So … where do you put the tape? Well, this boombox is a bit different than the one you were backspinning in front of back in the 80s. Instead of giant dials and cassette decks, this updated ghetto blaster features touchscreen controls and ports to plug in any portable music device. But even with all the tech updates, it still features a big sound & a handle on top, so you can hoist it onto your shoulder and bump the bass when you need to. Available online January 2011.
Zippers make everything easier. With Zipbuds, it means keeping your headphone wires untangled, so you can just press play and dip into your own world instantly. Instead of fumbling, you just unzip and go – it seems so obvious. Kinda makes you wonder why the zipper hasn’t been integrated into the bra strap yet … doesn’t it?
People will love this amplifier for the way it looks – but, what makes it unique is the way it sounds. The French audiophiles at Devialet have created truly innovative technology. Through advanced design, they’ve made a hybrid of digital & analog sound transmission creating a breakthrough in stereo sound amplification. It’s really way too complicated to explain, but you’ll hear music the way it was meant to be heard.
Are you a lonely music lover? Your prayers have now been answered. Anyone who walks by your desk and sees this will wonder what the hell is going on and come talk to you. At that point, you can explain it’s an MP3 player stereo sound system disguised in an LP gas tank. And just like that, you’re making new friends.
This little bomb is a sound upgrade. For your laptop, iPhone, iPad or any Bluetooth device, the Jambox kicks out stereo sound in a small, portable package. You can even use it as a speakerphone, if you really want. Designed by Yves Behar, this pint-sized beast bumps the bass, holds an 8-hour charge and comes in several colors other than black.
Harman Kardon’s Sound Sticks II was so stunning, it became part MOMA’s permanent collection. Certainly your place is worthy of such a sweet system. This new improved model features the same sculptural design, down-firing sub-woofer unit, and eight full-range transducer speakers – turning your home theater, stereo or video game play into a 40-watt sound “experience.”
From Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page to Dave Navarro and Dave Grohl, the superb sound of Marshall amps have helped make rock-n-roll history for over 50 years. Now, these sonic specialists are packing the power of Marshall’s legendary stack into a pro-quality studio headphone. Details have been kept under wraps, but they look awesome. Scheduled for release on November 15.
It doesn’t really matter if you like the White Stripes, Dead Weather or any of the other pretentious artístes on Third Man Records because these headphones will play the music you really dig. And they’ll sound damn good doing it. The ear cans and headband are made of leather while the headphone unit itself is made of lightweight metal. Strap ’em on and zone out to whatever floats your boat.
Good luck explaining this one to your kids. “It’s a boombox, we used to play tapes in them & breakdance.” Yeah … good luck. Anyway, this is an updated boombox, not for cassettes. Plug your iPod right in and just start poppin’, lockin’ and Moonwalking. Totally portable in case you want to take your show on the road. You can even record the radio right into your iPod with this unit. Why you would, who knows?
Do you need Howard Stern in your life? Whether you’re a Stern super-fan or not, hundreds of custom satellite radio channels is pretty enticing. Especially when you see this simple, plug-in device from Sirius XM. Subscribe online, plug this into your car’s lighter, tune into an open FM station and behold, music from outer space! Or just Howard & the rest of the WackPack, live from New York every day. (Releases sometime October 2010)