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November 11, 2013

An introduction to… instrument insurance

An instrument, musical or not, is a tool that is required for a human to get some kind of job done.  A tool can be simple and effective (like a hammer) – but it can also be complicated and expensive (like a computer).  Both of these tools have form and function, but both can be destroyed or lost.  The difference is that a computer is much more sensitive to being dropped than a hammer.  Is it worth it for a musician to insure their gear, just as they do their car or their house?  For a musician whose life work involves their gear, it is probably something that they want to consider.

Some gear has more value than just the parts it is created from, and this is where insurance can either work or fail.  If you own a guitar that was used by a famous musician, there is no …

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April 18, 2013

Musikmesse 2013: Magma Root DJ Bags

We just talked about a new DJ back that was introduced at a local trade show on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean; of course only having one bag to show off would not be good enough.  While many objects that can be used for DJing are one size fits all, most are better off when they come in various configurations.  You shalt not be left with only one way to store your gear, especially since no two DJs have the exact same gear at any given time.  A backpack offers many advantages over a standard bag, since it fits on your back and can be carried without needing your hands.  Hell, you can even leave it on when you’re behind the decks.

Another thing that makes the backpack an ideal solution is that it has the power to expand outward, instead of upward.  Carrying turntables around in …