stuff we drool about

iRig Micro Amp

iRig Micro Amp is a new portable, simple and easy to use battery-powered guitar amplifier with app connectivity and a decent enough power of 15W. This thing is perfect for everything from a bedroom or desktop, to jamming with friends or street busking. The USB connection allows you to connect an iPhone/iPad directly or to a Mac/PC with the included...read more

Lumi Illuminated Keyboard

Playing a musical instrument is one of the great joys of life. But learning how to play the piano from scratch might be an expensive hobby if you have to pay for lessons. Digital instrument maker Roli have announced the LUMI Keyboard, a smarter way to learn and play music. The illuminated keyboard and companion app teaches users how to play the pia...read more

Strike MultiPad

Percussion lovers rejoice, the new Strike MultiPad by Alesis is an incredibly capable and versatile device that far surpasses the performance and creative potential of any previous electronic drum pad. The Strike MultiPad is the most powerful percussion pad on the market, and as well as performing electronic percussion duties, it can sample, edit a...read more

Mighty Vibe Spotify Player

Mighty returns with a redesigned version of their offline Spotify player. The little device that plays your Spotify music on-the-go without a phone has been upgraded with a bigger battery and more reliable Bluetooth. Dubbed the "iPod shuffle for Spotify”, the Mighty Vibe has enough built-in storage for more than 1000 songs, and once they are loaded...read more

Orbit Turntable

Based in Massachusetts, U-Turn Audio is a startup making high-end audio accessible to more people. They make straightforward and elegant belt driven record players for the vinyl enthusiast, all you have to do is turn it on and lower the stylus. Known for its traditional yet modern look, the Orbit Turntable is becoming a timeless design, it is avail...read more

Wrensilva x Sonos Loft Record Console

Wrensilva has been cranking out gorgeous home audio consoles for some time now, they have now created an exclusive reimagining of their popular record console for the Sonos home. This interesting proposition offers some new tricks along with a greatly designed piece and excellent craftsmanship finish, designed and built in the USA. The elegant blen...read more

Oddball Drum Machine

Oddball is a drum machine you can bounce off walls to make beats! Currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Oddball is a drum machine encased in a bouncy ball you can throw at any surface. The ball behaves as the percussion trigger, and sensors inside translate noise via Bluetooth to a dedicated app. The harder you bounce it the more intense the sound...read more

Open 45 Credenza

This gorgeous home audio mid-century-minded console promotes the use of your vinyl collection. Beautifully crafted in Walnut by Sitskie, a Detroit-based design studio, the Open 45 Credenza lets you proudly display your wonderful collection by keeping it in sight and ready to play. The modular console features a large turntable shelf, and a triangul...read more

Touche Expressive Instrument

The awesome Touche by Expressive E, is a compact, innovative expression controller designed for use with synthesizers, and allows you to control your sounds in ways you have never seen before. The versatile device features a highly sensitive mahogany surface that lets you change the sound of your synthesizers using simple gestures. Use soft or hard...read more

HRDL Vinyl Table

Founded by designer Stian Herdal, HRDL is a small company founded in Norway in 2015, with the intention of creating some modern-day midcentury modern pieces like this one. This stunning mid-century modern inspired record player cabinet is beautifully crafted out of Valchromat and oak, with a gorgeous tambour door with space for an amplifier, along ...read more

Spire Studio

Spire is a portable, one-touch, professional-quality recording studio for artists to capture their ideas whenever inspiration strikes. The sleek device lets you record studio-quality sound without the hassle of cables, and instantly edit, mix, and share your recorded songs via a built-in Wi-Fi connection. The powerful multi-track recorder is contro...read more

Symbol Audio Modern Record Player

Symbol Audio are a New York company that design and handcraft modern audio & entertainment consoles and vinyl LP storage cabinets. Their latest offering is the beautifully designed Modern Record Player, clearly inspired by the work of audio design pioneer Dieter Rams. Although it looks like something from the past, the record player lives up to...read more

Roli Songmaker Kit

Digital instrument maker Roli have announced the Songmaker Kit, a portable music studio for creating a track anywhere. The compact kit includes three of the company´s touch-enabled controllers, the Seaboard Block, the Lightpad and the Loop. The first two are both cutting-edge controllers, while the Loop Block records tracks and toggles between soun...read more

Roland Kiyola Piano

Roland, renown manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, have reinvented the piano as a beautiful piece of modern furniture. The Roland Kiyola Piano has a design inspired by Scandinavian furniture, and is handcrafted in Japan from all-natural oak wood. Unlike most digital pianos and keyboards, the instrument is slim and elegant, ideal for sma...read more

Wrensilva Sonos Edition Console

Wrensilva has been cranking out gorgeous home audio consoles for some time now, their latest offering is the ultimate HiFi record console for Sonos homes. The stunning Wrensilva Sonos Edition Console is an elegant blending of the past and the future, it offers music lovers a refined HiFi solution that seamlessly integrates the best of record consol...read more

Seaboard Block

Seaboard is an award winning music keyboard by Roli that´s taking musical expression to another level. Now the brand have presented the Seabord Block, a smaller more compact version of the bigger and more expensive Seaboard Rise. The Seaboard Block is intended to fit into a backpack and play music with synth apps running on your smartphone, it is e...read more

Wrensilva Loft Record Console

The stunning Loft Record Console by Wrensilva aims to become an added value option on the rekindling vinyl niche. This interesting proposition offers some new tricks along with a greatly designed piece and excellent craftsmanship finish, designed and built in the USA. You get 300 watts per channel amplifier, a state-of-the art turntable that is set...read more
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August 2019 Finds On Huckberry

Once again we have teamed up with our good friends at Huckberry to update our custom, curated BTS Shop. We have picked the most exciting fresh deals this month, with some great opportunities to get your hands on the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle and outdoor adventures. Check out our new curated list of some of the coolest products and de...
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Pocket Dump: August 2019

"Pocket Dump" is our new monthly roundup series of EDC (Everyday Carry) items. These items are carried on a consistent basis to assist in dealing with normal everyday needs of modern society, including possible emergency situations. Every guy could use a little more gear in his pockets, so this month we have rounded up the ultimate guide to EDC essentials for the modern and discerning gentleman. P...
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August 2019 Finds On Amazon

Once again we are here to help you find the best products on Amazon. This month we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried deep in Amazon´s massive catalog. We showcase a list of products that caught our attention, either for their great discount price, for their great customer ratings, or simply because they are pretty goddamn awesome. Product details below. ...