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Prime Day music deals 2020: check out all deals that are still live

Prime Day music deals 2020: check out all deals that are still live
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Amazon Prime Day 2020 is officially over. And what an event it was! There were music deals galore. Did you manage to bag yourself a guitar bargain, or scoop up some discounted software?

While Prime Day might be done and dusted, there are still some great offers kicking about. You can check out the live deals below. We've marked up the ones that are no longer available too, but not deleted them, just so you can see what you missed!

So, whether you're a guitarist, drummer, producer or DJ, there's still time to grab a bargain.

Your next opportunity to grab a great deal will be when the Black Friday music deals start landing in November.

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Prime Day music deals: Deal highlights

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Aphex Aural Exciter and Big Bottom Pro Bundle | $495 $99
Get sonic clarity in your mixes with this huge $396 saving on these Aphex plugins for Pro Tools.View Deal

MacBook Pro 16-inch – 16GB RAM, 1TB, 2.3GHz Intel Core i9
Was $2,799 | Now $2,399 | Save $400
Take a step up with this souped up version of the above laptop. Complete with a huge 1TB SSD and more an i9 processor, this would make a for a great music-making computer. Save $400 today.View Deal

Amazon Echo Dot: Was £49.99, now just £29.99
With smart control over your devices, as well as multi-room and multi-Echo pairing, the Echo Dot is a versatile smart speaker that gives you flexibility. It's available in four different colours, and its size means that it is equally at home as your speaker for playback while practicing, entertaining you while you cook or as a bedside alarm. At this price, we'd get two and build a stereo pair!  View Deal

Positive Grid BIAS FX Elite 2 plugin: was $299, now $179
A benchmark in the amp modelling software market, and a snip at this price, with 100 amps, 100 effects, 18 rack processors, 18 modeled guitars and plenty more.View Deal

Save 20% on FL Studio 20 Fruity, Producer and Signature
Whichever version of Image-Line's DAW you buy, you'll make a chunky saving if you do it at Musician's Friend right now. Use the rocktober coupon code to take advantage. This brings the Fruity Edition down to $79.20, the Producer Edition down to $159.20 and the Signature Edition down to $239.20.View Deal

Download Ableton Live 10 Lite for free at Splice
Looking to try Ableton Live for the first time? Here's your perfect opportunity, as between now and 31 December, you can have a copy of Ableton Live 10 Lite for free, courtesy of Splice.View Deal

Fender Road Worn 50s Telecaster: Was $1,099|Now $900 
The Fender Road Worn 50s Telecaster gives you the classic look, tone and feel of a played-in guitar, but with the dependable build quality of a modern guitar at an affordable price. Presented in this striking Metallic Purple Road Worn finish, it's one of the coolest, funkiest Teles we've seen in recent times, and with $200 off the asking price, we're struggling to see how this is anything other than a Prime Day bargain.View Deal

Brian May Signature (Antique Cherry): $849.99, now $679.99
An upgrade from the 2001 'original' this iteration features superior build quality, a refined bridge assembly, electronics and finish.View Deal

Epiphone Hummingbird Performer PRO: only $399.99
With its spruce/mahogany construction and decorative flower scratchplate design, the Hummingbird PRO is a truly lovely guitar. And it sounds pretty special, too, delivering a sweet, balanced tone.View Deal

Yamaha's FX335C Dreadnought acoustic-electric - save $50
Featuring a spruce top, nato back and sides, a single cutaway for upper-fret access, that rosewood fingerboard and piezo pickup system, this is one of the very best acoustic-electrics you can grab at this price.View Deal

Ernie Ball Ambient Delay | Was $229 now $74.99
The Ernie Ball Ambient Delay offers handsfree control over your effect levels. With a plate reverb and delay time of up to one second, you can dial-in the perfect amount of ambience for your sound. Other features include independent max reverb level and connection for a tap-tempo switch. Get it for $225 off the MSRP at Sweetwater now!View Deal

Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro headphones: were $259, now $159
Recommended in our guide to the best budget studio headphones, our experts describe the DT770 Pros as being “extremely well-balanced across the audible spectrum, with detailed highs and an innovative bass reflex system that delivers just enough weighty sub-200Hz punch for that feel-good factor when tracking.” Both the 80 and 32 ohm models are currently on sale.View Deal

AKG K245 open-back headphones: were $89, now just $59
If you’re looking for a bargain, this is it. These foldable cans will take plenty of abuse and provide day-long comfort, all while delivering great sound for mixing, DJ-ing or music listening.View Deal

Alesis V25 MIDI controller keyboard: Was $179.99, now $129
Small doesn't have to mean 'limited', as this brilliantly-spec'd Alesis controller proves. 25 full-size, velocity-sensitive keys, eight assignable pads, four assignable control knobs plus pitch and mod controller wheels means that this pocket rocket is packing some serious functionality. It's Mac/PC compatible, buss-powered, and there's even a sustain pedal socket. Stop reading and start clicking!View Deal

Alesis Nitro Mesh SE w/ Amp | Was $499.99, now $424.99
Stand out from the crowd with the stylish red special edition of this kit. The bundle comes complete with the 25 watt Simmons DA25 amp, for out loud practice. Use the code rocktober at checkout for 15% off.View Deal

AirPods 2 w/charging case | £159, now £129
This deal at Laptops Direct saves you £30 off the original price of the 2nd-generation AirPods with the standard charging case. Act fast before these sell out!View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Laptops & computing

US deals

MacBook Pro 16-inch – 16GB RAM, 512GB, 2.6GHz Intel Core i7
Was $2,399 | Now $2,079 | Save $320
This might be the 'basic' spec of the new 16-inch model, but it's still a fantastic music-making machine that would sit comfortably at the heart of any studio setup. Right now this model, in Space Grey, is available with a hearty $300 discount.View Deal

MacBook Pro 16-inch – 16GB RAM, 1TB, 2.3GHz Intel Core i9
Was $2,799 | Now $2,399 | Save $400
Take a step up with this souped up version of the above laptop. Complete with a huge 1TB SSD and more an i9 processor, this would make a for a great music-making computer. Save $400 today.View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch – 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD
Was $1,999 | Now $1,849 | Save $150
The discounted options in with the new 2020 13-inch spec features a 2.0 GHZ 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, plus all the usual Apple goodness such as Retina screen and Magic Keyboard.View Deal

Save $110 on this Dell 27-inch 4K monitor
Yes, we'll doubtless see plenty of good monitor deals between now and Christmas, but $110 off this Dell beauty - bringing the price down to $340 - could be too good to ignore.View Deal

Razer Blade 15 Base gaming laptop | $1,599.99 $1,299.99
This 2020 Base model features a 10th Gen Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics and a 256GB SSD. Saving you $300.00 (19%).View Deal

UK deals

Buy the 13-inch MacBook Pro at Amazon: £1,799 £1,555
Leagues ahead of the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, this model comes with an Intel Core i5 processor,16GB RAM, 512GB SSD and four ThunderBolt 3 ports, and all at a £244 saving.View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch – 16GB RAM, 1TB Storage
Was £2,799 | Now £2,479 | Save £320
If you want bags of storage and sheer power, this model offers 1TB of space for all your sessions and an Intel Core i9 processor. Inside you'll also find a AMD Radeon Pro 5500M graphics card with GDDR6 memory.View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch - 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD
Was £1,499 | Now £1,369 | Save £130
This iteration of the new 13-inch MBP comes complete with Magic Keyboard and glorious Retina screen, all housed in a stylish Space Grey casing.View Deal

Save more than £90 on this Dell 27-inch 4K monitor
The original price on the Dell website for this UHD display was £390, but right now you can bag it for just £300. Not sure? Check out our guide to the best computer monitors for music production.View Deal

Dell XPS 15 | was £1,918.99, now £1,569.00
As deals go, saving £350 on a laptop can only be classed as mega, but you will have to hurry because they are limited in number and at this price, don't expect them to hang around.
View Deal

Razer Blade 15 Base gaming laptop | £1,599.99 £1,358.49
This 2020 Base model features a 10th Gen Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics and a 256GB SSD. Saving you £241.50 (15%).View Deal

2020 Apple iPad (8th gen) 32GB | £329 £302.68
If you're looking for the cheapest price on a 2020 iPad, this could be it. Make sure you use the code PICK8OFF at checkout to apply the discount. This model contains an A12 Bionic chip and comes with a 10.2-inch Retina display.View Deal

2020 Apple iPad (8th gen) 128GB | £429 £394.68
A great deal on a current-generation 'standard' iPad with plenty of valuable storage space. Make sure you use the code PICK8OFF at checkout to apply the discount. This model contains an A12 Bionic chip and comes with a 10.2-inch Retina display.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Guitars

Gretsch Streamliner G2627T: Was $599, now $449
The Gretsch Streamliner G2627T features three Broad'Tron pickups, a licensed Bigsby vibrato and a 22-fret, 12" radius, 23.75" scale length. This guitar is a classic rock powerhouse, and, in our opinion, superb value for money before you even consider the chunky discount that's been applied here. It's also on-sale in Shoreline Gold, just switch the finish when you get to the product page!View Deal

Gretsch Streamliner G2420T: Was $549.99, now $399
Get a load of that finish! This affordable hollowbody from Gretsch is even better value for money than usual at just $399. If you're looking for a guitar that offers its own identity then this big boy will serve you well for rockabilly, jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll and much more.View Deal

Fender Player Stratocaster Limited-Edition Black $699 $599

This limited edition Fender Player Series Stratocaster comes in a black finish on a solid alder body with a black pickguard, maple neck with modern profile and 9.5" radius, medium jumbo frets and 2-point fulcrum vibrato bridge. Three Player Series single-coil pickups and the five way selector will give you a feast of great tones. View Deal

Fender Road Worn 50s Telecaster: Was $1,099|Now $899 
The Fender Road Worn 50s Telecaster gives you the classic look, tone and feel of a played-in guitar, but with the dependable build quality of a modern guitar at an affordable price. Presented in this striking Metallic Purple Road Worn finish, it's one of the coolest, funkiest Teles we've seen in recent times, and with $200 off the asking price, we're struggling to see how this is anything other than a Prime Day bargain.View Deal

Squier Affinity Strat in Surf Green | $229.99, now $199.99
Bag a Prime Day bargain with this beginner’s Stratocaster for under $200. The lightweight alder body and comfortable C-shaped modern maple neck are designed for hours of comfortable practice as you learn the ropes.View Deal

Save $189.01 on the Schecter C-1 Apocalypse
The black satin-finished swamp ash sets the tone for serious shredding and you can get yours for just $899.99, was $1089.View Deal

Save $199.01 on the Schecter CR-6
This solid mahogany 6-string with a sumptuous poplar burl top has the biggest saving here. Was $699, now $499.99.View Deal

Save $119.01 on the Schecter Demon-7
Basswood might get a bad rep, but don't let that stop you from getting a bargain on the Demon-7. Was $499, now $299.99.View Deal

Fender Player Stratocaster HSS (Candy Red Burst): $599.99
Reduced from $729.99, this Candy Red model has an alder body, Pau Ferro fretboard and HSS pickup configuration to make it a versatile, quality instrument.View Deal

Fender Player Stratocaster HSS (Blue Burst): now $599.99
The Blue Burst is reduced from $760. Again featuring an alder body, but with a handsome flame maple top and maple fretboard, and that HSS pickup configuration this is another proven performer.View Deal

Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro V Flame Top - was $2,799, now $2,399.99
The Trad Pro Vs are the result of a collaboration between Gibson and Guitar Center, and designed to make this instrument a must-have for players who desire that classic Les Paul vibe. View Deal

Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro V Satin - was $1,899, now $1,599.99
Another Pro V, this one features a beautiful satin-finished, weight-relieved mahogany body with maple top and 24.75"-scale mahogany neck with 22-fret, compound-radius rosewood fingerboard.View Deal

Gibson Custom '60 Les Paul Figured Top BOTB - was $5,699, now $4,699.99
A 'True Historic' model, this Custom '60's main USP is the meticulous recreation of a classic finish from "The Beauty of the Burst" book.View Deal

Gibson Custom '58 Les Paul Aged - Was: $5,799.00, now $4,799.99
Based on the legendary "Lucy" Les Paul, this Gibson Custom "Sweet Cherry" takes it up a notch or two wih hand-selected, highly figured maple tops and a lightly aged, cherry-red nitrocellulose finish.View Deal

Gibson Custom 57 Les Paul VOS - was $5,599, now $4,699
Another True Historic recreation, this time sporting a Sparkle Nitro-finish maple top on lightweight mahogany body and 24.75"-scale mahogany neck, 22-fret Indian rosewood fingerboard.View Deal

Gibson Custom '57 Les Paul Standard VOS - was $5,599, now $4,699.00
Featuring a VOS Nitro-finish maple top on lightweight mahogany body and 24.75"-scale mahogany neck, 22-fret Indian rosewood fingerboard, this is another True Historic work of art.View Deal

Epiphone Hummingbird Performer PRO: only $399.99
With its spruce/mahogany construction and decorative flower scratchplate design, the Hummingbird PRO is a truly lovely guitar. And it sounds pretty special, too, delivering a sweet, balanced tone.View Deal

D’Angelico Excel DC: $1,699 $999 at Sweetwater
SOLD OUT!
Sweetwater has knocked over 40% off this typically elegant D'Angelico semi-hollow. Features include Seymour Duncan ’59 humbuckers and a classic center-block build, while it's available in five finishes: Vintage Sunburst, Natural, Grey Black, Cherry and Black.View Deal

Save $200 on this Ibanez Axion RGAR61AL in Aurora Burst
If that finish doesn't make you want to play harder, heavier and faster then nothing will. Was $1,199.99, now $999.99.View Deal

Save $150 on the Ibanez RG450EXB, available in three colours
Loud in both tone and colour, these RGs will give you the sonic tools to tackle any situation at speed. Was $399.99, now $249.99.View Deal

Save 25% with $125 off the G&L ASAT Classic Ash

Get the Limited Edition Tribute ASAT Classic Ash electric guitar for just $374.99 down from $499.99 by clicking on the link and entering the special coupon code word rocktober at the checkout.View Deal

G&L ASAT Classic Bluesboy | Was $449, now just $337
It would be hard not to feel like a guitar god with this beautiful, limited-edition single-cut in your hands. With a raft of premium features, plus that sumptuous Turquoise Mist finish, it deserves a place in your guitar collection – and with a massive $112 reduction, it’s a Prime Day no-brainer.View Deal

ESP LTD M-400: was $799, now only $449.99
For less than $450, this is an impressively spec'd instrument with mahogany body, three-piece maple neck and Seymour Duncan humbuckers.View Deal

ESP LTD MH-400: was $899, now only $499.99
That's virtually a 50% saving on similarly high-spec metal monster, which replaces the M-400s Seymour Duncan pickups for mlore aggressive EMGs - an 85 in the neck, and 81 in the bridge.View Deal

Jackson X Series Soloist SL5X FSR: down to $549.99
Featuring a poplar body, one-piece maple neck, Seymour Duncan-designed HSH pickup configuration and a Floyd Rose bridge, this is a guitar that's not shy about its metal credentials.View Deal

Yamaha's FX335C Dreadnought acoustic-electric - save $50
Featuring a spruce top, nato back and sides, a single cutaway for upper-fret access, that rosewood fingerboard and piezo pickup system, this is one of the very best acoustic-electrics you can grab at this price.View Deal

The Yamaha F335 acoustic - now 20% off!
This is a great place to start your guitar journey. At this price, the F335 may be too good to ignore with its laminated spruce top, die-cast gold tuners and tortoiseshell scratchplate.View Deal

Brian May Signature (Antique Cherry): $849.99, now $679.99
An upgrade from the 2001 'original' this iteration features superior build quality, a refined bridge assembly, electronics and finish.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Guitar effects

Boss ME-80 Multi-FX: Was $299, now $249.99 at Guitar Center
Versatile and extremely practical, the ME-80 may be just the thing for anyone who wants to put together a whole effects solution in one go, especially if you take this tasty price point into account.View Deal

Boss DS-1 Distortion pedal| Was $89.99, now $67.49
Use the coupon code 'rocktober' at checkout to activate a 25% discount (which equals $22.50) on this bonafide classic stompbox. Not only that, but MF is throwing in a pair of 6-inch patch cables, too.View Deal

Laney Tony Iommi Signature Boost |$189.99 Now $151.99
Save 20% on the same boost pedal Black Sabbath legend and Laney devotee Tony Iommi uses in his own rig and it's built to his own spec. Hone your tone with drive, volume, low EQ, high EQ, hi mid, neutral low mid boost toggle switch. To get this great deal from Musician's Friend simply click on the link, add to cart and enter the coupon code rocktober at the checkout. View Deal

Black Country Customs Spiral Array Chorus | $199.99 $159.99
Save $40 off the price of the  Laney Black Country CustomsSpiral Array Chorus pedal and get three different classic and highly-collectable '70s and 80s chorus effects in one box – including the 1976 Boss CE1 and 1979 Dimension D.  Just click on the lick to Musician's Friend, add to cart and enter coupon code word rocktober at the checkout.View Deal

