Face it: you are that kind of person who appreciates a quality slipmat, as reliable and durable as a Moodymann track dropped on a Sunday evening outdoor party. But have you ever thought of making...
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Alin Crihan has made a habit of thrilling us in a nice way, when is comes to fine music. He built a constant flow of releases for the past 5 years, creating essential landmarks for imprints like Catr...
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If you’ve ever wanted to taste that proverbial Romanian hospitality, wrapped in a warm & cozy atmosphere, then you need to visit Iași, an old city located in the Eastern side of Romania. No, n...
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Thousands of miles set us apart from what's happenning on the other side of our Blue Planet, when it comes to our beloved house & techno world. So it's up to the artists to export the groove from...
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Although nurturing a musical universe expanded far beyond electronic music, Cristi Tudorache aka Melodie is much more than a record selector. You only need to take a look at his recent livestreams, w...
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There’s something magical about the cloudy skies. Evasive shapes letting your imagination run wild, smooth formations blending with each other seamlessly, colors sliding along to form unseen nuance...
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The spring season can’t start with just one flower (yeah, that’s an old Romanian saying, but you got the point :D). Yet, you can jumpstart an amazing underground scene with only one club. Its nam...
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Residencies for DC10 Ibiza and Rex Club Paris? Checked! Unforgetable memories imprinted in dancefloors all over the world, from Panorama Bar Berlin, Concrete Paris or Robert Johnson Frankfurt to F...
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What happens when your passion for vinyl records goes beyond the regular crate digging as a weekend activity, to slowly transform into a lifestyle? By all means, you get yourself a job at a record sh...
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Even if the climate changes brought milder winters, at least in some parts of the Northern hemisphere, we’re still predisposed for slight depressions, mainly to the lack of sunshine. We are, after...
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You may say you don’t like charts, hierarchies, tags and points but, boy, you can’t wait to get your hands deep into the year-end reviews, to check at least if your favourite 2019 music has made...
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Somewhere 500 miles east of Moscow, at the confluence of Kazanka and Volga rivers, lies Kazan, Russia’s 6th city in terms of population. Once an important trading center, Kazan is now coming back a...
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What’s better than a hot cup of tea sipped on a cold November day, while wearing your favourite fluffy sweatshirt? A good ol’ session of crate digging through records filled with some fine cuts o...
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We have to admit, sometimes there is a blatant boring visual experience when it comes to the record artwork from the electronic underground. Plain cardboard / white / black usually, or, if you are lu...
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As we know you have the same urge of sticking your nose into your favourite selectors’ record bags, the Crate Digging series is now officially back, with a (hopefully) monthly frequency on Misbits...
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You’ll be amazed by the striking similarities between the Romanian and Portuguese languages, both sharing the same Latin roots. And even at opposites edges on this so called cradle of civilization...
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Many of us weren’t even in plan when these pieces of analog Hi Tech were ruling the world of music. Some of us might had an encounter with these machines when visiting their grandparents. One thing...
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It was about time to return to our old digging habits after this epic summer. Lots and lots of records to  check so our appetite for discovering mind blowing vinyl releases was satisfied 100%. T...
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Gone are the days when Romania's house & techno underground was only revolving around Sunwaves Festival, a few selected clubs in Bucharest and some record labels and crews based also in the capit...
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From organizing raves in the late 90s' in his hometown, Sibiu, and holding a long residency at Chill Out club to running his own record shop and two record labels, Iulian Cazan aka Jay Bliss has been...
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Ever since Artificial Moves, the first record under his own name, Vlad Arapasu took us by surprise with every cut he released. Same techy grooves, going deep into industrial sounds, have brought Vlad...
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Every now and then, when I get hit by some blue vocoders, filtered through metallic echo, one name pops into my mind: Basic Channel Few record labels come close to the status of being both influentia...
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With this myriad of genres, labels and producers, we found it pretty difficult and useless to chart fresh records coming from the underground. And who we are to establish hierarchies, right? Yet, as w...
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With its calm pace, friendly inhabitants and the overall bourgeois vibe, Brussells seems like the perfect city from where the EU leaders can watch over the prosperity of our old and sometimes too cons...
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Too slippery and it could ruin your beatmatching. Too adherent and it could ruin your records. From time to time we become aware of the importance slipmats have in our vinyl setup, especially if we're...
