Malik Abdul-Rahmaan – Field Research Malaysia

Malik Abdul-Rahmaan - Field Research Malaysia

Malik Abdul-Rahmaan brings back audible fruits from the Far East on “Field Research Malaysia”. A journey through sound and record vendors in the Southeastern Asia has culminated in this: Field Research Malaysia. Malik Abdul-Rahmaan amassed over 100 records during a trip to Malaysia. Everything from local folk to funk, rock, and Bollywood from the area laid […]

Ed Motta – City Pop Vol. 2

Ed Motta - City Pop Vol. 2

Brazilian musician Ed Motta compiles a mix of cool Japanese “City Pop”. Japanese representations of Western music always add a new edge and come out sounding better in ways. City Pop is musical menagerie of styles, taking from J-Pop, soft rock, AOR, and bits of funk and boogie. Ed Motta compiled a fine mix showcasing […]

Acle Kahney – Trippin Clip

Michael Jackson - Dangerous

And now for something unexpected – Michael Jackson vocals on a metal track. This is Acle Kahney’s “Trippin Clip”. We rarely cover rock or its various offshoots but we’re making an exception for this brilliant mashup. Acle Kahney is an audio engineer and musician for metal band TesseracT and “Trippin Clip” is the result of […]

PLAYLIST: Moka’s Sample Wishlist

Need some sample inspiration? Try out these tracks selected by Motel De Moka. Finding yourself in a creative slump as a sample-based producer is nothing to be ashamed of. It’s a frustrating experience but it happens to the best of us. Luckily there are guardian angels ready to haul us out of our ruts and […]