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Analog Synth Space Meteor Musik

March 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment

Been listening to some new old digital music from Meteor Musik and their collection of analog synths lately. This one is called U-F-F0e. Space helmets and knob twiddling always seems to sound so good.

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Did I Mention The Keyboard Thing?

January 20th, 2016 · No Comments

A few months ago I dug my old Yamaha V-50 digital synth out of the closet to see if it could still pump out the 80s hits. Turns out what has always been “my old keyboard” taking up space in the closet is now a “vintage FM synth” that is moderately collectable. But mine didn’t […]

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This Is What Music Can Do

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments

Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers with a road version of the Hall and Oates‘ classic pop groove I Can’t Go For That. [Link: Boing Boing]

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A Small Slice of Coachella Pie

January 19th, 2011 · No Comments

The lineup for the 2011 Coachella Music Festival was announced yesterday. After crushing some numbers, my enthusiasm for the April 15-17 events looks like this: Ruling out (for a moment) the amazing introduction to new music that Coachella is, it’s not looking like this year is worth bothering the babysitters. [Link: Coachella]

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URB Magazine Ditches Print

October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

In a letter to his readers, URB magazine’s founder and publisher Raymond Roker announced that the magazine is taking a break from the print media world. Roker, who has kept URB independent through out its history, explained his reasons for the change than most: To simply blame the prevailing conditions on the financial markets is […]

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And Now The Truth Can Be Told. . . Again

July 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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Apple’s Vulgar Display of Digital Power

April 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Yesterday, Apple Computers announced that according to “the latest data from NPD Group” they had surpassed Wal-Mart to become the number one music retailer in the United States. In the past five years iTunes (the world’s largest music catalog) has sold over four billion songs to 50 million people. Apple is understandably happy about it. […]

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It’s Only Rick And Roll To Me

March 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The first time I was “Rickrolled” I didn’t even get it. I love pop-songs and Rick Astley’s Never Going To Give You Up is about as perfect a pop song as you can get. Painfully hooky, shamelessly 80s and epic in execution. The LA Times got in touch with the singer to ask him how […]

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I’m Too Old: Or The Best MTV VMAs Ever

September 10th, 2007 · No Comments

I like to think I understand what “the kids” are into these days. And my guess was that the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards show would be the lowest rated of all time. It is now a day later. And I’m still stunned. I felt deeply sorry for the somnambulant Britney Spears with her Frankenstein […]

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It’s Fun To Stay At The NMKY. . .

August 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

Kevin Wilkins’ at Good Problem finds all the rare grooves.

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