Black Country Customs Steelpark Boost | $169.99 $135.99
Save $34 on the Laney Black Country Customs Steelpark Boost – a versatile drive to help you push your amp into the sweet spot while cutting through when it counts. It's great for stacking with your other gain pedals too. To get this deal simply click on the link to Musician's Friend, add to cart and enter the code rocktober at the checkout.View Deal

Black Country Customs Secret Path Reverb $199.99 $159.99
$40 off this boutique Laney reverb pedal with lush spring and reverb sounds based on the classic vintage and studio sounds of the past with contemporary reliability. The third reverb type is The Secret Path – "a deep, dark, mesmerising ambience with a sublime, brooding, dynamically evolving shimmer." Click on the link, add to cart and enter the code rocktober at the checkout to get this deal.  View Deal

Black Country Customs Monolith Distortion $169.99 $135.99
Save $34 on the versatile Monolith from Laney that's designed to give the player control over a spectrum of different gains and harmonic distortions from classic fat rock tones to jangly indie lines, and everything in between. To get this 20% discount off the usual price, simply click on the link to Musician's Friend, add to cart and enter the code rocktober at the checkout.View Deal

MXR M66S Classic Overdrive| Was $59.99, now just $39.99
A quality MXR Overdrive at an incredible price – a 1/3 off the MXR M66S offering transparent gain and superb build quality for an incredible low price. View Deal

MXR M86 Classic Distortion | Was $59.99, now just $39.99
An already incredible value distortion pedal just became even more of a bargain with $20 off the price at Guitar Center. View Deal

Pigtronix's Infinity Looper 2: now $170
Get 15% off of this versatile looper at Musician's Friend. It's a stonking stereo looping pedal with two independent loops that you can intuitively switch between.View Deal

Ernie Ball Ambient Delay | Was $229 now $74.99
The Ernie Ball Ambient Delay offers handsfree control over your effect levels. With a plate reverb and delay time of up to one second, you can dial-in the perfect amount of ambience for your sound. Other features include independent max reverb level and connection for a tap-tempo switch. Get it for $225 off the MSRP at Sweetwater now!View Deal

Ernie Ball Expression Overdrive | Was $299, now $74.99
The Ernie Ball Expression Overdrive allows you to fine-tune your gain settings without having to take your hands off the guitar. Whether you're looking for perfectly dialled-in tones or fast, expressive bursts of gain, you can use overdrive as you never have before with this innovative overdrive.View Deal

Save 20% on the Morley Steve Vai Bad Horsie 2 Contour Wah
A rare discount on the best switchless wah available right now, reduced from $145 to $116at Musician's Friend by entering the coupon code rocktober at the checkout.View Deal

Boss TU-3 Pedal Power Bundle | Was $149.99 Now $99.99
Boss created an industry standard with the TU-2 pedal tuner in 1998, and its successor offers a number of improvements on the classic format. The TU-3 is quoted at +/-1 cent over a 23-segment LED display, which means it tunes more accurately. Other functions include drop tuning up to six semitones and bass tuning up to three flats. With the included Boss power adaptor and daisy-chain cable, it's an unmissable deal as a pedalboard solution too. View Deal

Peterson StroboStomp HD Tuner Pedal | now $111.20
Save 20% on one of the best looking and featured guitar tuner pedals available right now. Peterson tuners are famed for their accuracy and the micro-adjusted reference pitch point 'sweetened tunings' here offer unrivalled choice for a variety of stringed instrument players. Enter the Musician's Friend coupon code rocktober to save 20% off the usual $139 at checkout.View Deal

iRig Stomp I/O - was $299.99, now $249.99
Coupled with your iOS device, the iRig Stomp I/O becomes a handy self-contained package for practice with headphones - but also provides the practical means to use AmpliTube on stage with the minimum of fuss for anyone who chooses that route.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Guitar amps

Positive Grid Spark 40 | Was $299, now: $242
With a complete arsenal of amp models and effects, plus access to over 10,000 tone presets, the Positive Grid Spark 40 is a versatile guitar, bass and acoustic practice amp. But, throw in the additional smart features such as Auto Chords, Smart Jam, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, and you have one of the most powerful practice amps available on the planet. We think this deal will be popular, so get it while you can! Add the code SPARK100K at checkout.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Synths

Modal Electronics Skulpt polysynth | $299 $199
Skulpt was a lot synth for the money at $299, but at $199, it's an absolute steal. Take advantage of Sweetwater's $100 discount while you can.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Plugins & software

Aphex Aural Exciter and Big Bottom Pro Bundle | $495 $99
Get sonic clarity in your mixes with this huge $396 saving on these Aphex plugins for Pro Tools.View Deal

Download Ableton Live 10 Lite for free at Splice
Looking to try Ableton Live for the first time? Here's your perfect opportunity, as between now and 31 December, you can have a copy of Ableton Live 10 Lite for free, courtesy of Splice.View Deal

Save 75% on IK Multimedia's Total Studio 2 Max: $/€1,000 $/€250
Get a staggering $/€750 off this all-encompassing bundle of music production software, featuring all the instrument, effect, mastering and amp sim plugins you need.View Deal

Get Waves Gold for just $149.99, save $650
Get stuck into 42 plugins used by everyone from bedroom to pro producers. These studio essentials will help you supercharge your mixes.View Deal

Universal Audio UAD Custom Plugin Bundle |$999, now $699
Sweetwater have a slew of different Universal Audio plugin pick 'n' mix deals, ranging from a $399 deal to this, the top-end bundle, which allows you to select six of UA's catalog. Check compatibility with your set-up before purchasing.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Audio interfaces

