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Apollonia 6

The Prince-penned “Manic Monday” was originally written for Apollonia 6

When Prince’s girl-trio pop project Vanity 6 morphed into Apollonia 6, the Purple One wrote the track “Manic Monday” but…

May 17th, 2016 | | The Album
Sly Stone Small Talk

A collection of art director John Berg’s iconic album covers

Former Columbia Records art director John Berg passed away last week. When we read his obituaries and other blogs that talk…

October 19th, 2015 | | The Album
Everybody Digs Bill Evans

Album cover art: Everybody Digs Paul Bacon

  Everybody digs Paul Bacon. You just might not know it yet. He first made his mark as an art director…

June 11th, 2015 | | The Album

Between the Sheets: Collecting sheet music

“As well as digging for records,” says Nostalgia 77’s Ben Lamdin in Issue 15, “I realized you can dig for scores.” As fellow obsessive collectors, we eventually made our way to sheet music as well.

June 4th, 2013 | | The Album
Delfonics LP

20 hit sweet soul records by the Delfonics

We visit the twenty hit records of Philly’s quintessential sweet-soul group, the Delfonics

January 29th, 2013 | | The Album
Norman Jay


Kutiman, one of Israel’s brightest musical stars and the creator of the online music video project, Thru-You, has released a new mash-up video…

March 28th, 2011 | | The Album
Reese & Santonio "The Sound" (KMS Records) 1987

Kevin Saunderson

Dear friends, fans and members of the music industry Today I’m giving away as a free download one of the…

February 22nd, 2011 | | The Album
EMU SP 1200

The SP-1200

In the Analog Out of Issue 41, we took a look at the legacy of digital sampling machines, specifically the…

January 28th, 2011 | | The Album
Young Gun Silver Fox

Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!   Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!     Features: A Tribe Called Quest…

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