 Turntable features top shelf craftsmanship at an affordable price. It’s simplified construction consists of a low noise, two speed belt drive, a main bearing for extremely quiet operation, and a user-replaceable elliptical stylus. – Buy It

Beoplay H8 Headphones

BeoPlay H8 Headphones

Bang & Olufsen ditched the cords and rendered the BeoPlay H8 Headphones wireless by integrating them with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. Along with a cord-free listening experience, the H8 Headphones also offer active noise cancelation, an anodized aluminum construction with a quality leather headband, lambskin ear cushions, and an integrated touch interface on the ear cups that enables the user to conveniently control music volume, tracks, and also answer incoming phone calls. – Buy It

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