Wedn: B&W PX5 On-Ears, Bose QC II, Sony XB, Thorens, Etc

Two headphones plus gaming headsets are among a loaded day at the Best Buy daily offerings for Wednesday June in 2020:

+ Bowers & Wilkins PX-5 ANC/bluetooth on-ears for $220
+ Bose Quiet Comfort II ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $299
+ discount and free mouse with Razer Nari Ultimate gaming headset

Under the “Electronics” daily deal at the Woot website they have the new condition closed-back bluetooth on-ear Sony XB-650-BT going for $45 with a 1-year Sony warranty. It is only available in black. It has NFC. Note that this is part of their “Extra Bass” line, so opera, classical, audiophile jazz, etc you may not like the “transformation” of the music with these 🙂

NewEGG seems to have an unwritten rule of one headphone offer per day at their daily deals and Wednesday’s offer is the new condition Pioneer SE-MJ-553-BT-R closed-back on-ear bluetooths in the red color scheme going for $26 with free US shipping…

Last but not least, for the vinyl junkies or player collectors, one of the B&H Photo daily deals is the new condition Thorens TD 201 manual 2-speed turntable with built-in amp going for $250. It is available in two color options [device color, not sound coloration color!]…

SHOCK! did you notice something today? All these offers and not a single “truly wireless” earphone. There is hope for the audio world after all 🙂

Music: The Very Best Of The Beatles 62-64 (White Vinyl Rarities) for $13

Streaming apps, radio services, smart speakers, torrents, none of them can stop the increasing sales of vinyl! IF you are on the vinyl bandwagon and a fan of the Beatles, the “The Very Best Of The Beatles 1962-’64” in White Vinyl is on sale for $12.74 with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ orders at You can buy as many as you like. A total of 18 tracks are available from rare Abbey Road and BBC sessions, along with previously unreleased live recordings. The gallery picture says only 500 units are available. Amazon either has 22 units left or has a limit of 22 units per customer. Probably the former.

PS: if you are looking for a turntable, Amazon has set up its own turntable store

Vinyl: “Psychocandy” for $12 [limit 2]

Vinyl time! One of the most influential albums (and a good “noise test” for your audio system) is on sale! It is “Psychocandy” by The Jesus and Mary Chain, on sale for the very specific price of $12.08 at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to two albums per customer at the sale price. Free shipping for Prime members. This comes with an mp3 version of the album (the mp3 version typically becomes available shortly after you place an order).

PS: this is the original 14-track album, no “Some Candy Talking” squeezed in the middle of it [see Wikipedia].

Speaking of music, the previously mentioned $0.99 mp3-boxed-set of 63 tracks that is the Big Classical Beatles box is now available for download and streaming!

[DEAD] Vinyl: “The Beatles in Mono” for $243 [updated]

As of a late 5/6/17 re-check, this sold out and cannot be ordered at the moment…

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