2022 Vinyl Gift Guide – Last Minute Christmas Gifts for the Music Lover in Your Life

Vinyl Gift Guide for record collectors

Our 2022 vinyl gift guide is here, a little something for every vibe. Featuring 10 of our favorite album releases of the year, all these records are great music gifts to give to any music lover. Whether you’re looking for Music Christmas gifts for your teenager, a parent or that concert-going co-worker — you will not disappoint with this dynamic selection of vinyl sure to spin on repeat.

With Christmas just days away, we highly recommend you stop by your local record store to pick one of these records up, or order the vinyl online directly from the artist or via online retailers. It may arrive past Christmas, but it will be a most pleasant (delayed) surprise.

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Vinyl Gift Guide

Wet Leg’s self-titled debut album is a delightful ripper from start-to-finish. It’s the record you spin when you want to get the party started.

Purchase here or here.

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You probably have never heard of the South London post-punk band Deadletter, but you more than likely will hear their name (and their music) in 2023. Their raucous debut EP HEAT! is the perfect gift for the music snob in your life.

Purchase here.

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Track for track, The Weeknd’s new album Dawn FM absolutely slays. It’s the vinyl you spin when you want to dance all night long.

Purchase here or here.

Vinyl Gift Guide

The Linda Lindas have created something truly meaningful, and truly badass with their debut album Growing Up. Great for all ages, this vinyl is especially awesome for youths, as the Linda Lindas are quite the inspiring group of young shredders.

Purchase here or here.

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Lizzo’s new album is fun and beautiful in every way. This is the record you play when you need to lift and empower. Perfect for that girls night out or when you just need to feel good about yourself.

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Everything the Yeah Yeah Yeahs put out is pure gold. Their latest album Cool It Down is the vinyl record that should be in every music connoisseur’s collection. From their signature indie rock sound, to more dance-pop leanings — this record is incredible.

Purchase here or here.

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Just in time before the year comes to a close, British rapper Little Simz surprised fans with a new album titled No Thank You. With raw lyricism, this record is the album to play for a fierce dose of truth and resilience. Little Simz is truly one of the most prolific rappers of this generation.

Purchase here.

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My goddess, is the album stunning. Florence and The Machine’s new album Dance Fever is one of the best albums of the year, if not thee best. Emotional, poetic and powerful — this is the record you spin to invoke the magic within. It’s also the album you play when you want to sing your heart out, and dance the demons away.

Purchase here and here.

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Sudan Archives new album Natural Brown Prom Queen is the record to play when the body craves movement. From smooth alt r&b to more indie dance-pop rhythms, this vinyl is a unique gift for the dancer in your life.

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You don’t need to speak or understand Spanish to call in love with Silvana Estrada’s debut album Marchita. With dulcet vocals, this is the album you spin when you wanna feel all the feels.

Purchase here.

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