Universal Audio Arrow, w/Luna |Save $25, now $474
Speaking of UA, its 2x4 Thunderbolt 3 Arrow audio interface is rightfully acclaimed and now comes bundled with Luna, the firm's new proprietary music creation suite and a 14 plugin bundle.View Deal

IK Multimedia Axe I/O Solo | Was $249, now $199
Supercharge your guitar recordings at home or on the go with this powerful, compact guitar audio interface. Currently available with a $50 discount at Sweetwater.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Mixers

Yamaha Session Cake SC-01 | $58.21 $24.99
Save $33.22 (57%) on the portable, battery-powered SC-01 mixer from Yamaha, designed to connect with other Session Cake mixers as you jam with friends. The discount will be taken at checkout.
View Deal

Yamaha Session Cake SC-02 | $71.43 $34.99
Save $36.44 (51%) on the portable, battery-powered SC-02 mixer from Yamaha, designed to connect with other Session Cake mixers as you jam with friends. The discount will be taken at checkout.
View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Keyboards

Alesis V25 MIDI controller keyboard: Was $179.99, now $129
Small doesn't have to mean 'limited', as this brilliantly-spec'd Alesis controller proves. 25 full-size, velocity-sensitive keys, eight assignable pads, four assignable control knobs plus pitch and mod controller wheels means that this pocket rocket is packing some serious functionality. It's Mac/PC compatible, buss-powered, and there's even a sustain pedal socket. Stop reading and start clicking!View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Headphones & in-ear monitors

Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro headphones: were $259, now $159
Recommended in our guide to the best budget studio headphones, our experts describe the DT770 Pros as being “extremely well-balanced across the audible spectrum, with detailed highs and an innovative bass reflex system that delivers just enough weighty sub-200Hz punch for that feel-good factor when tracking.” Both the 80 and 32 ohm models are currently on sale.View Deal

AKG K245 open-back headphones: were $89, now just $59
If you’re looking for a bargain, this is it. These foldable cans will take plenty of abuse and provide day-long comfort, all while delivering great sound for mixing, DJ-ing or music listening.View Deal

Sennheiser HD200 Pro | Was $69.95, now just $49.95
If you're looking for a great pair of budget studio headphones to see you through the winter, you can do no wrong in picking up a pair of these Sennheiser's, complete with a 29% discount throughout October.View Deal

Shure SE425 sound isolating earphones: save $150, now $199
These dual driver-equipped sound isolating in-ears deliver up to 37dB of noise cancellation, ideal for music listening, personal practice or personal monitoring on-stage. The included Bluetooth adapter provides up to 10 hours of battery life. Normally you would pay $349 for these bad boys, but right now, they benefit from a massive $150 discount.View Deal

25% off Shure SE215 sound isolating earphones
Was $79.00, now $59.25. Saving you $19.75.View Deal

25% off Shure SE315 sound isolating earphones
Was $179.00, now $134.25. Saving you $44.75.View Deal

25% off Shure SE425 sound isolating earphones
Was $199.00, now $149.25. Saving you $49.75.View Deal

25% off Shure SE535 sound isolating earphones
Was $349.00, now $261.75 Saving you $87.25.View Deal

Powerbeats | $149.95 $129.95 
Save $20 from Amazon on these high-performance wireless earphones offering an impressive 15 hours of listening time between charges and packing the Apple H1 Headphone Chip with Bluetooth and NHC connectivity. Just a five minute charge will give you up to an hour of use and these Powerbeats also offer water resistance for workouts. View Deal

Beats Solo3 wireless headphones | $199 $169
On Amazon right now you can save $30 off these highly-prized stylish wireless headphones. Featuring Apple's W1 chip and Class 1 Bluetooth connectivity, these low profile cans are tuned for your listening pleasure.View Deal

Beats Solo Pro headphones | $299.99 $199.99
As above, but the grey, black and ivory colourways are slightly more expensive.View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones | $348 $257.96
A huge saving of over $90 on these market-leading noise-cancelling cans that are cons highly acclaimed. And with 30 hours of battery life you'll have plenty of time to find out why.View Deal

Bose Noise Cancelling 700 | Was $399, now $379
A step above the QC 35 II on the Bose ladder, these NC700s are up at the pinnacle of noise cancelling cans. So £61 is a very welcome discount from Amazon. View Deal

Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 | Was £150 Now $89.95
Cambridge Audio have created a dark horse here with incredible sound, water resistance and superb battery life for the money. Choose from a black or stone finish.View Deal

Marshall Major III headphones: $149.99 $99.99
Touted as "the next chapter in the revolutionary history of Marshall", the Major III Bluetooth headphones are the company's classic model redesigned with a sleeker look and an ergonomic fit. They've also scored an average of five stars from almost 50 user reviews.View Deal

Marshall MID A.N.C.: Were $279.99 $169.99
If you’re looking for a new set of cans with active noise cancelling technology, then look no further than these. These Marshalls offer fabulous sound and boast close to 20 hours of wireless play when ANC is engaged – and 30 when played normally.View Deal

Bowers & Wilkins PX7 headphones: $399.99 $349.99
If you’re looking for class-leading wireless, noise-canceling headphones, these cans are well worth considering – especially with this significant discount. Silver and space grey are currently included in the offer.View Deal

Sennheiser HD 458BT headphones: $199.98 $99.98
Sennheiser are well-known for their high quality sound, and these cans are no different. They're also equipped with noise cancelling, 30-hour battery life, a sleek new look and are comfortable to wear.View Deal

Sony WH-CH710N headphones | $199.99 $88
These Sony noise-cancelling headphones usually come in relatively cheap considering their features, and even more so at their current price. They also have adaptive noise cancellation, a hugely dynamic sound stage and a 35-hour battery life.
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Sony WHXB900N headphones: was $248, now $123
These wireless noise-canceling headphones were created to bridge the Extra Bass series and the premium WH-1000XM3 cans. "There aren't many headphones out there in the market that are able to provide this kind of listening experience," say the experts at TechRadar.
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Bose QuietComfort 35 II | Was $349, now $199
The QC35s are on their second generation model now and are some of the best noise-cancelling cans out therefore for getting lost in music. Amazon have them at a £30 discount. View Deal

