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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Voguing and House Ballroom Scene of 1989-92
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House / Techno

Voguing and House Ballroom Scene of 1989-92

Soul Jazz Records’ deluxe 200 page deluxe 24x30cm flexibound book, Voguing and the House Ballroom Scene of New York City 1989-92, features hundreds of stunning photographs from the hidden world of New York’s house ballroom scene out of which came voguing, the dance made famous by Madonna. Photographer Chantal Regnault …

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Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling
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Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling

(by Kembrew McLeod and Peter DiCola) Giving anything music related to a music lover is a pretty perilous adventure. You risk either giving that person something he or she doesn’t like or simply giving something that this music lover already has. But fear not because I got a great idea …

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Wax Poetics Issue #49
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Wax Poetics Issue #49

Featuring: Eddie Palmieri / Lowrider Oldies / Fania & Alegre All-Stars / Cal Tjader / Harlem River Drive / Speed Records  Afro-Cuban Evolution Pianist Eddie Palmieri is a true Latin music visionary. His complex rhythmic compositions and daring improvisation put him at the forefront of musical icons who challenged conventional limitations. Though …

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KORG Monotron: DUO and DELAY (Pocketsize Synths)
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KORG Monotron: DUO and DELAY (Pocketsize Synths)

Via the always awesome CreateDigitalMusic.com: “Every so often, something comes along that’s just irresistibly lovable. So it was with the Korg monotron. With a price of US$60 (or far less), a pocketable size, the ability to run on batteries, a nice, glowing red LFO knob, a delicious filter, and toy-like playability, …

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