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This is a near-exact replica reissue of Wax Poetics Issue One, originally published in December 2001. Some text has been corrected for accuracy, and there are a few Easter eggs, but generally it is identical to the original debut issue (warts and all). 80 pages.
(Check back for the redesigned hardcover edition.)
Turning the Tables on Bobbito Library of Sound (NY record store the Sound Library) WFMU Record Fair Give the Engineer Some (Scotty Hard) David Axelrod Profile The Power of Soul (Idris Muhammad) Make Checks Payable to Charles Mingus Building Blocks (Ultimate Breaks & Beats) Mindnumbing (Brainfreeze) Backwash (Brainfreeze breaks comps) Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow interview Mr. Supreme Unearthed Somewhere on the East Coast photo essay Madlib: Tightlipped On the Blackhand Side (Blaxploitation essay) Outlaw Nation (essay) Afronauts (poem) Re:Discovery Academic Archive: Volume 1 Home Improvement (record cubes)