We've previously covered the Modern Record Console and the Audio Desk by Symbol Audio. Symbol creates high quality audio furniture handcrafted from sustainably forested solid wood in the U.S. Each piece is assembled to order which allows for customizations so you can make it your own.The Stereo Console By Symbol Audio ($3700) takes this ethos and wraps it in a beautifully minimal console with mid-century modern influences. The Stereo Console features a handcrafted cabinet which sits on a steel base with optional LP storage bin. The base is powder-coated to create a highly durable finish.Sized perfectly for a turntable you can either use your own or order Symbol's Turntable package that includes Rega's RP1 turntable and Fono Mini phono stage. Because each unit is built to order, allow 2-4 weeks for shipping.Additional features include a high efficiency 2.1 channel class D amplifier, 4" full range speakers and an 8" subwoofer with rubber surround.
Here it is, the buying guide you’ve been waiting for – our guide to the best everyday carry (EDC) tactical essentials. Why so exciting? Why so important? Well, these tools and pieces of equipment are exactly the kind of thing that you need to have with you at all times. That’s why they’re essential. But it’s more than that. The items are also oh-so-cool, totally useful, and they make the best gifts (to a loved one, or even to yourself). They’re versatile, handy to have around, and they don’t cost the earth. Why wouldn’t you want these tactical essentials with you wherever you go? From watches to wallets, backpacks to flashlights, and much more, this is the only guide you need.
I love it when I see young kids looking to start their first business. Tim Scharrer is a seventeen year old from Sheboygan, WI. He and his partner have started a home grown business to create longboards. NS Longboards ($270) are hand crafted and beautifully made. They need help to purchase larger quantities of materials and equipment needed for production. For your money you get their 39" NS Freedride longboard. It features a lock-in concave, and double kick tails. It's light and stiff, but also provides great stability. So if your into long-boarding check out their Kickstarter today.
If you are one of those who has drizzled the ridiculously addictive spicy chili sauce over you noodles, French fries and breakfast eggs then it is time to move your Sriracha obsession onto a whole new level. Chef and food writer Randy Clemens presents, The Sriracha Cookbook ($11), which includes 50 new recipes that will not only greatly expand your palate but also give full vent to savory punch packed by Sriracha. Spicy Ceviche, Bacon-Sriracha Cornbread and Peach-Sriracha Sorbet are just of the delights awaiting you in this awesome book that will take the current Sriracha trend to the masses.
Imagine living in the 25th century and you don't like the rules so you decide to rebel against them and this results in an oft overlooked gem from George Lucas. THX-1138 ($17) centers around a man and woman who are seriously pissed at the rules that have been set out for them to live by. Both written and directed by Lucas and starring Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasance and Don Pedro Colley, this is a hugely enjoyable movie which proves that George Lucas' talents are not restricted to Star Wars.
Fancy starting every morning with a smile on your face? Well, thanks to Wakie ($FREE) you can and the best part is it's completely free! Wakie is a friendly community of people who wake each other up in a rather novel way. If you're sick of the sound of a shrieking alarm clock, then maybe a one minute call from someone would be more preferable. Simply set your alarm and another member of Wakie will give you a call and ease you into the day ahead. Join people around the world all taking part in a new and exciting way to wake up.