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Wax Poetics Issue 58 - Cee Lo Green / Action Bronson

Québécois singer Claude Dubois recorded a French reggae album two years before Serge Gainsbourg

DJ/producer Ghislain Poirier explores the roots of French reggae in his native Quebec

before Serge Gainsbourg

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Claude Dubois - Mellow Reggae cover print

Universal is reissuing Gang Starr, Ludacris, and Kanye West vinyl for its “Respect the Classics” campaign

Win a copy of Step in the Arena, Back for the First Time, and 808s & Heartbreak

Win a copy of Step in the Arena, Back for the First Time, and 808s & Heartbreak

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Gang Starr Step in the Arena

Library records are jewels that the keenest collectors search out.

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Shawn Lee and KPM team up
Ikebe Shakedown Stone by Stone

Persona Records launched the recording careers of Frankie Knuckles and Jamie Principle and showed the world that house music could really sell

Danny Alias cofounded the mysterious and short-lived Persona Records, the precursor to Chicago's house-music boom

Danny Alias cofounded the mysterious and short-lived Persona Records, the precursor to Chicago’s house-music boom

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Danny Alias of Persona Records

The film Babylon looks at London’s early ’80s sound-system scene

How Black London's Mean Streets turned into a legendary movie

See this elusive film at Sonos Presents “HOMETOWN HIFI”

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