E-Digging and Crate Digging: A Collection of Posts

Find resources and inspiration with our e-digging/crate digging article collection. We’ve done the research (thanks, SAM) and deemed it necessary to bring all our favourite digging articles together. Whether you enjoy getting dusty in the crates or scouring the internet for vinyl rips, this list should have you covered. 15 More Awesome Places For E-Digging – Links to channels and playlists featuring music from around…

VIDEO: Tiny Hearts x House Shoes (Interview)

The electronic three piece sat down with House Shoes and talked about how they got together for Boiler Room. It was a Detroit connection in Boiler Room’s BTS feature today with House Shoes talking to Tiny Hearts in LA about their humble beginnings and how their styles don’t really fit but evidently do in the end thanks to a combination of Waajeed’s nasty drum work,…

How Did I Miss That: Waajeed & The Jazz Katz – Marvin vs. WJK (2006)

Waajeed got his sexy soulful groove on with this rework of Marvin Gaye’s I Want You. Our man Waajeed is known for playing with the stereotypes of the music industry as he discussed in his RBMA Seattle lecture from 2006 and his one-time project Waajeed & The Jazz Katz is an example of that tomfoolery. To date, their only project remains to be Marvin vs. WJK, a selection…

Tiny Hearts – Stay EP

If you missed Tiny Hearts new Stay EP, make sure to stream it on Bandcamp. Amongst the multitude of brilliant releases, you might have overlooked Tiny Hearts’ Stay EP. We covered the artistically decorated video for Centerfold and now it’s the turn of their first release. The group comprising of Sampleface favourite Waajeed, Dede Reynolds and Tim K, fashioned the four track EP after a…

VIDEO: Tiny Hearts – Centerfold

Waajeed aka Jeedo teams up with Dede and Tim K to form Tiny Hearts and this is the video for their latest synth-laden track, Centerfold. We hope you’re still not sleeping on Waajeed. The Detroit-native has been spreading himself across a multitude of genres all the while keeping the music strong and expansive but this latest foray into electro-soul/R&B is quite robust. Jeedo has put…

Electric Street Orchestra (Waajeed) – Natives EP

Waajeed releases his Natives EP under his Electric Street Orchestra moniker. We love Waajeed here at Sampleface. Under Bling47, he debunked the mysteries surrounding Dilla and as a member of the Platinum Pied Pipers, he put together some dope sample-based hip hop. But today, we’re talking about a new name and a new project. Electric Street Orchestra is the techno side of Waajeed, influenced by…

J Dilla – Crushin’ (Original Version)

In the spirit of Steak & BJ Day, here’s the original version of J Dilla’s Crushin, produced by Waajeed. (Note: this post comes with a parental guidance sticker) Fans of Dilla and Ruff Draft will know a completely different version of Crushin’, sampling Sylvia Robinson’s Sweet Stuff and The Cannonball Adderley Quintet’s Soul Virgo. But what you might not know is Waajeed of Bling47 produced…

SATURDAY MATINÉE: Beat Digging With Waajeed

Waajeed discusses hip hop, beats, PPP, the ladies and the Detroit sound while crate digging in this week’s Saturday Matinée. Before Waajeed was shedding light onto the mystery behind Dilla beats, he was (and still is) a hip hop producer and what do hip hop producers like to do best? Crate dig. In 2006, Waajeed kicked it with midwesterngoodness at one of his favourite record…