Roundup: Ghetto Blaster Nostalgia

Roundup: Ghetto Blaster Nostalgia

Sonia Zjawinski
Sep 5, 2008

We're definitely in an era where hiding your gadgets (or at least camouflaging them into your décor) is the trend du jour, but there was a time when having the biggest and baddest boombox was the shit. Pocket Calculator Show has a few rad roundups of some of the coolest ghetto blasters of yesteryear, including Sharp's GF-777 which was most recently featured in some press photos for Madonna. A few of our favorite blasters found on PCS after the jump...

Sharp's VZ-2500; a boombox with a built-in turntable that was capable of playing both sides.
The Marantz PMS 6000 also features an LP player, this one folds out though.
The first podcasting tool! Aiwa's TPR-955 featured optional mics for recording your own radio show on cassette tape.
JVC RC-550 boombox with a 10" woofer.
JVC PC-DM100's cassette player is detachable, acting as a walkman.
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