What does a DJ wish for this holiday? Headphones, records, turntables, and studio gear, of course. But also fire pits, comic books and zombie survival kits. Check out what D-Mac, Nitekrawler, Atticus, Jayclue, Rusty B., Meistro, Stylus, Stereo Faith, Micah Vellian, and Ange want to unwrap in December.
Our friends over at vinyl-obsessed multi-city blog The Vinyl District have just announced the release of their new iPhone/Android app, “the only GPS-based record store locator app in the US for you vinyl and record store obsessives.”
Check out Jason Willis’ little Halloween stop-motion masterpiece, shot entirely with his iPhone!
The world lost a true visionary yesterday.
Tim Kaiser creates one-of-a-kind ambient analog electronic instruments from all manner of toys, industrial cast-offs, and obsolescent technologies.
Daft Punk have offered the coolest of the 259 music-related pieces up for auction by EMI Family for Japan relief efforts: the 1987 Ferrari 412 used in their feature-length film Electroma. I’m not usually one for 80s-era industrial design, especially automotive design (too many fetishized sharp angles), but this black Ferrari is an exception.
This is a cool little Flash toy courtesy Sembeo that allows you to play simple bell tones on an interactive matrix.
Since 1988, Daren Ager has been making wonderful acid and techno tracks using an awe-inspiring array of vintage analog gear.