Broadcast’s The Book Lovers is our Song for Sunday. Something a little left field this week, courtesy of author Siân S. Rathore.
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 […]
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 […]
The Australian hard rock band will be supporting GnR’s later this year. 2016 marked a historic year for Guns N’ Roses when news broke that Slash, Duff McKagan and Dizzy Reed were rejoining the group for a world tour. For the first half of Not in This Lifetime… that took place across North and Latin […]
Thelonious Martin puts together a mix of his samples. A COMPILATION OF SAMPLES FROM POLO SPORTING GOODS, WÜNDERKID, AND LATE NIGHT PROGRAMMING. STILL NOT LETTING YOU GUYS KNOW THE NAMES OF THE SAMPLES. *You heard the man. *One of them I personally sampled (6:19) and it’s the OG Ronnie Laws. But that’s all I’m saying.
Remember the hot pepper challenge? Well here’s Publio Delgado’s guitar accompaniment to GloZell Green’s attempt. Search “hot pepper challenge” on YouTube and you’ll find all kinds of fools risking their lives for laughs. But one that really caught steam was GloZell Green’s attempt. Currently, the original video is just shy of 30m views and while it’s […]
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 […]
Looking for some top quality guitar samples? How about some from rock legends Slash, Eddie Van Halen and John Frusciante? An overlooked choice of instrumental sample in hip hop is the guitar, possibly because it’s so hard to find an isolated solo in a track or an authentic sound lick from a sample pack. Thanks to […]
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 […]
UK downtempo duo Zero 7 make an appearance on BBC Radio 6 with their own two hour live mix. Two hours of electronic music, hip hop, pop, rock and soul? Count me in. Except I only caught the last 10 minutes of Zero 7’s BBC Radio 6 Mix last night but fortunately, you and I […]