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These are the best US Black Friday deals we've seen so far

Black Friday 2019: the dates, the best deals and all the latest info for music fans
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The Black Friday music deals are in full swing, with websites bursting at the seams with deals galore. It can be a bit daunting trying to navigate through the noise – so we’ve hand-picked a selection of some of the best bargains we’ve seen today.

So whether you're looking for headphonesrecord playerssome new vinyl, Bose wireless and noise cancelling cans, games consoles and accessories or Amazon Echo devices, we have everything covered.

So grab a coffee, sit back and relax and check out some of today’s best buys.

Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Studio³:

Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Studio³: $349.99 $199.99 at Best Buy
These have been Beats' flagship over-ear headphones since their release in 2017, and for good reason – solid, stylish design, good battery life and great sound, currently at a mega bargain.

Bose QuietComfort 35 II: was $349, now $279 @Walmart

Bose QuietComfort 35 II: was $349, now $279 @Walmart Looking for some premium wireless noise cancelling Bluetooth Headphones? These comfy cans are ideal for drowning out the din on your commute or long train journey. You can control your tunes with Google Assistant, too. 

Xbox One S: Was $

Xbox One S: Was $249.99 now just $149
Not only does this incredible deal get you a brand new Xbox One S plus a wireless controller, but with three game downloads too - all for just $149! A great Black Friday treat for yourself or a new games console in time for Christmas.

Apple AirPods with Charging Case | Now $129 | Was $159

Apple AirPods with Charging Case | Now $129 | Was $159
The latest version of the basic Apple AirPods are super-easy to use with your phone or tablet. They’re always on and always connected – take them out of your ears and they automatically pause whatever you’re listening to. Enjoy a powerful sound filling your ears, with up to five hours listening time and three hours talk time per charge.

Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones:

Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones: $199.95, today just $119
If you're in need of a pair of great sounding, lightweight earphones for running or the gym post-Christmas, these bad boys should be top of your list.

HP Pavilion 15z Touch laptop: was

HP Pavilion 15z Touch laptop: was $1,298, now $418.
With free shipping plus a 30 days return policy, if you're in the market for a new laptop, it's hard to see how you can go wrong. Probably the biggest bargain of Black Friday.

Metallica x Nixon And Justice For All Corporal SS:

Metallica x Nixon And Justice For All Corporal SS: Was $250 | Now $200
Influenced by the 1988 album ...And Justice For All, a custom 'cracked' dial and crown, 'Metallica Sword' seconds hand and hidden cover art that can only be revealed with a black light, this gives the album the justice it deserves. 

Nirvana - Nevermind:

Nirvana - Nevermind: $24.99 $15.00
Every home needs a copy of this classic. If yours doesn't, consider this a sign that it's your time to buy.

now $349

Xbox One X: Jedi: Fallen Order: Was $499 now $349
If you’re looking to get into 4K gaming and love Star Wars then there’s no better place to start than with this fantastic bundle. The pack also comes with one month of Xbox Live Gold, a one month trial of Xbox Game Pass and one month of EA Access.

now $299

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB: Was $399.95 now $299
It’s a great time to upgrade your base PS4 for a shiny new PlayStation Pro. Enhanced visuals, faster frame rates and the luxury of 4K visuals – if you have the required TV, of course – make this essential if you want to boost your gaming enjoyment.

Fluance RT81:

Fluance RT81: $349.99 $249.99 at Walmart
Our sister site TechRadar was so impressed with this turntable they crowned it "easily the best starter turntable you can buy". They were also swayed by its "gorgeous design" and "convenient features", which they felt confident "take the headaches and stress out of setting up a turntable for the first time".

Audio-Technica AT-LP60-XBT-BK:

Audio-Technica AT-LP60-XBT-BK: $149.99 $119.99 at Walmart
Now just $119.99 at Walmart, this fully automatic Bluetooth belt-drive stereo turntable would be a great addition to your music listening setup. The die-cast aluminium platter is a firm foundation for your wax and it sounds great to boot.

Black Friday deals from around the web

Amazon.co.uk - new Black Friday deals every day
Adidas.co.uk - save up to 50%
AO.com - Black Friday deals on appliances are live now
Argos.co.uk - top savings on toys, TV and more for Christmas
Boots.com - save up to half price on selected items
Carphone Warhouse - early Black Friday phone deals
Converse - save 20% off Chuck 70s.
Currys.co.uk - Black Tag sale is now on
DNA Fit - up to 40% off DNA test kits
Dr Martens – Black Friday offers coming soon
EMP - for merch and rock'n'roll clothing. Save £20 on orders over £85
Etsy – original and collectible gift ideas
Firebox - crazy gift ideas and the world's smallest turntable
Google Store - a boatload of deals - including £70 off Pixel phones
Halfords - 20% off dash Cams, electric scooters and way more
I Want One Of Those.com - daft gifts and cool tech
John Lewis - Get great warranties with John Lewis' Black Friday offers
Lovehoney.co.uk - up to 50% off sex toys and more
Marshall - Black Friday sale coming soon
Mobiles.co.uk – cheapest mobile phone deals
Nike.co.uk - up to 30% off full price items
Nixon - home of the Metallica watch
PureScooters.co.uk - up to £500 off electric scooters
Simba Sleep save up to 40% on mattresses for Black Friday
Superdrug - top Black Friday deals at Superdrug
Very.co.uk - big savings on tech and more

Scott looks after Louder’s online buyer’s guides and also scouts out the best deals for music fans from every corner of the internet. He's spent more than 25 years in newspapers and magazines and in 2014 joined our news desk, where he wrote extensively about rock, metal, prog and more. Scott has previous written for the Daily Record, Sunday Mirror, The Herald and IGN.