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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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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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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Shoreditch Experimental Music School (1969)

We go back to Shoreditch in 1969 and take a look at their experimental music school, teaching children about the methods of then-contemporary music. Needless to say, this is the mother of all…

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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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Samplify – An App That Identifies Samples In Songs

The app we’ve all been waiting for – Samplify discovers the original samples in music. Sampling technology has gone from strength to strength since the days of the Mellotron and now it has taken…

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Are Roland Set To Reissue The TR-808?

Will we see the return of the classic TR-808? According to leaked details, Roland may well be bringing it back in an updated form. The Roland TR-808 helped to craft a huge amount…

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NEWS: Moogfest 2014 Lineup To Star Giorgio Moroder, Chic And Kraftwerk In 3D

Moogfest 2014 in North Carolina will host a stellar lineup of electronic masters, old and new, including Giorgio Moroder, Kaytranada and a special appearance from Kraftwerk. I recently watched the Moog documentary directed…

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VIDEO: Young Guru Uses Google Glass For Musical Inspiration

Join Young Guru on a journey through Los Angeles as he hunts out inspiration for a new track using Google Glass. One of the biggest advocates for innovation within music, particularly from a…

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Paintlist, The App That Suggests Colour Palettes Based On Your Music

Paint manufacturers Dutch Boy have created an app called Paintlist that suggests a colour palette based on the music you listen to. Stuck on the right colour for a room? Well, Dutch Boy…

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TECHNOLOGY: NI Announce Maschine Studio & Maschine 2.0

Native Instruments have entered their newest model to the ring with their announcement of Maschine Studio and accompanying software Maschine 2.0. It seems like only recently that Akai introduced their new MPC Element and…

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