It’s that time of year again when we give thanks to the family for everything, eat so much we’re wracked with guilt for at least a few days, and then quickly descend into the madness that is Black Friday. Deals, deals and more deals are to be had at every turn, so we've collected the best of them here for our loyal US readers.
In the run up to the big one and its burgeoning offspring, Cyber Monday, we are bringing you all the best deals in the world of music tech, be they on synths, audio interfaces, MIDI controllers, effects, DAWs, plugins, sample libraries or anything else. All you need to do is click and spend.
Oh, and be sure to keep checking back because we’ll be updating this page with more deals as they come in.
The hottest Black Friday 2017 music tech and software deals Up to 66% off collections and 25% off individual items at Spitfire Audio Hybrid 3 synth by AIR Music Technology is a jaw-dropping 99% off at Plugin Boutique, now just $1.33 50% off MeldaProduction MCompleteBundle, down to $1099 15% off coupon at Guitar Centre when you spend over $199 on qualifying products Behringer X-Touch Compact Controller half price at Zzounds, just $299 from $599 (list) Hollywood DJ - Take 17% off on orders above $150 with promo code: BLACKFRIDAY17. Plus 10% off on orders below $150 with promo code: BLACKFRIDAY10 (includes free shipping) Gemini MDJ-1000 Professional DJ Media Player 42% off list price at Zzounds, now $368.95 Get the Arturia DrumBrute for $359.20 at DjTechTools (registration required - RRP $449) Get the Pioneer DDJ-SZ2 for $1699.15 at DJTechTools (registration required - RRP $1999.00) Focusrite's iTrack Pocket is an absolute steal at just $9.99 on Amazon Buy any Native Instruments Maschine and get 50% off Komplete or Komplete 11 Ultimate Get the Roland DJ-99 2-channel mixer for just $107.50 at Amazon (RRP $249) You can have one year of the Slate Everything Bundle for $149 (regular price is $179) FabFilter's Total bundle, which contains all of its plugins, is available for $749.25 - a 25% discount - until 27 November Soundtoys 5, which contains all 20 Soundtoys plugins, can be had for half price: that's $249 instead of $499 Toontrack EZkeys Mellotoon now $36 , originally $179 - a whopping 79% off Get 50% off Korg Gadget for Mac, now $149 (was $299) Save $500 on the Moog Model D at Sam Ash was $3499, now $2999 $100 off the Moog Mother-32 at Sweetwater, down to $499 from $599 Steinberg’s Absolute 3 VST Instrument Collection is available at a 40% discount until 27 November – use the code ABSOLUTE2017 when you check out Save 50% on all versions of PreSonus’s Studio One 3 DAW You can have a free copy of BFD3 and claim cashback on ROLI's Seaboard Rise 25 and 49 controllers. You get $100 back on the 25, and $200 on the 49 More Black Friday deals Unstoppable Recording Machine - Up to $349 can be saved on one and two year subscriptions to the Nail The Mix online music school. Plus a saving of $100 on an annual membership to the URM Enhanced package. GoPro - HERO5 Black is $50 off and comes bundled with a 32GB SD card, rechargeable battery and a gift bag. HERO6 Black is $50 off on Cyber Monday only. Plugin Boutique - Save up to a whopping 98% off for a limited time with SoundSpot products Plugin Boutique - Save up to 56% off Sugar Bytes instruments, effects and sequencers Plugin Boutique - Save 50% off XLN Audio full range of instrument, effects and expansions Plugin Boutique - Celemony Melodyne Essential sale for only $49 Korg - Selected desktop software and all iOS apps 50% off, including 30% off Korg Gadget in-app purchases. Propellerhead - Save $30 on upgrading to Reason 10 this Black Friday. Be sure to upgrade before Monday 27 November 2017. SampleScience - Up to 35% off on selected plugins now through December 1st - the last chance this year to grab your favorite SampleScience plugins for a good price. SoundCloud - Get two months of its mid-priced subscription service, SoundCloud Go, for $0.99. That’s more than 90% off the regular monthly subscription cost of $4.99. Output - Get 25% off all the Output Engines & Expansion Packs all of November. Time+Space - Up to 80% off hundreds of products with more deals added every day. Native Instruments - Thanksgiving XXL! 50% off over 180 instruments, effects and more. New Loops - Up to 70% off sample packs and synth presets. Plus, spend over £39 and get an extra 15% off. Loopmasters - up to 70% on packs, presets, templates, expansions and courses. Sweetwater - tons of guitar, amp, recording, synth and drum deals.
Toontrack - 65% off EZ Mix 2 and much, much more. Amazon - Up to 70% off musical instruments. IK Multimedia - save up to 50% off Syntronik, MODO BASS, Miroslav Philharmonik 2, SampleTank MAX, Total Studio MAX and more. Guitar Center - Save up to 25% on select items, with a maximum discount of $500 on offer. Synchro Arts - 30% off sale on new VocALign Pro and Revoice Pro licenses, rentals and upgrades. Arturia - until Tuesday 28th November 2017, every one of Arturia’s individual software instruments and effects is available for 50% off. K-Devices - save up to 50% on its catalog of products for Ableton Live and iOS. Audified - Until 28 November save 50% on the Audified Studio Bundle, 20% on the RZ062 Equalizer, 60% on the Live GB Bundle, and 60% on the U78 Saturator. XLN Audio - Save 50% on XLN Audio's entire product line (including Addictive Drums 2) until 28 November. Plugin Alliance - a 4-week sale comes to an end with savings of up to 88% on certain plugins until 26 November. Soundtoys - you can have 50% off the Soundtoys 5 bundle, and upgrades to it are similarly discounted. Either way, you'll also get the Little Plate reverb plugin for free. There's 50 to 60% off individual plugins, too. PreSonus - save 50% on Studio One 3 and Notion 6, and 20% on the iTwo Studio. You can also grab the Eris 4.5 monitors for $149.95 KV331 Audio - Until the end of the month there's 50% off the entire product line, which includes the SynthMaster and SynthMaster One synths Moog - Up to 30% off the following select Moog instruments: Minimoog Model D, Minimoog Voyager XL, Sub Phatty, Minitaur, Mother-32, Werkstatt-01, Etherwave Theremins, Theremini, Moogerfoogers and Minifoogers. At participating US dealers only. Applied Acoustics Systems - 50% off the entire AAS product range until the end of Cyber Monday.
Slate Digital, Steven Slate Drums and Slate Media Technology - save up to 70% on hardware and software.