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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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Audiowood Barky Turntable

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Wood. Wood who? Woodn’t you like to know! Here is your perfect turntable for the chalet! Barky is a limited-production (10-15 per year on average), high-quality turntable made with a solid ash round, quality Rega parts kit, 24 Volt Power Supply, heavy glass platter and Rega …

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Serato Control Vinyl Factory

Usually, I find the process of making vinyl records pretty magical but I must say that seeing these pictures of the Serato factory gives me mixed feelings… On one hand the process is really interesting but on the other hand I can’t help but think about how many “real” records …

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Portobello ReCollection Project “Wall Of Sound”: Street Vinyl Art

Absolutely amazing discover to which we give big thanks to EgoTrip, an equally amazing website: “Last October launches the “Portobello ReCollection” project, a celebration to the rich musical heritage of Notting Hill. This six month series of events, will begin with the unveiling of “Wall of Sound“, where visual artists …

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