boomboxes

How Boomboxes Got So Badass

Boomboxes are, by definition, excessive. With their deafening bass thud and dazzling chrome dials, these electric beasts are heavy enough to tone your biceps. Also known as “ghetto blasters” or “jamboxes”, they rose to fame in the 1980s along with hip-hop, flourishing as a tool for sharing and mixing the…

Your Next House Party Needs This Giant Car-Powered Cardboard Boombox

Your Next House Party Needs This Giant Car-Powered Cardboard Boombox

Bartek Elsner, an artist who uses cardboard to build things far more awesome than your childhood fridge box fort, created this monstrous paper boombox for a Mini Cooper dealer in Zurich, Switzerland. What’s even more awesome is it’s powered by the car battery from a Mini parked behind the stereo.

How To Make A Boombox Out Of A Toolbox

How To Make A Boombox Out Of A Toolbox

Yes, that shiny Bose dock does look out of place in your workshop. But you know what would look awesome? A homebuilt blaster made out of a shiny red toolbox. This video shows you how to do it.