Bad Habits Made-To-Order DJ Console
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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 birth to a distinctly ‘New York’ brand of dance …

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ILP Digital Conversion Turntable from ION Audio
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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 all of your vinyl music directly to your iPad, iPhone or …

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“The Last Shop Standing” – The Rise, Fall And Rebirth Of The Independent Record Shop
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“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 stores still being around. When I was a teenager I bought most …

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RCO meets Fink
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Soul

RCO meets Fink – The concert as an App.

Ever wish you could attend a concert taking place in an other country ? Well, it happened to me this summer, but fortunately “there was an app for that”. For the past few months, I’ve been enjoying an absolutely unique concert app on my iPad. This groundbreaking app featured the …

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Native Instruments Maschine MKII
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Native Instruments Maschine MKII

via TurntableLab.com Today Native Instruments announced the latest version of their popular Maschine. The new model includes updated 1.8 software and their Massive soft synth. For the nice price of $669.00 the Maschine Mk2 will be available in both black and white, multicolored pads with increased sensitivity and can even …

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“Saint Nina” Shirt by Miss Me
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Jazz

“Saint Nina” Shirt by Miss Me

I’m getting a sweet new t-shirt and I thought I should spread the word on this new collection by MISS ME aka Rapha, great designer and illustrator from Montreal (not putting her government name on here heheh). She did an absolutely gorgeous poster for a show of mine a few years back that …

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Wax Poetics Issue #51
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Wax Poetics Issue #51

New issue of Wax Poetics is here! Wax Poetics 51 is an all-hip-hop issue with two different covers. Cover 1: Microphone icon Nas b/w Detroit rapper Danny Brown. Limited-Edition Cover 2: No Limit Records (cover feature on production team Beats by the Pound) b/w Ishmael Butler’s new project, Shabazz Palaces. Features on Kurtis …

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Monkeys VS Synths
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Monkeys VS Synths

via CreateDigitalMusic.com: “Composer and Swedish dance music maestro Håkan Libdo has been a constant source of experimentation. But his latest project yields zoo-like new adventurousness. Six species of monkeys are equipped with synthesizers to test the question of whether playing a synth is really playing music – or if it’s …

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Lee Scratch Perry Doll
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Reggae

The Lee Scratch Perry Doll

via Pitchfork: “Dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry now has a doll of his own, designed by cartoonist and musician Archer Prewitt of the Sea and the Cake. This is a Japanese import from Presspop, and is available in an edition of 1,000 via Aggronautix (who also brought us bobbleheads of J Mascis, Andrew WK, Roky Erickson, G.G. Allin, and more). It has …

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