As we head into December and the Christmas count down begins, we round up our take on the top ten gifts for the design-conscious vinyl lover in your life...
Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks
Available from: Amazon
Described as “The ultimate listening party guide”, this book helps the drinks-loving vinyl enthusiast shake, stir, and pour their way through some of the best wax ever pressed.
Play & Display Record Frame
Available from: Amazon
These wall-hung picture frames allows their record collection to double as interior decoration.
Each frame holds any 12-inch record sleeve (including double and triple albums) and, thanks to the quick-release mechanism, they can swap the records without taking the frame off the wall, changing the look of the space whenever the mood takes them.
Dust & Grooves: Adventures In Record Collecting by Eilon Paz
Available from: dustandgrooves.com
Eilon Paz’s 436-page coffee-table book illuminates over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the most intimate of environments—their record rooms.
With a foreword by the RZA, compelling photographic essays are paired with in-depth interviews to illustrate what motivates record collectors to keep digging for more records.
Phonica Roll-top Backpack / Record Bag
Available from: Phonica Records
On the move? This roll-top backpack can carry up to 30 12-inch vinyl discs, protecting them and the wearer with heavy-duty polyester and padded back, straps and base.
Available in black, blue or green, it can be used instead of or in addition to a trolley bag.
Music lovers custom wall art
Available from: RocketJackDesign via Etsy
A giclee print with gallery-quality ink on fine art heavyweight paper which can be personalised with the name of song, album or text of your choice.
Available in three different sizes and a variety of colourways to suit any interior.
10" Mixtape Vinyl Record
Available from: MixtapeVinylonDemand via Etsy
The mixtape re-invented. Give the ultimate playlist on vinyl with up to 12 minutes and 3 songs per side.
The MAX side length for the 10” is 12 minutes PER SIDE for 33 1/3 RPM and 9 minutes PER SIDE for 45 RPM. There is a 3 song max per side.
Personalised Walnut Record Dividers
Available from: Oakdene Designs via notonthehighstreet
Help them get their collection organised in style with these practical walnut record dividers. Helpfully, the personalised text is on both ends of the divider allowing them to be used regardless of how the records are positioned.
Also available in bamboo, white gloss acrylic, and black gloss acrylic.
Vinyl Cleaning Gift Set For Music Lovers
Available from: Atlantic Folk via notonthehighstreet
Protect their tunes with this vinyl records cleaning kit.
Specifically formulated to care for records and remove any sound-damaging particles, this kit contains the ideal tools for keeping their collection in perfect condition.
Available from: Mixpixie via notonthehighstreet
For the vinyl lover who isn't adverse to a spot of up-cycling.
Personalise this clock with song title or message of your choice to make it a thoughtful gift that they'll appreciate on a daily basis.
33 45 78 RPM t-shirt
Available from: ForestForTheTees via Etsy
Vinyl buffs will share a knowing smile over this one.