Gadgets & Stuff

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

 
Kraftwerk “Publikation” Book by David Buckley

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 showcasin...
by Devon Eve

 
 
AMG V12 Turntable

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 plat...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

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

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 ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
J Dilla “Donuts” 45′ Box Set

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 a...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Hakan Lidbo @ TED x Göteborg

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 ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

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

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 an...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Drum Machine Cushions & Bean Bags by Analog Sweden

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
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Ableton Push – New Dedicated Controller

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 ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Ableton Live 9

Ableton Live 9

Ableton announced their latest version of Live, Live 9. It’s packed with a bunch of new features that improve Live’s already impressive user experience. Check them out below: Record automation into clips. Edit automation w...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Bad Habits Made-To-Order DJ Console

Bad Habits Made-To-Order DJ Console

Ok, now you know what to get me for Christmas… Bad Habits DJ Consoles take their inspiration from the set-ups of infamous clubs such as Studio 54 and the Paradise Garage, where DJs such as Larry Levan and Nicky Siano gave...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
ILP Digital Conversion Turntable from ION Audio

ILP Digital Conversion Turntable from ION Audio

Transfer your music directly from your records to your iPad, iPhone or iPod with iLP from ION Audio. iLP’s stylish looks make it the perfect centerpiece in your home music system, and its built-in dock allows you to transfer ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
“The Last Shop Standing” – The Rise, Fall And Rebirth Of The Independent Record Shop

“The Last Shop Standing” – The Rise, Fall And Rebirth Of The Independent Record Shop

I really can’t say how much independent / local record stores have meant to me and my musical “upbringing”. I do consider myself very lucky to be part of the last generation that grew up with these record stor...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)