Reasons To Hate Waxpoetics Magazine

November 9, 2006

Actually… I really love Waxpoetics and it’s one of the few magazines that I still find time to read nowadays. I’ve been known to harass the booksellers at Borders, rush home franticly to read the articles and drool over pictures of rare records as if they were pinups of pretty women. In the record collecting world Waxpoetics is the equivalent of Sports Illustrated to a collector of Hip Hop/Rap, samples, breaks, drum loops and influencing genres. Reading an new issue is akin to opening the society page to find out who is considered elite, who was tapped to show off their collections, and what the fashionable records are for the next month. I can never put the magazine down and treat every issue with kid gloves trying my hardest not to get fingerprint marks on the covers. In other words I am an addict. It’s almost like I lose my mind once the new issue comes out. Just looking at the pictures is addictive… It’s worse than crack rock!

There are a few things that I really can’t stand about the magazine and of course most of them are tied to whatever behavioral issues I have developed as a result of the writing. I hold Waxpoetics solely responsible for the week I spent listening to Steely Dan’s entire discography and the funny looks that I received when talking to friends about how the group refused to performed live. The week after that I moved onto Funkadelic, researching the group’s history and walking around throwing up the funk sign at my place of employment. I also blame them for the Gabo Szabo record hunt I went on the summer before last, my inability to stop talking about how amazing Joe Zawinal and Weather Report were back in the day, and my ever growing collection of J Dilla (Jay Dee) unreleased beat tapes.

I love you Wax Poetics… Thanks for feeding my obsessions.

{ 14 comments… read them below or add one } October 24, 2020 at 5:26 am

Wonderful story, reckoned we could combine some unrelated data, nevertheless genuinely worth taking a appear, whoa did one find out about Mid East has got more problerms at the same time


firmware middleware professional developers October 24, 2020 at 3:08 pm

This is a topic that’s close to my heart… Many thanks! Where are your contact details though?


click here October 24, 2020 at 3:19 pm

you are really a good webmaster. The web site loading speed is incredible. It sort of feels that you are doing any unique trick. Also, The contents are masterpiece. you’ve performed a great process on this matter!


click over here now October 24, 2020 at 4:12 pm

I really appreciate this post. I have been looking everywhere for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You’ve made my day! Thx again!


Distory October 24, 2020 at 8:53 pm

Very nice blog post. I certainly love this site. Keep it up!


cheap flights October 25, 2020 at 9:20 am

Nice post. I be taught one thing more challenging on completely different blogs everyday. It’s going to at all times be stimulating to read content from other writers and follow a bit one thing from their store. I’d want to use some with the content on my blog whether you don’t mind. Natually I’ll provide you with a link on your web blog. Thanks for sharing.


VST Juno October 25, 2020 at 9:55 am

Great article! We will be linking to this great content on our website. Keep up the great writing.


ceeg solar panels October 25, 2020 at 10:24 am

Here are several of the web pages we advocate for our visitors


น้ำผึ้งมะนาว October 26, 2020 at 4:03 am

I really like it when people get together and share thoughts. Great website, keep it up!


Aussies for sale October 26, 2020 at 6:17 am

very handful of internet websites that transpire to become in depth beneath, from our point of view are undoubtedly nicely worth checking out


Cape Coral Florida October 26, 2020 at 3:22 pm

Nice post. I learn something new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon every day. It will always be helpful to read content from other writers and use something from their web sites.


DiversityNewsMagazine.Org - Entertainment News October 26, 2020 at 3:50 pm

I couldn’t resist commenting


best bathroom scales October 26, 2020 at 4:14 pm

An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a coworker who was conducting a little homework on this. And he actually bought me dinner simply because I stumbled upon it for him… lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending some time to talk about this issue here on your website.


havuz market October 26, 2020 at 5:58 pm

usually posts some quite fascinating stuff like this. If you are new to this site


Previous post:

Next post: