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Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) reflects on the legacy of Malcolm X

Malcolm X would have celebrated his 90th birthday on Tuesday.

May 21st, 2015 | Wax Poetics | Blog
Collector Eric Edwards

You call yourself a collector? Records are just the beginning.

So you got a few records and some old games, and fancy yourself a collector? It’s a start, but for…

May 13th, 2015 | Wax Poetics | Blog

Carly Simon

In 1982, Simon got a Chic makeover with Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards…

June 25th, 2013 | Wax Poetics | Blog

World Records

German photographer Kai Schäfer is using photographs of records on turntables to tap into the same emotions that hearing those same records conjures up.

June 6th, 2013 | Wax Poetics | Blog

Wooden Records

Your record going wood may not be a bad thing soon.

May 28th, 2013 | Wax Poetics | Blog

Yeezy Season

Kanye’s got something to say.

May 20th, 2013 | Wax Poetics | Blog

James Brown Live

Wolfgang’s Vault’s concert section is a goldmine of lost treasures. From Charles Mingus to the Meters to The Police, they…

March 11th, 2013 | Wax Poetics | Blog

Rubble Kings Kickstarter Campaign

Filmmaker and WP friend Shan Nicholson has directed a dope documentary about late-60s/mid-70s New York City gangs and their influence on…

March 8th, 2013 | Wax Poetics | Blog

Archer Record Pressing Plant

Invincible + Waajeed: Manufacturing “Detroit Summer” 7″ @ Archer Record Pressing from EMERGENCE Media on Vimeo. Follow the Detroit hip-hop…

July 28th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | Blog