Best Black Friday 2016 Deals For Musicians And Producers

Black Friday is back which means excellent deals and special prices which will tempt us to open our wallets. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.  

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Here’s the best Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals for musicians, producers and DJs that we've found. We’ll be updating this article as new deals become known until end of Cyber Monday… so keep checking back. (these deals are NOT arranged alphabetically)! 


AskAudio Academy—$72 for 12 Months of Expert Audio Training 

All the gear in the world won't make good music unless you know how to use it. Give yourself the quality training you deserve and become a better producer with the expert video courses in the AskAudio Academy. You learn all the major audio software and hardware, tips, tricks and techniques from the pros.

Save between 40–60% off membership and get monthly access from as little as $6! (Normally $15).


Waves Audio FREE Plugin

On Black friday Waves are offering everyone the chance to get a free plug-in. We don't yet know whether it'll be an existing plugin or something new. Tune in here or to to find out on November 25.

Waves are offering SuperTap Delay for free! 



Grab the highly rated Arturia V Collection 5 for $399 (normally $499) and all software is 50% off in their Sense of Sound sale (until 10th January 2017). 


iZotope 25–80% Discount

The good folks at iZotope are offering 25% off their plugins via their web store during the holiday period. But, on Black Friday, you can save 40% on two of iZotope's most popular products with their limited edition 2016 Mix & Master Bundle featuring Ozone 7 and Neutron! Plus get 80% off distortion plug-in Trash 2 + DDLY Dynamic Delay. Save over $320 from November 22 through November 30. 


Moog Music Apps—50% Discount

All Moog Music Apps are currently 50% Off on the iOS App Store. Yes, we're talking Model 15, Animoog, Filtatron. No word yet on their hardware deals... but this is a great start! 


Eventide—80% Off 

Save Up to 80% on Every Eventide Plug-in. For a limited time, every Eventide plug-in is on sale. All the tools you need to mix, master and produce your next record. Hurry, this sale ends November 30th, 2016. 


D16 Group Audio—Discounts With Coupon Code

All products* are available with 40% OFF discount at their online shop between November 24th and 28th. Just enter the coupon code



Soundtoys 5 $249 (reg $499)
Upgrades 50% OFF (log in for upgrade prices)
Tremolator FREE (reg $129) 
EchoBoy $99 (reg $199)
Decapitator $99 (reg $199)
Crystallizer $69 (reg $149)
Devil-Loc Deluxe $49 (reg $129)
Little MicroShift $39 (reg $79)
...and more. See all sale prices.

Offers end November 30. Make some noise. Tell a friend. 


Heavyocity—50% Discounts

With some powerful Kontakt-based instruments to their name, Heavyocity pack a punch... but beware their 50% off sale doesn't include their latest instrument, Punish.


Applied Acoustics Systems

Until Monday, November 28th, get 50% off and more on all orders at AAS. Their 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.



Well, well... Cubasis 2 (possibly the most evolved DAW for the iOS platform) is 50% off during Black Friday week. 

Don't hang around... get this now! 

There's more...

30% off Absolute VST instrument collection! This bundle encompasses the very best Steinberg-engineered virtual instruments including Groove Agent, HALion, The Grand, Retrologue and many more. 



MoMinstruments have joined the Black Friday procedure for app collectors!

Elastic Drums is on sale ($9.99 -> $7.99) now for Black Friday
fluXpad is on sale ($7.99 -> $5.99) now for Black Friday
WretchUp is on sale ($2.99 -> $0.99) now for Black Friday 



50% Off MPC Expansions. 24th November to 29th November 2016. 


Universal Audio

Massive, massive sale on UAD plugins for 2 weeks! Here's just a small selection. DO check the site to see all sale plugins!!

  • Galaxy Tape Echo - £75
  • AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb - £75
  • Oxide Tape Recorder - £75
  • Eventide H910 Harmonizer - £75
  • Fender '55 Tweed Deluxe - £149
  • Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection - £135
  • Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection - £189 


WaveDNA—50% Sale 

The awesomely creative WaveDNA Liquid Music is on sale for a limited time only during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Liquid Music $99.99 
Liquid Music Upgrade from Liquid Rhythm $49.99


Sonnox—50% Discount

Through all November Sonnox are offering all their plugins at 50% off. Sale ends November 30th 2016. 


