The Boombox Project by Lyle Owerko
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.
The Boombox Project by Lyle Owerko
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.
Sharp GF-777
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.
Sharp GF-777
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.
JVC RC-5500
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.
National RX-A2
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.
Sharp VZ-2000
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.
Dynasty Discolite
Photojournalist Lyle Owerko has collected shots of some of the most iconic portable stereos from a genre of street culture that began as early as 1983. His book, The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a beautiful catalog of that culture--from its people to their accessories. Here, in the wake of TDK's attempt to bring back the boombox, is a look at the history of those accessories. We've selected some of our favorites for this slideshow.