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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Akai’s MPC60 Training Video Ft. Roger Linn

The sampling landscape was changed forever when industrial designer Roger Linn joined forces with technology company Akai to create the MPC60. In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we take a look at the training…

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Leftover Links #16: Synths, Samples and Drum Machines

It’s Leftover Links time and we’re looking into the wonderful world of synths, samples and drum machines thanks to articles from HipHopDX, RBMA and The Guardian. You’d be hard pressed to find three…

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VIDEO: Black Milk On Mass Appeal’s Rhythm Roulette

Black Milk takes part in Mass Appeal’s Rhythm Roulette series and makes something dope out of three (well, two) random records he picked blindfolded. I’m gonna level with you guys – I LOVE…

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Crate Capers: Birmingham

Crate Capers sees dynamic crate digging duo Luke and Gemma scouring the country for the best record spots. As part of a new series for Sampleface, your intrepid editor Luke Davis and his…

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The Sampleface Museum: E-mu SP-1200

Ashton James Brown opens our new feature, “The Sampleface Museum”, with an examination of the influential E-mu SP-1200. Welcome to The Sampleface Museum, a new series of articles where we take a look…

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BBC Radio 4: The Art Of The Loop

BBC Radio 4′s The Art Of The Loop, presented by Matthew Herbert, essential listening for all you Sampleface readers. Firstly, you’ll have to be really quick on this one because it is coming…

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Frank Ocean’s “Super Rich Kids” Sample Saga

The sampling lawsuit involving Frank Ocean’s Super Rich Kids is a little more entangled than you might think. Oh joy, another sample lawsuit. This one involves singer Frank Ocean and his track Super…

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And The World’s Most Sampled Song Is…

BBC’s DJ Roger Johnson talks about what is claimed to be the world’s most sampled song – Change the Beat by Fab 5 Freddy on Radio 4′s Today programme. I’ll admit this came…

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VIDEO: Phat Kat – Don’t Nobody Care About Us (Bling47 Breaks)

Bling47 Breaks returns for four new episodes this month only. Phat Kat is the first guest, discussing the sample behind his track, “Don’t Nobody Care About Us”. I always make sure to keep…

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SONG FOR SUNDAY #60: J Dilla – I’m So Glad You’re Dorothy

It’s J Dilla Month so we’ve dedicated this week’s Song For Sunday to the great man. Happy J Dilla Month! Our 28 Days Of Dilla feature last year went down a treat and we’ll…

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