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The Sound of the Late ’80s, Roland’s Classic D-50 Gets the Boutique Treatment

Roland releases the Roland D-05, the boutique edition of the famed Roland D-50 synthesizer.

HearThis Removes All Play/Download Limits

HearThis continues to grow, and has lifted all restrictions on play and downloads for free accounts.

10 Best Studio Headphones Under $50

Blew all your cash on plug-ins and modular synths? Here are 10 headphones for music production and studio work that won't bust you out.
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Samson’s Meteor Mic Fulfills All Your (Podcasting) Needs

Looking for a cheap but quality podcasting mic? Samson's Meteor Mic will fit your needs and your budget.
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Moog Brings Back to Life the Pioneering Synthesizer IIIc

Moog, the company, is steeped in music history - largely because they invented much of it. And keep bringing it back to life, like the Synthesizer IIIc.
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Feel the Music? Try the Subpac-M2

DJs and festival goers are discovering Subpac's next gen wearable and tactile device.
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Audiomack is Free and Nobody is Paying

Audiomack offers unlimited uploads and unlimited data and it's completely free. So why aren't more dance music DJs using it?
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Take a Virtual Video Tour of the Private Roland Museum

Iconic music manufacturer Roland offers you the chance to tour their glorious private museum from the comfort of your couch.
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Mixcloud: Party Like It’s MySpace in 2006

In our continuing series on SoundCloud Alternatives, we turn to Mixcloud: The DJ's choice (and almost no one else's).
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HearThis: What Happened To The “Soundcloud Killer”?

The first in our in-depth explorations of SoundCloud alternatives and streaming sites made for DJs.

3 Best Apps for Music Making

Mobile music apps are no longer toys. Here are three useful apps that can be used - right now - for music production.

Filling The Groove: Pioneer’s Cheap & Stylish PLX-500 Turntable

A turntable that costs less than a car? Pioneer bridges the gap with the new entry-point PLX-500.

SoundCloud Deletes Groups. HearThis Adds Them

SoundCloud eliminates yet another artist-friendly feature. Upstart HearThis.at immediately added it.
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SoundCloud is for Sale. Is Anyone Buying?

And this is why SoundCloud ignores the independent artists and DJs that are their best customers.

“It’s Like Napster, Only You Pay For It Like Spotify”

Did you hear Napster is back? It's just another of the dozens of big dumb companies that want to sell you cheap streaming.
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These Are the Best Cheap Earbuds You Can Buy

Good, cheap earbuds: Sennheiser's CX 300-II earbuds hit that balance.
rekordbox

What’s New in Rekordbox 4.2.1?

Easy vinyl ripping, volume adjustment automated and more in the latest Rekordbox software.
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The new Technics 1200s show up on eBay

Hey buddy, got $10k to spare?
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A Brief History of the Minimoog, Part Two

Mini-documentary captures the iconic modular synth whose distinctive sound was heard on Kraftwerk's Autobahn, Thriller and Dr. Dre's The Chronic.
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So where are the new Technics 1200s?

Panasonic unveils the new Technics 1200s turntables this Summer. Sometime. Were they worth the wait (and $4000 price)?

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Cz’s Boogie Podcast Episode 18

Episode 18 of Cz's Boogie, 5 Magazine editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani's podcast running down her 10 current favorite songs with House Music news & talk.

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