Do you like your music hot? I mean really hot?
If so, the Sound Torch could be the Bluetooth speaker of your dreams. The in-development audio device is headed for Kickstarter with a proof-of-concept video that should make fire marshals nervous.
See it in action, and get a taste of the creators’ crazy ambitions, below.
“WE ARE THE PEOPLE THAT MAKE PARTIES KICK ASS,” claims the all-caps-loving team behind the Sound Torch on the product website.
The flames that shoot from the top of the Sound Torch flicker and dance to the music being pumped out of the speaker. It’s like The Mirage’s classic Vegas volcano show or an audio visualizer a Cenobite would load onto your computer. Only more dangerous.
“Did Metallica cry because there were going to be pyrotechnics on stage? No!” Sound Torch’s Danish designers say. “Even Jimi Hendrix set his guitar on fire. Imagine if Avicii or Hardwell couldn’t use fire in their show? Disaster — Its all about the FIRE not small pretty bubbles for kids.”
The dance music in the demo video is all well and good, and you would expect nothing less from device makers who are “fucking crazy about the club scene.” But considering heavy metal and hard rock songwriters’ fascination with fire (especially when rhymed with “desire”), you could imagine all kinds of thematic tuneage pumping out of that face-melting Bluetooth speaker.
It could be almost like having a miniature Kiss concert right in your living room, which would totally be hot, hot, hotter than hell.
So, does a Bluetooth speaker with a built-in pyro board sound like something you can’t live without?
A Kickstarter campaign, limited to 100 units, is getting ready to launch soon. Just enter your email address on their site to be among the first to know when the Kickstarter launches.
Its makers say the world’s hottest Bluetooth speaker “has been under development for long time.” They also claim that “you’ve been clamoring to get your hands on it” — and maybe that’s true.
But with all the crazy-talk hyperbole, and the limited-edition Kickstarter plan, the Sound Torch sounds a little bit … half-baked.