Google Play offers downloads of its December Deals Playlist for free. That's the best deal we could find for these songs. (Most are at least 99 cents at iTunes and Amazon.) Among the featured artists are Jay-Z, Daft Punk, Fleetwood Mac, Dr. Dre, and Katy Perry.
Amazon MP3 Store offers 127 karaoke MP3 downloads from The Karaoke Channel for free. Each is at least $1 off. Choose from karaoke versions of songs from Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj's, Rascal Flatts, Flo Rida, New Kids On The Block, and more. Amazon MP3 Downloader is required.
As one of its daily deals, Woot cuts up to 76% off a selection of musical instruments, with prices starting at $19.99. That's the best sale we've seen on this selection of items from Woot, yielding several price lows. Choose from a drumkit, banjo, guitars, and amps. Shipping adds a flat $5. Deal ends December 9 at 10 am ET. A couple best bets:
Google Play offers downloads of its Play Picks: Best Tracks of 2013 MP3 Singles for free. That's the best deal we could find for these songs. (Most are at least 99 cents at iTunes and Amazon.) Among the featured artists are CHVRCHES, M.I.A., Drake, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, and Rihanna.
Google Play offers downloads of the December Antenna Sampler MP3 Album for free. That's tied with last month's mention of a different set of songs and the best deal we could find for this 13-track, DRM-free album. It features music from Minor Alps, Blood Orange, and Weekend Nachos. (iTunes and Amazon charge 99 cents or more for most of these tracks.)
Gilt City offers a free60-day trial of the Spotify Premium music streaming service. That's a savings of $20 and tied with our mention from last month as the lowest price we've seen. It features offline access to playlists, no advertisements, and more. You must cancel the subscription before the trial is over or you will be billed for one month of service, currently $9.99. Deal ends December 14.
Black Friday has passed, but there are still Apple deals to be had! Grab a MacBook Pro for $150 less than its Thanksgiving price, get another chance to score the iPad mini for $249, and bag a $100 iTunes gift card for just $85. Don't waste any time, though; these Cyber Monday Apple deals are super hot and going fast!
Just because Apple isn't inclined to offer big Black Friday discounts doesn't mean you can't score a deal on an iDevice. You can save $15 on a $100 iTunes gift card and seriously consider getting the iPad Air for at a $49 savings. But don't waste any time; these Apple deals are super hot and going fast!
Best Buy offers a $100 iTunes Gift Card for $85 with free shipping. That's tied with our September mention and among the best deals we've seen for iTunes credit, although we saw it for $5 less in March. (It's a current price low by $15.)
World Music Supply offers the Takamine Acoustic Guitar, model no. G536SHB, for $229.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $60. It features a rosewood back, herringbone binding, Sikta spruce top, and a mahogany neck.
Google Play offers downloads of its Hip Hop Mixtape Sampler MP3 Album for free. That's the lowest price we could find for this 29-track album. (iTunes and Amazon charge 99 cents or more for most of these songs.) It includes music from Kid Ink, MondreM.A.N., and Skeme.
Amazon offers its Prime members Daft Punk Random Access Memories on CD for $6.99 with free shipping. (Non-members can pad their orders over $35 to get free shipping; otherwise it adds $3.98. Best Buy has it for the same price via in-store pickup.) That's the lowest total price we could find for this 13-track CD by $5.
Target cuts up to 10% off a selection of Google Play gift cards. Shipping adds $1.95. That's the best deal we've seen on these gift cards, yielding discounts of up to $5. After discount, a $50 card is $45, while a $25 card is $23.75.
Amazon MP3 Store offers 99 karaoke MP3 downloads from The Karaoke Channel for free. Each is at least $1 off and the lowest total price we can find. Choose from karaoke versions of songs like Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," Nicki Minaj's "Fly," Rascal Flatts' "Easy," and O-Zone's "Dragostea Din Tei". Amazon MP3 Downloader is required.
Amazon MP3 Store offers downloads of the VeggieTales Silly Song Snack Pack MP3 Sampler for free. That's the best deal we could find for this 5-track, DRM-free kids' album, released in October. (iTunes charges 99 cents each for these tracks.) Amazon MP3 Downloader is required.
Musician's Friend cuts up to 88% offselect items during its Black Friday Doorbusters Sale. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. With prices starting from $4.89, that's tied with our expired mention from four days ago as the best sale we've seen since June, when we saw up to 90% off select items (although that deal required a $25 minimum for free shipping). A couple of best bets: