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Unveiling Skullcandy: A Journey of Sound and Sustainability.

In the year of 2003, high above the majestic peaks of Park City, Utah, an extraordinary audio brand came to life.

Its name? Skullcandy, a trailblazer in the realm of lifestyle audio. As we fast forward to the present, Skullcandy has embraced a profound mission: to unleash the unbridled, emotional power of music for every soul on this planet in an affordable manner. Their headphones and earbuds transcend mere engineering; they are meticulously tuned and rigorously tested to transport you into a musical universe where sound isn't just heard but felt.

At the core of Skullcandy's identity lies "The Workshop," a sacred space where artisans and visionaries unite to craft bespoke, limited-edition audio treasures. These one-of-a-kind creations are born from a symphony of artistic inspiration and state-of-the-art digital craftsmanship, each bearing the personal mark of its creator.

However, Skullcandy's reach extends far beyond the realm of sound; it delves deep into the realm of compassion through its "Music With A Mission" program. Here, unwavering campaigns and a slice of the proceeds from limited-edition product sales merge their strengths to make a significant impact on charitable causes worldwide.

A Resounding Revolution: Skullcandy's Newest Earbud Triumph

Skullcandy’s latest creation is a true wireless earbud that shatters expectations in the sub-$70 category. This eco-conscious upgrade to the beloved Smokin' Bud franchise not only encompasses all the features you'd anticipate from premium earbuds but also goes the extra mile.

Crafted with 50% certified recycled plastics, a streamlined design, and an eco-conscious approach to battery capacity, these earbuds embody the perfect harmony of modern audio excellence, affordability and environmental stewardship.

This reimagination of Skullcandy's iconic "Smokin' Buds" franchise, which first graced us in 2009, serves as a testament to deliberate design.

The Skullcandy Smokin' Buds XT stand as your faithful companions for commutes and travels. Compact and featherlight, their portable carrying case effortlessly slips into your travel bag. While achieving an initial, comfortable fit might require minor adjustments, once secured, they offer commendable isolation against ambient noise. Although they lack active noise cancellation (ANC), they excel in blocking out lighter background noises, making them ideal travel companions. With a continuous battery life of eight hours, bolstered by an extra 12 hours from the case, these earbuds will keep your music playing through the longest of journeys.

With their sleek, unobtrusive design, they not only look fantastic but also contribute positively to the planet. Furthermore, the inclusion of three EQ presets empowers you to fine-tune your audio experience, whether you're grooving to music, delving into podcasts, or immersing yourself in the magic of movies.

Skullcandy’s GRIND® True Wireless Earbuds

These cutting-edge earbuds, equipped with the innovative Skull-iQ Smart Feature Technology, are set to redefine your Skullcandy experience and keep you seamlessly connected while on the move.

With the Voice Control feature, you can effortlessly play, pause, adjust volume, skip tracks, launch Spotify, answer calls, activate Stay-Aware Mode, and summon your virtual assistant, all through simple voice commands. No more fumbling with your devices – just speak, and let the earbuds do the rest, with a simple "Hey Skullcandy" putting you in command of your audio world.

GRIND isn't just about music; it's an immersive experience. Share your audio with a friend in real-time, remotely trigger your phone's camera, and much more. The Skull-iQ App allows to fine-tune your audio using a 5-band equalizer and personalize button settings according to your preferences.

GRIND offers a remarkable 40 hours of uninterrupted listening time, encompassing both the earbuds and the charging case while keeping you informed by displaying the remaining battery status every time you remove them from the case.

Misplaced your earbuds? The built-in Tile finding technology simplifies the task of locating your lost earbuds. A simple "ring" from the Tile app, and you'll never lose your musical rhythm again.


Words by AW.

Photo courtesy of Skullcandy.


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