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    Film About Don Buchla

    The following is a message I received from the Electronic Music Foundation. Check out the campaign here! Clarity Films, in Berkeley, has mounted a Kickstarter campaign to fund their new documentary about Don Buchla and his many musical inventions. Buchla is the inventor of ...

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    April 6th, 2013

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    DJ Shiftee Takes On Traktor DJ

    I keep reading great reviews on the Traktor app for iPad is. The April 2013 issue of Music Tech magazine gave it an excellence rating of 10/10, a great value, and innovation award. While I have no intention of looking into iPad DJing for myself, it does look like a fun and ...

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    April 4th, 2013

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    GZA Drops Science at New York City School

    I loved this story and had to share it. It comes from David Drake at Complex Magazine. Check it out below! Back in November, we posted about GZA’s plan to teach science through hip-hop in New York high schools. CBS News recently did a feature on the program, and they ...

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    April 2nd, 2013

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    Serato Icon Series: Hudson Mohawke

    Ross Birchard is Hudson Mohawke – an artist who constantly pushes the expectations and boundaries of scenes and genres. One of the most influential and forward thinking producers currently. His appetite for sounds started at a young age. A UK DMC finalist at 15, DJing ...

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    March 28th, 2013

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    Goodnight Mr. Lewis: Two Articles On Bottle Service That Are Completely Clueless

    I came across a great article by the legendary Steve Lewis in his column for Blackbook Magazine. In his piece, Lewis lays out simply and eloquently the reasons why bottle service is here to stay and why nightlife is best left explained to the people who are in it! His ...

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    March 15th, 2013

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    Marc “MK” Kinchen on MASCHINE and TRAKTOR

    I just watched a great video of New York deep house don Marc ‘MK’ Kinchen use MASCHINE to recreate his white-hot remix of Storm Queen’s “Look Right Through”. Marc uses MASCHINE to chop up a vocal sample and build a remix, then drags the parts straight into TRAKTOR’s Remix ...

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    March 1st, 2013

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    Serato Icon Series: Mike Relm

    Here is the next installation of the Serato Icon Series featuring Mike Relm. Enjoy! Mike Relm has cemented himself at the forefront of the video DJing revolution. He walks the line between performer and director and it’s these two sides of his personality that have ...

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    February 28th, 2013

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    My New Jambox by Jawbone

    After wanting a good bluetooth speaker for sometime, I finally picked up the small Jambox by Jawbone. I absolutely love the thing. It is easy to use, works great with my phone and computer, and it looks and sounds great. I posted a photo of mine as well as some additional ...

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    February 18th, 2013

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    Serato Icon Series: Peanut Butter Wolf

    Here is the next installation of the Serato Icon Series with Peanut Butter Wolf. I remember a lot of backpacker kids being into him back in college, but I never followed him. I really related to his story about becoming a DJ, and he definitely seems like a cool guy. Check it

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    February 1st, 2013

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    Believe The Hype: QuietComfort® 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones

    I have never been a big fan of Bose products. I think many of the systems are overpriced, and this has made them a favorite of home builders and general contractors. But the considerable buzz of their noise canceling headphones had me intrigued. While looking for a pair of ...

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    January 14th, 2013

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