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The Best Black Friday 2015 Deals For Musicians and Producers
Rounik Sethi on Wed, November 25th 0 comments
Black Friday is here which means mouthwatering deals and special prices designed to get us to part with our hard-earned cash. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.

Happily, Black Friday isn’t exclusively a North America event these days. So, there’s plenty to get excited about for music makers no matter which country you live in.

Here’s the best Black Friday deals for musicians, producers and DJs that have registered on our radar. We’ll be updating this article as new deals become known until end of Black Friday / Cyber Monday… so keep checking back. (these are NOT arranged alphabetically)

NOTE: There's 7 deals on each page. Click on the "Next" button below to visit the next page.

1. Ask.Audio Black Friday - Cyber Monday $99 

Whether you want to learn Ableton, Cubase, Logic, Pro Tools, mixing techniques, NI Maschine, Komplete, audio concepts, synthesis, recording, or anything in-between, this is probably the best $99 you could spend.… 

You get professionally produced and curated video courses every week and access to the entire library of over 1,190 hours of video training on audio, sound and music production!

 

 

2. Sonnox Plug-In Up to 70% Off 

Sonnox plug-ins and bundles are on sale at 50% off until November 30th, with potential savings of up to 70% off individual plug-in prices (when purchasing a bundle of 6 or more)!

No need to wait until Black Friday—the Sonnox November Sale has been running all month, and will continue until Cyber Monday (November 30th).

 

3. WaveDNA Liquid Music & Liquid Rhythm for $149.99

Liquid Music for Live is a powerful plug-in that helps you to effortlessly produce unique song ideas in Ableton Live Suite or Ableton Live with Max for Live. Liquid Music for Live lets you create inspiring music using a revolutionary visual workflow – the best way to get inspiration and conquer a creativity block.

Liquid Music for Live (includes Liquid Rhythm) - $149.99 (reg. $199.99)

Just want Liquid Rhythm? Get your full Liquid Rhythm license for $69.99

  • Liquid Rhythm - $69.99 (reg. $99.99)
  • Liquid Rhythm Intro - $34.99 (reg. $49.99) 
  • Liquid Rhythm Upgrade - $34.99 (reg. $49.99)

 

4. Apogee 55% Savings On Selected Audio Interfaces

Apogee Electronics is kicking off the holiday season by offering up to 55% off incredible gifts for any musician or audiophile. Between Wednesday, November 25 and Tuesday, December 1, customers in the US can visit Apogee’s online store to take advantage of the lowest prices on the most advanced audio interfaces for recording or listening to music on iPad, iPhone and Mac. All sale items are refurbished Apogee products and come with a FREE 2 Year Apogee Assure Premium Service Plan & Extended Warranty. These offers are available exclusively through Apogee's online store. Product supplies will be limited.

 

5. Softube TSAR-1R for $29 & More Deals On All Plug-Ins

Softube’s Black Friday deal is TSAR-1R Reverb for $29 via our authorized dealers (down from $89) or from our More Is More Webstore for $32. Don't wait—the offer is available now and ends Monday November 30, 2015. Go!

 

6. Universal Audio

Oh, yes! These deals speak for themselves…

AT A RETAILER NEAR YOU (Now through Dec. 31st): Buy any Apollo Rackmount Interface, get a FREE UAD-2 Satellite QUAD! (http://www.uaudio.com/apollo-satellite-promo) 

(Now through Dec. 31st): Buy an Apollo Twin and UAD Plug-Ins FREE! (http://www.uaudio.com/twin-premium-plug-ins) 

IN THE UA ONLINE STORE (www.uaudio.com/store.html)

Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday (*Confidential Until Thursday 11/26):

The Deepest Discounts of the Year on Flagship Unison™ Plug-Ins! 

