Sleeper Projects Drum Kit

The nesting drum kit that's full size, air travel ready, and has minimalist good looks too

Sleeper Projects‘ full-size nesting drum kit’s beautifully understated design features minimal hardware and maple shells with a handsomely subtle finish. Filled with clothes and belongings, the kit weighs under 50 pounds—enough to avoid extra airline charges. With traveling light a necessity for any touring musician without Phil Collins numbers of roadies, drummer Tim Wilson of Brooklyn band Polite Sleeper, unhappy with the gaudy, undersized and …

Little Horn Speakers

Antique-styled speakers with super hi-fi sound

While antique in shape, the Little Horn speakers by Chicago-based Specimen Products deliver state-of-the-art sound. A clear nod to early 20th century phonographs, the design is more than aesthetically pleasing. The octagonal contour permits sound waves to expand more freely and cuts resonance, giving music the fullness of a live performance. Placed on the floor, the speakers have both a sculptural quality and target optimal …

Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai Pedal

by Emily Kramer Not just a run-of-the-mill looper, the Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai isn't just a piece of beginner's gear—in addition to looping, it includes blend, decay, filter, reflect and delay controls. By clicking the bypass button on the right, these effects can be used on their own without looping. The left button loops and adds the above effects to any sample—even after you've …