Music

Pro-Ject x Metallica Ninja Star Turntable

$1,599 Metallica »

Metallica's Ninja Star Turntable, a collaboration with Pro-Ject Audio, brings back childhood memories of possibly being afraid of the song "Enter Sandman," and having a babysitter who always played it about 17 times throughout...

GPods - Earbuds With Light Control

$79 - $99 HHOGENE »

GPods, self-described as the world's first earbuds with light control, could be simple earphones with red pill / blue pill-looking baubles that flash your favorite LED colors light one of those smart light bulbs, or a...

Studebaker Portable Boombox

$198.88 Amazon »

Studebaker's SB2140R Portable Boombox is a mashup of the ages. Housed in its prime 80s case are a Boomer AM/FM radio, a Gen X cassette deck, a Millennial CD player, and a Gen Z Bluetooth receiver and transmitter. The...

Conduction Labs Allegro Open-Ear Headphones

$59.95 Conduction Labs »

Conduction Labs Allegro Earphones send audio right into your earhole without ever touching it. Kind of like how your brother used to dangle his finger in front of your face, sending peak levels of annoyance and rage right...

The Hydra Guitar

The Hydra Guitar might not have as many heads (well, necks) as its mythological namesake, but it has 3 times as many as a standard guitar and, more importantly, looks to have the same disposition as its serpentine sea...

LAVA ME 2 Carbon Fiber Guitar with Effects

$699 Amazon »

While I can't play a guitar, and know nothing about guitar builds and quality, I do LAVA ME some carbon fiber, and LAVA's LAVA ME 2 unibody guitar is made with Super AirSonic carbon fiber material. And not only to make...

OMA K3 Cast Iron Turntable

Girl, put your records on...but don't try to move the record player. The platter alone on OMA's K3 cast iron turntable weighs over 30 pounds...

Reddick Voyager Modular Guitar

$1,499.99 Reddick »

According to Reddick, "Voyager is a boutique modular guitar designed for the gigging musician." And if this Dude is anything, I am...farther away from being a gigging musician than The Beatles are from getting back together...

Nothing ear (1) Wireless Earbuds

"Dude, check out my new wireless earbuds." "Dude, where? I see nothing." "Naw, dude, you see Nothing. Nothing ear (1)'s - they're tiny, they're wireless, and they're clear." "Dude, sweet. Why clear?" "Dude...I don't know...

Pocket Piano - Modular, Magnetic Portable Piano

$1,032 - $1,215 Pocket Piano »

The Pocket Piano isn't quite pocket-sized, but this modular, snap-together magnetic piano is definitely portable enough to take and set up anywhere you want to play a 7-octave, 2-pedaled professional piano. Your mama's...

Hringpoki Guitar Pick

$45 - $175 Etsy »

Joy Complex calls their Hringpoki Guitar Pick a deliberate effort to create "the most unique guitar pick in the world." And also, they admit with unabashed frankness, "the most expensive." Optionally most expensive, I'd...

LUMI Keys Light-Up Portable Keyboard & Piano Teacher

$299 Lumi »

Chopsticks meets Chopin meets chomp, chomping up alien music notes in a LUMI Keys arcade-style piano tutorial. LUMI Keys is a portable keyboard and piano teacher. It accomplishes the former with a 2-octave digital piano...

Marshall Mode II True Wireless Earbuds

AirPods, Galaxy Buds, Bose QuietComfort - you've all had your turn in the true wireless earbuds spotlight. With their Mode II in-ear Bluetooth headphones, the Marshall audio brand is hoping to turn you all into Jans crying...

Rainbow Customizable Hi-Fi Headphones with 3D Sound

$120 Monixibi »

You might choose your headphones for the sound of them, but there's nothing wrong with the sight of them getting you pumped to pump some audio too. Minoxidil's Rainbows are modular over-ear headphones that will boost...

McIntosh MHA200 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier

$2,499 McIntosh »

McIntosh has a swell idea for drowning out the sound of too much time at home with the fam: a vacuum. Actually, 4 vacuums - the pairs of 12AT7 and 12BH7A dual triode vacuum tubes that power their MHA200 Headphone Amplifier...

Artiphon Orba Musical Instrument

$100 MoMA »

Orba looper doompety doo / I've got a handheld soundbox for you / Orba MIDI doompety dee / Tap to make music immediately. Couldn't quite fit synthesizer in there, but the Artiphon Orba Musical Instrument is that too -...

The CityRadio - Major City Radio Stations in Real Time

$113 Palomar »

Tune in, Tokyo, tune in, Tokyo - holy crap, CityRadio! It worked! That never happens when I try it with boobies. (Though as cool as the CityRadio is, the game is still more fun with boobies. Am I right, young Jonathan...

Steel Tongue Drum

$69.99 Amazon »

Want to march to the beat of your own steel tongue drum? Don't worry, it's not the kind of percussion instrument you mash on like a drum kit. The steel tongue drum is relaxing, meditative; its 11-tone pentatonic scales...

Oraolo Neckband Bluetooth Speakers

$65.99 Amazon »

More neck speakers? Oraolo's Neckband Bluetooth Speakers are the second neck speakers I've seen in the past 2 months. They must be the new hot neck trend. Taking over for neckties. Necklaces. Turtlenecks. Neck beards...

OP-1 Portable Synthesizer

$1,299 Amazon »

When it comes to synthesizers, the OP-1 is a portable powerhouse...that you'll pay for. The mini synth from Teenage Engineering is a hefty investment for budding DJs, musicians, and music producers, but one that will...

Chubby Buttons Bluetooth Music Remote

$79.99 Amazon »

Sometimes a little chub can come in handy. Chubby Buttons is an easy-touch Bluetooth music remote. Wearable, stickable, clickable, and water-resistant, the oversized buttons let you control your audio without digging...

Human True Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

$259 - $399 HUMAN »

Human's true wireless over-ear headphones are kinda funny lookin'. Like high-tech panda bear ears. But I thought Bluetooth earpieces, and then bone conduction headphones, and then AirPods were funny lookin' when they...

Rhythmo DIY BeatBox

Cardboard goes from breakdancing dance mat to breakdancing beat maker with Rhythmo's forthcoming BeatBox. The DIY music maker is designed for budding producers and DJs who don't yet have the skills or cash to invest in...

Bose SoundWear Companion Wireless Wearable Speaker

$239.99 Amazon »

Had it up to your ears with all the headphones and earbuds on the market? Bose has your back. Or rather, your neck. In addition to their recent foray into eyewear with the Bose Frames open-ear audio sunglasses, the company...