 

7. Moog Music Sale

Who doesn’t want some Moog synths or merchandize? Except for you there with your hand up?… No one? Good! Then you’ll likely be pleased to know Moog are offering 20% off select gear and 10% off accessories and merchandise. Code: turkeymoog10

8. Arturia - Music Through The Ages Deep Discounts

Between November 24, 2015 and January 31, 2016, the MicroBrute Analog Synthesizer, MiniBrute Analog Synthesizer, SparkLE Creative Drum Machine, and Arturia’s award-winning iMini, iSEM, and iProphet iPad apps are deeply discounted to €299.00 EUR/$299.00 USD, €399.00 EUR/$399.00 USD, €199.00 EUR/$199.00 USD, and €4.99 EUR/$4.99 USD, respectively, while the complete range of Keylab software/hardware hybrid MIDI keyboard controllers come complete with Arturia’s award-winning Mini V, Jupiter-8 V, VOX Continental-V, and Wurlitzer-V software instruments thrown in for free! All are available to purchase from any authorised Arturia dealer or directly from Arturia here: 

 

  

9. Positive Grid 30% Off Apps, 50% Off Expansions

Only for Black Friday, the best selling BIAS Amp guitar amp match modeler for Mac and PC will be $30 OFF regular price ($69 Std, $169 Pro). BIAS Amp accurately captures the sound of any real life tube amp thanks to its revolutionary Amp Match® technology. 

Also exclusively for Black Friday, the recently launched and already popular BIAS FX - Guitar Effects Processor for Mac and PC will be $30 OFF regular price ($69 Std, $169 Pro) on Friday 28th. BIAS FX emulates authentic analog guitar effects, has dual custom BIAS Amp profiles integration, and has dual signal chain.

Both JamUp Guitar Multi-Effects and BIAS Amp Mobile, as well as BIAS FX Mobile apps, will be just $4.99 and $9.99 respectively. On top of that, users will get 50% OFF for all JamUp, BIAS Amp, and BIAS FX Expansion Packs via in-app purchases, offering the best price of the year for hundreds of vintage and modern amps, effects, and studio racks.

The Black Friday Sales will be available on Positive Grid’s website, on the iTunes App Store, and as in-app purchase on the JamUp, BIAS Amp, and BIAS FX store starting on Thursday at midnight EST.

For more details, visit www.positivegrid.com

 

10. Soundtoys

The Soundtoys Black Friday sale runs from November 26th to November 30th. Get our whole collection at the lowest price ever:
Soundtoys 5 (includes ALL 18 plug-ins) $299 (Reg. $499)

Insane deals on single plug-ins:
Little AlterBoy FREE (Reg. $99)
PrimalTap $49 (Reg. $149)
EchoBoy $99 (Reg. $199)
Decapitator $99 (Reg. $199)
Crystallizer $69 (Reg. $149)
FilterFreak $69 (Reg. $149)
Tremolator $59 (Reg. $129)
PanMan $59 (Reg. $129)
PhaseMistress $59 (Reg. $129)
MicroShift $59 (Reg. $129)
Radiator $59 (Reg. $129)
Devil-Loc Deluxe $59 (Reg. $129)

Offer ends November 30. Scream and shout. Tell a friend. Make some noise. 

 

11. Sonokinetic

Ending on November 30th, Sonokinetic are offering a generous 33% off TuttiVox.

 

12. Heavyocity Up To 50% Off

For Thanksgiving, Heavyocity are offering up to 50% off on all products in their store. Plus you can buy any 3 instruments and get an additional 10% off your order!)

 

13. SampleScience

From now until 30th November a selection of plugins, loop packs and Kontakt instrument libraries are 50% off!!

Plugins:

  • RC808: 50 off, only 6$!
  • SMROM: 50 off, only 6$!
  • Famirom: 50 off, only 6$!
  • Thales Model I: 50 off, only 6$!

Kontakt Libraries:

  • EA-1 Synthesis: 50 off, only 8$!
  • Vortex Soundwaves v2: 50 off, only 6$!

Loops & Samples Bundles:

  • SampleScience Complete: 50 off, only 27$!
  • SampleScience Triple Treat Bundle: 50 off, only 4$!

 

14. Livid Instruments 20% Off Sitewide & Free T-Shirt

Use Coupon Code “BLACKFRIDAY15”…

Don't miss out on Livid's largest sale of the year from Nov 27th - Dec 1st! Save 20% sitewide, and receive a free Livid T-shirt, (included with orders over $199), plus free shipping to the US.

15. Wavesfactory 50% OFF Everything

49 sample libraries + 1 audio plugin. Get our libraries from less than €5. 

