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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 (opens in new tab), games consoles and accessories (opens in new tab) or Amazon Echo devices (opens in new tab), we have everything covered.

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

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Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Studio³: $349.99 $199.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
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.

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Bose QuietComfort 35 II: was $349, now $279 @Walmart (opens in new tab) (opens in new tab)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. 

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Xbox One S: Was $249.99 now just $149
(opens in new tab)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.

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Apple AirPods with Charging Case | Now $129 | Was $159 (opens in new tab)
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.

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Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones: $199.95, today just $119 (opens in new tab)
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.

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HP Pavilion 15z Touch laptop: was $1,298, now $418. (opens in new tab)
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.

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Metallica x Nixon And Justice For All Corporal SS: Was $250 | Now $200 (opens in new tab)
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. 

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

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Xbox One X: Jedi: Fallen Order: Was $499 now $349 (opens in new tab)
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.

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Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB: Was $399.95 now $299 (opens in new tab)
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.

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Fluance RT81: $349.99 $249.99 at Walmart (opens in new tab)
Our sister site TechRadar was so impressed with this turntable (opens in new tab) 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".

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Audio-Technica AT-LP60-XBT-BK: $149.99 $119.99 at Walmart
(opens in new tab)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 (opens in new tab) - new Black Friday deals every day
Adidas.co.uk (opens in new tab) - save up to 50%
AO.com (opens in new tab) - Black Friday deals on appliances are live now
Argos.co.uk (opens in new tab) - top savings on toys, TV and more for Christmas
Boots.com (opens in new tab) - save up to half price on selected items
Carphone Warhouse (opens in new tab) - early Black Friday phone deals
Converse (opens in new tab) - save 20% off Chuck 70s.
Currys.co.uk (opens in new tab) - Black Tag sale is now on
DNA Fit (opens in new tab) - up to 40% off DNA test kits
Dr Martens (opens in new tab) – Black Friday offers coming soon
EMP (opens in new tab) - for merch and rock'n'roll clothing. Save £20 on orders over £85
Etsy (opens in new tab) – original and collectible gift ideas
Firebox  (opens in new tab)- crazy gift ideas and the world's smallest turntable
Google Store (opens in new tab) - a boatload of deals - including £70 off Pixel phones
Halfords (opens in new tab) - 20% off dash Cams, electric scooters and way more
I Want One Of Those.com (opens in new tab) - daft gifts and cool tech
John Lewis (opens in new tab) - Get great warranties with John Lewis' Black Friday offers
Lovehoney.co.uk (opens in new tab) - up to 50% off sex toys and more
Marshall (opens in new tab) - Black Friday sale coming soon
Mobiles.co.uk (opens in new tab) – cheapest mobile phone deals
Nike.co.uk (opens in new tab) - up to 30% off full price items
Nixon (opens in new tab) - home of the Metallica watch
PureScooters.co.uk (opens in new tab) - up to £500 off electric scooters
Simba Sleep (opens in new tab) save up to 40% on mattresses for Black Friday
Superdrug (opens in new tab) - top Black Friday deals at Superdrug
Very.co.uk (opens in new tab) - big savings on tech and more

Scott looks after and updates 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 28 years in newspapers and magazines as an editor, production editor, sub-editor, designer, writer and reviewer. Scott joined our news desk in the summer of 2014, where he wrote extensively about rock, metal, prog and more, before moving to the eCommerce team full-time in 2020. Scott has previous written for publications including IGN, Sunday Mirror, Daily Record and The Herald covering everything from daily news and weekly features, to video games, travel and whisky.