Gadgets & Stuff

Reviews of MIMS-approved gear & stuff to nerd-out about.

 
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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 ha...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Rap Playing Cards – by Mynority Classics

Tokyo-based brand MYNORITY CLASSICS, which created buzz all over the world with its recent “2012 MYC Hip Hop Subway Calendar” is releasing HIP HOP playing cards in early July! Let’s all forget about video game...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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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 Notti...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Dam Drum 2.0 – Handheld Drum Machine from Dam-Funk!

via Stones Throw: Version 2.0 of the HANDHELD DRUM MACHINE & SEQUENCER, a collaboration with Dam-Funk, Bleep Labs & Stones Throw. Hand made, limited edition | Shipping January 21st. Dam-Drum is a handheld drum machine...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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LaCie “Blade Runner” – Hard Drive designed by Phillippe Starck

The LaCie Blade Runner is more than just a beautifully designed hard drive – it’s a creation by world famous designer Philippe Starck that represents the combination of human and machine. The LaCie Blade Runner’s ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Album Cover Ceramic Refrigerator Magnets Set

Pretty simple but genius idea for the music nerd in you. Record Cover magnets! Tons of packs available like Public Enemy, the Beasties, Tom Waits and so on. “These very strong fully backed magnets have free high photo qua...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
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Record made of Ice!

Seriously one of the best promo stunts we’ve ever heard about. Best youtube comment about this one: “Man, I can’t wait until this record leaks”… hehe music hipster humour.
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Olive ONE: All-in-One Home Music Player

Tired of using various devices to access your music that’s undoubtedly spread across multiple services and drives? Olive One ($400-$500) is looking to help you out. This networked digital music player arrives in a decor-f...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Wax Poetics Issue #53 (Feat RZA & Jesse Boykins)

Wax Poetics Issue #53 (Feat RZA & Jesse Boykins)

Purchase Issue 53. Like a highly trained Shaolin monk, this issue has many styles. And many of our featured artists are masters and leaders of their respective styles and movements. And most have combined multiple styles to cr...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
DJR 400 – Rotary Mixer from E&S

DJR 400 – Rotary Mixer from E&S

If money was no object this year, my Christmas gift from me to me would be this bad boy. A  rotary mixer hand made in France. The two main features of this E&S (Electronique Spectacle) mixer are: power & portability. ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Record Supply Co – Clear Plastic Record Frame (10 Pack)

Record Supply Co – Clear Plastic Record Frame (10 Pack)

Simple, cost effective frames that make your LP’s look great. These frames are entirely constructed of plastic (meaning the face and borders are all one piece which the record nestles into) and allows you to view the enti...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
The New Soundcloud by CreateDigitalMusic.com

The New Soundcloud by CreateDigitalMusic.com

In addition to a cleaner browser layout, SoundCloud is bringing more functionality to mobile, starting Thursday. Images courtesy SoundCloud. For some months, a lot of us have been using an overhauled SoundCloud interface. Playb...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)