A Blast from the Past: Igloo Brings Back its KoolTunes™ Playmate Cooler with Built-in Speakers

May 12, 2022

The Revived Igloo KoolTunes Features Current Technology, Including Bluetooth Connectivity, Weather-Resistant Design and More 

(Katy, Texas) Today, Igloo announced the revival of the popular KoolTunes™ boombox Playmate cooler the brand originally released back in 1989. Igloo designed the new KoolTunes with the same look as the original while upgrading the technology within, including Bluetooth connectivity, a weather-resistant exterior, extended audio playtime and more. The KoolTunes Playmate Classic joins Igloo’s wide-ranging Retro Cooler Collection and is available now at igloocoolers.com/kooltunes.

“Ever since introducing the Retro Collection, KoolTunes has been the most requested product our fans wanted to see brought back.  So amped to have a new and improved KoolTunes Playmate cooler to reintroduce!” said Brian Garofalow, Chief Marketing Officer at Igloo. “Whether they loved KoolTunes in the ‘90s or are seeing it now for the first time, we know our fans will be beyond happy with our new version featuring today’s tech. There’s no better cooler out there for summertime beach days and pool parties than KoolTunes — especially with Memorial Day weekend fast approaching!” 

 With this product rerelease, Igloo replicated the original look and logo of the KoolTunes cooler — dual speakers built onto the front of the Playmate Classic in a jade, magenta and neon yellow color combination — while updating all the technology within to provide an exceptional listening experience.

 The new KoolTunes features: 

  • Wireless twin speaker stereo design with premium audio and punchy bass
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless pairing technology 
  • IP56-rated water- and dust-resistant design 
  • Up to 10 hours of audio playtime on a single charge 
  • Rechargeable internal lithium-ion battery 

    Igloo’s KoolTunes Playmate Classic has a 14-quart capacity that can fit up to 26 standard 12-ounce cans and is available now for $149.99 at igloocoolers.com/kooltunes, while supplies last.