If You Thought Old-School Boomboxes Were Annoying, Then You’ll Love This

In an invention that combines the public disruption of boomboxes and large backpacks–anyone who ride public transit knows what I’m talking about–BeatBringer is promises to up the ante.

Basically, it’s a Bluetooth concert speaker that straps to your back. A giant lithium batter powers a four-channel amplifier (2 x 75 watts and 2 x 25 watts) that ran run for up to 15 hours. It’s a bit heavy–6kg–but the company says it’s still good for running and skating.

Please, God, don’t let the kid down the street get one. (Via GizMag)


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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