Peaches record crate, $25
Buy it: Elizabeth’s Records
Back in the day, the coolest way to store your vinyl LPs was in an official Peaches brand crate. Now that vinyl is back en vogue, Peaches is back in business too.
|3037 Indianola Ave., Clintonville||614-569-6009||elizabethsrecords.webs.com|
Beach Boys, “The Smile Sessions” Box Set, $139
Buy it: Spoonful Records
Stare down the barrel of the pop music canon with this expansive box set, which exhaustively chronicles the sessions that birthed Brian Wilson’s masterpiece. Four LPs, two 7-inches and five CDs are included, and unlike other box sets, that amount is not gratuitous.
|116 E. Long St., Downtown||614-586-1918||facebook.com/spoonfulrecords|
Spotify premium subscription, $10 per month
Buy it: Spotify
Direct from the UK, Spotify is the hottest new streaming music service. It’s free, but for a monthly fee you get crucial bonus features like the ability to stream the service’s entire vast catalog on your phone.
Beats by Dr. Dre Solo headphones, $180
Buy it: Radio Shack
If the audiophile in your life can’t have “Detox,” at least he can have high-end headphones endorsed by the Doctor himself, all the better for enjoying “The Chronic,” “2001” and even records by other artists.
|2106 N. High St., Campus||614-429-0260||radioshack.com|
Beyonce, “Live at the Roseland: Elements of 4” DVD, $15
Buy it: Amazon
This concert film captures one of the biggest stars of our generation tearing through her greatest hits on stage in New York, plus a second disc of music videos from the new “4,” including the controversial, instant classic “Countdown” clip.