Lifestyle

5 Pieces Of Furniture That Will Replace Your Home Stereo

It's 2015, and dammit, why doesn't all furniture come with a built-in stereo? Such injustice! 

Until the glorious day mankind makes good on such dreams, here are five standout pieces that can do double duty in your living room.

Acoustable

Price:On request
This ultramodern and customizable coffee table setup comes packed with your choice of audio systems, and is easily controlled via Bluetooth or using a special included remote.

Geneva Sound System XXL

Price: $3,500
This behemoth may look like your standard sleek, modern credenza or TV stand, but it's also packed with some serious sound power. Inside Geneva's largest sound system is a state-of-the-art digital amplifier, powering six different speakers and an eight-inch woofer, which you you can control via AirPlay or Bluetooth. It's also strong enough to support flat screens up to 65 inches. 

Soundwall

Price: $1,000 and up
These one-of-a-kind pieces of original wall art aren't merely meant to be looked at, but also heard. They're each fitted with a slim audio system, which, when activated, will play the artist's curated playlist. You can also listen to your own custom tunes streamed from all manner of devices, since they're equipped with AirPlay and Bluetooth.

Stiga Studio Ping Pong Table

Price:On request
Ever wonder what your grueling ping pong matches are missing? Aside from a reliable backhand, it's an epic soundtrack. These light-equipped tables are not only a slick venue for your games, but also have an enormous (and enormously powerful) sound system built right into their base. [Read more...]

Wren Console Stereos

Price:$16,500
An homage to the era when record-playing consoles could be found in homes all over, these 20th-century caliber versions are stocked with state-of-the-art tech in the same sexy mid-century modern body. Each six foot-long piece is equipped with audiophile-quality speakers and woofers, a built-in recessed turntable, inputs for up to five more devices, and a storage compartment concealed by a gorgeous set of doors in your choice of holly, eucalyptus, maple, or bocote. 


Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor. His ping pong game needs a whole lot more than a sound boost.