wax Poetics

Insight and happenings from across the music community

Quick reads about lost, classic and forgotten records

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Multimedia deep-dives into music stories, scenes and themes

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Women in Music: Artists & Writers Wax poetics

Women in Music: Artists & Writers

Featuring selected articles that display women’s important and versatile contributions to music, from the artists to the writers.
Beats and Beat Makers Photo by B+.

Beats and Beat Makers

From Dilla to DJ Premier, dig into the personalities behind the beats as they divulge the stories behind the creation of hip-hop classics and left-field breakbeats..
Japan Wax poetics


Japan has long been the land where tradition and innovation come together. The Japanese appreciation and adoption of cultures from abroad has led to extraordinarily eclectic artists and fans. Wax Poetics celebrates the unique music scene of Japan.


Documenting music trailblazers, cultures and stories

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