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There is a strange connection between the loopy minimal house that’s buzzing around in the underground for a few years now and the beatless faded melodies that describe the ambient genre: they both...
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Batz and Borac know each other since forever. And their most beloved project, RotoPerCutoR, is nothing more than their common passion for collecting and playing good music on wax. By good music we mea...
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Yeah, we know it best: there's a jungle of record labels that have chosen to release exclusively on vinyl, all of them with amazing music! Yet, the budget to be spent on fresh wax is limited, even if...
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Regardless if you talk about some French pop from the 80s', some obscure 70s' funk music recorded on 7" records or mellow jazz made in Russia, the music collected on vinyl by Vlad Oscar has one thing...
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With billions of stream plays and millions of albums sold all over the world, it looks like hip hop is living its best times. Artists like Drake, Niky Minaj or Kendrick Lamar are followed by legions o...
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10 years ago I was caught in the deep house x tech house blend broadcasted on deepmix.ru. At that time, Andrey Pushkarev was the resident DJ of the Russian online radio station, the moment his name st...
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30 years ago, Romania was still locked down behind the Iron Curtain. As with any form of culture that poised a potential threat to the opressive communist regime, electronic music was facing extreme c...
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Anywhere you look, be it cars, snickers, headphones or notebooks, there is always a legendary product. Put this statement into the turntable world and everyone will point to one iconic device: the fam...
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Everybody has a few records that were left to accumulate dust on some distant record shelf in our bedroom. They were once among our favourite ones, but as our music taste changed, so the old records g...
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On this 1st of December our country reached a round milestone: 100 years since The Great Union, a big time event that marked the birth of modern Romania. We’re not here for a history lesson (you can...
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After a long, hard working day and a proper meal, time to step into your favourite slippers, enjoy a glass of your usual vice and spend some time with your precious record collection, displayed nicely...
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Sometimes you feel like you had enough 4/4 beats bleeding from your turntables. Maybe it’s time for something smooth and silky, that kind of groove only downtempo is capable to bring down on your co...
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Beyond the agitated political context that tore Ukraine in many pieces in the last years, electronic music has proven to be a common language that caught our attention when looking to the Eastern part...
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You know it's going to be a classic when your design changes so little in so many years. Take the VW Beetle, for example: the car that rejuvenated the German post war society has kept its iconic shape...
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Deep House. Two words that were usually used to tag that type of electronic music with a special groove, impossible to describe in other words yet easy to feel it. Sometimes it is that Rhodes piano gi...
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Adam Longman Parker aka Afriqua is that kind of guy you’ll spend hours talking about music, regardless of genres, years or format. Afriqua received an extensive training in classical piano from a yo...
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You know that feeling: you fall in love with a release, search for it on discogs just to find out that this love affair asks for a price that can easily get you 5 to 10 fresh records. Yet, from time t...
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No need to fill up this space with big words about how Ricardo Villalobos reshaped the minimal house sound. For some of us he might be already too mainstream, at least on a declarative level, as I can...
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There’s something unexplainable attractive when it comes to the eerie dusty atmosphere created around us every time we listen to dub techno.   With thick basslines originated in the dub culture...
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At some point in your journey through the realms of electronic music you feel the need to go deeper, to discover what the artists are using as inspiration to create timeless pieces of music, to unders...
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Nope, Christmas didn’t come early this year! As we are thankful for all the friends around us and we feel inspired by this nice sunny summer, we have a gift for you :) The first 5 orders priced at 2...
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Living with your increasingly growing passion for records can turn itself into a crowdy business sometimes: records stacked all over your apartment, taking all the free space even in the kitchen, acum...
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With deep connections into Romania's underground culture and his unique meditative sound patterns entangled into simple and effective percussions, it's no wonder that Vincentiulian has released on lab...
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It's pretty difficult not to fall in love with Andu Simion's house textures, with cosmic themed chords engraved into his unique percussions, sometimes uber techy, sometimes deeply minimal. With releas...
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Ever been down the discogs.com spiral, jumping from record label to record label, from artist to artist and from vendor to vendor, adding a countless number of vinyl pieces to your wantlist and waitin...
