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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Ableton Live 9
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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 with curves. New browser that lets you browse by file type, location, and frequency of use. Thousands …

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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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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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