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Hip-Hop

Check The Technique Volume 2 – Book by Brian Coleman

via TurntableLab: Presenting never-before-told, behind-the-scenes histories ranging from influential 80s masterpieces. Classics like DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s He’s The DJ, I’m The Rapper and 3rd Bass’ The Cactus Album to 90s classics like Ice Cube’s AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted, Mos Def’s and Talib Kweli’s Are Black Star and …

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Worldwide Sounds

Music Is The Weapon of the Future – 50 Years of African Popular Music

Here is a book suggestion, we figured we’d share the info since we’re buying ourselves a copy! Author: Frank Tenaille. Publisher: Chicago Review Press (2002) “From the unique voice of Salif Keita and the hard funk of Fela Kuti to the poignant blues of Cesaria Evora and the upbeat swing …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

The definitive Disco Record Cover Art – Book by Soul Jazz

via SoulJazzRecords: New 400-page 12″x12″ deluxe heavyweight book on Soul Jazz Records/Books. First 200 orders come with free world exclusive ltd. edition 12″ collectors disco single* + free large poster – only available here! Pre-order now for shipping end of October Foreword by Tom Moulton and Nicky Siano (The Gallery). …

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Gadgets & Stuff

Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Doll by S.H. Figuarts

via SH Figuarts / Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA: “The King of Pop is joining the S.H.Figuarts series! Michael Jackson (Smooth Criminal Ver.) takes the stage in the eye-catching white suit and hat from the iconic music video of the hit song “Smooth Criminal”. Expertly placed articulation joints allow for recreation …

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Gadgets & Stuff

Nickodemus “Back In The Days” Mix CD, T-shirt and 12-inch

Brought to you by 101 Apparel Nickodemus grew up in NYC in the 80’s and 90’s on a healthy dose of Hip Hop, Reggae & House. He got his 1st turntables at age 12 & was attending clubs & DJ’ing in them by age 15. Since then he’s traveled the …

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Lefto & Kutmah “Symbiosis” – 101 Apparel

Mix CD, T-shirt and 7-inch Brought to you by 101 Apparel “Symbiosis” is when two deejays work separately on a mix and end up creating the same atmosphere. 80 minutes of music inspired by our environment, backgrounds and our friends. Both parts of “Symbiosis” have been recorded in one-take at …

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Customized Cases for your 45’s

I used to not collect 45’s and I still hate myself for forgoing digging through them in Lima for lack of time (so much Fania and Peruvian garage left behind). But now I have 45 fever and I am amassing big quantities. Soon shoeboxes just don’t cut it anymore and …

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2013 Gift Guide for Music Lovers

Looking for some gift ideas for the music lover in your life? Or maybe even a few suggestions in the “from me to me” category because you damn well deserve it! We got you covered with 20 suggestions that can’t miss! 1) Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Turntable If you’re looking for …

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Tucker & Bloom (DJ Bags and Accessories)

Travelling as a DJ or digger is both a thrill and a hassle. Whether your bringing records back from a church basement, Colombian flea market or just going to your monthly gig, it’s always the same story. Your back aches, your bike wobbles and the straps of your reusable grocery …

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