Gear

Interviews

Zen and the Art of Extreme Metal Production

Dave Otero has worked with everyone from Primitive Man and Khemmis to Cephalic Carnage, so we went to Denver to find out what makes him tick.
Ben Hutcherson
12.13.17
Phys Ed

13 Ways to Make Running Suck Less

A guide to running gear for people who hate running.
Michael Easter
8.11.17
Features

These Intimate Photos Show a Side of Detroit's Movement Most People Miss

Poignant little moments at America's biggest techno festival.
Michelle Lhooq
6.1.17
brief histories

Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise
J. J. Anselmi
2.23.17
Gear

What to Bring to a Peaceful Protest

The gear you should bring when exercising your Constitutional right to peaceably assemble, and what you should leave behind.
Samantha Cole
1.20.17
holiday gift guide

The Best Kitchen Gear Gifts of 2016

Everyone needs to start with the basics, but so many basics are just plain <i>basic</i>. These are the kitchen essentials that absolutely anyone would want.
Munchies Staff
11.21.16
Gaming

'Pee World VR' Is Everything It Sounds Like

And so, so much more.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.26.16
The Music Issue

Comedian Jon Glaser Reviews the Best Music Gear

Comedian Jon Glaser loves gear. He loves it so much that this fall, he's launching a new comedy series on truTV—called, appropriately enough, 'Jon Glaser Loves Gear'—that documents his obsession.
Jon Glaser
10.11.16
Luxury Week

Could a $9500 Bicycle Turn Me, a Sad Sack of Flesh, into a Superathlete?

I rode a Tour de France-worthy bicycle for a month to see how fast a normal person could go. Spoiler: Kinda fast!
Derek Mead
9.30.16
Drift Currents

Everything I Brought With Me on a 1,200-Mile River Canoe Trip

It took five months to plan, purchase, test, re-purchase, and pack the gear I'd need to paddle the entire length of the Mackenzie River to report on climate change.
Brian Castner
9.12.16
Gear

Gear Physics: The ATC Is Climbing's Cheapest Piece of Gear and Its Most Crucial

A $15 aluminum tube that stands between you and the ground.
Michael Byrne
8.22.16
Features

The Story of the Synth that Changed Pop Forever

We investigate what it is about Roland's Juno-60 that's made it one of the most important synths of all time.
Yousif Nur
5.27.16
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