Whether you try whether you’re looking to find a replacement for Mom and Dad to chase down their vintage collections, or you want to give a loud gift to a young music lover or middle-aged listener, it can be hard to find good sound equipment that doesn’t. Don’t spend an arm and a leg. This is where we come to. Every year, we spend hundreds of hours listening to the latest gear, looking for the rare features that deliver the best sound for the money.
These are our favorite gifts for audiophiles and music lovers, from affordable gadgets to crazy, tube-driven wonders. Looking for some great audio equipment or gift ideas? Be sure to check out our other shopping guides, including the Best Cheap Headphones and Gifts for Beer and Wine Lovers.
Updated December 2022: We have updated this guide with new choices.
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