Get TrackSpacer for less than €30. What are you waiting for?  Hurry up and grab everything, it's the time. Available until December, 1st. 

**Note: VQ Drums was already at 50% so for this Black Friday it will go full price so you can still grab it at half price (does that make sense?). 

 

16. Ultimate Ears

UE Pro is giving a free UE 900s (valued at $399) if you buy a custom in-ear monitor: You can check it out at pro.ultimateears.com. That promo will last until 12/13.

 

17. Sugar Bytes

We've just been told direct by Sugar Bytes, that their Black Friday sale starts night of Nov 26th (afternoon/evening time for West Coast USA) and will include all plug-ins at $69 / €69!

  

18. Waves

Waves Audio are offering a FREE plug-in,Truverb, plus there's a huge sale on audio plug-ins on their site. Simply sign-up for the free plugin and continue to the website to check out what you can get! 

More info here: www.waves.com 

 

19. EastWest

Sign-up for a year of ComposerCloud this BLACK FRIDAY WEEK and we'll give you a SPECIAL DISCOUNT, plus our SSL/EW FX GLOBAL SUITE, plus access to a FREE ONE MONTH in-depth video course on using our PLAY software and VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS from AskVideo.com.

Black Friday Week ComposerCloud ONE YEAR PACKAGE or GIFT CERTIFICATE includes:

  • 51 titles with over 9,000 instruments valued at $12,500
  • All new releases including ProDrummer 1 & 2, and Hollywood Harp
  • All future releases, including Hollywood Solo Cello and Hollywood Solo Violin
  • Free SSL/EW FX Global Suite (adds these effects to all included products)
  • Free one month access to 10 hours of video tutorials on our products from AskVideo.com
  • A choice between a license installed on your computer or optional iLok2 key (not included)
  • One year fully paid subscription for $299 (save $184 on the package list price)

 

20. Biome Digital 

“The Biome Digital Big Black Friday Sale is now on with up to a whopping 80% off selected audio Sample Packs and Synth Presets and an extra 25% off your order total with Multi Buy discounts! This is the biggest sale of the year! No codes or registration needed, simply add packs to your cart at www.BiomeDigital.com , check out and download. This sale ends 7th December.”

Offers include:

  • ï‚·  80% off Club FX Bundle 1 – Now only £3.80!
  • ï‚·  60% off ‘Rhymes with Rogue Leads’ (over 2700 Moog multi samples for Kontakt, Ableton Live, Reason and Soundfonts)
  • ï‚·  60% off ‘Detroit Techno Construction Kits’ (Ableton Live, Reason, Battery, Apple loops and Wav)
  • ï‚·  60% off Big Drop (EDM Presets for MASSIVE)
  • ï‚·  60% off These Are The Kicks (Live Pack, ReFill, Battery and Wav)
  • ï‚·  50% off Deep House & Tech (Live Pack, ReFill, Battery and Wav)
  • ï‚·  50% off Premium EDM Kicks – Now only £6.47!
  • ï‚·  Ultimate Power for Hive – Now only £11.95 (RRP £14.95)
  • ï‚·  Dubstep Rytm (Elektron Analog Rytm Sound Pack) Now only £8.49 (RRP £10.95)



Plus loads more bargains at www.BiomeDigital.com


21. Applied Acoustics Systems 

Until Monday, November 30th, get 50% off and more on all orders on our webstore. Our best deals are on the Modeling Collection Upgrades—starting at only $89! Whether you already own one or more Professional Series instruments, they represent exceptional value.

Shop now at the address below.

Modeling Collection Upgrades – starting at $89

 

 

22. Spitfire Audio (via Time & Space)

Get premium quality for less with Spitfire Audio this weekend

It's been a busy year for the ethical sound smiths at Spitfire Audio with several huge new releases raising the bar for sampled instruments. Don't miss this chance to save yourself 25% off their huge range of products until 1st December

23. Toontrack (via Time & Space)

Up to 84% off Toontrack software!

All three of Toontrack's EZ lines get the Black Friday treatment this year, with massive discounts on EZmix 2, EZkeys Retro Electrics and EZX Rock!

