Ahhh, the boombox. Boomboxes bring back some great memories for me – 80’s rap, jackets with zippers and funky-ass dudes groovin’ on the sidewalk. At one point, the “boombox wars” got a bit out of hand – companies like JVC and Panasonic were putting out bigger and bigger boomboxes, some even had built-in disco lights.
These party-in-a box tape players disappeared pretty quickly, but this NPR video brings it all back in a fantastic, 11-minute history of boomboxes called “The Rise and Fall of the Boombox“.
Purchasing a boombox is exactly what many people need when it comes to enjoying music and getting high-quality and portable sound. Finding the right product is a challenge. That is because so many product...