Archive for February, 2020
Celebrating the most exciting and influential post-punk, post-rock, psych, electronic and alternative albums from the last 50 years, the Stamp Albums prints from U.K-based art studio Dorothy showcase original art & unforgettable music. Choose from 6 different prints with corresponding genres. These premium 4-color litho prints feature silver foil and are printed on 120gsm uncoated paper and measure roughly 24” X 32”.
Weighing in at just 1 measly ounce, Black Diamond’s Cirrus 9 pack is as minimal as it gets, and takes the crown as lightest pack on the market. Perfect for a backup bag or lightweight shopping/strike missions with 9-liter capacity. Made of featherweight nylon with innovative Splice Adjust shoulder straps, it stuffs into its own packable pocket when not in use.
Volkswagen has just rolled out the latest iteration of its iconic Golf GTI. This is the 8th Generation of the compact performer and it’s powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four that makes 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. In addition to the power, GTI branding, and plaid interior accents, a red LED strip under the grill makes clear this is no stock Golf. Sadly, the new Euro-tuned 4-door won’t reach American dealers until the end of 2021.
The latest addition to Fujifilm’s ever-advancing & popular-for-a-reason range of mirrorless cameras, is the X-T4. While it features the same (outstanding) 26.1-MP sensor and X-Processor as its peers in the lineup, this new model boasts in-body image stabilization, a redesigned mechanical shutter with up to 15fps continuous shooting capability, and a more powerful battery. The X-T4 is also equipped with a vlog-friendly touchscreen that can be rotated 180-degrees to the front. The new battery allows you to blast off up 600 photos before it needs a recharge. Available Spring 2020.
The all-new HyperBoom Speaker from Ultimate Ears is the largest and loudest Bluetooth speaker in the brand’s lineup, powerful enough for party-pumping bass and crisp, room-filling sound. The rectangular tower features a sleek, streamlined design with simple, push-button controls & ports aplenty. Including an optical port. Linked with the Ultimate Ears app, it streams seamlessly using Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, or Deezer. The speaker array consists of two 4.5-inch woofers, two 1-inch tweeters, and two 3.5-inch passive radiators; all of rated IPX4 for weather resistance. Battery life is up to 24-hours.
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Storing an exotic super-car in a boring old garage is kinda disrespectful. Shouldn’t that Lambo or vintage Carrera be properly displayed in a private luxury car showroom? The answer is yes. And Supercar Capsule is an Italian architecture-design firm focused on precisely that. They design and build custom car storage showrooms. Spaces truly worthy of the vehicles they’re built to show off. From mechanized multi-car towers to inspiring interior spaces.
Loaded with the brand’s best workout & adventure-focused features, Casio’s G-Shock GBD H1000 smartwatch features an LCD screen and advanced HRM that uses an optical sensor. It also delivers altitude/barometric pressure, compass bearing, temperature, acceleration, and of course, GPS. Data is organized and shareable with dedicated iOS & Android apps, and the battery life is about 14 hours. Available in April.
The Volvo-owned offshoot Polestar has just unveiled its latest all-electric creation. The Precept, due for its official debut at next week’s Geneva Motor Show, is a luxury 4-door grand tourer that has Tesla in its sights. The forward-thinking design of the vehicle utilizes materials like recycled fishing nets & plastic bottles as well as natural fibers for the interior, resulting in a 50 percent savings in weight and an 80 percent reduction in plastic waste. Beneath a panoramic roof, its sleek interior features a 15-inch touchscreen & digital screens instead of rearview mirrors.
The 21-liter GORUCK x Huckberry GR1 Slick daypack is an exclusive limited edition of a cult favorite GORUCK bag. Highlighted by Special Forces-grade materials like 1000 denier Cordura & YKK zippers, it features a padded laptop compartment & easy-to-pack open-flat design. Every one of these American-made bags is strength-tested to over 400 pounds, and ships with an ironclad lifetime guarantee.
The Elemental Cube Set contains a pure titanium, copper, aluminum, and iron (beware of rust) cube and a 95% pure tungsten cube. Each cube measures 1X1X1 and is engraved with the element’s symbol, electron configuration (# per shell), and atomic mass. Machined from aerospace grade alloys, these cubes make an interesting desktop diversion and conversation-starter.
