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Hi!  I'm Lee.  Welcome to my blog.  Here we talk music: news, reviews, interviews, tips, tutorials and more.  I'm also working on the upcoming podcast  Influenced  as a guest, writer and researcher alongside music aficionado Mark Williams and friends.  Watch this space! I have been a lover of music for as long as I can remember, an amateur lyricist for 25 years, a music writer for 15 years and a hobbyist musician and blogger for almost 10 years. My tastes range from jazz to house to hip hop and I love helping artists from all genres develop their sound. My music, videos, reviews and interviews have been featured in a variety of magazines and websites, including: B-Boy Tech Report Gimme That Beat Humanhuman Audio Skills Dream House Beats Where Did the Road Go Beat Tape Co-Op Push Power Promo Drum Magazine You can find my music on Bandcamp: Monkey Mind Sounds AKA LeeTNB And you can find me on Facebook: The New Beatmaker page Lee's personal page

Equipment Stolen from Charity Today's Future Sound: Please Donate and Spread the Word!

NEWS: US charity helping children learn vital skills through beatmaking and hip hop culture is seeking donations after equipment is stolen from their car

Today's Future Sound (TFS) posted about the theft on the TFS Facebook page:

Someone stole from a charity that helps children.
'So this just happened during TFS staff meeting---not only did they smash Phillipdrummond aka Philthydrummond aka Pd's window, they stole the bag with 12 pairs of headphones, splitters wires, etc. that we use to teach the youth of Oakland every day. This is the second theft in recent months. Please consider donating closed ear headphones, buying TFS merch (hoodies, tshirts,) making donations or coming to our beat battle fundraiser (also Pd's 34th bday jam) on Saturday feb 21st. Please spread the word.

Buy clothing here: Http://todaysfuturesound.bigcartel.com/

Donate thru PayPal donate@todaysfuturesound.org or go to site and use PayPal button there: Http://todaysfuturesound.org/

You can also donate thru bandcamp and pay whatever price you want for the free beattapes, and buy clothes there. Http://todaysfuturesound.bandcamp.com/'

To paraphrase, TFS is a charity that believes in the power of music to transform and inspire youth to create positive change in their lives and communities.

TFS not only introduces young children to beatmaking as an art form, but also as a vehicle to communicate maths and science in a way that is novel and, I dare say, more engaging and entertaining to many of the children than textbooks and chalk boards are.


In addition, TFS uses rapping to promote positivity and to encourage children to recognise their own self-worth.

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