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Gear4music - Christmas Gift Ideas

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Make your Christmas easier. We've put awesome Christmas gifts for musicians all in one place. Starting from £2.99 and coming with a two-year warranty as standard. You'll find the right gear for starters, enthusiasts, and professionals.

Shop Now | Christmas Gift Ideas at Gear4music

Read More | Seven Great Musical Christmas Presents for Kids

Promotion ends 25th December 2018

Kawai - win a CA48 digital piano worth more than £1,500!

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Kawai CA48 SB Piano Competition

Feeling inspired to play piano this Christmas? We've teamed up with Kawai Pianos UK to give away this CA48 Digital Piano in Satin Black!

This digital piano will bring the sound of the world’s best grand pianos to your home!

The CA48 digital piano captures the magnificent tone of Kawai’s flagship Shigeru Kawai SK-EX full concert grand piano. Widely regarded as the ‘premier pianos of Japan’, Shigeru Kawai instruments grace the stages of concert halls and musical institutions throughout the world, and are prized for their exceptional tonal clarity. In addition, the CA48 also features the distinctive sound of Kawai’s highly acclaimed EX concert grand piano, which has frequently been selected by professional pianists in such prestigious events as the Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Rubinstein international piano competitions, among others.

For your chance to win, visit the Gear4music Facebook page (Facebook account required) and find more details on our top post.

Enter now | Visit Gear4music on Facebook

Find out more | Kawai CA48 Digital Piano, Satin Black

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Competition closes 21st December 2018 at 12:00pm

Damson - win a set of Headspace headphones in our third and final Damson Christmas giveaway!

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Damson Headspace Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Enter this giveaway to win a free set of Damson Headspace noise-cancelling headphones!

Damson Headspace wireless headphones feature revolutionary hiss-free noise cancelling technology, allowing you to be completely immersed in your music. The Damson Headspace delivers superb sound quality with crispness and clarity in both the low and high frequencies. The ultra-comfort ear cups cushion your ears, allowing for a comfortable listening experience. With up to 16 hours of playback time and a built-in microphone for phone calls, the Damson Headspace headphones are ideal for everyday use.

Enter now on the Gear4music Facebook Page (Facebook account required) |

Find out more | Damson Headspace Headphones

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Competition closes 19th December 2018 at 12:00pm

ROLI - up to £115 cashback on Seaboard & BLOCKS

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ROLI Cashback Promotion

A Christmas treat from ROLI. Earn up to £115 cash back on select ROLI products!

Buy a Seaboard or BLOCKS between 29th November and 25th December 2018 and claim up to £115 cash back.

Earn the following rewards:

  • Lightpad M - £30
  • Seaboard Block / Seaboard Block Bundle - £50
  • Beatmaker Kit - £50
  • Songmaker Kit / Songmaker Kit Garageband Edition - £75
  • Seaboard RISE 25 - £100
  • Seaboard RISE 49 - £150

To claim your reward:

  1. Purchase a qualifying product (see below) from eligible countries between the dates of 25.11.18 to 25.12.18
  2. Wait 30 days from the date of purchase before claiming your cashback reward. The promotion is not valid for returned items.
  3. Complete the ROLI claim form between 30 and 60 days after the date of your purchase. Have your proof of purchase and serial number ready.

Find out more | ROLI at Gear4music

Promotion ends 25th December 2018

ROLI Christmas Cashback 2018

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Casio - complementary Bose headphones with Celviano hybrid pianos!

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Casio Celviano Bose Promotion

Have a Silent Night with this festive promotion from Casio Music!

Purchase a Grand Hybrid piano before 24th December 2018 and claim a complementary set of Bose headphones (worth £169.95) while stocks last!

Pair your new premium piano with premium headphones from Bose!

* Offer available to UK customers only.

Shop Now | Casio Celviano Hybrid Grand Pianos

Promotion ends 24th December 2018.

Expressive E - get free Expansion Packs with new Touché or Touché SE controllers

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Expressive E Touché and Touché SE MIDI Controllers

Thinking about buying a Touché? Here's your chance to get even more for your buck. Straight from chiller to floor-fillers, get FREE sound expansion packs when buying a new Touché or Touché SE!

1 - Get both the Mercury and Helium packs (worth 78 EUR) with Touché.

2 - Get a Mercury or Helium pack (worth 39 EUR) with a Touché SE.

Expand your sound with these free playable sound packs.

To claim your free packs:

  1. Log on with your account
  2. Register your Touché on the register page
  3. Copy the coupons sent to you via email
  4. Add the discounted product to your cart
  5. Paste the coupon in the "Apply Discount Code" block on the shopping cart page
  6. Proceed with the order

Find out more | Expressive E Touché and Touché SE MIDI Controllers

Promotion ends 1st December 2018

Promotion extended: ends 26th December 2018

Natal - free matching snare drum with select Cafe Racer drum kits!

