Wax Poetics Issue #50
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Wax Poetics Issue #50

via WaxPoetics.com: In December of 2001, Wax Poetics debuted its first issue to a small following of record collectors and “beat diggers.” Ten years later, Wax Poetics has carved out a niche for itself in the world of music journalism and expanded its audience to a worldwide congregation of music …

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NAMM 2012 Conference : The Highlights
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NAMM 2012 Conference : The Highlights

via CreateDigitalMusic.com Can I have this fun, wacky, sound-shaping Arturia monosynth and the new Moog Minitaur, please? Actually, at their prices, you really could – and still spend less than the cost of a lot of standalone synths. There’s lots of new stuff for musicians. Sometimes, the best thing to do is …

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Gil Scott-Heron “The Last Holiday. A Memoir”
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Soul

Gil Scott-Heron “The Last Holiday. A Memoir”

via Shook.FM (awesome website): “Gil Scott-Heron’s final opus, one that he was working on intermittently for the last two decades of his life, is not an album of music but a memoir. Autobiography isn’t quite the right word, because this book pulls down the shutters and closes shop in 1981, the …

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Introducing MPC Renaissance
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MPC Renaissance – MPC Fly – MC Studio

If you haven’t heard the news already, welcome back from Mars. AKAI is starting 2012 with a bang by taking over NAMM with one-two-three all-new MPCs: MPC Fly merges unmatched Akai Professional technology with the power of your iPad 2, embodying legendary capabilities that have made the MPC an industry …

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AIAIAI Capital Headphones
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AIAIAI Capital Headphones

via Hypebeast.com: Primed for the individual on the go, AIAIAI has crafted the Capital Headphones, which pride themselves in a smooth listen no matter the extent of outside elements. The audio accessory boasts a rather impressive material composition, as it makes quality use of nylon, reinforced with fiberglass, and an …

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Georgia Anne Muldrow
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Hip-Hop Soul

Georgia Anne Muldrow on Production

Acclaimed producer, singer, and lyricist Georgia Anne Muldrow gives a rare glimpse into her beat making philosophy and how she came to the decision to make music her life passion.

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Moog Minitaur – Analog Bass Synthesizer
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Moog Minitaur – Analog Bass Synthesizer

via CreateDigitalMusic.com: Look past the plug-ins and controllers and hosts that work with controllers and iPads sitting in docks and such. If you like dedicated, analog monosynth hardware, life is actually pretty darned good. Okay, so for those of you without deep pockets, you may not know some of the back story …

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Introducing MPC Renaissance
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Introducing MPC Renaissance

http://www.akaiprompc.com Music by AraabMUZIK, Sean C, and LV Fusing legendary MPC layout and workflow with the power of your computer. MPC Renaissance is an unrivaled music production instrument. Find more information at http://www.akaiprompc.com PRODUCT FEATURES MPC RENAISSANCE HARDWARE Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer Vintage Mode …

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide for Music Nerds

Buying a christmas gifts is always a dicey situation isn’t it. You can never be too sure if the person you’re giving to will like it or, even worse, already have it. Especially true when talking about someone who has really precise interests. Well, seeing as most of the people …

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