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Sound Devices: Why Khari Waits Loves His BOSS DR-670

Editor’s note: Each week, Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. Khari Waits is a Buffalo-based hip hop artist who goes by the name Coleman J. Brahski. He’s also in a few hardcore bands, including BastardBastardBastard and On Point. “My BOSS DR-670 was…

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Sound Devices: Why wZa Loves His Custom Roland MV-8800

Editor’s note: Each week, Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. wZa is hip-hop producer and member of the Buffalo-based hip-hop groups Radarada and Death Picnic. His solo debut full length, AzN CHiKz, comes out this winter. “I love this piece of equipment…

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Sound Devices: Why Lesionread Loves Their Homemade Travel-Sized Studio

Editor’s note: Each week Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. Lesionread is a electronic music producer from Buffalo. He just finished a cross country tour. “I love my case because it’s an ‘all-in-one’ portable recording studio. It’s got a lid and wheels…

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Sound Devices: Why Andy Czuba Loves His Om-Bot Psychic Cell Doom Wave Fold Noise Synth

Editor’s note: Each week, Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. Andy Czuba is a noise artist and Sugar City volunteer. His projects include La Parka, a collaborative noise music project with Bobby Griffiths/VWLS, and Flesh Trade, his solo noise project. “I discovered…

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Sound Devices: Why JeffRepeater Loves His Native Instruments Maschine

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Editor’s note: Each week, Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. JeffRepeater is a local DJ and electronic music producer. He opens for the funk band, Lettuce, at the Tralf Music Hall tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 12. “Native Instruments Maschine is a software and hardware…

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Sound Devices: Why Sparklebomb Loves Her Casio SK-1

Editor’s note: Each week, Cory Perla of The Public asks a local musician to tell us why they love their favorite piece of gear. Sparklebomb is Angie Conte, an electronic music producer from Buffalo. Her most recent release is a full length cassette tape titled “Bring In The Night.” “It looks like it’s for babies, but…

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Sound Devices: Why Cory Loves His MicroKorg

This is how this column will work: each week, we’ll feature a piece of gear that one local electronic music maker loves. The gear featured here might be vintage, homemade, or brand spanking new, and we’ll ask one simple question about it: Why do you love it? I’ll go first. “I bought this [MicroKorg] synthesizer…

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