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TECHNOLOGY

Soundform Connect

The clever Soundform Connect from Belkin provides a plug-and-play solution to add AirPlay 2 to non-wireless audio equipment at your home. Powered via USB-C, the compact device can cast using newer Apple devices running iOS 11.4 or later. Just tap the Airplay button from music apps to instantly start playing on your speakers. The app fea...read more

Beosound Explore Speaker

Sound masters Bang & Olufsen have unveiled the Beosound Explore, an ultra portable speaker with an impressive 27 hours of battery life. The rugged Bluetooth speaker features an anodized aluminum surface that is scratch-resistant, plus a IP67 dust and waterproof rating. Weighing a backpack-friendly 631g, the compact device is also one of the fir...read more

Cell Alpha Speaker

Developed by Christopher Stringer, a former Apple designer (worked on everything from the HomePod to the original iPhone),  the Cell Alpha is an impressive futuristic Death Star-shaped connected speaker with an emphasis on spatial audio. The sleek speaker is a shiny futuristic sphere with a mirrorlike surface, and an object-based sonic...read more

Sonos Roam

Sonos has announced its cheapest and most portable speaker yet. The new Sonos Roam is an ultraportable speaker that weighs just under one pound and stands only 6.6 inches tall. The compact speaker packs two class-H amplifiers, one tweeter, and one custom racetrack mid-woofer. You can pair two Roam speakers together for stereo sound or connect the n...read more

Devialet Phantom I Speaker

French audiophile brand Devialet has just released the latest evolution of its infamous stand-alone speaker, the Phantom, with a new model that sees upgrades to both its internals and design. The iconic speaker retains the same smooth, spherical design, but now packs high-end, ultra-dense sound with more power, clarity, and precision than any other...read more

Shower Power Speaker

This innovative speaker is actually powered by the shower! The Shower Power Speaker uses a hydroelectric generator to capture energy from the water flowing to your shower head, producing enough energy to power the speaker and charge the battery at the same time. The unique Bluetooth speaker mounts simply between the showerhead pipe and the head its...read more

TUK Speakers

We love the look of these sleek active wireless speakers by Kanto Audio. The TUK Premium Powered Speakers deliver clarity and performance that put them in a class of their own. Fine-tuned with onboard DSP, its high-performance AMT tweeters and 5.25" aluminum drivers produce sparkling highs and rich bass, bringing life to all your source material. T...read more

Ruark Audio R3 Music System

The sleek R3 Music System is the latest creation from British company Ruark Audio. The beautiful compact audio player looks like a great piece of classic design, and delivers sound, style and features in perfect harmony. The 30-watt system features a built-in CD player with network streaming (Spotify Connect included), aptX Bluetooth and a radio wi...read more

Teenage Engineering OB-4 Magic Radio

Teenage Engineering have introduced a beautiful looking speaker described as a "magic radio". The OB-4 is a portable high fidelity loudspeaker that can record, rewind, and loop anything you play through it. In fact, the sleek speaker can memorise everything you play on an endless looping tape, letting you rewind back to anything you have listened t...read more

Marantz 30 Series Audio System

Audio experts Marantz are looking to the past to define its future, with the introduction of the next-generation Model 30 Integrated Amplifier and SACD 30N Network Audio Streamer & SACD Player. A perfect pairing for the most demanding of ears. The design, which is available in both black and white, borrows elements of components from the past t...read more

Muzen Wild Mini Speaker

This has to be the coolest mini speaker on the planet. Reaching its funding goal in half an hour, the Muzen Wild Mini Speaker has a rugged look and great sound quality for its size. The palm-sized Bluetooth speaker packs a built-in flashlight with three modes, is water-resistant, and can provide up to 6 hours of playtime at full volume on a...read more

Leak CD Audio System

The new 1960s-style Leak CD audio system has been revealed, and boy would it look great in a midcentury modern home. This is the first offering from iconic LEAK HiFi in almost a century! Now, in the year 2020, LEAK harnesses the latest technology to deliver an affordable integrated amplifier of the same philosophy, the STEREO 130 – fully equipped...read more

Marshall Emberton Speaker

Marshall have introduced their smallest Bluetooth speaker yet - the Emberton. The all-new Emberton speaker packs Marshall´s signature sound in a vintage-inspired frame that weighs just 24.6 ounces and lasts 20-plus hours on a single charge. The compact portable speaker is also IPX7-certified, meaning you can submerge it under approximately three f...read more

Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3 Speaker

The new Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3 is a gorgeous speaker that will make a modern statement in your home. Winner of the prestigious iF design award, the sleek speaker elevates your home with its timeless, iconic design and 360 degrees of beautiful sound. With a elegant domed design, high-end materials and ambient lighting effects, the Aura Studio 3...read more

Beosound A1 2nd Gen

Bang & Olufsen have updated and upgraded their popular Beosound A1 speaker! The new Beosound A1 2nd Gen has a slimmer and lighter design, longer battery life (up to 18 hours of playback on a single charge), better frequency response, more powerful Bluetooth processor, and Alexa assistant. The puck-shaped speaker is also now IP67 water and dust ...read more

Belkin Soundform Elite

The new SoundForm Elite by Belkin is a smart-speaker that charges your phone, and has audio drivers from sound pioneers Devialet. The sleek device allows you to play and control your music with the Google Assistant, while experiencing stunning, room-filling sound throughout your home. Equipped with a fast-charging 10W Qi charger, the thoughtfully d...read more

Marshall Uxbridge Voice

Marshall have introduced their smallest, smartest portable home speaker yet, the all-new Uxbridge Voice, which is integrated with Amazon Alexa, and measures a mere 5 by 6.6 by 4.8 inches. The compact cube also has Bluetooth, Airplay 2 and Spotify Connect support, as well as multi-room capabilities and far-field voice recognition, which will allow u...read more

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July 2021 Gear Crave

In our new monthly installment, we showcase the gear we are lusting after. This is a collection of various, handpicked items to satisfy our gear crave needs. From wear items with a considerable amount of style, to items that are worthy of making it into your pockets every single day of the week, and a bevy of technologies designed to distract and entertain. We are happy to help with a slew of the best gear to keep every guy drooling....
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July 2021 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 l...
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July 2021 Finds On Uncrate Supply

In this monthly instalment, we head over to Uncrate Supply to highlight some of our favorite pieces worthy of your setup. These guys stock pretty much everything, from objects of desire, EDC gear and urban garb, to tools of the trade. And nine times out of ten they will be black. This month we highlight some of our favorite products where you can expect an elevated ...