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Monday, September 17, 2012

Jammy!: Bringing Back the Boombox

Posted by Marjorie Skinner on Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 10:13 AM

iPods are okay, but they don't have quite the same cachÉ as strolling down the street with a handsome boombox on your shoulder, or as sufficient power to annoy other people at the park with your obscure taste in music. Michael Davis-Yates' local company, Jammy!, is updating the must-have of yore with modern hookups, better sound, and trading in molded plastic for wood while maintaining a retro aesthetic. They're one-of-a-kind, and pretty goddamn handsome:

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  • Jammy!

Davis-Yates is just getting the company off the ground, and unsurprisingly there's a Kickstarter involved. However, unlike some Kickstarter videos, he put a little elbow grease into it. He even raps the whole thing:

Is it too early to start making Christmas lists? No, no it's not. More pictures of the pretties are after the cut.




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