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Recap: Soul Time in Brooklyn (AGS in New York)

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Recap: Soul Time in Brooklyn (AGS in New York)

The last time I went to New York was roughly 2005, it was for a family vacation with my grandparents and older brother. We stayed in Manhattan, saw a show on Broadway, drank some Manhattans in the hotel lobby bar. We spent all of our time together, with the exception of one afternoon when my family wanted to see David Letterman live, so I decided to go check out FatBeats. I was actively collecting records and making my own beats back then. This was a time before smartphones were everywhere. Asking the front desk for directions to the FatBeats store...

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Sounds of Hawai‘i: ‘Ae Kai, the Smithsonian, and Recording Studios from Honolulu's past

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Sounds of Hawai‘i: ‘Ae Kai, the Smithsonian, and Recording Studios from Honolulu's past

“Sounds of Hawaii” is a photo series documenting recording studios that once existed in the Kaka’ako, Ward, and Ala Moana areas. The project is part of Smithsonian's ‘Ae Kai: A Culture Lab on Convergence.

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A recap of Soul Time in Tokyo: Beams, a-bridge, Diskunion and more

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A recap of Soul Time in Tokyo: Beams, a-bridge, Diskunion and more

Records stores, chance meetings, last minute errands, longtime friends, free beer, and the first train in the morning. A recap of Soul Time in Tokyo 2017.

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The 2016 Hawaii Record Fair (New Location!)

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The 2016 Hawaii Record Fair (New Location!)

The one and only annual gathering of vinyl record dealers and enthusiasts is the Hawaii Record Fair. And it's returning to Honolulu in greater glory on Sunday, October 9th, 2016. Founded in 2012 by the oldest record shop on Oahu—Hungry Ear Records—the fair continues to grow and evolve. This year it'll forgo its regular venue for a much-welcomed move to the Ala Moana Hotel's Garden Lanai ballroom. Thank goodness, because this means air-conditioning! Hungry Ear had us in mind when they looked back on those sweaty few years digging in the stagnant heat of the McKinley High School cafeteria. Admission...

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Soul Time In Waikiki

Events Soul Time in Hawaii

Soul Time In Waikiki

When the opportunity arose to work with The Surfjack, we realized we could bring Soul Time to the one place on Oahu that's been needing it for some time. That's why we're launching Soul Time In Waikiki.

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