Record or music pools trace back to David Mancuso's efforts in the 1970s to get record labels to share new releases with a group of djs that played in clubs in New York. Record pools have taken on different forms over the years. Famed dj/turntablist crew Beat Junkies has launched a record pool on their site that is more about opening up their library than about getting the latest promotional releases. At least some of the emphasis is on giving emerging hip hop djs access to classic beats but it also features Beat Junkies edits and a community aspect as...

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