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Shopping for a music geek is remarkably easy: All they want to do is listen to music, so if your gift helps them do that, you're golden. Still, there are a lot of products out there that are overpriced and overrated (ahem, latest rapper-endorsed headphones). With that in mind, we've gathered our favorite sound tech, and mixed in some other sonically inspired choices from reading material to special-edition music releases, all of which have R29's seal of approval. This holiday season, your ears are going to thank us.
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