AirPods Pro | $249, now $208
This crazy deal for the top flight AirPods Pros is live on Amazon right now. If you're looking for fast pairing, clear audio and ace noise cancelling, these are the buds to plug your ears with.View Deal

AirPods w/wired charging case | $159.99, now $114.99
The cheapest AirPods deal out there right now! If you can put up with having to plug your case in to charge it, these have all the same ace tech as the 2nd gen AirPods with wireless charging case.View Deal

Beats Solo Pro headphones: $299.99 $179.99
When it comes to style and design the Beats Solo Pro remain are hard… beat. We love the colour choice here – which is handy, as dark blue, light blue, and red are all available at this much cheaper price at Best Buy.
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Powerbeats Pro|  $249.95 $174.95
A mason are offering a massive $75 off the usual $249.95 price of these hugely popular wireless earphones that feature the highly-rated Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth and offer nine hours of listening time between charges (24 hours using the included charging case with just a five minute charge giving you 1.5 hours of use). View Deal

Anker Soundcore Life P2 | $59.99 $39.99

The best value wireless earphones you'll find in the Prime Day deals? We think so. The features for the price here makes the Soundcore Life P2 an incredible deal; four microphones, CVC 8.0 Noise Reduction, Graphene Driver, Clear Sound, USB C, 40 hours playtime via the included case (seven hours on a single charge) and IPX7 Waterproof. View Deal

Marshall Monitor headphones: $249.99 $119.99
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Crisp sound, good Bluetooth functionality with a strong 30 hours of battery life, convenient built-in controls and 55% off make these a strong contender for those looking for a pair of slick new wireless headphones. Plus, they're Marshall, so they just look cool.View Deal

UK deals 

AirPods 2 w/wireless case | £199, now £159
You can save £40 on the 2nd-generation AirPods with wireless charging case at Amazon right now. If you can front the cash, these are the best AirPods Pro alternatives for your money.View Deal

AirPods Pro | £249, now £214
AirPods Pros have only been out for a year, which makes this Laptops Direct discount even more surprising. If you want fast pairing, clear audio and ace noise cancelling, these are the AirPods for you.View Deal

AirPods 2 w/charging case | £159, now £129
This deal at Laptops Direct saves you £30 off the original price of the 2nd-generation AirPods with the standard charging case. Act fast before these sell out!View Deal

Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds | £169.99 £89.99

Impressive earbuds with an impressive discount – passive noise cancelling, motion sensor for fitness tracking, HearThrough feature for filtering outside sounds when needed… and the sound quality is excellent. These earbuds can also connect to two devices via Bluetooth at once.  Oh, and they also pause playback when you take them out of your ear – a surprisingly rare feature. 

Beats Solo3 wireless headphones | £179  £129
You can save £50 off these stealthy wireless headphones, featuring Apple's W1 chip and Class 1 Bluetooth connectivity.
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Beats Studio3 noise cancelling headphones £299.95 £169.99
A huge discount here – just under £140 off! There's a choice of colours too but what really counts is the Pure adaptive noise cancelling, real-time audio calibration and up to 22 hours battery life. View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM4 | Was £349, now £309.93 at Amazon
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Sonys are currently the market leader when it comes to noise cancelling with these headphones so it's great to see they're enjoying a Prime Day discount right now. We can't imagine the price going lower than this any time soon. View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones | Was £330, now £221.95
Save over £108 on these market-leading noise-cancelling cans that have topped more best headphones lists than we've had hot dinners. They deliver 30 hours of battery life, too.View Deal

Bose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Sport  | £179.95 £110.99
The experts on What Hifi gave these 5/5 and described them as "pretty much the perfect package" – does praise get any higher? The Soundsports bring you Bose's acclaimed quality, five hours of battery life, easy connectivity, a charging case (giving you an extra ten hours of power), and Bose’s StayHear tips which means they should fit most ears comfortably.View Deal

Bose QuietComfort 35 II | Was £229, now £209
The QC35s are on their second generation model now and are some of the best noise-cancelling cans out therefore for getting lost in music. Amazon have them at a £30 discount. View Deal

Bose Noise Cancelling 700 | £349  £289
A step above the QC 35 II on the Bose ladder, these NC700s are up at the pinnacle of noise cancelling cans. So £61 is a very welcome discount from Amazon. View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Microphones

Audio Technica AT2035 microphone | Was $249, now $149
If you’re in the streaming or podcasting game, or you’re looking to get started, this is a quality piece of kit from a respected brand. Expect top performance and crystal clear audio.View Deal

Warm Audio WA-87 Microphone | Save $100, now $499
As you'd expect, a wide range of mics of all types and sizes are on offer right now. Our pick of the savings is the $100 off of this WA-87 large-diaphragm condenser with 3 switchable polar patterns, a highpass filter, and 10dB pad.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Drums

Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger: Was $109.99, now $77.60
With its sleek, curved profile, the Roland BT-1 can be mounted to an acoustic drum, or conveniently nestled amongst the rest of your kit to provide a single-zone playing surface. Use it as a digital percussion pad, electronic snare, cymbal or any other sound, or as a start/stop switch for triggering backing tracks and loops. View Deal

Alesis Nitro Mesh Special Edition | Was $379, now $341.10
Don’t need an amp? Get the Special Edition kit on its own for close to 340 bucks using the code rocktober. Need some headphones to go with your kit? Check out our guide to the best studio headphonesView Deal

