Tag Archives: boomboxes

The bone-scouring monstrosity of the JVC HXD77J mini-system

Maxell’s famous “Blown Away” Le Corbusier LC2 ad implicitly promised an era when music could blow you away, leaving only a shrieking skeleton clinging to a chain-link fence, like the nuclear attack in Terminator 2. That future never arrived, though: … Continue reading

Beautiful boombox echoes from within double-bass enclosure

It’s not new–the SKDUBS GOLD double bass boombox fiddle was made in 2005–but it’s wonderful enough by far to warrant a belated look. Only three were built, apparently, and the remaining example is $15,000. Built in a real double bass, … Continue reading