Check out this years gift ideas for the audiophile in your life

By Nuzhat Naoreen
November 23, 2012 at 05:00 AM EST
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1. Fab Four aficionados will devour The Beatles Stereo Vinyl Box Set, a gargantuan comp that includes remastered LPs and a 252-page book with chapters detailing each album. (; $349.99)

2. To get even more insight into the Beatles, leaf through The John Lennon Letters, an intimate collection of private musings sent by the famed musician to his friends, family, and lovers. (; $19.98)

3. 3. Make it a little easier for someone to escape the buzz of crowds and shops this holiday season with a pair of sleek, Bluetooth-enabled wireless Harman Kardon headphones. (; $249.95)

4. This faux-fur SpiritHoods topper has sewn-in speakers, so you can rock out to your iPod (and most other MP3 players and smartphones) without risking frostbite. (; $149, iPod:; $249)

5. Add sound and style to any room in your home with these portable (and colorful!) Parrot Zikmu iPod-compatible wireless tower speakers, created by renowned French designer Philippe Starck. (; $1,599)

6. Get a glimpse behind the curtain with Shut Up and Play the Hits, a stirring documentary about LCD Soundsystem’s final performance at New York City’s Madison Square Garden last year. (; $16.99)

7. The ultimate stocking stuffer for tweens: Taylor Swift croons about never, ever getting back together (among other things) on her already record-breaking, pop-infused fourth album, Red. (; $14.99)

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