Anthony B is a veteran producer, but none of his 12 previous albums sound as clean as his latest, Higher Meditation. Produced by Maximum Sound's Frenchie, "Just Can't Live That Way" is the live-instrumentation gateway into a revolutionary and righteous lifestyle. With shining guitars and his passionately gruff voice, Anthony B has just made the Greensleeves catalog that much more esteemed.Read more »
Monday opened the week with a brand new, funked-out tune from the Greyboy Allstars. On Tuesday, we switched gears with electro-duo Digiatlism’s addictive track “Pogo” before heading straight into breakcore mutilation turf via Mochipet. The math-rockers in Shapes and Sizes came through with instrumental chaos on Thursday, while Friday ended the week strong, with the gangster-shoegaze sounds of Anticon.’s Odd Nosdam.Read more »
What ever happened to Gorillaz cohort Jamie Hewlett? Well, he’s currently working with sex toy company Jimmy Jane on producing a series of luxury vibrators called the "Ultimate Members" collection, based on the Gorillaz characters. If you’ve ever really, really liked the band, prices start at $275. The whole, erm, package, is just under two grand.
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After hosting a stellar live in-store with Blonde Redhead, Apple continues dabbling in the events world with several renowned DJs crashing its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan for the Midnight Mix series. Mark Ronson kicked things off on June 1, and tonight sees an appearance by Wave Music founder and dance legend François K.
It’s amazing how quickly otherwise-intelligent gear heads will drop a wad of cash for those abhorrent iPod docking stations currently sweeping the market, especially when M-Audio offers up a speaker system as resolute as the Studiophile AV 40s.
Unlike a majority of modern desktop speakers, the AV 40s are specifically designed for bedroom composers and producers who want a hassle-free setup that can stand on its own, be taken on the road, etc.
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