Music Tech & Art

Linn LM-1 Drum Machine circa 1982

The LM-1 Drum Computer, manufactured by Linn Electronics Inc., was the first drum machine to use digital samples of acoustic drums. Conceived and designed by Roger Linn, it was also one of the first programmable drum machines. It was introduced in early 1980 at a list price of US$4,995, climbed to $5,500 when additional features were …

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Interviews
House / Techno

Larry Levan Interview circa 1991 – KissFM London

Here’s something very special: Over at Soundcloud, an extremely rare UK interview/mix with Larry Levan is now available for your listening pleasure. To put it in context, Levan was in London to play some of the opening nights at Ministry of Sound, a club largely (if not entirely) based on the …

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Dj Mixes

Guest Mix: Balbio – NOWhere (PassionJunkies, Italy)

Got a treat in the inbox from the homie Balbio all the way from Italy. He is the founder of the very dope site called PassionJunkies. I really strongly suggest you check that out. Like now… Balbio – NOWhere by Balbio Full tracklist: 01.B.Lewis -3 Sun 02.Dem Hunger – Passion …

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Music Documentaries
Hip-Hop

Beastie Boys “Make Some Noise” Video (Full Lenght)

“Make Some Noise” is the first single off the Beastie Boys’ new album, “Hot Sauce Committee Part Two”

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Music Documentaries

Spoek Mathambo “Control” Video

Up and coming multi-talented South African artist Spoek Mathambo delivers a very interesting video and cover version of the Joy Division classic “She’s Lost Control”

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Music Tech & Art

Okki Nokki Record Cleaning Machine

Ok, so this is pretty pricey (i’ve seen it at around 550$) but for the amount of vinyl I have in my basement I have to say that I’m seriously considering something like that… MANUFACTURER’S REVIEW The Okki Nokki RCM is an exceptionally well-designed device created specifically for cleaning all …

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Interviews
Soul

Rick James – Rare Lost German Interview

Super bad ass interview of the original bad bwoy himself, Rick James! Interview was shot in Germany following his very first European concert. Big up to my good friend Andy Williams for sending me this nugget.

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