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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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Top of 2013 – The Holiday Gift Guide

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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The Vinyl Bubble

Sometimes it’s good to reflect on what is actually happening instead of basing our view from what the media says about it. This is especially true when dealing with something the mainstream media does not fully grasp (you would not want to read a 55 year old record critics opinion …

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Amazing Technics SL-700 (45’s only!)

I bizmarkie has the only 2 pair of sl-700 in the world period ….. — BIZ MARKIE (@BizMarkie) July 26, 2013 My man DJ Sheep posted pics of the Biz with a pair of custom technics turntables made for spinning 45s exclusively. Needless to say I, like any DJ that …

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Scientific Discovery: Listening to new music is good for you

Via ScienceMag: “When jazz legend John Coltrane first heard Charlie Parker play the saxophone, the music hit him “right between the eyes,” he once said. According to neuroscientists, Coltrane was exactly right. When we hear music that we like, even for the first time, a part of the brain’s reward …

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Ninja Tune Launches “Ninja Jamm” Open Mobile Remixing

What if you could do more than just consume music as a passive listener? It’s a question that has fascinated musicians ever since the dawn of digital technology. Now, a very big label is releasing an app that provides an answer to that question. Ninja Tune – and, crucially, founder …

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Wax Poetics #54 (Feat Big Daddy Kane, Joey Badass, Darryl Hall & Jose James

Purchase Issue 54. via WaxPoetics.com: “Issue 54 split covers celebrate two scenes—blue-eyed soul and Brooklyn MCs—brought together as only Wax Poetics can. Cover one sports legendary Brooklyn MC and Juice Crew alum Big Daddy Kane, backed with new Brooklyn mic killer Joey Badass. And we venture farther back in time …

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Fruits, Veggies & Beats

Words by: CreateDigitalMusic.com Pianos made of apples are becoming, suddenly, commonplace. Photo (CC-BY) Pete Prodoehl. Call it a massive attack of fruits and veg. Simple circuits have long been able to make use of sensors in real-world stuff like apples or JELL-O. ButMake Makey deserves special credit for making interfacing those circuits …

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