From the Beach Boys and Beatles to Bieber and the latest Beauty and the Beast soundtrack – music is an experience that transcends age. And just like other hobbies and passions, it’s fun to have gear that makes the experience even more enjoyable. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of five tech gifts to indulge all your favorite the music fans:
Price: $249.00For the combination gym-rat and music lover, consider the Bose Soundsport Free, the first truly wireless headphones made for workouts. With up to five hours on a single charge, you’ll never have to sacrifice sound quality, whether you’re at home or at the gym.
Ready to turn a sound system on its end? Literally? Check out the Gramavox vertical turntable. It’s exactly what it sounds like. It’s a high performance turntable that plays records vertically through built-in, full-range speakers. Built in Chicago, it’s a great gift for a music lover who appreciates retro technology with a modern spin.
Price: $9.99 per month
If your friend has unwavering admiration for Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards, and Slash, a Fender Play subscription will really get their chords strumming. Fender Play is an interactive app that gives step-by-step instructions for how to play the guitar. It allows you to learn at your own pace, track your progress, learn from real instructors, and play the songs you love while you learn. It’s foxy, lady.
No music-lovers gift roundup would be complete without a recommendation for a Sonos speaker. In this case, we’re recommending the Sonos Play:One. It’s compact yet surprisingly powerful and fits perfectly on a bookshelf, countertop or desk. Set up takes no more than five minutes and Sonos allows you to wirelessly stream any music service. The best part about Sonos speakers is that they can be easily expanded to fit all your home audio needs. It’s a knockout speaker and a steal for the sound quality.
If you’re looking to impress with your holiday gift this year, expand your speaker options to include Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speakers. Zeppelin Wireless is the same iconic design as the original Zeppellin, but features improved acoustics and functionality. The sounds quality of the speaker is pristine and with a 2-year warranty, it’s a safe bet for a high-end speaker.