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Every now and then you need to give yourself some time to relax and go into a introspective mood. For this reason we prepared a special ambient & experimental record selection, in our stocks for t...
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We thought of bringing a bit of grace and smoothness behind our decks so we started a fresh new series entitled "Girls Love Vinyl". Obviously, it's about girls and their passion for records, regardles...
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Be it under his Funk E alias or a variety of weirdly funny monickers, like Marvin Gain, Laurentiu has managed to push his lively take on tech house on the underground dance floors around the world. Ap...
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Kenny Dixon Jr. aka Moodymann is a legend. And not any kind of a legend but a Detroit one. 20 years ago he released Silentintroduction and since then he pushed his gritty sound combining house loops...
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We continue our journey through the quality releases the Romanian underground has to offer with this 4 tracker signed by Tony Sicoria and released on Outhere, a sublabel of the Inhere imprint. To mat...
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Yup, time for yet another crate digging session. This time we challenged Kashawar to reveal some of his favourite vinyl gems. You may know this guy from his amazing releases for labels like Autoreply,...
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No doubt about it. Your record collection would never disappoint you and this is why you take good care of it, expanding it even if you sometimes have to go in debt :) You go to sleep thinking of viny...
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Driven by the same drum pattern that resembles an odd shamanic ritual, lost in a dark & foggy atmosphere, we found this intriguing release from Oxmose Records, featuring Shcaa and Traian Chereches...
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There's a lot of things we like about the Germany: the utterly amazing music produced in its undergrounds, the efficient and powerful cars, the fairytale mountain landscapes, the impossible-to-enter c...
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Time has come to begin this year in style. Techno Style. No, make it Romanian Techno Style :) So, to make this year’s last Mystery Box the most tempting one we had until now, we asked the Ourown guy...
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Yup, we like almost anything dub. Dub edits, classic dub, dub techno... that solid baseline making room inside our guts... too good to ignore it :) Claiming to be inspired by some 0ld soviet monument...
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1st of December is a moment of celebration for Romanians as it marks 99 years since The Great Union in 1918. We hate going into geopolitical bullshit (for those of you that would like to dig a little...
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Ok, so here we are proving ourselves once again that some serious house music is cooking up in the french underground. Today our ears falled in love with Leo Pol, who previously impressed us with some...
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Once you go black you never go back, black is the new black, all good things come in black... and the list can go on with all sorts of saying about black. Because yeah, we prepare for the Black Frida...
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What stands at the base of a long lasting relationship? Yes, maybe love. Maybe understanding each other’s worries, questions and insecurities. Maybe some good cooking skills. Maybe good music. Maybe...
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Not taking credits for your name and just let your creations speak for themselves. That's one of the reasons many underground artists had chosen to use this sometimes annoying Unkown Artist - Untitled...
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If you tasted just a tiny bit of the drum ’n bass effervescent sound, we’re pretty sure you’ve been hit at least once with Dominick Martin’s productions: staying true to the old skool sound ye...
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As much as you like to stick your fingers into record crates to dig up some electronic gems, every now and then you enjoy receiving surprizes. So, to satisfy your needs, Misbits Record Shop becomes y...
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Every now and then the brilliant minds that run the quintessential Perlon drop an all-star compilation under the Superlongevity name. The 6th iteration, launched a few weeks ago, hosts on no less than...
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We, humans, like to create, to build, to expand. We cut down centuries old trees to grow concrete and glass monsters. We divert rivers to produce energy and feed our hunger for power.We destroy in ord...
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When he's behind the decks playing music, our good friend Kosta has this habit of walking our electronic souls from the sunny highways of house music to the jazzier back alleys. Don't take o...
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We all love the long nights, when our emotions where driven into the deep lands of house & techno with the help of Arapu’s magical sets. Now it’s time to meet our friend’s alternate musical...
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What's a more delightful experience for the music lover in you than taking a sneak peak into the DJs record collections for some nice gems? :) So, to mark up this year's Record Store Day we made up a...
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4 amazing years for Misbits Record Shop were properly marked with a super special edition of our beloved Smoothy Grooves radio show. Miss I took over the livestream, spinning no less than 2 hours of a...
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Here is one of those rare occasions we were allowed to take a sneak peak onto one of our favourite record collectors that still sticks to his rules of buying vinyl to touch the vastness of the el...