Zynaptiq - 72% Off

Pitchmapends is a whopping 72% discounted until the 28th Nov! 



50% off all Samplephonics sample libraries – ends 29th Nov


Best Service

Best Service sound libraries are 30% off  – ends 30th Nov 



40% off Soundiron libraries and virtual instruments – ends 1st Dec 


Toontrack—70% Off

Toontrack Superior Drummer 2 – only £76.95 (70% off) – ends 30th Nov


Overloud Effects Plugins

60% off Overloud effects plugins – ends 28th Nov


Sam Spacey

30% off Sam Spacey Epica Bass – ends 28th Nov


Gothic Instruments

20% off all Gothic Instruments titles – existing users can double their discount to 40% - ends 28th Nov


Zero-G Sample Libraries 

70% off selected Zero-G sample libraries – ends midday 29th Nov



40% off Garritan virtual instruments (Downloads only) – ends 28th Nov


Big Fish Audio

70% off selected Big Fish Audio samples and instruments – ends 28th Nov 


Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol

Up to £80 off Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol keyboards – ends 8th Jan 


Native Instruments 

 Native Instruments today launched their Thanksgiving sales special for 2016. From November 24 until December 5, over 140 Native Instruments products are available at 50% off their original price, including KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, MASCHINE Expansions, and TRAKTOR PRO 2.

From November 24 until December 5, 2016, selected KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, MASCHINE Expansions, the MASCHINE 2 SOFTWARE UPDATE, and TRAKTOR PRO 2 are available for 50% off the normal price, at the NI Online Shop exclusively:


Until January 11th Save 20% on Ableton Push and Ableton Live Packs!



•WeDJ for iPhone is available in the App Store for free until 29th November 2016 – 08:00 GMT. From then on, the app will be available at the regular price of €0.99.

•WeDJ for iPad is available in the App Store for €2.99 until 29th November 2016 – 08:00 GMT. From then on, the app will be available at the regular price of €4.99.


Monade Sounds 

From November 21 to November 28 all their commerical plugins and Ableton Live packs are 45% off! 



The ModeAudio Black Friday Sale is back and this year it's bigger than ever - from this Friday, save a massive 50% off every single release in our catalogue, spanning over 110 royalty-free collections of loops, samples, synth presets and field recordings!

Starts: Friday 25th November


SampleScience 25-50% Discount

Famidrums: 14.99$ - 35% = Only 9.74$!

Cinematika: 19.99% - 35% = Only 12.99$!

Nostromos: 29.99$ - 45% = Only 16.49$!

AdLibXRom: 12.99$ - 25% = Only 9.74$!

SpecDrums: 12.99$ - 35% = Only 8.44$!

Vortex SoundWaves v3: 14.99$ - 50% = Only 7.49$!

Kontakt 5 Libraries Bundle: 34.99$ - 35% = Only 22.74$!

Retro Highway Bundle: 7.99$ - 25% = Only 5.99$!


Spitfire Audio

25% off Spitfire Audio – ends 10am (GMT) 29th Nov 2016.



Big savings to be had with this lesser known, but incredibly professional audio effect plugin company.

Regular Discount Black
Live Guitar&Bass Bundle 149 50% 75
ampLion Pro 99 40% 59
GK Amplification Pro 79 40% 47
STA Effects 2 129 30% 90
STA Preamp 2 49 30% 34
InTone 2 49 40% 29
inValve Effects 49 40% 29
Pedals 49 50% 25


Propellerhead Reason & Racks

Buy Reason today and receive over $430 in plugins—FREE! Black Friday Deals won’t last long, so head to the Propellerhead shop to buy now.


Save up to 80% on 200+ products!
Stock your studio with the latest Reason instruments, effects, bundles and more from the Propellerhead shop. It’s time to gear up for another inspiring year of music. There are only five days to save—head to the shop and get up to 80% off.

Check out these sale items. 



50% off all Sample Phonics sample packs!


XLN Audio 

XLN Audio are offering 50% OFF EVERYTHING in our webshop. That's right—everything! Addictive Drums 2. Addictive Keys. Addictive Trigger. DS-10 Drum Shaper. All of our instruments and expansions.

The code expires Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Code: BF2016


Sugar Bytes!

