Men’s Journal features JAM by Apogee for its 2011 Gift Guide!

As Men’s Journal reminds us, „It’s never too early to start thinking about the holidays. (What you want to receive for them, of course.)“ So take a look at their best picks from the year.


Affix the Jam into your iPad’s connector port and you’ll be able to plug in your guitar directly to it and record licks straight in Garage Band, essentially allowing you to bring your studio anywhere. The only thing limiting you now? Talent. -Men’s Journal

The Kalabia Marine Conservation Vessel

Located in the global epicenter of marine biodiversity and with approximately ten times the coral diversity of the entire Caribbean Sea, Raja Ampat is undeniably one of the top global priorities for marine conservation.

Dean’s Story: Siglufjordur, Iceland

„Volunteering with “World Wide Friends” in Siglufjordur, Iceland was a monumental experience. The trip afforded us both a deeper understanding of the environmental issues facing Iceland and the opportunity to ‘roll up our sleeves’ and help the preservation efforts first hand.“ -Dean Hinds

Mick’s Story: The Corazon de Vida foundation

„Mick Patterson has 750 children. At least that is what he says whenever he talks about “his kids,” down in Baja. Mick is responsible for having spearheaded Apogee’s initiative and involvement with the Corazon de Vida foundation that supports fourteen orphanages in Baja California, Mexico.“