Tracklib courts controversy with “Impeach The President” beat contest

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Tracklib has picked up on current affairs and launched a beat contest titled “Impeach The President”. Which, coincidentally, is one of the most sampled tracks of all time, originally by The Honey Drippers. “Impeach The President” came out in 1973, at the height of the Watergate scandal, and was directly aimed at President Nixon. With […]

Apogee add their voice to growing concern about tariffs on US imports

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Last month we heard from Moog Music who were asking people to contact their representatives in light of President Trump’s new trade tariffs on electronics from China. They believed they would impact heavily on their manufacturing of synthesizers. These claims were also challenged by some other, smaller synth manufacturers who believed they would actually amount […]

Worried about new US tariffs on synthesizer components? Read this.

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Moog generated a lot of interest, concern and sympathy with its recent newsletter stating that the impact of President Trumps 25% tariff on certain electronic components could mean that they would have to move manufacturing out of the US. Now some other manufacturers have entered into the debate, including Paul T Schreiber from SynthTech Inc, who […]