 

24. Native Instruments 50% Off

Products on offer from the KOMPLETE range include KONTAKT-based instruments such as the perfectly strummed and recorded patterns of SESSION GUITARIST – STRUMMED ACOUSTIC, the expressive melodic string phrases of EMOTIVE STRINGS, the cutting-edge drum sampler BATTERY 4, and the world’s most advanced sampling platform itself – KONTAKT 5. A selection of acclaimed synthesizers like MASSIVE and MONARK provide electronic musicians with NI’s cutting-edge synthesis technology. And powerful studio and creative effects like the modular effect system MOLEKULAR provide additional sonic versatility for all stages of the production process. All KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects integrate seamlessly with MASCHINE, providing direct access to instrument parameters from within the MASCHINE browser.

During the sale, MASCHINE users can get new sounds with some of the latest production-ready MASCHINE Expansions. The larger-than-life mainstream hip hop of GOLDEN KINGDOM, the reverb-drenched ambient electronica of HALCYON SKY, and the sultry future soul rhythms of VELVET LOUNGE are just some of the MASCHINE Expansions available for half the price.

Customers can also get the flagship TRAKTOR PRO 2 software for 50% off during the sales special. TRAKTOR PRO 2 is the pro DJ software trusted by top DJs worldwide, offering up to four virtual decks, intuitive looping and cueing functionality, and a wide range of over 40 effects. This year, TRAKTOR PRO 2 became the world’s first pro DJ software to support the Stems multi-channel audio format that opens the door to spontaneous on-the-fly edits, mash-ups, a cappellas, and more.

From November 26 until December 7, 2015, selected KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, MASCHINE Expansions, and TRAKTOR PRO 2 are available for 50% off.

 

25. iZotope Up to 66% (via Time & Space)

Need some inspiration or just want a quick and easy way to shake up your signature sound? iZotope has launched savings of up to 66% across its range of creative effects and virtual instruments…

Savings can be had on Trash 2, Creative Bundle, IRIS 2, Stutter Edit & BreakTweaker!

 

26. XLN Audio (Addictive Drums 2, Addictive Keys & more)

To celebrate Black Friday, XLN would like to offer you a code to save 50% OFF EVERYTHING in our webshop. That's right — everything! Addictive Drums 2. Addictive Keys. Addictive Trigger. DS-10 Drum Shaper. Even the AD2 Upgrade. All 50% off! 

No limit — Use the code as many times as you like. Share the code with friends and colleagues! Act fast, the code expires Monday, November 30, 2015.

Code: BF2015 

 

27. IK Multimedia Hardware & Software Sale

This year, rock your shopping list with deals on iRig 2iRig PRE and iRig UA. This Black Friday weekend, get the most popular guitar interface iRig 2 for the low price of €29.99*. Take your studio mics and go mobile with iRig PRE just €24.99* featuring Phantom Power. Your Android device just got cooler with iRig UA, the first universal guitar effects processor for all Android devices just €79.99*, that's a huge €20 savings! 

Shop the IK Online Store for Black Friday deals, and be sure to visit your favorite music retailer for even more savings on IK products. 

 

28. Samples From Mars Free 8-Bit Drum Sample Pack + 50% Off

From Friday Nov 27 - Monday Nov 30 at 12 pm EST we will be giving away the Drumtrax From Mars. Additionally, everything in their store will be 50% off during this time.

 

29. Isotonik Studios - 30% Off Max for Live Devices 


It's only our second Black Friday since the phenomenon really took off over here in the UK, so to celebrate Thanksgiving and tempt you into our website here's a 30% Discount Code for you to get cracking on with... 

Fill up your cart with as much as you can carry and then go to the checkout... 

You'll see a "Got a Code?" prompt, just overtype that with the code below and the 30% will be deducted off the total!

BLACK FRIDAY CODE = ASKBLACK 

So what are you going to use it on? Will it be the NEW LaunchSync Series TWO or will you grab the Arcade Series as well before the next device is released (It's a bit Russian if thats a clue?). Then of course there's the AudiOutlaws NoisR FX and the whole Ned Rush Video Collection.... Need inspiration then maybe it's EraserMice that's the pick for you? 

