The New Soundcloud by CreateDigitalMusic.com
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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. Playback works better, and everything is bigger, clearer, and more usable. A lot has changed, but I …

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Kraftwerk “Publikation” Book by David Buckley
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Kraftwerk “Publikation” Book by David Buckley

Brand new biography on Kraftwerk called “Kraftwerk – Publikation” by music-writer David Buckley. This book was named as a top new release in 2012 by the Financial Times book list and as the best book showcasing the legendary German group Kraftwerk. The book was published on August 30th, 2012 by …

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AMG V12 Turntable
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AMG V12 Turntable ($15,000!)

via Hypebeast: “AMG or Analog Manufaktur Germany unveils its premier turntable. Rotary from CNC in the form of a machined aluminum platter is offered up, accompanied by a 12-inch tonearm, 25mm aircraft grade aluminum platter, and three speed settings. Aside from the impressive mechanics, this turntable also surpasses most with …

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Numero Group: Omnibus: Vol.1 45×45 Boxset + Book
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Soul

Numero Group: Omnibus: Vol.1 45×45 Boxset + Book

Numero Group, the purveyors of all things obscure and soulful have been hard at work for the last ten years giving us just that, sweet Soul Music in remastered, reissued form. For their 45th release, Numero compiled what could be considered the holy grail of Soul jams. Eccentric Soul: Omnibus …

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J Dilla “Donuts” 45′ Box Set
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Beats Hip-Hop

J Dilla “Donuts” 45′ Box Set

Box of donuts: 8 x 7-inch singles. Album plus bonus tracks. Expected ship date is Jan. 7, 2013 This ships worldwide (as does everything else on stonesthrow.com) J Dilla’s Donuts began simply enough, in summer 2005, as an idea to turn a particularly good demo beat tape into a full-length release. We …

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Hakan Lidbo @ TED x Göteborg
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Hakan Lidbo @ TED x Göteborg

I found a really interesting and thought provoking presentation – as a lot of TED conferences are – by Swedish musician Hakan Lidbo. I had the pleasure of DJ-ing at the TEDxMontreal event last year and it was great to listen to all these amazing ideas from such diverse areas …

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REGGAE 45 SOUNDSYSTEM THE LABEL ART OF REGGAE SINGLES, A VISUAL HISTORY OF JAMAICAN REGGAE 1959-79
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Reggae

Reggae Soundsystem 45! by Soul Jazz Records

Reggae Soundsystem 45! is a new stunning deluxe 500 page flexibound book that features over 1000 full size record label 45 rpm single designs that span the history of reggae music. The book is compiled by the renowned author and reggae expert Steve Barrow (Rough Guide to Reggae/Blood and Fire …

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Drum Machine Cushions & Bean Bags by Analog Sweden
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Drum Machine Cushions & Bean Bags by Analog Sweden

Ok. You officially know what to ask for Christmas this year: These absolutely awesome cushions inspired by the classic TR-808 and TB-303 drum machines. God bless the Swedes! Info: http://www.analogsweden.com/cushion-producer-pack

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Ableton Push – New Dedicated Controller
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Ableton Push – New Dedicated Controller

Along with Live 9, Ableton has announced a dedicated controller called Push. After designing some of the most widely used music production software they have jumped into the dedicated controller market. Having teamed up with Akai, it looks like Push is going to be a great addition to Ableton’s arsenal. Ableton seems …

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