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Boiler Room Live Celebrates the Technics 1200s

Broadcast live January 7 with Kenny Dope, Derrick May, Cut Chemist and DJ Koco aka Shimokita.
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From Deep Space to Deep Purple: Remembering ARP and Alan R. Pearlman

Services will be held on Wednesday, January 9 for the legendary engineer and inventor Alan R. Pearlman, founder of ARP Instruments and a giant in the world of early commercial synthesizers.
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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.

SoundCloud is Copying Apple & Spotify’s Curated Playlists

The new playlists are curated by industry insiders and aim to capture what Spotify perfected half a decade ago.

The Man Who Made His Computer Sing: Max Mathews & the Invention of Digital...

The mp3, ProTools, Ableton and digital music itself can be traced to a crazy engineer who taught his computer to sing and helped Stanley Kubrick scare the crap out of the world.
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Roland Unveils ZEN-Core, a Brand New Synthesis System

Powering all new instruments and integrating them like never before, ZEN-Core will be baked into the heart of all new electronic instruments.
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Pioneer HRM-6 Studio Monitor Headphones

Can headphones save your life? No, but they may save your music. Pioneer HRM-6 Studio Monitor Headphones designed with mobile music production in mind.
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Everything We Know About the Roland TR-8S

Rarely does a drum machine turn as many heads or generate as much of a buzz as Roland's new TR-8S Rhythm Performer. Announced on live video, supported by a half dozen demos and showcases around the world, the TR-8S has been at the center of conversation.
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The Six Best Portable Music Keyboards Under $100

On the road or in a compact space, you don't need to spend a lot or get a full piano keyboard to make music. Here are our six best portable music keyboards and USB controllers that cost less than $100.
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Behringer 808 Clone: Thomann Shipping Orders & the First RD-8 Videos Show Up in...

German music retailer Thomann is shipping the Behringer 808 clone, the RD-8, and the first customers are posting videos of their new gear. They seem... happy?
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Behringer is Shipping Its 808 Clone, the RD-8

Behringer's clone of the iconic TR-808 is among the most anticipated new drum machines of the year. They're now shipping to retailers.
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Native Instruments celebrates a decade of Maschine

A limited edition Flame Orange colored Maschine Mk3 is being offered up and it looks pretty fly.

Audio for Mac is Crowdsourcing an iTunes Killer

With Apple killing off iTunes for a replacement, Audio for Mac is crowdsourcing for an audio player and management app designed for collectors and music pros.
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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.

“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.

Black Ice: The Science of the Yamaha DX7

The sophisticated science behind the Yamaha DX7 - the most popular synthesizer ever made.
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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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Super-MicroFreaky-and-Cheapy: Arturia Launches New Synth with a Bang

Arturia introduces the hybrid MicroFreak synth with a bang.
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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?

SoundCloud Thinks Streaming Is the Future of DJing

The internet wants to be in everything, including your DJ set. SoundCloud is preparing to repackage itself as a streaming service for pro DJs.

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John Digweed: “The shared passion for the music never dies”

More than 9 months in the making, a 4xCD project called QUATTRO opens a new decade for John Digweed. Lauren Krieger speaks with the legendary electronic music DJ and producer.

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