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The Official 2017 Umusic Gift Guide

Posted on November 10, 2017

Every year holiday shopping proves to be the most daunting task of the holiday season. As if crowded malls and flash snowstorms weren’t enough of a battle, finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones adds even more stress! BUT don’t fret, we’re here to help you make this year’s shopping easier than ever.

With our gift guides, you’ll be able to pick the perfect something for everyone in your life.

From the Canadian music fanatic to the frugal friend, there are plenty of options to pick from this holiday season:

Coloured Vinyl

Add some colour to your loved one’s life this season with our colored vinyl selection.


Niall Horan – Flicker (Tan Vinyl)
Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life (Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl)
Imagine Dragons – Evolve 12″ LP
Phoenix – Ti Amo (Clear Vinyl)
Post Malone – Stoney (Orange)
Lights – Skin & Earth (Red Vinyl)
Mac DeMarco – This Old Dog (Silver Vinyl)
Hedley – Cageless (Pink LP)
Halsey – Hopeless Fountain Kingdom (Teal Splatter Vinyl)

More great titles:

Sam Smith – Thrill Of It All (White Vinyl)
Paul McCartney – Exclusive Colour Vinyl Bundle
Alvvays – Antisocialites (Pink LP)
La La Land – Complete Musical Experience – Blue vinyl
The Weeknd – Starboy (Red Vinyl)
Mother Mother – No Culture (Clear LP)
Sam Roberts Band – TerraForm – Splatter vinyl
Shawn Mendes – Illuminate Green LP
Arkells – Morning Report DLX
Maroon 5 – Red Pill Blues clear vinyl box set
Rolling Stones – On Air (Yellow Vinyl)

$20 and Under

Have a penny-pincher in your life? They’ll be glad you saved your hard earned dollar with these deals.


James Barker Band – Game On EP (CD)
Childish Gambino – Awaken My Love! (CD)
Lorde – Melodrama (CD)
The Beaches – Late Show (CD)

The Weeknd – Starboy (CD)
Katy Perry – Witness (CD)

More great titles:

The Tenors – Christmas Together (CD)
Gabrielle Shonk – Gabrielle Shonk (CD)
Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory (CD)
Beauty and the Beast – Soundtrack (Various Artists) (CD)
Shawn Mendes – Illuminate (CD)

Canadian Icons

The Canadian music scene is hot as ever. Help your family and friends get in on the action with these vinyls.


Alessia Cara – Know-It-All (Vinyl)
Drake – Three Album Bundle (Vinyl)
Bryan Adams – Reckelss (Vinyl)
Arcade Fire – Funeral (Vinyl)
Feist – Pleasure (Vinyl)
City & Colour – If I Should Go Before You (CD)

More great titles:

The Tragically Hip – The Complete Collection 1987 – 2016 (Vinyl)
The Weeknd – Starboy (2LP Red Vinyl)
Arkells – Morning Report Premium Bundle
Rush – 2112 (Hologram Edition Vinyl)
Shawn Mendes – Illuminate (Deluxe Green Vinyl)
Neil Young – Harvest (Vinyl)

Best of 2017

2017. What a year. End it off by adding the hottest vinyls to your collection.


Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. (Vinyl)
Guardians of the Galaxy – Vol. 2 Soundtrack (Vinyl)
Broken Social Scene – Hug of Thunder (Vinyl)
Allan Rayman – Roadhouse 01 (Red Vinyl)
The Killers – Wonderful Wonderful (Vinyl)
Sylvan Esso – What Now (Vinyl)
Alvvays – Antisocialities (Pink LP)
La La Land – Soundtrack (Vinyl)
Halsey – Hopeless Fountain Kingdom (Yellow Vinyl)

More great titles:

Sam Smith – The Thrill Of It All White 2LP (Special Edition)
Jay-Z – 4:44 (CD)
Lorde – Melodrama (LP)
Lana Del Rey – Lust for Life Box Set
Post Malone – Stoney (2LP Orange Vinyl)

Vinyl Collector Essentials

Whether they’re just starting their vinyl collection or have been in the game for a while, top them up with these essentials.


Bob Marley – Legnd (Vinyl)
Eminem – Curtain Call: The Hits (Vinyl)
Fleetwood Mac – Rumours (Vinyl)
Nirvana – Nevermind (Vinyl)
Amy Winehouse – Back To Black (Vinyl)
The Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers (Vinyl)

More great titles:

David Bowie – Hunky Dory
Dr. Dre – Chronic 2001 (2LP)
Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction (LP)
Pink Floyd – The Wall (Remastered 2LP)
The Tragically Hip – Fully Completely (LP)

Must-Have Merch

Fashion and music, what a combo. It’s basically two gifts in one for the fan in your life.


Justin Bieber – Stadium Sweater
Niall Horan – Flicker T-Shirt

Lady Gaga – Pink Hoodie
Imagine Dragons – Evolve Hat
Jazz Cartier – Cuzzi Long-Sleeve T
Selena Gomez – Fetish Peach Track Jacket

More great merch:

Lana Del Rey – Windbreaker + Digital Album
Lorde – Melodrama Logo Hoodie
Guns N’ Roses – Sleeveless Bodysuit
James Barker Band – Country + Chills T-Shirt
Adele – Cover Longsleeve T-Shirt
Arkells – ACVI Tee