For The Record - a vinyl documentary produced by Kiwis

11 December 2012 - , , , , ,

This is a brilliant doco on people who are still involved in cutting vinyl over in Europe, produced by PZ (James Meharry).

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Jansen 2009 Rumble in the Jungle Kicking off this week!

16 August 2009 - , , , , , , , , ,

With just under a week to go before the first of the 2009 heats kicks off, you can bet theres plenty of DJs huddled over their crates, beavering away at perfecting their set lists for the night.

Rumble in the Jungle is a Drum and Bass DJ competition for New Zealanders, showcasing superb mixing talent amongst both established and bedroom DJ’s alike.

Now 8 years deep in the NZ dance music scene, Rumble in the Jungle is set to excite crowds and give up and coming DJs the exposure they deserve once again.

Last year’s winner, Import, finally took top spot after entering 6 previous competitions and has since gone on to release a mix CD with Empathy recordings and supporting international DJs around the country.

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New Era for Vinyl shoppers in Wellington

6 November 2008 - , , , ,

Well, the big event this week (ignoring the US election) is the opening of New Zealands newest Drum and Bass record store, the 'Samurai Store'.

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Stuff Article on Serato

21 July 2008 - , ,
SeratoScratch.jpg has a bit of a fluff piece on serato and their digital DJing system. Not an amazing article, but a few pieces of interesting info in there.

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Vinyl - MP3 Hybrid Created

16 May 2007 - , , ,

While many DnB labels now offer the option of a digital download for their releases, this doesn't help if you possibly still want the vinyl as you need to make two purchases. This is where UK label, World First Records, comes in. They offer a Vinyl-MP3 hybrid, which is effectivally a vinyl record that includes downloadable MP3s.

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