The Marshall Major White Headphones ($80) are made for those non-stop, all-day listening sessions. The Majors feature super soft ear cushions, a fully collapsible construction to travel anywhere, and a mic & remote on the cord. But they don't only look great the sound great. They utilize a 40mm moving coil dynamic speaker, that produces a frequency response of 20Hz-20kHz. Virtually covering the entire spectrum. So if you're thinking about spending $200 on a pair of Beats, I'd check these out first.
LSTN is a startup company in Hollywood, Ca, and they make great looking and sounding headphones. Based around the concept that because instruments are made out of wood for its accoustic properties, it only makes sense that headphones be made from wood as well. The LSTN Troubadour's ($150) are made from handcrafted reclaimed wood supplied from flooring and furniture manufacturers around the world. They have nylon wrapped chords and gold plated plugs. A portion of each puchase will go to helping provide hearing aids for the deaf. Its always a win win when you can get a product an help someone in need at the same time.
The LKPR 'No Comply' Canadian Maple Headphones ($205) are a hat tip to the skateboarding culture of the 80's as well as today's great musicians and songwriters. The No Comply headphones have wooden ear cups, that give you a natural organic feel while providing you a greener alternative to mass produced products. The ear cups are made from hard maple, which are natural noise cancelers due to the woods high density. While the 40mm titanium drivers deliver music the way the artist intended. Additional features include natural leather cups, aircraft-grade aluminum, and RCA plugs for the best possible connection. You can get your ear cups in natural maple, black, ruby, or made from skateboards. That's right, you can get your ear cups made from one of your own skateboards or use one from LKPR's skateboard junkyard. Check out their Kickstarter campaign today.
Get ready for a little nostalgia. Lego is about the release the Lego Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ ($350). The firehouse will include two stories and house a laboratory, living quarters, containment unit and a whole lot more. You also get nine minifugures (Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler, Winston Zeddemore, Janine Melnitz, Dana Barrett, Louis Tully, Zombie Driver and Library Ghost), along with Slimer, Pink Ghost and Blue Ghost. If you're building this set by yourself, make sure you put some time aside because it's comprised of 4,600 pieces.
As with previous videos that we've covered, like Biting Elbow's 'Bad Motherfucker', this video is definitely not safe for work. Die Antwoord is a South African zef rap rave crew. Zef is an African sub-culture, primarily made up of working class South Africans. The group is made up of Ninja (Waddy Jones), Yo-Landi Vi$$er and DJ Hi-Tek, who is played by multiple people in their videos. In their Ugly Boy video, along with graphic images topped with nice beats, you see cameos from Jack Black, Marilyn Manson, model Cara Delevigne, Dita Von Teese, ATL Twins, and RHCP bassist, Flea.http://youtu.be/uMK0prafzw0
Adidas reached deep into their archives to come up with their latest shoe, more than 20 years deep. The Adidas Tech Super ($105) was originally introduced back in 1992 during the Barcelona Olympics. It's latest incarnation features suede and mesh uppers in gold, black with hints of grey and red, a woven tongue patch, and contrast paneling. These kicks are available for pre-order now and are expected to start shipping in January.