Gadgets & Stuff

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

 
RCO meets Fink

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 u...
by Fullrange

 
 
Native Instruments Maschine MKII

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...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
“Saint Nina” Shirt by Miss Me

“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...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Wax Poetics Issue #51

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 produ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Monkeys VS Synths

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 equi...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Lee Scratch Perry Doll

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 avai...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Theo Parrish “Slices DVD Feature”

Theo Parrish “Slices DVD Feature”

I remember seeing Theo Parrish in Montreal a few years ago, closing up Mutek (an “International Festival Of Digital Creativity And Electronic Music”) with a spectacular all-across-the-board vinyl set. Highlights of the nigh...
by Doc'trin

 
 
John Peel’s Record Collection

John Peel’s Record Collection

As a diehard music lover and DJ / Radio host for quite some years I’ve always been secretly ashamed that I don’t know as much about John Peel as I should. Granted, he was a mainstay on BBC Radio from the 70′s...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
“All Hail The Beat” TR-808

“All Hail The Beat” TR-808

The sounds of the Roland TR-808 drum machine inspire musicians around the world, even though the device hasn’t been made since 1984 and most of its avid users have never actually seen one. Join the conversation and tweet #THE...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 

 
Hip-Hop Skate Decks

Hip-Hop Skate Decks

via the good folks at ShookMag.fm: “Mike Corbett aka Maccy is a proper hip-hop don, with whom I had the pleasure of living with many years back in a (chaotic) share-house in Australia. And whilst his epic t-shirt, tape an...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
808 Posters

808 Posters

A series of informative posters detailing how some of the most notable drum sequences were programmed using the Roland TR-808 Drum Machine. Each sequence has been analyzed and represented as to allow users to re-programme each ...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
Pioneer RMX-1000 Remixbox

Pioneer RMX-1000 Remixbox

via CreateDigitalMusic.com: Pioneer, that best-known brand of DJ hardware, wants you to use hardware alongside software. And they’re uttering the word “remix” rather than “DJ.” And they have something that really does...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)