Christmas on MusicRadar

Christmas on musicradar

Christmas on musicradar

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MusicRadar loves Christmas. In fact, we love it so much that, thoughout December, we'll be bringing you as fine a selection of festive and end-of-year features as you could wish for.

Whether you're looking for that perfect present, the best (and worst) in Christmas music or simply seeking to celebrate the year that's been 2011, we've got you covered and draped in tinsel.

Here's how our season of jollity is looking so far: keep checking back for more.

New for Christmas 2011

Interview: Wellington of The Wombles talks guitar gear and Christmas songs

6 things you didn't know about the making of Do They Know It's Christmas

Interview: the making of Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas?

The best DJ gear of 2011: speakers, headphones, mixers, apps and more

The best music tech gear of 2011: synths, DAWs, plug-ins, keyboards, apps and more

The best guitar gear of 2011: guitars, amps, FX and more!

The best drum gear of 2011: kits, electronic drums, cymbals, snares and more

10 big-time CD and vinyl boxsets for Christmas 2011

10 great Christmas edits and remixes

Rock stars pick their favourite Christmas songs of all time

The 15 worst album covers of 2011

10 killer Christmas gifts for drummers

10 must-have Christmas gifts for DJs

10 great Christmas gifts for hi-tech musicians

10 essential Christmas gifts for guitarists

Christmas classics

The 25 best Christmas songs of all time

The 18 best Christmas albums of all time

14 kick-ass alternative Xmas anthems

14 devastatingly bad Christmas songs

The Worst Christmas Album Covers Ever: Pt. 1

The Worst Christmas Album Covers Ever: Pt. 2

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