BoomCase – Suitcase Stereo Designed By Paris Morece III

BoomCase Suitcase Stereo

BoomCase have made a name for themselves building the most famous vintage suitcase boombox stereos in the world. Each one has a built-in, rechargeable lithium-ion battery offering upwards of 18 hours playing time, and they can be ordered with a Bluetooth module (to complement the included aux/headphone jack) so you can stream wirelessly. The BoomCase…

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Elvis Presley’s 1968 Fender Telecaster Prototype

Elvis Presley's 1968 Fender Telecaster Prototype

This is the first 1968 Fender Telecaster prototype that was made – only 6 were built in total, this guitar went to Elvis Presley, and the others went to other 1960s rock luminaries including George Harrison and Jimi Hendrix. George Harrison loved his Telecaster prototype, he famously used it to record Let It Be and…

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The Hohner Marine Band Harmonica – King of the Harps

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The Hohner Marine Band Harmonica was first released in 1896, and it’s changed very little in the hundred+ years since. Although it was initially used in European folk music, it was quickly picked up by American blues and early rock n’ roll musicians, and it became the de facto harmonica for both these burgeoning music…

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The Voyager Golden Record LP Box Set – Earth-Bound Version

The Voyager Golden Record LP Box Set

The Voyager Golden Record LP Box Set was developed as an Earth-bound companion for the famous golden records contained within both the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes launched in 1977. As of 2018, Voyager 1 is now the most distant man-made object from the Earth – over 21,000,000,000 kilometres away and continuing to…

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The Thodio .50 Cal A-Box – The Original Ammo Can Boombox

The .50 Cal A-Box - The Original Ammo Can Boombox

The Thodio .50 Cal A-Box is known as the original ammo can boombox, each is made using a steel ammunition box previously used to hold .50 caliber rifle rounds. Each unit is individually handmade in Amsterdam, using 4 inch custom Thodio KSX4 high power, long throw coaxial Kevlar speakers with 3/4 inch Softdome tweeters, and…

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Recycled American Coin Guitar Picks

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These coin guitar picks are made by Stephanie and Dustin Headrick at their workshop in Nashville. Stringed instrument musicians have been using metal and coin-based picks for over 100 years due to the unusual sound they produce – often described as bright, sharp, or tinny. Stephanie and Dustin realized that silver quarters, half-dollars, and quarters…

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Musk Skateboard Guitars

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Punk rock and skateboarding have been inextricably linked for as long as I can remember – but they’ve never been quite as linked as they are when they roll out of the Musk Skate Guitars workshop in Argentina. Musk is run by Gianfranco De Gennaro (skateboarder and guitarist), Ezequiel Galasso (an instrument maker), and Diego…

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Ringo Starr’s Mini Cooper S

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In 1967 each member of The Beatles was gifted a Mini wby their manager Brian Epstein, a larger than life character who had seen the band performing a lunchtime gig at The Cavern Club and decided on the spot to become their manager. He became an integral part of The Beatles, and many years later…

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Transparent Speaker by People People

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The Transparent Speaker from Stockholm-based company People People is based on an art-school design concept that went viral. The transparent panels are locally-sourced sapphire glass, and it’s been designed to be owner-serviceable, with an included simple wrench tool for disassembly. The speaker has a built-in Bluetooth adapter so you can play music on it right…

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Meters OV-1 Headphones

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The new Meters OV-1 headphones have been developed by the same team behind Ashdown Engineering, a British company that has designed and created instrument amplification for a number of the world’s biggest bands. Each pair has built in dynamic ANC (Automatic Noise Cancelling), a lightweight alloy frame, and USB charging for its internal battery. Meters…

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