Monoprice, a website generally associated with peddling A/V cables on the cheap, also makes audio components on the cheap. And in a space where audio gear costs as much as houses, cheap speakers are normally ignored. But Monoprice’s subwoofer may be the exception.
This thing is a monster. Nik Nowak, a DJ hailing from Berlin, outfitted this Japanese mini-dump truck to become a veritable assault vehicle of sound, capable of pumping out 4000 watts of moving acoustic muscle.
Bang & Olufsen has a farm of robotic ostriches in Denmark’s platitudes, between Copenhagen and Billund. They feed them metal scrap and components, which they poop out in the form of these sleek bass units, the BeoLab 11. True story.