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Renowned writer/musician Chip Stern brings the creative process alive with features, interviews,


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recording and gear reviews, plus interactive sound samples…


If you share our interest in jazz, classical and progressive musicians, musical instrument artisans, high end audio designers, pro sound-mastering-recording engineers and home studio recordists, if you yearn to play DJ and create compelling CD compilations of your own, you will appreciate how the in-depth coverage on Chip Stern’s Epicenter of Hip lays out the history and unveils the mystery surrounding the musicians, sounds and technology you find so moving—with special insights into the world of drummers, guitarists, bassists, two-channel audio reproduction and internet music-inspired sequencing and programming.




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