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Interview: FreshNerd (of 100 Akres)

Keith ‘FreshNerd’ Mitchell stands out amongst the waves of free-release beat makers. He is phenomenally productive and remarkably idiosyncratic; the restricted use of samples, tongue-in-cheek artwork and inexplicably capitalized track titles are all
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Review: DJ Adlib – Haus & Garten (2012)

DJ Adlib’s new album ‘Haus & Garten’ is an impressive mix of bass heavy vibes, sparse percussion and big name guest spots. This is not merely a beat tape, though. This sixth edition of Melting Music Pot’s ‘Hi-Hat Club’ series stands up as an instrumental album worthy of serious attention. Repeated listens are essential.
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Article: Introducing… Nicholas Kopernicus

No, Nicholas Kopernicus is not a pasty white Olympic hockey player, nor is he a future, never heard before 7 foot Polish center being looked at for next year’s NBA draft. Surprisingly, Nicholas Kopernicus is a instrumental duo that consists of Producer/Pianist/Songwriter Jason “classicbeatz” Minnis and Guitarist/Songwriter Seon Gomez (Yes, he was also a Polish astronomer).