If that's too much to think about, not even counting PerforModule or Sigabort'sControl Surface Scripts and PrEditor Utility, then head to our website NOW - CLICK HERE


 

30. ModeAudio 50% Off

Here at ModeAudio, we're celebrating by slicing an epic 50% off every last one of our sounds! That's all 87 of our vibrant, ultra-inspiring sound packs available half price from now right through till Monday November 30th!

From thousands of gigantic drum samples, saturated synth leads, crushing drum loops and explosive SFX to sweet electric guitar riffs, analog-modelled synth presets, flexible MIDI and so very much more, now's the time to save big on pushing your sound to the next level.

Jump in your digital jet and get flying because you've only got this weekend to take advantage - race from your studio to our catalogue and grab yourself 50% off everything now!

Grab 50% off ultra-inspiring sounds!


  

 

31. Samplephonics 50% Off Everything 


IT'S ON!!!! 50% off everything, this weekend only!

Don't forget to enter code CYBER15 at the checkout to get your discount. Happy shopping you crazy sample hungry music producer!!
 

 

32. Sinevibes 30% Off

Sinevibes has announced the launch of its Black Friday sale. For three days until Monday, November 30th, all of its Audio Unit instrument and effect plugins for Mac are available with a 30% discount. For example, its highly acclaimed Fraction "audio slicing workstation” can be had for only $48 (regular price: $69). The complete collection of Sinevibes plugins, featuring a total of 21 instruments and effects, is available for $230 during the Black Friday sale (regular price: $329).

More information: http://www.sinevib.es/ 

 

33. KV331 Audio (SynthMaster) Up to 50% Off

KV331 Audio has announced its annual "Black Friday Week Sale" between November 23-30. Through this period, their product prices are reduced as follows:

  • SynthMaster Academic: 50% off - $29
  • SynthMaster Factory: 50% off - $49
  • SynthMaster Standard Bundle: 50% off - $64
  • SynthMaster Everything Bundle: 50% off - $189
  • SynthMaster Everything Bundle Upgrade: 50% off - $139
  • Desktop preset banks: 40% off.
  • iOS preset banks: 40% off (available via in-app-purchase).

 

34. GlitchMachines 35% Off

Time to save big during the Glitchmachines annual Black Friday Sale. Simply enter the following code in your shopping cart to get 35% OFF any purchase:  

GMBF2015

 

35. UVI 30% Off

There's 30% Off Everything until 1st December 2015 at UVI.NET!
After the turkey comes the music! You have 5 days to save 30% on UVI products including Relayer, Vintage Vault and Orchestral Suite! Don't miss out! 

Web: http://www.uvi.net/en/store
 

 

36. Plugin Alliance - 16 Plugins Up to 94% Off

This is a 4-week sale from Plugin Alliance featuring 16 plugins with up to 94% off! Four of the plugins are on sale for just $9 and this deal ends 11.59 PST on November 29th.

 

37. Serato Pitch n Time Offer

Serato are going all out on Black Friday this weekend - Buy Serato DJ for USD99 and you get Pitch 'n Time DJ for FREE! Normally USD158. 

Pitch 'n Time DJ unlocks the latest key features allowing you to shift, match and key sync your music. Offer runs Friday 27th November until Monday 30th November at 8pm PST. Available from the Serato Online Store or in-app within Serato DJ.

 

38. Elektron - Big discounts on Analog Keys/Four/Rytm

Swedish music hardware company Elektron Music Machines discounts its range of Analog instruments by 10%. Analog Keys, Analog Four and Analog Rytm can be bought for a substantially lower price until December 13 or while stocks last.

More information available on Elektron.se

 

39. Bitwig 

THE GREAT DRUM MACHINE GIVEAWAY
Gift giving season is in full-effect. To kick it off, we're giving away the world’s finest VST drum machines free with every purchase of Bitwig Studio. Our partners and renowned plugin developers at D16 made it possible for a gift to satisfy classic hardware enthusiasts everywhere.

Buy Bitwig Studio now and we'll let you choose from one of three D16 drum machines, known for emulating the 606, 808, and 909 to pure perfection.

*This exclusive offer from Bitwig and D16 expires December 7th, 2015, and does not apply to bundled products or purchases from an unauthorized retailer.

