Fender Rhodes

Rhodes Electric Piano

World War II may have given us the atom bomb, but it also contributed what Ray Charles would call “an…

May 20th, 2013 | | Articles

Nothing Like This: J Dilla

Three days after his thirty-second birthday, James Dewitt Yancey lost his battle with lupus. For the past five years, devoted…

February 10th, 2011 | | Today in History
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Javelin: Top Ten Albums of 2010

Read about Javelin in Wax Poetics issue 40 What happened for you in 2010? Smashed boomboxes onstage at Girl Talk,…

December 28th, 2010 | | Top (20)10
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Issue 44

  re:Discovery Bill Withers, Egle Martin, United States Navy Port Authority Soul Band, James Spaulding, Bennie Maupin The Budos Band Staten Island…

December 7th, 2010 | | Wax Poetics Magazine

Boundless Radio Presents…

The fine folks at Boundless Radio are back with a pair of killer mixes and a mini-documentary on Big City…

July 9th, 2010 | | New Releases

Protected: Heineken & Red Bull

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March 24th, 2010 | | Case Study
Record Prince

Kolkata’s Record Royalty

After two trips to India to pursue spiritual interests, the third time around I decided to bring my portable turntable…

October 8th, 2008 | | Articles
The Mackrosoft

The Mackrosoft

As above, so below, wrote magician-philosopher Hermes Trismegistus. It’s the key to all the universe’s mysteries: the macrocosmos is the…

February 12th, 2007 | | Record Rundown

Betty Everett

Love Rhymes was co-produced by David Axelrod and Johnny Watson, with a couple tracks being handled by Hi’s Willie Mitchell,…

February 1st, 2006 | | Re:Discovery
Bernard Purdie

Bernard Purdie

“Bernard is very sharp,” once said Galt MacDermot. “He plays a lot of interesting rhythms.” Indeed. And many admirers have…

October 14th, 2003 | | Record Rundown