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Palais en Jazz Festival

By Mix Staff | Sep 01, 2014

On June 28 and 29, Palais de Compiègne, a royal palace in northern France built in the 18th century for Louis XV and later the residence of Napoleon I and Napoleon III, provided the setting for the...

TechTalk: My Little Helpers

By Kevin Becka | Sep 01, 2014

I remember the first time I heard the term “mobile apps.” It was 2005, in the pre-smartphone era when Mix editor Tom Kenny asked me to hunt down some candidates for a feature. After much searching,...

Robair Report: The Future Is Now

By Gino Robair | Sep 01, 2014

We sacrifice a lot to be in the entertainment industry. At some point, most of us have weathered strained relationships with friends and lovers, gone for long periods of time with irregular sleep,...

August 2014 Editor's Note: Talking About People

By Tom Kenny | Aug 01, 2014

This month’s cover represents quite a departure for Mix, and it’s pretty striking. Half a face, black and white, no console or room. One person. One profile. We are not trying to be Esquire or Men...

July 2014 Editor's Note: Living Among Legends

By Tom Kenny | Jul 01, 2014

I have a thing for heroes, and I love a good story. I can read for months and talk for days on the likes of Ernest Shackleton, John Wesley Powell, or Lewis and Clark. I recognize the genius in...

Robair Report: In the Know

By Gino Robair | Jun 01, 2014

This fact seems obvious, yet it surprises many when they hear it: In the beginning, people who wanted to make recordings built their own gear to meet their needs.

Tech Talk: On Being a Sponge

By Kevin Becka | Jun 01, 2014

Everyone knows the Chinese blessing/curse, “May you live in interesting times.” For me, the polarity-flipped blessing would be, “May you always be surrounded by those smarter than yourself.” For...

June 2014 Editor's Note: My Kind of Town

By Tom Kenny | Jun 01, 2014

It has been a lot of fun talking about Chicago this past month while putting together our Regional pages. The weekly editorial meetings were peppered with stories from Blair Jackson, who located...

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