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Black music theorist Philip Ewell calls out racism in music theory

Music

Philip Ewell spoke out against racism in a 2019 paper and found himself on the other end of it when...

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The Black Music History Library

Music

Get educated with The Black Music History Library, curated by Puerto Rican-Dominican writer Jenzia...

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Magical Mystery Mix – 80s Japanese Fusion Summer Mix Vol.3

Mixes

Magical Mystery Mix are back again, this time with Vol. 3 of their Japanese Fusion Summer Mix...

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James Brown – Get Involved & Soul Power (Live in 1972)

Funk

James Brown's live performance of Get Involved & Soul Power in 1972 was awesome and Black AF....

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kaewunn – PULSES [ bump l l ]

Instrumental Hip Hop

This is PULSES bump l l , the 2019 sequel to UK producer kaewunn's debut, PULSES bump l ....

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Thundercat’s Favourite Bass Lines

Music

Bass icon Thundercat broke down his favourite bass lines for Pitchfork including D'Angelo's Lady...

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Dilla Data Is A Dilla Treasure Trove

Sampling

4 NYU students created a site called Dilla Data that collected information on J Dilla's samples....

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Does Music Have A Sampling Problem?

Sampling

Music may have a sampling problem but what are the solutions? Landr has a few and outlined them in...

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The Bank of Jamaica’s reggae celebration (feat. Tarrus Riley)

Reggae

The Bank of Jamaica celebrated an economic improvement with a reggae video about inflation starring...

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How Music Sampling is Different from Stealing

Sampling

Sampling is a creative tool for music composition. But is it really theft? Dr. E. Michael...

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Dilla Data Is A Dilla Treasure Trove

Sampling

4 NYU students created a site called Dilla Data that collected information on J Dilla's samples....

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Does Music Have A Sampling Problem?

Sampling

Music may have a sampling problem but what are the solutions? Landr has a few and outlined them in...

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How Music Sampling is Different from Stealing

Sampling

Sampling is a creative tool for music composition. But is it really theft? Dr. E. Michael...

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Citizen DJ: the Library of Congress’s hip hop sampling tool

Sampling

The Library of Congress will launch its open-source sampling tool in the summer for users to try...

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Music sampling used to study cultural conformity bias

Sampling

A psychologist at City University of New York used samples on commercial releases to study cultural...

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DJ Dahi Talks About Sampling for NPR’s ‘The Formula’ Series

Sampling

DJ Dahi discusses his three pillars of sampling and how he flipped samples for the likes of Pusha T...

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