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Fender’s American Original Series Marries Classic Guitars with Modern Tech

Fender has found a way to bridge the gap between nostalgia and new technology with its new American Original Series, inspired by models through the decades.
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Travel Playlist: Tunes to Listen to While on the Move

This playlist is engineered to audio-cure what ails you during the initial two and a half hours of your journey.
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Sofar Sounds Brings the Magic Back to Live Music with Secret Concerts

Sofar Sounds organizes intimate shows around the globe. Are you in the know?
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New Music Preview: Calexico, Cadence Weapon, and First Aid Kit

January has plenty of new album releases lined up, but these are the ones we're most excited about.
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Music to Dance to: Your Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party Playlist

This New Year's Eve party playlist has been marinating in some extra zesty subsonic sauce.
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Win a Ticket Aboard the World’s First Zero-Gravity Party

It's hardly 10 years after the debut of Facebook and the iPhone, and we're already throwing a zero-gravity party on the edge of space.
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Music to Cheers to: A Christmas Playlist that Doesn’t Suck (Finally)

Let's face it: A lot of holiday music is insufferable. So, we here at The Manual curated am up-to-date playlist of Christmas tunes that are actually great.
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Sound Huggle Headphones are the Earmuffs You Need on a Cold Day

Sound Huggle is a Bluetooth-enabled combination of headphones and ear muffs guaranteed to keep your ears warm during the winter cold weather.
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Seal in the Sound with the Best Noise-Canceling Headphones

Drowning out the sound of babies, jet engines, and the outside world isn't as hard as it seems. Here are the best noise-canceling headphones, whether you prefer style, comfort, or sound.
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Our Picks for the Best Albums of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a moment to look back at the standout records released over the year.
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Music to Cook to: A Contemplative Culinary Playlist

Listening to music while working your culinary magic provides the same joy as a meal paired with the perfect wine. Here's our ultimate cooking playlist.
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Hendrick’s Gin and The BoomCase Collaborate on the Most Peculiar Speaker System Ever

Audiophiles and gin lovers unite! Hendrick's Gin and The BoomCase crafted a unique sound system that doubles as a suitcase and gin tea set.
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Two Vintage Cars Formerly Owned by The Beatles are Up for Auction

An Aston Martin formerly owned by Sir Paul McCartney and a Mini Cooper that used to belong to Ringo Starr are on the block.
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Talking Tunes, Tours, and Life on the Road with Hippie Sabotage

Kevin and Jeff Saurer aren't just brothers — they're Hippie Sabotage. And they're about to embark on a three-month-long tour across the U.S.
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Master and Dynamic’s New Headphones Provide the Perfect Urban Camouflage

The new Greene Street collection from noted audio company Master and Dynamic’ features three colorways that fit in the city and in the great outdoors.
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New Music Preview: Mavis Staples, Morrissey, and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Listen to the singles off of these new records from old favorites: Mavis Staples, Morrissey, and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings.
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These Swanky Black and Copper Klipsch Speakers Look as Good as They Sound

If you're looking to seriously upgrade your sound system, you need to consider the Klipsch Reference Theater Pack.