THE CASE FOR ANALOGUE
Luxury luggage meets high-end hi-fi.
Put down the earbuds, hang up the digital devices and grab a drink; luxury luggage brand GlobeTrotter and audio experts the Analogue Foundation have teamed up to bring a Fifties sense of style back to music listening. The heritage brand has enlisted the talents behind the Foundation—grammy Award-winning producer Russell Elevado, Japanese sonic specialists Audio-technica and art-music conceptualists Soundwalk Collective— to create this stately, imposing Listening Station. A case crafted in beautiful sage and maroon leather reveals a vinyl turntable and a cocktail drawer complete with crystal tumblers underneath. It also comes with a set of Audio-technica headphones. When so much of how we engage with music is focused on hidden implements, this is a great celebration of the beauty of vinyl in a form that puts it in pride of place. Technically, it’s portable, but might become a tad cumbersome on your commute. globe-trotter.com