Kick it Old School With These Quirky FM Radios

With the numerous internet radio sites out there these days (like Pandora,, Slacker, Spotify and Rdio), it may have been a while since you last tuned into the good 'ol FM airwaves (or at least outside of your car). While our phones can access music from the internet, content is rarely local and hardly ever live. Small battery powered radios are still the best way to get information during emergencies, so why not get one with some style?

  • Lexon Bamboo Mini Dolmen - This tiny AM/FM radio from Lexon is only 5” long and runs on 2 AA batteries. The compact design offers a full rotating knob for station selections as well as a telescoping antenna. Made of bamboo and high grade aluminium, this little radio has a high end design mixed with vintage tech.
  • Cardboard Radio - This recyclable cardboard radio by Christopher McNicholl is amazingly simple yet cleverly designed. With straightforward knobs for scanning/volume control and a telescoping antenna, this radio is pure function. This radio can also play your mp3 player through its AUX jack. Powered by 4 AA batteries or a power adapter.
  • Roberts Radio R250 - This classically styled FM radio is perfect if you’re looking to bring in some fun retro flare to your home decor. The Roberts R250 features LW/MW/FM wavebands, a dial tuning system and headphone socket. The cabinet is made of wood and the exterior has a vintage leathercloth finish. Operates with battery or the included AC adaptor.