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Natal - free matching snare drum with Cafe Racer drum kits

Purchase select Natal Cafe Racer drum kits and receive a free matching snare drum!

Natal Cafe Racer Shell Packs offer a great foundation to any set up! Built on a dry, focused tulipwood shell, Café Racer kits are not restricted to just one style of drumming.

Whether you’re performing on-stage or in the studio, a Café Racer Shell Pack provides the perfect amount of warmth and projection, whilst offering a great tuning range.

Get your free matching snare drum today and complete your Natal setup!

Shop now | Natal Cafe Racer Drum Kits

Universal Audio - free plugins and a UAD-2 Satellite!

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Universal Audio - Two Incredible Offers for 2018

OFFER 1: Buy a Universal Audio Apollo Twin and receive free plugins, giving you instant access to the acclaimed UA plugin library.

OFFER 2: Buy a Universal Audio Classic Apollo rack audio interface and claim a free UAD-2 Satellite DSP accelerator.

Find out more | Read about the full promotion here

Promotion ends 31st December, 2018.

Roland - free bundle with the DJ-202 DJ Controller

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Roland - free bundle with the DJ-202 DJ Controller

Before the end of 2018, customers buying a Roland DJ-202 controller can claim a full licence for Serato DJ Pro software, free online training, and 20% off your first purchase at Beatport.

With your brand-new DJ-202 DJ Controller, you can now get everything you need to improve your skills and your music. A free upgrade to Serato DJ Pro gives you the same software tools as used by the professionals. The free one-hour Live Online Training lesson helps you get started with your new controller and software. Finally, 20% off your first Beatport purchase helps you get started with a selection of the latest and greatest tracks from this online record store.

Shop now | Roland DJ-202 DJ Controller
Read more | Roland Mix Pack Promotion

Promotion ends 31st December, 2018.

Toontrack - claim a free EZX Expansion pack

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Toontrack - claim a free EZX Expansion pack

With every purchase of EZdrummer 2 and all versions of EZkeys, you can now claim a free EZ Expansion pack of your choice.

Promotion ends 31st December 2018.

Find out more | Toontrack Virtual Instruments

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Toontrack Promo

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Universal Audio - free UAD plugins with Apollo X interfaces

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Universal Audio

Buy select new Apollo X audio interface before December 31st and receive exclusive UAD plugins for free!

Get the iconic sounds heard on thousands of hit records with plugins from Helios, SSL, Lexicon, and Empirical Labs.

OFFER 1: Buy an Apollo x8p / Apollo x16 and receive Empirical Labs Distressor, Helios Type 69 Preamp and EQ, SSL 4000E Channel Strip, and Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb, worth £947!

OFFER 2: Buy an Apollo x6 / Apollo x8 and receive SSL 4000 E Channel Strip as well as Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb, worth £489!

Find out more | Read about the full promotion here

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Promotion ends 31st December 2018.

UAD Promotion

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AKAI Professional - free sample content from CR2 with the Essentials Collection

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AKAI Professional - Free Sample Content from CR2 with the Essentials Collection

Akai is offering customers free samples by the industry-leading sample creation and sound design developer CR2.

Buy a selected AKAI Professional product and receive your free samples as part of the Essentials Collection.

"With The Essential Collection, Akai Professional and CR2 combine forces to provide producers and live performers with the ultimate in versatile control, bigger beats, harder drops and crisper synth content to match – creating something new has never been this easy!" ­- Akai Professional

Read more | Akai Professional - Receive Free Sample Content with The Essential Collection

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Promotion ends 31st December, 2018.

AKAI Essential Collection

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Apogee - free Rack FX plugins with select audio interfaces!

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Apogee Audio FX Promotion

With every purchase of Apogee Duet, Quartet, Symphony MKII, Element, or Ensemble Thunderbolt interfaces, you can now get select Apogee Rack FX plugins - worth up to £457! Record more, mix more.

Customers must register their qualified Apogee interface on the Apogee website and provide proof of purchase to receive FX Rack plugins.

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Promotion ends 30th December 2018.

Apogee FX Promo

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Arturia - free V-Collection plugins in the Art of Keys promotion

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Arturia Art of Keys

More for your money. With every purchase of KeyLab Essential and KeyLab MKII, you'll now get extra software titles from Arturia's award winning V Collection – for free!

The free software instruments are taken directly from the Arturia V Collection: a collection of iconic instruments that shaped the sound of music over the last century. There's no obscure one-trick effects or rare percussion sounds, just a premium collection of, "museum-quality, legendary synths, organs, and pianos brought back to life by Arturia’s award-winning modelling technology."