All plugins at $69 (excluding Factory) and the Sugar Bundle at $333 down from $499 - this includes Factory and is available in their Online Shop only until Monday night.



Get ready to save with these Black Friday/Cyber Week deals from Thursday, November 24th through Monday, December 5th at participating dealers! 

H6 Handy Recorder - $299.99 with a $50 instant rebate.

Q8 Handy Video Recorder - $299.99 with a $50 instant rebate.

H5 Handy Recorder - $249.99 with a $20 instant rebate.


Sample Magic

Sample Magic are running 50% ALL their plugins for 24 hours only!



Here are some deals offered by synth and music machine maker, Soulsby.
£120 (inc VAT) B-Stock Atmegatron (40% off A-stock price)
£180 (inc VAT) Odytron Special Edition (20% off)


Woodwinds Ensembles developed by Sonokinetic is a brand new collection of orchestral woodwind instruments ensembles; Flutes, Clarinets, Oboes and Bassoons. You can get this at 40% off for the next 24 hours!


After the turkey comes the music! You have 5 days to save 30% on UVI products including Falcon, Vintage Vault, Attack EP88, Relayer and Orchestral Suite! Don't miss out!

 Isotonik Studios

Isotonik make cool tools to help you get more out of Ableton Live, Max for Live and a variety of hardware sequencers, synthesizers and grooveboxes. Their Black Friday deal is 20% off if you spend £20 GBP or more. 




From November 25 until November 29, Diva is available at 30% off.
Get Diva here:

If you already own Diva (or any other u-he plug-in), we have coupons for you. The more plug-ins you own the greater the discount. All the details and your coupons are here:

Wide Blue Sound

Save 50% on ORBIT and ECLIPSE! Don't miss the biggest bargain in the history of the company, and maybe ever.

Wave Alchemy

The good folks at Wave Alchemy are offering big savings on their excellent sample packs and instruments. Here's a few that stand out:

70% Off Digital Revolution drum machine plugin, Afro-Latin Percussion Vol 1 and Afro-Latin Percussion Vol 2 sample packs, and 50% off our monstrous Complete Drums Bundle...

 Offer Ends Monday 28th November (Midnight GMT)


The Focusrite deals are open until midnight on Tuesday 29 November and include free shipping on every order over £75 / €80 / $90.

  • Focusrite iTrack Pocket - £29.99 / €34.99 / $29.99
  • Focusrite iTrack Dock - £87.49 / €124.99 / $119.99
  • Focusrite iTrack Dock Studio Pack - £127.49 / €139.99 / $149.99
  • Focusrite iTrack Solo - £83.99 / €99.99 / $99.99


The deals are open until midnight on Tuesday 29 November and include free shipping on every order over £75 / €80 / $90.

  • Novation Launch Control - £34.99 / €39.99 / $49.99
  • Novation Audiohub 2 x 4 - £87.49 / €99.99 / $99.99

Rusted Audio

Rusted Audio - 60% OFF
Lead Station - 50% OFF

In both cases, the promotion runs until January 2017 year.


Up to 80% off Toontrack software and expansions – ends 30th Nov


40% off all Cinesamples libraries and instruments – ends 29th Nov

Unfinished Omnisphere Expansions

50% off The Unfinished Omnisphere expansions – ends 28th Nov


67% off Softube Metal Amp Room effects plugin – ends 28th Nov

Guitar Center

Up to 40% discount on many items, including headphones, guitars, keyboards, microphones, drum kits, and more.



Soundsonline have unveiled a 20% discount on all COmposer Cloud annual subscriptions. 

Deal ends on midnight of Black Friday.


Amazing Machines

Amazing Machines have a year end sale until January 1st on their hardware mods and software Reaktor Blocks. The MIDITRIBE I/O - MIDI Input and Output Interface for the KORG Monotribe is down to $56... and the Volcano - MIDI Output Interface for the KORG Volca Series is down to $42!

Reaktor Blocks are all 33% off with a number of their series marked as free!



Zero G 

This discount code "BF2999" will cut the price of each 'premium' sample library in your cart to just $29.99... The code works on almost all* of our sample libraries that would normally cost more than 60 dollars...





This year Sinevibes are offering the biggest discounts they've ever offered: 50% off any product or bundle until the end of November.

As an example, now you can pick Fraction or Alternator for just $34.50, or seven sequenced effect plugins in Dynamic Collection for only $49.50.