Web: http://www.bitwig.com/en/home/news-archive/d16_freedrummachine.html

GOT A LICENSE? SAVE 75%
We haven’t forgotten about our existing customers. If you already have a Bitwig Studio license, visit your bitwig.com account to claim your gift certificate worth 75% off any single product in the entire D16 VST catalog.

 
 

40. Audio Technology

From now on to the next Sunday (6th of December 2015) we offer a discount of 20% on all our products (bundle discounts on request). 

Use the opportunity and become a part of the 3D audio community now! 
Or “just” work in surround or stereo as you are used to - with our toolset, as we always mention,
there is no format limitation.

 

41. Fabfilter 25% Off

Black Friday to Cyber Monday: Total Bundle deal! 

From Friday November 27 until (and including) Monday November 30, you can get the Total Bundle with a 25% discount! Don't wait and get it now at www.fabfilter.com/shop.

 

42. Bob Moog Foundation

MOTU's Bob Moog Foundation Encore Soundbank is $49 (reduced from $99) for one week only, November 27-December 4th. Pricing is effective beginning at 6am(EST) tomorrow (Friday). Here's the link to the product: http://www.motu.com/products/software/bmf-encore-soundbank, and a link directly to some amazing artist demos: http://bit.ly/CianiFastBhatia. Proceeds benefit the Bob Moog Foundation. 

Bob Moog Foundation Official 2016 Calendar, Moog Is Now, is 30% off for three days only. Link to product: http://bit.ly/MoogIsNow2016. Discount code needed at checkout: MoogIsNow30

 

43. Korg Kronos Sound Libraries

Sale Period 2015. Nov.27th 0AM - Nov.30th 24PM (US EST - Eastern Standard Time)

Sale Prices KORG, Irish Acts, KARO, KApro, Kelfar, K-Sounds, Kid Nepro, Sounds Of Planet, Purgatory Creek Soundware: 33% discount for all EXs titles, KRS titles and bundle packages.

Bolder Sounds: Best Of Bolder Collection - 9 Pack Regular Price: US$159 -> Sale Price: US$99.


44. Ableton

Save 25% on Ableton Live 9, Upgrades and Packs. Only until Monday.

 

45. Editors Keys 15% Off

We've found out that Editors Keys are running a special 15% off everything!  (That includes keyboard covers, recording accessories and microphones).

BLF4848 

This is running till Monday and customers can enter it at checkout. 

 

46. Roland—BLACK FRIDAY SALE — 20% OFF ALL AIRA MERCHANDISE

Black Friday savings on all Roland AIRA merchandise. Enter promotion code BF20 to receive 20% off your total purchase. Valid November 27, 2015 only.

 

47. Wave Alchemy

Black Friday is here and we are offering 50% Off! on selected Wave Alchemy Loop Packs and Virtual Instruments.

Our Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals end Midnight (GMT) Monday 30th November.

Highlights include 50% Off our Award Winning Digital Revolution, Deep House & Garage and Mainroom Techno & Tech House libraries.

 

48. ROLI

It's a special season for ROLI, as they've launched the Seaboard RISE and their new Flip Case for RISE. They wanted to let you know that they're now available as a bundle, and at a reduced price this is the perfect gift for anyone (including yourself!) who wants to make amazingly expressive music on the go.  

 

49. Rattly And Raw

Rattly And Raw are running a Thanksgiving sale too, with:

  • 10% off Martin France Drums for Kontakt Player, until 29 November!
  • 33% off everything else, until 4 December!

 

50. Bitsonic FREE  Tube Virtualiser VST for PC Users

Bitsonic's Tube Virtualiser 1.1 plug-in is designed to bring analogue sound to your digital production an basically make it sound fatter. For today ONLY you can download it for FREE from their website.

 

51. SoundMorph FREE Reaktor Synth

Droid is our homage to retro sci-fi robots. And we're giving it to you for free.

  1. Add DRO1D to your cart.
  2. Check out.
  3. Voila! DRO1D is yours!

Make sure to tell your friends they can get it too!

DRO1D runs in Reaktor 5, Reaktor 6, Max4live, and Standalone.

 

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