Buy a KeyLab MkII and receive Stage-73 V (a recreation of a Fender Rhodes piano), B-3 V('the 'ultimate combo' of Hammond and Leslie organs), Mini V (the famous monosynth from Bob Moog, recreated in incredible detail.

Buy a KeyLab Essential and receive Mini V and Stage-73 V.

To active your free software, simply register at after purchase.

Find out more | Read more about the Arturia Art of Keys promotion

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Promotion ends 31st January 2019.

Arturia Art of Keys Promo

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Electro Voice - free padded cover with select active and passive speakers

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Electro Voice Promotion | Free Padded Cover

Buy select Electro-Voice active or passive speakers and receive a free padded cover.

Electro-Voice speakers offer the sound quality, reliability and portability required by professionals. Available in a range of sizes, from 8'' all the way to 15'', there's sure to be an Electro-Voice speaker for you.

Find out more | Electro Voice PA Speakers

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Promotion ends 31st December 2018.

Electro-Voice Free Cover Promotion

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PreSonus - Christmas Cashback

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PreSonus Christmas Cashback Promotion

Buy any PreSonus hardware from 21st November to 31st December 2018 and claim up to 100 EU cash back!

  • Spend 250 EU or more and receive 20 EU back.
  • Spend 500 EU or more and receive 45 EU back.
  • Spend 1,000 EU or more and receive 100 EU back.

After purchase, customers must complete and submit the cashback application form by email to

PreSonus will issue cash back is proof of purchase is provided and the product is registered with PreSonus between the promotion dates. Available in UK, Ireland, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, and Netherland. PreSonus will issue one Cash Back application per customer with a maximum total pay-out of 100 EU. PreSonus reserves the right to end this promotion at any time.

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Read More | Three Christmas Promotions from PreSonus

Promotion ends 31st December 2018

PreSonus - Free Channel Strip Collection with Studio-Series Interfaces

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PreSonus Channel Strip Collection Promotion

Purchase a PreSonus Studio-Series audio interface from 21.11.18 to 31.12.18 and receive the Channel Strip Collection for FREE!

The interfaces included in this promotion cover everything from the portable PreSonus Studio 2 4 to the fully-featured PreSonus Studio 192. Each interface includes premium XMAX preamps and incredible 24-bit 192kHz audio over USB 3.0 connections.

The Channel Strip Collection, worth $80, is designed to add "tasteful depth and color to your tracks and mixes without leaving the box." The collection includes the RC5000 (modelled on the solid-state RC500 FET Channel Strip) and the VT1 (modelled on a high-end tube channel strip).

Promotion ends 31st December 2018

Read More | Three Christmas Promotions from PreSonus

PreSonus - Free Classic Studio Fat Channel Bundle with StudioLive Series III Mixers

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PreSonus StudioLive III Promotion

From 21.11.18 to 31.12.18, buy a StudioLive Series III Mixer (console or rack) and get the Classic Studio Fat Channel bundle for free!

If you've been considering buying a PreSonus StudioLive Series III mixer, now is the perfect time as you'll receive a complementary PreSonus Classic Studio Fat Channel Bundle (worth $249)!

All you need to do to qualify is purchase a StudioLive III mixer (console or rack) between 21.11.18 - 31.12.18 and register it to your account at The downloadable plugins will be added to your account.

The Classic Studio Fat Channel Bundle is a collection of 4 world-class studio units, including:

  • FC-670 Compressor - a modelled take on an iconic compressor from the '50s/'60s which "imparts an unmistakable silky warmth on just about any signal."
  • Brit Comp - the unique sound of a VCA gain-reduction amplifier design. The Brit Comp is perfect for adding punch to drums and percussion or taming the wide dynamic range of a piano.
  • Alpine EQ-550 - a model of a '60s vintage EQ using three overlapping bands divided into seven fixed frequency points, each with five steps of boost or cut. The high and low ends of the spectrum have a selectable peak or shelf, while an independent bandpass filter lets you shape your sound. This plugin is designed for quick and "acoustically superior equalization".
  • Solar 69 EQ - this plugin creates the sound of a British-style EQ to shape the sound of anything you put through it without losing the body and depth of the original sound.

Now is a better time than ever to purchase one of these premium mixing desks, giving you a free collection of premium plugins to fatten up your sound in an instant.

Shop Now | PreSonus Digital Mixers

Read More | Three Christmas Promotions from PreSonus

Promotion ends 31st December 2018

PreSonus Free Plugins Promotion

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Propellarhead - Reason 10- Save £70 plus free Drum Sequencer

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Reason 10 Promotion

Buy Reason 10 (or upgrade from previous versions) and save £70! Ships with Europa VST standalone and Drum Sequencer for free!

The 10.2 update also included, giving you all the latest features.

Shop Now | Reason by Propellarhead

Promotion ends 31st December 2018.