With less than four days left until Christmas, it’s time to look at some of the best deals on music production software, hardware, and soundware. Whether you’re purchasing something for yourself, for a musician friend, or a member of your family, there are plenty of fantastic music production goodies to be found below. We’ve also included (an will keep adding) all Christmas freebies offered by developers and sound designers.
We tried to cover all price ranges, from super-affordable sample packs (such as the epic all-product bundle by Samples From Mars for just $39) to higher-end studio gear (the excellent Yamaha HS8 Studio Monitor for just $279 at Massdrop). The products are organized into categories for easy browsing. Check out the deals below and visit this page again to see the updated deals (we will keep updating this page throughout the holiday season!).
- Massdrop is offering reduced prices on audiophile and pro audio gear:
- Status Audio CB-1 Studio Headphones ($59.99 instead of $79.00)
- Yamaha HS8 Studio Monitor (
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- Advanced Sound S2000 IEMs ($19.99 instead of $24.99)
- Massdrop x NuForce EDC In-Ear Monitors ($59.99 exclusive deal)
- Thinksound ON2 Headphones ($129.99 instead of $200.00)
- Massdrop x JBL LSR30X Powered Speakers ($179.99 exclusive deal)
- Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX Headphones ($199.99 exclusive deal)
- Massdrop x AKG M220 Pro Headphones ($49 exclusive deal)
- Massdrop x E-MU Purpleheart Headphones ($74.99 exclusive deal)
- See more exclusive Massdrop deals here.
- B&H has dropped the prices on a range of pro audio gear and computer equipment:
- Zoom H4nSP 4-Channel Handy Recorder ($159.99 instead of $199.99)
- JBL LSR305 5″ Two-Way Powered Studio Monitor ($99 instead of $149)
- Samson Go Mic USB Microphone ($29.99 instead of $39.99)
- Mackie BIGKNOB ($199 instead of $299)
- Ableton Live 9 Intro ($79 instead of $99)
- Click here for more pro audio gear deals at B&H.
- Reverb has dropped the prices of various hardware instruments:
- Audio Assault has dropped the prices of all their commercial plugins to $20 (and lower). You can also download their Druminator virtual instrument for FREE on BPB!
- Sample Magic is running up to 40% OFF deals on their best-selling plugins, including Boost Pro ($59.99 on sale).
- Pluginboutique is running a huge Christmas sale, dropping the prices of various plugins by up to 90% OFF:
- ComBear VST/AU Plugin (FREE)
- Bitwig Studio 2 Sale (25% OFF)
- W.A Production X-Mas Mega Sale (90% OFF)
- Arturia Sale (up to 60% OFF)
- Sonible Holiday Sale (up to 50% OFF)
- Accusonus Holiday Sale (up to 60% OFF)
- Softube Holiday Season Sale (up to 50% OFF)
- kiloHearts Snapins December Deals (up to 77% OFF)
- See more exclusive Pluginboutique offers on their Deals page.
- VSTBuzz is offering two major deals this Christmas season:
- Humble Bundle is offering $928 worth of awesome stuff in their pay what you want Humble Software Bundle ($20 to unlock) which includes:
- VEGAS Pro 14 Edit ($399 value)
- MAGIX Vintage Effects Suite ($119 value)
- MAGIX Music Maker 80s Edition ($29.99 value)
- MAGIX Music Maker Hip Hop Beat Producer ($29.99 value)
- Soundpool: Stranger Synths ($19.99 value)
- See the complete list of included software at Humble Bundle.
- Sound Radix is offering the new Radical Bundle 3 which now includes Auto-Align, SurferEQ 2, Pi, Drum Leveler and their newest POWAIR plug-in for $499 (reg. $599).
- Soundtoys is offering the Little AlterBoy monophonic voice manipulator only $79 during ($99 value) until December 31, 2017.
- UVI is offering up to 50% OFF in discounts on BeatHawk and expansions.
- Loopmasters is offering up to 50 % OFF in discounts on a range of sample libraries, including:
- ProducersChoice is running a 50% OFF deal on the Everything Bundle which contains all of their sample packs. You can also use the coupon code XMAS17 on their website to get 47% OFF any order.
- Drumdrops are have dropped the price of their Yamaha Hybrid Kit for BFD to just £10 this Christmas.
- Wave Alchemy is currently up to 50% OFF in discounts on their best-selling sample libraries and Kontakt instruments.
- ModeAudio is offering a 50% OFF discount on all products during their annual Christmas sale.
- Samples From Mars is offering all of their products in a single huge bundle for just $39 ($1,181 value)!
- ModeAudio is running the Christmas Weekend: 50% Off Everything sale which ends on December 27th.
- Resonance Sound is running a huge 40% OFF sale on their entire product lineup. They are also giving away the Arturia V-Collection 6 software bundle.
- Time+Space is running a 12 Days of Christmas sale, offering a different discount every day.
- ThePhonoLoop is running a 20% OFF sale on all products until December 31st.
- A Sound Effect is offering up to 75% OFF in discounts on high-quality sound effects libraries.
- New Loops has launched their Winter Sale offering up to 50% OFF in discounts and additional 15% OFF all orders over £39.
- RW5 Samples is offering 50% their Complete Bundle ($99 value) this holiday season.
- Goldbaby is running a 25% OFF deal on the Urban Cookbook Bundle which includes all 3 Urban Cookbook sample packs ($147 value).
- Rhythmic Robot is offering up to 50% OFF in discounts on their most popular NI Kontakt libraries.
- Loops de la Crème is running a 50% OFF sale on all products (use coupon code winter17 at checkout).
That’s all for now – make sure to check back soon as we’ll keep updating this page with new deals! Also, if you find a good deal that should be included on the list, please feel free to post it in the comments section. Also, we have a few special surprises in store for BPB readers this Christmas, so keep an eye on our website and subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed!
Merry Christmas! :)