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Spread Christmas Cheer by singing loud for all to hear

By Grace Cunningham on 8th December 2015

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear, or so the story of Buddy The Elf tells us as Christmas approaches. So set the scene this Christmas by singing along to the dulcet tones of Michael Buble, the party anthems of Slade or the traditional Christmas carols that warm the hearts over the festivities with our recommendations of some of the best audio speakers on the market.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Moment, costs £ 1,795 (incl  12 months of prepaid Deezer Premium+) and is available at Bang & Olufsen stores.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Moment featuring 12 months of prepaid Deezer Premium+ is the perfect gift for the aesthetic conscious, modern adult who likes to not only embrace new music and educate in new artists but also for the listener who wants to emulate emotion in music. With the Moodwheel and PatternPlay functions, this intelligent speaker is a must.

BeoSound makes for a great personalised Christmas gift that will integrate into the modern home.
BeoSound Moment features the world’s first touch-sensitive wood interface with a second aluminium interface creating a personalised and educating audio experience.

Sonos PLAY:1 Bundle Starter Set priced at £299 available from http://www.sonos.com.

The Sonos PLAY:1 Bundle Starter Set is a great gift for the person in your life who needs music to soundtrack their day. This wireless music system provides crystal clear sound and can play different songs in two different rooms or the same song in both rooms enabling seamless continuation of music throughout the house, it’s a must have for the home.

Delivering great sound around the house comes courtesy of Sonos Play1:Bundle.
The PLAY:1 uses three state-of the-art digital amplifiers individually coupled with two speakers to deliver great sound to any room.

Intempo Jukebox, priced at £149.99 available from Intempo directly.

Taking classic 1950’s style and adding a modern twist the Intempo Bluetooth Jukebox will be the talking point of any room this festive party season. Accepting audio via FM Radio, Bluetooth and AUX it can adapt to each environment and certainly adds a bit of fun, it is a great party extra to set the scene this festive season.

Intempo Jukebox brings the party with LED lights and multiple audio inputs.
Bringing 1950’s party vibes to your festive party, the Intempo Jukebox is a must.

Happy Plugs Sound Piece costs £149 and is available directly from Happy Plugs.

Looking for a system that not only provides high quality but also adds to the home as a design piece? Then look no further than the Sound Piece from Happy Plugs ; fusing state-of-the-art technology with characteristic minimalist Swedish design it will tick both of the boxes. With the ability to customise your speaker fascia with many different patterned fascias (the marble effect is our favourite!) you can adapt yours to each room and interior design trends over time.

Audio systems become focus points for interior design with the Happy Plugs Sound Piece.
State-of-the-art technology combined with interchangeable fascias, the Sound Piece by Happy Plugs will suit all homes.

The +Radio costs £219.00 and is available from The+Audio.

Continuing the retro theme, The +Radio is a must. Styled like a traditional radio with analogue tuning dials but with digital functionality with sourcing available via Bluetooth, AUX and of course traditional AM/FM, it will suit all generations and looks just divine on the units in any home. A perfect stocking filler to please the music fan on your ‘nice list’ this year.

The+Radio pays homage to the history of the radio with a modern twist.
Retro styling combined with modern practicality The+Radio will be a great gift for all this Christmas.

ZIPP Mini costs £179 available from www.johnlewis.com .  

The ZIPP Mini features Libratones new flexible listening concept, SoundSpaces™, combines premium sound quality with portable multi-room connectivity . SoundSpaces™ allows users to move their speakers around and to connect,combine and control them from anywhere creating unique SoundSpaces™ for both work and play. The compatibility to work with Spotify Connect and Apple Music via Bluetooth or Wifi widens the variety of sources available whilst the remote control available an app makes it simplistic to work whilst entertaining guests. Available in Cloudy Grey, Deep Lagoon, Graphite Grey and Victory Red, there’s a style to suit all.

The ZIPP Mini will suit the music-streamer to a tee with Spotify and Apple Play functions available.
The ZIPP Mini will suit the music-streamer to a tee with Spotify and Apple Play functions available.

 

Retro Mini Emma Bridgewater costs £79.99 and is available from MyVQ.co.uk

The Retro Mini Emma Bridgwater is a cute retro throwback to traditional radio designs decorated in funky prints from Seville Oranges to Blue Daisy which are set to brighten up any room this winter. Using 30 preset stations on digital and analogue radio along with Bluetooth to stream music from Deezer, iTunes, Spotify or any other content service, there’s something for everyone.

Available in four funky modern prints, this throwback retro radio will bring happiness to your home.
A particular favourite at Luxury Lifestyle HQ is the golden Seville Oranges print, which will brighten up any room this winter.

Whichever speaker tickles your fancy this festive season you won’t be disappointed as you set the scene for the festivities to begin.