Tag Archives: audio accessories

  • The Elbow: Your Cassette Tape Collection, Finally Revitalized!

    The Elbow: Your Cassette Tape Collection, Finally Revitalized!

    It’s 2017 and the heroes out there at BrainMonk have come up with a technological improvement over the conventional tape deck. It’s called The Elbow, and it’s only in the concept stage for now—where a device that only plays audio cassettes may well remain for the indefinite future. Still, The Elbow is a cool piece of […]

  • Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    What will Rush Limbaugh’s microphone look like once he’s in Hell? I have no idea, but it’s the image that first popped into my mind when I saw Skull Microphone, a new line of mics from Von Erickson Laboratories that gives you the opportunity to speak into your own shiny metal Terminator-style skull, and to […]

  • ColorWare Launches Full Color Custom Apple AirPods

    ColorWare Launches Full Color Custom Apple AirPods

    People were skeptical about them at first, but it seems like the tide of public opinion is now shifting in favor of Apple AirPods. Just one problem remains: They’re available in any color you want, just so long as it’s white. But luckily, ColorWare has now broken into the AirPod customization game and offers customers a […]

  • AIAIAI TMA-2 Discovery: Headphones Customized to Your Musical Tastes

    AIAIAI TMA-2 Discovery: Headphones Customized to Your Musical Tastes

    No matter how comfortable or personalized your current pair of headphones are, it’s unlikely they’ve been calibrated with the sound of the music you listen to in mind. With a new service from AIAIAI, though, you can get just such a pair. It’s called AIAIAI TMA-2 Discovery. AIAIAI TMA-2 Discovery analyzes your Spotify account to […]

  • Basslet: A Wearable Subwoofer From Lofelt

    Basslet: A Wearable Subwoofer From Lofelt

    Here we have yet another product that makes you wonder whether its inventor came up with its function or its name first. It’s the Basslet, a wearable subwoofer from a German brand called Lofelt that aims to bring that distinctive physical bass thump you get from a good set of speakers right to the user’s […]

  • Rockit Logs: Speakers Made From Recycled Trees

    Rockit Logs: Speakers Made From Recycled Trees

    Back in the old days, the only music you could hope to hear from a tree was the sweet sound of it being split apart with an ax and falling on the ground. But soccer pro and designer Jay DeMerit has come up with a new way to hear the music of the trees: Rockit […]

  • Cinder Speakers: Turn Cinder Blocks Into Speakers

    Cinder Speakers: Turn Cinder Blocks Into Speakers

    “Say Bob, what’s with all the cinder blocks?” If this is a question you’re used to fielding whenever anyone comes over to your house, you can rest assured that you now have a plausible answer: “Oh, I’m just collecting them to make Cinder Speakers,” and no one has to know that you’ve been collecting cinder […]

  • Here One Smart Earbuds

    Here One Smart Earbuds

    If you’re walking around with earbuds crammed in your ears most of the time, you may have at some time or another wished they could do more than just play audio from a connected device (maybe? Possibly??). If so, you may be interested in a pair of Here One smart earbuds, which pack a lot […]

  • Nura: “Headphones That Learn and Adapt to Your Unique Hearing”

    Nura: “Headphones That Learn and Adapt to Your Unique Hearing”

    Charlie Parker, Private Eye will spend plenty of time telling you how everyone’s ears are unique, but he’s mostly focused on their outward appearance, rather than how they actually work. In fact, everybody hears sounds differently, and Nura is a new headphone brand that purports to account for these small differences between all of us. […]

  • Modern HiFi Stereo Console From Department Chicago

    Modern HiFi Stereo Console From Department Chicago

    Back in those golden, olden, pre-television days, the centerpiece of a typical living room was the radio/HiFi/record player. The people at Department Chicago have brought those days back in a big way with their Modern HiFi Stereo Console, a stereo cabinet that looks (not to mention sounds) good enough to command all the attention in […]