Category Archives: Audio

Everything Our Editors Loved in June

Outside editors spent June checking books off their summer reading lists, from novels in the Star Wars universe to emotive poetry compilations. Here are the movies, books, music, and more that we enjoyed last month. What We Read Last month I reread Chinua Achebe’s classic novel Things Fall Apart. I hadn’t read it since college, decades ago, but remembered its theme of a […]

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The Best Audio Gear of 2022

Jaybird Vista 2 ($150) (Photo: Courtesy Jaybird) Best for Harsh Weather Like the first-gen Vista, these clear, robust-sounding earbuds have real outdoor cred. They’re IP68 dust- and waterproof and meet U.S. military shock and crush standards. What’s new: active noise cancellation and a volume control that lets you listen to music without blocking out the […]

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Everything Our Editors Loved in May

In May, Outside editors leafed through motivational pages and hit the movie theater for a blockbuster release. Here’s everything that kept us entertained last month. What We Read I expected Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness, by former elite athlete Steve Magness, to focus on and celebrate […]

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This Victrola Record Player Is Portable and Sounds Awesome

Of all the ways to enjoy the outdoors, relaxing to music on a nice day is a simple and undeniable pleasure. There’s something novel about lying in a hammock on a sunny Sunday afternoon or listening to a vinyl record with friends at the park. While it might be easier to pack a small Bluetooth […]

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Everything Our Editors Loved in April

Some Outside editors spent April scaling Mount Everest and exploring the Amazon’s tepuis through books and movies. Others turned to shows tracing scams and scandals. Here’s everything we enjoyed last month. What We Read It’s officially Everest season, one of our favorite times of year here at Outside. If you need something to dig your crampons into […]

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Everything Our Editors Loved in March

In March, Outside staffers turned up the volume on audiobooks, listening to authors get personal about broken hearts and human connection. Other literary pursuits included a book about a Montana reservation’s high school basketball team and the TV adaptation of Bridgerton. Here are all of our favorites from the month. What We Read The book I’m gifting and […]

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