Save up to 100 USD/EUR and get your copy of Bitwig Studio for only 199 USD/EUR*

Buy Bitwig Studio in their webshop and use the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY16, or check with your local dealer for promotions.



PreSonus Studio One

50% off of Studio One. This offer applies to all editions of Studio One 3: Artist, Professional and upgrades.

This offer is available worldwide and ends 11/28/16. Use promo code PRESONUSBLACK50 at checkout.



Black Friday to Cyber Monday: Total Bundle deal!

From Friday November 25 until and including Monday November 28, you can get the Total Bundle with a 25% discount! Don't wait and get it now at


Sample Logic

Get a massive 62% off this amazing suite of over 850 breathtaking morphed concert percussion instruments and multis that will blow you away.

Yeco Ableton Live Touch Controller

 Touch Control Software for Ableton Live, Yeco, is on sale for just $19.99 from 25th to 28th November 2016.

Moog Music

Get Moog clothing and merchandise for 20% with

Code: MOOGFAM16 

Critter & Guitari

Bundle Deal: When you purchase an Organelle, get a Terz Amp for $100. You'll see the deal in both the Organelle or Terz Amp product pages. The deal is valid until end of Monday 28th November 2016.

Future Audio Workshop

From right now until Monday, you can get Circle² at the fantastic price of $99/€79 from our web-store. That's a serious discount on a serious synth!

A Sound Effect

A Sound Effect Black Friday/Cyber Monday sound effects sale: Up to 70% off more than 400 sound effects libraries. Sale ends November 28th at 23:59 CET.


FREE AfroDJMac Ableton Live Instrument Rack  

It's Thanksgiving in the US, and AfroDjMac made a pack to celebrate! 

It’s 14 Ableton Live Instrument Racks named after the phrase “Thank You” in 14 different languages.
The instruments are made from samples of the Moog Slim Phatty and feature a wide range of sounds.

Rob Papen

Black Friday until CyberMonday deals on all the Rob Papen VST/AU/AAX Plug-ins!

Coupon code: black2016
(note: upgrades, Predator2 and eXplorer4 are excluded) 

Sonoma Instruments DrumCore 4

Starting today through December 1, when you purchase DrumCore 4 Prime (either physical or download) you will receive 5 FREE Drum collections worth $49!

Chuck Treece – 1 Groove Set, 1 Drum Kit - Funk
MPC Lockbox – 1 Groove Set, 1 Drum Kit - Hip-Hop
pureDrums – 3 Groove Sets, 3 Drum Kits - Country, R&B, Rock

You must purchase DrumCore 4 Prime or Ultra by December 1, 2016 to get your FREE Drums! Register your purchase by January 1, 2017 and email to receive your FREE Kits and Grooves.

VST & AU Plugins Instruments are offering 50% off everything until December 3rd 2016. 


SkiSwitcher (Logic Pro X Tool)

There's Black Friday savings on SkiSwitcher2 or ARTz•ID articulation-switching systems for Logic Pro. Save up to 25%! 



Metric Halo

High-end pro company Metric Halo are offering up to 85% off on plugins and hardware.



Until end of Monday 28th November Klevgrand are offering upto 88% off a variety of plugins. For example, Jussi – Vocal modeling synth is just $2.99 for iOS and $8.99 for AU/VST.

Reaktion Sound

Reaktion Sound make sound tools and boutqiue ensembles for Reaktor. Get 25% OFF ANY PRODUCT! Apply the code RSBLACK25 on checkout and get 25% off entire puchase! The offer is valid until December 5!

 Wizdom Music

HALF PRICE on Jordan Rudess' app- GeoShred for iPad. This sale is for ONE DAY ONLY! Start shredding now everyone!


Get Sibelius | First at no cost with a Pro Tools subscription or perpetual license
Save big on our Pro Series Black Friday plug-in bundle (down from $699 to $199)

iZotope (Cyber Monday)

Up to 80% off iZotope software + free titles – ends 31st Dec

Source Audio

 Today through Saturday 12/03, grab 30% savings On 3 Source Audio products at their online store. 

  1. Neuro Hub - Back In Black - 30% discount
  2. Source Audio Tap Tempo Switch - 30% discount
  3. Nemesis Delay T-Shirt - 30% discount






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