Wax Poetics is a quarterly American music magazine dedicated to vintage and contemporary jazz, funk, soul, Latin, hip-hop, reggae, blues, and R&B in the crate-digger tradition; the name of the magazine is itself an allusion to vinyl records.
Joe Bataan is a New York legend in salsa, boogaloo/soul, disco, and even hip-hop circles for his numerous contributions. New York’s DJ Red Alert has also made a name for himself for his own formidable hip-hop contributions. Born from a massive musical scene in Brazil, Azymuth continues to influence bands abroad.
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