Status Kuo

Music reviews you can see—very graphic and cheeky. Artist, designer, dj, FADER and NY Times contributor Andrew Kuo has a keen sense of visualizing music and emotions. Check out more at his blog.

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In the 1981 film "Diva," protagonist Jules makes a bootleg recording of his favorite opera singer. His kit of choice is the portable Nagra IV-S, which some say is still the best 2-channel analog tape recorder ever made. Illustration by Yukio Miyamoto.

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Moving Miles

Blue Note Records has quite an amazing back catalog. Not just musically, but also graphically—a large part due to designer Reid Miles and founder/photographer Francis Wolff. Director Bante recreated and animated classic Blue Note album covers. via Font Feed and Retinart

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Just Incase

Of course Incase would apply their design aesthetic to a dj booth—it goes in line with their brand philosophy "a better experience through good design." This one-off piece can be found in their San Francisco design studio along with other custom furniture all throughout save for the classic Vitsœ shelving by Dieter Rams.

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Gotta Have It

Trailer for documentary film "To Have & To Hold" by Jony Lyle which digs deep into vinyl collecting. Serious love for records on display! Keep track of the film's progress on its Facebook page. via Grain Edit

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Handmade Crates

Colorado Record Crates makes real wood crates for your twelves and forty-fives. via Analog Apartment

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Sneak Attack

Breakbeat duo Hifana gets heads nodding by toe tapping some Ableton Live-connected shoes in a Nike campaign by W+K Tokyo. Software and sound programming by artist, coder, hacker, sound designer, DJ, VJ Daito Manabe. via Create Digital Music

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Ammunition Beats

Beats by Dr. Dre by Ammunition. Robert Brunner and company involved with product, naming, packaging, and strategy.

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