If you're after Christmas gift ideas for someone who knows their house from their Housemartins, their AAC from their FLAC, then this is the Christmas Gift Guide you need.
As with our Christmas gift ideas for film fans, we've decided to be free and easy with the budget, picking out some of the best kit around, from headphones to speakers, amplifiers to DACs. Read on for inspiration...
Tested at £995 - Latest Prices
OK, so it's on the expensive side for a Christmas gift, but if you want to give your loved one (or yourself) a seriously good piece of kit to play those new (and old) CDs, then the Naim might just be the best bet.
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If wired speakers aren't your scene, and you fancy kitting out more than one room, then the Sonos speakers could be the answer.
Want a Sonos alternative? Take a look at the Pure Jongo speakers.
Tested at £400 - Latest Prices
Without a doubt our favourite DAC for the money, and it could be yours too. The no-hassle straight-out-the-box attitude means you can instantly get up and running and transform the sound of your music.
A fine selection of connectivity options, brilliant build quality and svelte minimalistic styling, makes the rDAC easy to love.
Music subscription service
Spotify is our favourite music streaming service, having won best music app at this year's awards. With the premium subscription you can stream as many songs from the extensive catalogue as you like without worrying about ads.
Top tip? Make sure you select the highest, "extreme quality" audio mode on Spotify mobile.