Alesis Nitro Mesh SE w/ Amp | Was $499.99, now $424.99
Stand out from the crowd with the stylish red special edition of this kit. The bundle comes complete with the 25 watt Simmons DA25 amp, for out loud practice. Use the code rocktober at checkout for 15% off.View Deal

Alesis Nitro Mesh w/amp | Was $499.99, now $424.99
If the red of the Special Edition kit is a step too far, you can get the same bundle, complete with the Simmons DA25 25 watt amp, but with the standard black version of the kit.View Deal

Roland TD-1DMK with DA25 bundle: was $879, now $747
A great entry-level option that here comes with the DA25 25 watt dedicated e-drum monitor, a PDP kick pedal and Sound Percussion Labs sticks.View Deal

Roland TD-17KV with DA200SB Bundle; was $1499, now $1349
The TD-17KV is a superb offering, feature packed, great sounding and a pleasure to play. Here it's supplied with a Simmons DA200SB Bluetooth monitor that pumps out 200 watts at full throttle.View Deal

Pearl Sensitone Beaded Brass Snare Drum: was $568, now $454
At 20% off, this solid, dependable performer is well worth a look, with features including 1mm Black nickel brass shell, SuperHoop II drum hoops, the SR-150 strainer, ARL tube lugs and SST-5047 tension rods.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Accessories

3 packs of Ernie Ball Regular Slinkys: $16, now just $9.99
Great sound, impressive durability and performance in a now even more affordable package. Get your hands on three packs of these iconic strings for just $9.99 right now.View Deal

3 packs of Ernie Ball Super Slinkys: $16, now just $9.99
Same as the above, but for fans of Ernie Ball's Super Slinky line. If you’re after a slightly lighter gauge, these nickel wound strings are just for you.View Deal

D'Addario Equinox Headstock Tuner | Was $24.99 Now $14.99

Stay in tune everywhere you go with the Equinox Headstock Tuner in Black from trusted brand D'Addario. It's easy to read multi-colour display and clip make it suitable for a variety of stringed instruments too. View Deal

Line 6 Relay G10S Wireless Guitar System - save $50
Offering easy, 'intelligent' set-up, pedalboard friendly form factor and up to 130 feet of freedom, the G105 is well worth its place in our top wireless guitar systems guide.View Deal

Save 25% on Road Runner pedalboards at Musician's Friend
Stuffed with secure nub foam, and featuring hard cases and lashes of secure foam, these could be just the job for keeping your pedals in line.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Hard drives

LaCie rugged mini 1TB external HDD | £107.82 £69.48
Save £38.34 (36%) and travel with confidence knowing the LaCie HDDs feature all-terrain durability of dust, shock, and water resistance.View Deal

Samsung T5 500GB Was £178.74 | Now £74.65 | Save £104.09
USB C, shock resistance and fast data transfer speeds all add up to a fantastic tool for studio musicians. With 51% off the usual price, you can’t ask for more with this external SSD deal.View Deal

Samsung T5 2TB: Was £369.99 | Now £284.97 | Save £85.02
Looking for more storage than the 500GB model offers? While this 2TB beast will set you back more, you can still enjoy a 21% saving right now.View Deal

Crucial MX500 1TB internal SSD | $114.99 | $91.99
A nice 20% saving on this speedy SSD, with sequential reads/writes up to 560/510 MB/s and random reads/writes up to 95k/90k on all file types.View Deal

Crucial MX500 1TB internal SSD | £95.99 | £79.39
A nice 20% saving on this speedy SSD, with sequential reads/writes up to 560/510 MB/s and random reads/writes up to 95k/90k on all file types.View Deal

Crucial MX500 2TB internal SSD | £209.98 | £156.99
If you want to max out your storage - and your savings - this 2TB SSD is definitely worth considering. Like the others, it's a Prime members exclusive.View Deal

LaCie rugged mini 4TB external HDD | $149.99 $104.99
Save $45.00 (30%) and travel with confidence knowing the LaCie HDDs feature all-terrain durability of dust, shock, and water resistance.View Deal

SanDisk SSD Plus 1TB | $108.85 $87.99
Get a good amount of SSD storage for not a lot of money in this Prime member exclusive Amazon deal.View Deal

SanDisk SSD Plus 1TB | £114.86 £69.99
Treat yourself to a 1TB SanDisk SSD at a great price. Your music production PC will thank you for it.View Deal

Prime Day music deals: Speakers

Amazon Echo Dot: Was £49.99, now just £29.99
With smart control over your devices, as well as multi-room and multi-Echo pairing, the Echo Dot is a versatile smart speaker that gives you flexibility. It's available in four different colours, and its size means that it is equally at home as your speaker for playback while practicing, entertaining you while you cook or as a bedside alarm. At this price, we'd get two and build a stereo pair!  View Deal

Amazon Echo Dot w/Music Unlimited: Just $18.99!
If you're in the US, Amazon has brought an even better deal, combining the Echo Dot with 6 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $18.99. That gives you 6 months of access to over 60 million songs as well as a speaker to stream them on! This deal would normally set you back $97.93, so this is pretty much unmissable.
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Prime Day music deals: Streaming

Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99
Usually priced at $7.99 month, this is a great deal for any Amazon Prime member who wants to stream with impunity.View Deal

Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for £0.99
For a limited time, you can get a whole lot of listening for less than a quid. This offer runs until 14 October so don't delay.View Deal

Get 90 days of Amazon Music HD for FREE
This ace music streaming deal gives you access to over 60 million songs in HD quality, plus 5 millions songs in Ultra HD. Try it for the next 90 days for nothing.View Deal

When is Prime Day?

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Prime Day has traditionally always taken place in July, but for obvious reasons it was delayed this year. Now, Amazon has officially confirmed that Prime Day 2020 will take place across two days, on the 13 and 14 October. That's 48 hours of fantastic offers, and Amazon is promising over 1 million deals in that period.

