Master Blaster
August 14, 2008, 8:02 pm
Filed under: DESIGN, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

Photographer Lyle Owerko who is in charge of creating the The Boombox Project. Which is a collection of photos of boombox’s from the 80’s and 90’s. Exactly when the term ‘boombox’ hit the streets is not known for sure. Department stores apparently began using the term in marketing and advertising as early as 1983. Street slang linguists pin the term down at 1981. and define the boom box as “a large portable radio and tape player with two attached speakers…”.

“Now if I can only find the linoleum.”

– iDOL


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