With a design inspired by the original 1944 Military-issued A15, Bulova’s new A15 Pilot Watch reissue pays homage to a battle-tested WWII classic, featuring a 24-hour scale on the dial as well as rotating disks controlled by the dual crowns for elapsed time counter & adjustable 12-hour scale. Powered by a Miyota 82S6 caliber movement, the 42mm automatic pairs the polished stainless finish with a brown leather strap.
Built for small valuables like phone, wallet, watch & other tech, the Nanuk Nano case offers tough, all-weather protection. It is IP65-rated for water resistance as well as dustproof & shockproof with an automatic purge valve that equalizes pressure on the inside of the case when traveling. Constructed of rugged polycarbonate resin that is incredibly impact resistant, it features a patented Powerclaw triple action latch to keeps the case securely closed in all conditions.
Boasting accelerated operational speeds of up to 540MB/s, the BarraCuda Fast SSD from Seagate delivers fast, lag-free install and booting of games, video streaming, and file transfers. Real Fast. Streamlined for portability, the drive is bus-powered, so it needs no other power source and with up to 2TB of portable capacity you can store 50+ titles and take them anywhere. Works with Mac & Windows out of the box. Choose from 500GB, 1TB, & 2TB capacity.
Constructed with sustainable Bluesign fabrics, the Arris Adventure Pack from Utah-based outdoor upstart Boundary Supply is an all-weather adventure travel pack designed around a modular system that makes customizing & expanding it easy. The 35-liter pack offers multi-pocket access to the main compartment with YKK WR zippers, a supportive frame sheet, adjustable harness pad, & shoulder strap/suspension system. For actually carrying stuff! A range of internal organizers and modular pockets are available to build it out. A funded Kickstarter.
Showcasing more than 357 different shoes, including never-before-seen prototypes and one-of-a-kind originals, Taschen’s forthcoming The adidas Archive: The Footwear Collection is a historical, pictorial archive of classic 3-stripe kicks from the German sports giant. With photographs from brand archivists Christian Habermeier and Sebastian Jäger, it pays tribute to decades of innovation as well as collaborations with the likes of Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Raf Simons.
Made of flexible, durable TPU, Matador’s packable 1-liter water bottles keep you hydrated on the go without taking up valuable space when they’re empty. Also: super lightweight. It’s roughly the size of a 32-ounce Nalgene when full but as you drink, it compresses down.
The TrailKeg pours a perfect draft beer anywhere you take it—that’s the genius of this system: portability. Combining an insulated stainless steel growler with a CO2 pressurizing tap, TrailKeg keeps your brew cold—for up to 24 hours—and perfectly carbonated, for weeks using standard 16gram CO2 cartridges. Choose from a 1/2 or 1-gallon size growler & 2 types of tap.
Available in a rainbow of colors & a wide range of sizes from 5-liters up to 40-liters, Marchway’s floating drybags deliver 100% submersible, waterproof protection for your gear. Made from ripstop tarpaulin with sturdy welded seam, they feature a roll-top closure system guaranteed to provide a secure watertight seal. Endless uses for watersports, boating, camping, etc. Each bag includes an adjustable and removable shoulder strap for cross-body or shoulder carry options.
No, Sealskinz gloves are not actually made of seal skin. Which is nice. They do perform like it, though. With a technology called Fusion Control, this glove system bonds the liner and outer shell material to a unique hydrophilic membrane creating a 100% waterproof fabric with unmatched breathability. It also eliminates movement between layers for a closer, more functional fit. Available soon in a range of styles and sizes, featuring leather construction and merino wool insulation.
Designed and built in the USA and just powerful enough to be dangerous, the Wishbone slingshot is all fun & games, you know. Stamped from a single slab of aluminum this low-profile wrist rocket fires projectiles via its Theraband Gold rubber band. So just shoot empties, not your friends. The Wishbone’s creator, Dead Eye Club even created a free iPhone app called Miss Hit so you can track the accuracy of your target shooting.