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When Thomas Jackson, the police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, talked to reporters this morning, it was mostly to give information about Michael Brown, …

The Second Slaying of Michael Brown

The instant the news broke that 18-year-old Michael Brown was slain by a Ferguson, Missouri cop the inevitable happened. Police officials dusted off a well-worn "cover themselves" template. They would either hold a press conference, publicly release, or leak documents that depicted Brown as having …

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A Movement Grows in Ferguson

In the eight days since Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old, was killed by a police officer named Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, what began as an impromptu vigil evolved into a sustained protest; it is now beginning to look like a movement. The local QuikTrip, a gas station and convenience …

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How to Increase Your Versatility in the Studio

Becoming a producer is a very daunting task. A big part of the job is directing musicians and artists, steering them towards a desired sound and …

Understanding Harmony: Part 1

What is harmony? How do chords relate to one another? How can a chord progression build a framework for a song? In this tutorial we'll answer those …

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Fl Studio Tutorial: Become A Power User Part 6 - Making Beats

<b>FL Studio is great for making beats, and there’s more than one way to go about it, as Hollin Jones reveals…</b><p>Beats are at the heart of most kinds of …

FL Studio Tutorial: Become a Power User 7 - Working With Bass.

<b>The power and energy of almost any piece of music comes primarily from the beats and the bass, and this is especially true of electronic music. Last</b> …

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Japanese airline pulls 'racist' commercial

All Nippon Airways, the largest airline in Japan, says it plans to revise a television commercial it aired featuring a Japanese actor wearing a blond wig and large nose to portray a Caucasian.<p>The commercial, which aired in Japan over the weekend, sparked a flood of calls to the airline by customers …

DEA agent goes to pot, leaves fed agency to join marijuana industry

Former DEA Agent Patrick Moen — whose career with the Drug Enforcement Administration went up in smoke when he joined the lucrative legal marijuana industry — isn't likely to spark an exodus from the agency, former colleagues say.<p>Moen, 36, quit his post in Portland late last year and is now working …

Scarface Feels Hip-Hop Today Has No Soul - XXL

Scarface is a Houston hip-hop legend, and when the man speaks, people listen. The twenty-plus-year rap veteran was a pioneer for Southern artists of …

Premiere: Juicy J “Blow Out” - XXL

Juicy J never stops working. Tonight, the Three 6 Mafia member lets loose a free track called “Blow Out.” Produced by Lil Awree with co-production by …

Diddy Casually Returns To 'TRL' For The 39th Time

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