The Unique Geek

The Unique Geek
April 22, 2011

Is 72 Channels Enough for You?

There was a time when Mix Magazine was everywhere – in every music store anyway. You either had a subscription to it or bought it a few times a year. It was, essentially, porn for studio geeks or studio geek wannabes – like me. The only part about it that was never cool was the ubiquitous picture of the person in front of the console looking very proud of themselves. You just wanted to punch them in their smug, little faces to be working with a console worth more than your house. Dr. Dre was the first person that sat in front of the mixing desk that didn’t look smug. Or, it’s just that I feared him and didn’t want him to know my inner thoughts on people in front of a massive console.

In this day and age, though, you often wonder – “do you even need that big …


February 8, 2011

My Brother’s Keeper – Atlanta’s Most Influential 2010 PT.2

Peace, “Party People”!!! Right back at you like we never left. Previously on part 1 to this entry, “Atlanta’s Most Influential” we discussed our favorites for the following categories: Graffiti/Graphic Artist, B-Boy/B-Girl, Dj, Male Emcee,  & Hip-Hop promoter. In this second half, we’ll cover our favorite’s in these following categories : Female Emcee, Producer, Hip-Hop Group, Host, and “Gone but not Forgotten”. In comparison, the people named in this article alongside part 1 are truly the next in line to be mentioned with the likes of moguls such as: Lauren Hill, Queen Latifah, Nas, Outkast, EPMD, Frosty Freeze, Crazy Legs, Grand Wizard Theodore, Dj Scratch, Rakim, Zephyr, Revolt, Lady Pink, DONDI, Fab Five Freddy, Arthur Armstrong, Ray Chandler, The Cassanova’s , Marley Marl, Dj Premier and so on… Let’s get into the winners!


Corey Presley a.k.a lllastrate Productions is a transplant from Fort Wayne, Indiana: …


October 24, 2010

Beats by Dre 2010 Fall Preview

“In 2007, Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine and Head Monster, Noel Lee, introduced the world to Beats by Dr. Dre Studio headphones and forever changed how people listen to music. On September 29, 2010 at 4PM EST, Beats™ and Monster changed the game… again.”

Monster invited us up to New York City to be a part of this event that was held in the Best Buy Amphitheater in Times Square. There were five new products announced including beatbox, power beats, ibeats, beats pro, and just beats. We will be focussing on the beats pro but you can learn about the other products on HighTech Review.

What’s In The Box:

  • Headphones
  • Monster Cable headphone cable (1.8 meters with a coil that extends it to 2.1 meters)
  • 1/8 to 1/4” adapter
  • Touring case
  • Monster Clean Cloth with Anti-microbial protection


Durable, but light, aluminum frame

Pro are designed and constructed to stand up …