On its official press release, Amazon stated, "Amazon’s annual Prime Day event is back in time for the festive season, taking place on 13th and 14th October. The two-day shopping event delivers Prime members incredible savings and deep discounts on over one million deals globally across every category. Prime Day kicks off at 00.01am on Tuesday, 13th October and runs through to 23.59pm on Wednesday 14th October, for Prime members in the U.K, U.S., U.A.E, Spain, Singapore, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Canada, Belgium, Austria, Australia, and – participating for the first time this year – Turkey and Brazil."

You can find out more about Prime Day and check out all the latest deals on the Prime Day hub page.

Do you need an Amazon Prime membership?

To take the Prime Day music deals on Amazon itself, the answer is yes. If you’ve never been a Prime member before, Amazon often offers free trials (right now you can sign up for a 30-day trial), so you could be tactical and sign up just before the event, then cancel your subscription once you’ve bagged a bargain.

If you’re a regular Amazon shopper you might want to keep hold of that subscription though. Prime members get faster delivery, exclusive deals, access to Prime Video and more.

If you've already had a free trial, at the time of writing, a monthly Amazon Prime subscription costs $12.99/£7.99 (which you can cancel at any time) and a yearly option is $119/£79.

Where to find the best Prime Day music deals

With such a huge uptake in music gear this year, particularly during the lockdown period, we’d like to think that Amazon will cater to this huge wave of new musicians and lapsed players who have returned to playing, with a bumper run of Prime Day music deals. We'll keep you updated on this as soon as we hear any news.

We’d certainly recommend bookmarking this page and checking in regularly during the lead up to the event – we’ll be sharing the best Prime Day music deals right on this page.

What else should I look out for on Prime Day?

With Prime Day being an Amazon invention, naturally it's the time to make big savings on Amazon's own products. So, if you're in the market for an Amazon Echo or other smart device, then Prime Day is you chance to score big discounts. Echos are consistently some of the biggest-selling products around Prime Day.

We're also hoping to see the prices drop on the ace-sounding Amazon Echo Studio speaker, right down to the compact Echo Dot. Last year Amazon was even giving away smart speaker bundles that included free subscriptions to their Music Unlimited streaming service. Fingers crossed for more of that good stuff in 2020.

Will other stores be hosting Prime Day music deals?

Last year, in addition to the music deals rearing their heads on Amazon, there were music gear discounts to be had from the likes of Fender Play, Musician’s Friend and Guitar Center, plus Walmart and Best Buy covering everything from beginner acoustic guitars, to guitar wireless systems. We’re hoping to see more activity from retailers including Sweetwater and Pro Audio Star in 2020, plus more deals from software brands and companies who sell direct.

We've been chatting to some of our music industry pals and there are certainly rumours doing the rounds that there will be more offers coming from non-Amazon brands this year than ever before.

The main event might have been created by Amazon, but it's not exclusive to Amazon anymore. The buzz around Prime Day gets people in the mood for a bargain, and the big retailers know this, so will no doubt be cooking up their own music deals too.

What’s even better about this is that for musicians you don't necessarily even need an Amazon Prime subscription to take advantage of these deals that pop up on non-Amazon sites. Win win!

2019 Prime Day music deal highlights

Last year’s best Prime Day music deals

D'Angelico | Get 30% off 106 guitar at Amazon
The best Prime Day guitar deal ever? Amazon was offering massive discounts off a colossal range of electric, acoustic and bass guitars, and it proved to be a very popular deal.View Deal

Fender’s PM-TE travel acoustic |Save $330, now just $369
An almighty 47% discount from Musician's Friend made this one of the top Prime Day acoustic guitar deals in 2019. Fender's top-spec travel guitar boasts a solid Sitka spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides, plus a Fender/Fishman-designed preamp – and hardcase!View Deal

Learn to play guitar for less with 50% off Fender Play
The Fender Play learning platform is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to learn to play guitar – and for Prime Day 2019 it got even cheaper: 50% off an annual plan brought the monthly price down to just $4.99/£4.79.View Deal

Supro Jamesport electric guitar: was $899, now $519
This retro-vibed single-pickup number is one of the highlights of Supro’s mammoth guitar range, boasting a Gold Foil designed to capture those classic blues-rock vibes.View Deal

Save 32% on a Getaria wireless guitar system
30 meter range, longlife battery, money off on Prime day. Last year was definitely the time to finally break loose from your guitar cable.View Deal

Line 6 Firehawk 1500 combo |$999, now $799
This six-speaker stereo amp is designed to perfectly replicate its vast array of onboard effects, which can be controlled via Bluetooth. And for $799 at Musician's Friend on Prime Day, it made for a nicely priced one-stop guitar tone shop.View Deal

IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitor: $238.90 @Amazon
Amazon offered 20% off these excellent mini monitors – complete with Bluetooth connectivity – last year. They're perfect for monitoring in small spaces, such as a bedroom studio.View Deal

Casio CDP-240 88-key digital piano: Save $120, now $329
If you were looking for a new a new full-size digital piano with over 1,000 different tones, songs and rhythms onboard, Amazon was the place to look last July? This 27% discount on the CDP-240 made it an absolute steal.View Deal

Apple iPad Pro – 10.5-inch, Wi-Fi + Cellular, 64GB: $779 $579
It may not have been the current model, but the 2017 iPad Pro is still a great device for music-making, and this $200 Prime Day discount at Amazon made it a steal.View Deal

Apple iPad – Wi-Fi, 128GB: Was $429, now $299
You could bag a 30% saving on the 128GB version of Apple's entry-level iPad – great if you were looking for plenty of space for music-making apps and projects.View Deal

Dell New XPS 13 laptop: was $899.99, now $829.99
This slick 13.3-inch laptop from Dell comes with an 8th generation Intel Core i3-8145U processor, 4GB RAM and a 128GB solid state drive.View Deal