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Download These 150 Rare Vintage Drum Machines For Free Ninety-Nine

Download 150 Rare Vintage Drum Machines For Free Ninety-Nine

Seeking quality sounds from music’s most coveted drum machines? Look no longer. Thanks to the good folks at Autodafe, an expansive archive of 150 rare vintage drum machines is here for the taking. And it won’t cost you a dime (though donations are suggested, and we certainly encourage them.) Historic Korg, Casio and Roland drums…

Hear The Third and Final Part of Peanut Butter Wolf's "RIP 2016" Mix ft. Lee Andrews, Blowfly, Leon Haywood and More
Hear The Third and Final Part of Peanut Butter Wolf’s “RIP 2016”…
Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce and Radiohead Will Headline Coachella 2017
Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce and Radiohead Will Headline Coachella 2017
Pharrell and Janelle Monaé Are Not Here For Kim Burrell's Bigotry
Pharrell and Janelle Monaé Are Not Here For Kim Burrell’s Bigotry

[UPDATE: Ellen DeGeneres has confirmed that Burrell will no longer appear on her show to perform…

A$AP Rocky and Snoop Dogg Freestyle Over Mobb Deep's "The Realest" on 'GGN'
A$AP Rocky and Snoop Dogg Freestyle Over Mobb Deep’s “The Realest” on…

Now that we’re all settled in with the new year, it’s time to catch up…

In No Ranking Order: The Most Slept-On Albums of 2016
In No Ranking Order: The Most Slept-On Albums of 2016

We’ve waxed thoroughly on the year’s best albums, but if anything was proven by our…

Staff Picks: Zo's 16 Best Albums of 2016
Staff Picks: Zo’s 16 Best Albums of 2016

2016, you cruel, sadistic beast: you took frequently and relentlessly, swallowed legend after legend whole, no…

Staff Picks: William Ketchum's Best Albums of 2016
Staff Picks: William E. Ketchum III’s Best Albums of 2016

Mumble rap surely made its mark over the last 12 months with the ascension of…

Watch Yasiin Bey x Robert Glasper Perform De La Soul's "Stakes Is High" Live In Paris + Exclusive Photos & Recap [photographed by Mr. Mass for Okayplayer]
Stream Yasiin Bey and Ferrari Sheppard’s Debut Album as Dec. 99th

The first of Yasiin Bey‘s three apparent farewell records has arrived. Dec 99th, a collaborative…

Staff Picks: Abel Shifferaw’s 16 Best Albums of 2016
Staff Picks: Abel Shifferaw’s 16 Best Albums of 2016

Ahh, 2016, 2016. I ain’t gonna front 2016, you was not that cool. You were…

The Internet’s Syd Has Completed Her Debut Solo Album

Earlier this year The Internet‘s lading lady, Syd, announced that she’d been working towards the…

Staff Picks: Elijah Watson's 16 Best Albums Of 2016
Staff Picks: Elijah Watson’s 16 Best Albums Of 2016

Following Kevin Clark’s best 16 albums of 2016, I now present my picks for this…

Watch Erykah Badu's Daughter, Puma, Perform a Stunning Cover of Rihanna's "Stay"
Watch Erykah Badu’s Daughter, Puma, Perform a Stunning Cover of Rihanna’s “Stay”

At just 12 years old, Erykah Badu‘s daughter is already showing signs of star power.…

Chic Performs At The Roots Picnic NYC On Sunday, October 2, 2016 (Photo: Pip Cowley)
Nile Rodgers Announces First Chic Album in 25 Years Will Arrive in…

Back in 2015, Nile Rodgers was back on the upswing of his career following 2013’s…

The Faces Of Roots Picnic 2016: Backstage Portraits By Shayan Asgharnia
Reader’s Choice: MVPs of 2016

The votes are in, dear players. And it was a close match. But after a…

Reader's Choice: Best Albums of 2016
Reader’s Choice: Best Albums of 2016

The world’s a weird and wild place at the close of 2016. A giant racist…