Christmas gift ideas for the music lover


Whether it’s for the pop princess, metalhead or classical muso, hit the right note this Christmas with these gift ideas for the music lover in your life.

Elan IR5 internet radio

Unleash a world of music and radio with this portable, internet-enabled gadget. Enjoy more than 25,000 internet radio stations from around the world – with a hugely diverse choice to suit even the most of niche of tastes. For those who want their favourite music on demand, simply connect over Bluetooth or enjoy your favourite playlists and more at the touch of a button with Spotify Connect. It’s also completely portable, with the option to be powered by mains or AA batteries.

£99.99 at Pure

Beoplay H8i headphones

If you want a bit of privacy when enjoying your favourite tunes, then you’ll need a good pair of cans to do them justice. This sleek model from Beoplay offers wireless listening with up to 30 hours play time. Plus, with advanced noise cancellation technology, you’ll be completely oblivious to the outside world as you binge through countless playlists.

£349 at John Lewis

The First Time: Stories & Songs From Music Icons by Matt Everitt

Fans of BBC Radio 6 Music will know all about Matt Everitt’s explorative interviews with some of music’s biggest stars – dissecting their first musical memories. This coffee table must-have takes those stories from the air to the page, inviting readers inside the lives of some of music’s biggest legends. Expect amazing tales from icons like Yoko Ono, Elton John, Dave Grohl and more, plus a bespoke playlist for each musician.

£13.36 at Wordery

Siesta Home compact all-in-one system

Perfect for the person that’s just mad about music, this compact all-in-one system packs in DAB+ and FM radio, Bluetooth connectivity and a CD player. Thanks to its space-saving design, Siesta Home is a great fit for anywhere in the house. But don’t let its size fool you, as it boasts a powerful, full-bodied sound that’s capable of filling any room. Available in Graphite or Polar, other features include a vivid auto-dimming display, a USB port for phone charging and a remote control.

£199.99 at Pure

Jorja Smith – Lost & Found

An alumnus of our Rising Stars class of 2018, Jorja Smith has catapulted to global fame over the past 12 months. This is mainly down to the singer-songwriter’s stunning debut album, which has already picked up a Mercury Prize nod and is placing on many a best-of-year list. It’s the perfect addition to your CD collection.

£9.99 at HMV

Lucky Voice karaoke kit

If you’re not afraid to show how much of a music fanatic you are, then chances are you’re partial to belting out some guilty pleasures at karaoke. This handy kit from Lucky Voice transforms your computer or iPad into the ultimate karaoke machine. What better way to get the party started this Christmas?!

£50 at Lucky Voice

Bands FC A3 print

Earlier this year, Bands FC became a viral sensation on social media with their creative mash-ups of musicians with football club badges. Think Foo Fighters meets Fulham, The Charlatans crossed with Charlton and AC/DC as Arsenal. Now, you can buy your favourite crest as an A3 print – making it the ideal home statement piece for the music fan in the terraces.

£30 at Bands FC


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