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‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ a Woodstock playlist, and ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

The Revolution Go is an ideal machine for toting your favorite records to picnics, park days, or anywhere else under the sun

This travel speaker impresses with studio-quality sound

An Everest thriller, ‘Bad Vegan,’ and Alex Honnold in the Amazon

‘Severance,’ a John Green audiobook, and ‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’

You need more natural silence in your life. Find it in these parks.

‘Normal Gossip,’ a book about navigation, and ‘Abbott Elementary’

Some runners swear by their pump playlists, but I’d rather listen to a great book

A poet laureate’s memoir, ‘Station Eleven,’ and a lacrosse film based on a true story

Hunter S. Thompson, Taylor Swift, and ‘King Richard’

‘The Secret History,’ ‘Battle Royale,’ and the latest Sally Rooney novel

Don’t underestimate this little guy. The JBL Clip 3 plays for ten hours on one charge and is waterproof down to a meter. If you want a more powerful sound, connect your JBL to other speakers through a wireless daisy chain. It also has a built-in carabiner, so you can…

Fiction by Colson Whitehead, a Tokyo 2020 video game, and a fascinating history of coyotes

The country singer-songwriter talks to Outside about the restorative power of nature, the unexpected blessings of quarantine, and the origins of his album ‘Country Again: Side A’

Oprah’s interview with Elliot Page, a history of the national park system centering Indigenous perspectives, and more

This season’s best new podcasts include a thoughtful true-crime show set in Malibu and a history of climbing hosted by Alex Honnold

We gave these buds a Gear of the Year award in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide. “What puts these over the top is the extra bass,” wrote tester Will Palmer. “Without crowding out high and midrange notes, the rich, undistorted low-end sound simply makes your music livelier,…

These placed first in our test of noise-canceling headphones under $150. “Low-frequency sounds, like road noise and car engines are the things you want to drown out. After listening to all three pairs back-to-back in my truck with the engine running, the Ankers were the clear winner,”…

Chris Watson, the legendary field recordist for David Attenborough’s films, says this is a unique opportunity to discover the art and pleasure of hearing our world

From a cult-favorite publisher launching a national-parks series to a Kevin Costner–narrated app, these five new releases are reinventing the traditional field guide

The books, movies, podcasts, and music that our editors couldn't stop talking about

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but not if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable headphone options stack up.

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but you can find good sound quality if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable options stack up.

Fifteen classics of the genre that share campfire tales, athlete interviews, and the occasional Bigfoot search

Don't let an overnight flight stop you from arriving at your destination well rested and ready for adventure

These Headphones deliver audio through your cheekbones, so you can stay vigilant while listening to music. These are a great option for running and bike riding, especially in an urban environment.

After Kyle Dickman nearly died from a rattlesnake bite in Yosemite, he began a quest to understand what venom really does to us

With a goal of forming connections through audio-based workouts on your phone, Aaptiv might be the end of personal trainers

A playlist that both parents and children can enjoy.

The Charge is one of our Gear Guy’s favorite speakers. For its size, the sound quality can’t be beat and it gets bonus points for its simple, round geometry and clean aesthetic.

Is it too much to ask for a little serenity, people?

A more restful night is just a wireless snore-neutralizing soundscape generator away

Add-ons to make giving it your best shot a little bit easier

For backyard to beach, trailhead to hotel room, these speakers keep the party close at hand

Comfy, sweatproof designs for the gym and the trail

Finally, wires are a thing of the past

The feature-loaded, do-it-all smartwatches that give elites a competitive edge

We put together this list of seven essentials for keeping the groove going no matter where you are

After several weeks testing the new camera, our editor came away seriously impressed with several of its upgrades

A software update brings phone-free music experience to the Watch

Handcrafted in Italy, the Bike Butler ($4,265) is much more than just a bike hanger. An Elipson IC4 Bluetooth speaker is mounted inside, and there's also a wireless phone charger and four USB ports to charge accessories like bikes lights and a GPS.

Yes, it’s a speaker built into a real Pelican Case

Fender just released its first Bluetooth speaker and it rocks

Great sound doesn't have to cost a fortune

You might be a disappointment, but the stuff you give your dad doesn’t have to be

A legendary war photographer now leaves his Leicas at home

All Your Music Will Sound Better On This Reclaimed Wood Speaker

Great audio took over the outdoors world this year, and not just because Outside launched a show of our own in March. Now it's time to take a look back.

Though it is humble, it will always come to the rescue when nothing else seems right

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other media on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other media on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other media on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other media on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other media on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other media on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

The books, movies, music, podcasts, and other happenings on our radar

For 16 grand, you can bring the orchestra to your living room

Plug in your headphones and get ready to binge. These podcasts give ‘Serial’ a run for its money.