The best music magazine subscription deals 2017

A subscription to a music magazine is the perfect gift for any music-maker. 

From seasoned, gigging professional, to first time wannabe superstar, there’s a huge range of titles on offer, with there's something for everyone, regardless of skill level and chosen noise-making discipline.

So, guitarists, drummers, keyboardists, producers, DJs and more, here’s the heads-up on some fantastic deals for Christmas. Right now you can save up to 41% on great music magazines for yourself or as a gift, from the MyFavouriteMagazines store.

With most titles publishing 13 issues per year, a mag subscription really is the gift that keeps on giving – whether for yourself, partner, friend or band member. From Guitarist, Total Guitar and other award winning guitar titles, to value-packed Hi-Tech production titles that come laden with vital software and samples every issue, read on to discover our pick of the bunch. 

The titles below are sister brands to MusicRadar.com meaning that they're staffed by experts in their field, and deliver a great mix of tutorials, tips, buying advice, reviews and inspiration every issue. 

Guitarist 
Guitarist magazine is the world’s longest-running guitar magazine, delivering authority to guitarists and the industry since 1984. Appearing in Guitarist is a badge of honour with only the best gear, and biggest artists making the cut each month. Guitarist delivers the story of the star’s success, insight into their playing and the gear that makes them great.

Total Guitar 
Total Guitar is the essential take for today’s guitarist. Ideal for anyone starting out and for those wanting to take a step up via the very latest riffs and tricks. TG gives guitarists the fast track to the latest products, music news, interviews with the stars and hit song tabulation which shows readers how to play the tunes they need in the fastest, easiest way.

Guitar Techniques
Guitar Techniques is world’s the premier magazine for guitar tuition. It takes the skills of world’s foremost guitar teachers and players and turns their finesse and passion for music into a magazine. GT is the go-to destination for guitarists who wish to further themselves as musicians, teaching new styles and techniques while inspiring creativity that takes playing to the next level.

Acoustic
The vibrant state-of-play for acoustic fans everywhere. Modern and alive with the sound of now, Acoustic inspires and delivers via affordable new guitars and interviews with the hottest stars. Discover why there's never been a better time to pick up the acoustic guitar. Discover the love of music making and music’s unique power to move. Get fully fuelled with what’s hot and get ready to play more and enjoy more.

Bass
The only title dedicated to the vital power of bass! Discover the world of sonic possibility, gorgeous hardware, and inspirational players that underpin today’s greatest tracks. Get in deep with the pros. See the gear that created legends and discover the shortcuts and affordable kit that make new players sound great fast. It’s the unified one stop shop for all things bass. Welcome to the deep end.

Rhythm
Be part of the UK’s most popular and enduring drum community. Each month Rhythm’s expert team delivers the most authoritative, user-friendly and rock ‘n’ roll drum magazine on the market. The latest gear news, kit round ups and reviews, classic kit retrospectives and more. Plus the best tuition in the business delivered with audio and video examples that teach the skills you need faster and easier than anywhere else.

Computer Music
Computer Music is the ultimate magazine for anyone making music with a Mac, PC or mobile device. Today’s technology unleashes the music-maker in everyone. You can do it – and you can do it faster and easier than you think! No matter whether you’re a complete newcomer or a seasoned pro, Computer Music gives you the technique and the tools you need to make great music now.

Future Music 
Making the future since 1991, Future Music is the world’s premier magazine for professional music production, delivering the technique and technology behind the hits. There’s reviews of hot new gear, tons of tutorials to help you get the most out of your hardware and software, and exclusive In The Studio features where the stars take apart their tracks.

Prog
Prog takes a look at progressive music and the artists who weave it together. Each issue takes a soul-searching foray into the hearts and minds of the heroes of rock, reviewing both new and old releases.

Metal Hammer
Metal Hammer is the ultimate metal bible. A hardcore magazine that is full of the brooding menacing attitude of its subject matter. Metal Hammer is the essential reader for the passionate metal-lover. Covering all varieties of metal music from thrash to death, technical to traditional heavy, Metal Hammer never lets you forget that you’re reading a metal magazine as every page has all the attitude and style of the bands it covers.

Classic Rock 
Classic Rock is the last great rock'n'roll magazine and the home of high voltage rock'n'roll. A cascade of interviews with rock musicians and bands lie within the pages alongside perfect photography. With detailed music suggestions for a variety of rock based music tastes and even some album reviews, you’ll know what’s hot or not.