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Jahari Massamba Unit – Pardon My French

Jazz

Jahari Massamba Unit is the new collaboration between Madlib and Karriem Riggins. Here's more about...

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Sade’s E! Extreme Close Up Interview (1992)

Interviews

Here's Sade talking to E! about her 1992 album Love Deluxe, her origins, and the reasons behind her...

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Unknown P – Diss & Chips (Stormzy & Chip Beef)

Video

Unknown P grabs some Diss & Chips from a petrol station in response to the beef between Stormzy and...

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How Charlie Parker Changed Jazz Forever

Jazz

Arthur “LA” Buckner chronicles the life and influences of Charlie Parker on jazz and music...

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VIDEO: Khruangbin’s Musical Influences

Video

Khruangbin blends music from around the world to make their signature sound. Watch them discuss...

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Ethical issues and dilemmas of ‘loop digging’

Sampling

What are the ethical implications of sampling? A PhD student has written a paper on it from the...

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Sammy Davis Jr. on drums and vibes

Jazz

There's cool and there's Sammy Davis Jr. cool. Here he is jamming on the drums and the vibraphone...

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The Wu-Tang Pizza Cutter

Technology

Wu-Tang pizza cutters are NOT for the children (because they're super sharp and dangerous). But...

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Throwback Thursday: Michael in Moscow (1993)

Video

Even the GOATs have off days. Here's what happened to Michael Jackson in Moscow in 1993....

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Sampling Inspiration: Radiooooo

Sampling

Discover music from around the world and back in time with Radiooooo, the shiny new tool in our...

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Ethical issues and dilemmas of ‘loop digging’

Sampling

What are the ethical implications of sampling? A PhD student has written a paper on it from the...

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Sampling Inspiration: Radiooooo

Sampling

Discover music from around the world and back in time with Radiooooo, the shiny new tool in our...

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Sampleface Five: Blade Runner Samples

Music, Sampling

From Ryuichi Sakamoto to Tricky, here are 5 tracks that used Blade Runner samples....

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Grey Tuesday, copyrights, and creative freedom

Sampling

In February 2004, an event known as Grey Tuesday took place in protest against musical censorship....

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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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