It may be its beautiful japanese simplicity or just our obsession with wood, but M's System MS0801 and MS1001 cylindrical wood speakers make me drool. A single unit will give you stereo sound and the manufacturer says that they are designed "like a musical instrument" for "amazing reproduction of live performances." Specs and more pictures after the jump.According to M's System, brazilian bossanova genius JoÃ£o Gilberto (yes, the guy who played the Girl of Ipanema with Stan Getz and his wife Astrud Gilberto) changed his mind about doing a CD release of one of his Japan concerts after listening to it in the MS1001.
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You can use two of these to give you front and back stereo in a 5.1 home theater setup, either set on on a stand or hanging them with hooks. Prices start at $749 for the MS0801.