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Yeah, here is that smell of enthusiasm again floating in the air as a whole year of good music is lying in front of our eyes and in this particular case into our ears! :) So let’s buckle up for the...
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Some of the best moments at Misbits Record Shop are when our favourite artists spend countless hours squatting over our record crates and smiling, tired and happy, after they found a few records that...
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First and foremost, a true DJ is a an avid record collector. It's not just about entertaining the crowds, it's about the hard work (if we can name it work :D) of digging out records from dusty crates...
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If you happen to be a record lover then you’ve probably got the collectors’ virus: spending money to have some limited editions from your favourite music. The more limited, the better and the mor...
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Celebrating the loooong nights spent digging into discogs.com virtual crates we thought it will be nice to show you 3 of our favourite records listed on Misbits’ Discogs account, an account filled w...
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Yeah, we know, not everybody buys records to carry them around and spin them in front of techno hungry crowds. Some of us buy vinyl for their home listening pleasures: sitting comfortably in your favo...
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Vinyl records have a life of their own: they break, warp, wear from playing them a lot or collect dust and dirt. But maybe that’s why we love them so much :) Now it’s time to show them a bit of l...
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Here, at Misbits Record Shop, we like summer. No, wait, actually we LOVE summer! The sheer pleasure of taking plunges into cool pools, the thrills of wakeboard riding, the satisfaction of crawling our...
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How to find your place in the ever expanding electronic music universe than constantly searching for new sounds & visions and trying to understand and accept even the oddest forms of audio trips f...
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Once a year a huge chunk of Arthur Verona street, hidden somewhere downtown Bucharest, between a coquette interbellic park and a dusty boulevard, is taken over by people. From skilful craftsmen, archi...
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If you’re a searching for the music quality rather than the hype at parties usually go under the radar, chances are you danced to Paul Popa’s selection for a few times. Avid collector and passiona...
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To understand the whole beauty of house music you have to embrace its hip hop roots. Borac started exploring electronic music from its ones and zeros, mixing and scratching hip hop tunes since 2000. G...
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A longtime record collector, UFe started his love affair with the mixing decks around 15 years ago. Now counting around 2000 12 inches and some 500 7 inches records, you can imagine the amount of fun...
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16 years from his debut as a DJ at some underground raves in Sibiu, his hometown, we found Jay Bliss launching the third release of his very own record label, Stomping Grounds, and also preparing a ne...
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Around 1889 this guy named Emile Berliner created these lateral-cut discs that served as a recording medium for sound. Yeah, they had a shitty quality and were mostly used for toys or weird hi tech st...
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As we’re celebrating 3 years since we sold the first record at Misbits Record Shop, we thought of finding out a bit more about our friends & customers from different corners of the world so we c...
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Why did we like SIT - Sideways so much With just 4 releases in 5 years, no wonder we held our breaths when we first heard the Sideways LP news: the SIT debut album, spanned across no less than 5 re...
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If you own a few pieces of vinyl then you’ve already experienced the mixed feelings in your love affair with records: the joy of finding some rare but a bit damaged records during your prolonged cra...
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Muzica electronica - cele mai bune documentare Cu gândul că vom sta departe în acest weekend de maratoanele de toamnă din cluburi, ne-am decis la un weekend petrecut tot în compania muzicii elect...
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Combinăm plăcerea ordonării de chestii în topuri cu pasiunea pentru bucățile de plastic decupate în forme circulare, pentru a întocmi chart-ul celor mai bune plăci din 2015. Și nu orice fel...
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Many of you may have come across the terms vinyl siding, vinyl records, vinyl flooring, vinyl gloves etc, but may not know what exactly vinyl is. Vinyl is not a natural substance but is a synthetic m...
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Dan Andrei – Parcul Cosmos [a:rpia:r] 8 years have passed by from the first release under the seminal [a:rpia:r] record label. Only 14 records and among them timeless masterpieces like Petre Inspire...
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Andrei Nechifor aka Batz started to develop his vinyl addiction years ago, supporting MCs and B-boys with his scratching and beatjuggling skills. The RotoPerCutoR project became his means of expressi...
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INTRODUCTION Why not have a turntable next to your CD Player in your set up? The sound of records can be enlightening, records are authentic, and records can be fun. Compared to the modern digital...
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