The 10 Best Gifts For Men Who Love Music

Don't worry: no xylophone lessons here

When it comes to musically-themed gifts, the internet is awash with naff suggestions of framed Rolling Stones guitar picks in a "limited run" of 45,000 and the like.

Instead go for one of these unusual, exciting and stylish gifts. Don't worry, no Bach CDs or keyboard lessons here.

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Jimi Hendrix poster silkscreen

When so many music posters are poorly framed or, worse, curl badly against the wall, investing in proper poster artwork is no bad shout for the muso in your life. This limited edition silk screen print of Hendrix will bring any room to life.

£295, culturelabel.com

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Bose QuietComfort Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

The wireless headphone boom has meant less tangled wires on your commute and more easy listening. Whilst many have nailed the wireless technology, your best bet for uncompromised (and flawless) sound quality is these beauties from Bose. 

£329, Amazon

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'75 Years of Capitol Records' book

Hollywood's infamous, era-defining label is celebrated in this book which recalls visits to the Capitol Records Tower from the Beatles to Beck, and Sinatra to Sam SmithEven the biggest music know-it-all will learn something from this weighty tome.

£99.99, Amazon

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Prescribed Vinyl subscription

In theory, vinyl subscriptions are an exciting way to find new music, but the reality is often an impersonal delivery containing either records you heard about ages ago or bizarre presses that you'd never want to endure. Bostonian Daniel Toffling runs a more bespoke service, sending personally selected records from independent labels, all packed up with a hand-typed letter. The sort of nostalgic tweeness that vinyl lovers will lap up.

£19 per month, prescribedvinyl.com

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EU Wonderboom speaker

With a robust simplistic design, this waterproof bluetooth speaker boasts high quality sound and an easy listening experience. No button and cable stress here, just volume control on the speaker and the rest from your phone. 

£84.99, Amazon

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Streaming subscription

Despite the fact that streaming services have taken over as the new way to consume music, many people are reluctant to go back to paying for music after the free, less-than-legal download revolution of the past. Taking that cost off someone in the form of a gift card is an easy way to improve their daily listening experience to ad-free bliss.

From £10, Spotify

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Clear turntable

For the music fan who has everything (even a set of decks) this stylish clear turntable is a piece of design porn that you won't feel the need to hide away in a cupboard.

£3995, vickershifi.com

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Sonic Editions Gallagher brothers print

Avoid clichéd and generic looking music artwork with Sonic Editions' small release prints. The photographs are numbered and framed photos are limited to a small release. A gift that feels a bit more special.

£200, Mr Porter

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Bang & Olufsen Beosound home audio system

Whilst portable speakers are all the rage for our increasingly nomadic and on-the-move lifestyles, investing in a good home sound system will really upgrade your listening experience. This Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 gives an immersive, room-filling sound, is wirelessly connected and has a touch wheel for ease swiping between tracks.

£1,475, Amazon

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Justin Bieber hoodie

What Do You Mean this isn't a good gift? Although mocking Bieber and his music was de rigueur for years on end, there's no denying his latest album is packed with some sneaky bangers. Think of this as a gift for someone you secretly dislike if you don't agree with us. 

£40, Virgin