Month: January 2013

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On (Montreux 1980)

Soul, Video

Marvin Gaye’s amazing performance of Let’s Get It On in Montreux is our Throwback Thursday this week.

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Mecca:83 – Nightshift

Free Download, Hip Hop, Soul

Some hip hop warmth coming from the UK and the US in the form of Mecca:83’s Nightshift. It seems criminal that I didn’t mention...

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Shiro Schwarz & Jose Fernandez – Thai Tempo

Electronic, Funk

Mexican funk masters Shiro Schwarz join up with Jose Fernandez on a new track. Meet Shiro Schwarz, a Mexican funk duo comprising of Pammela...

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VIDEO: Flying Lotus meets Gene Kelly on roller skates

Video

A random discovery while on YouTube produced something pretty cool, involving Flying Lotus and Gene Kelly on roller skates.

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Tor – Drum Therapy

Electronic

Canadian downtempo producer Tor relaxes us with some Drum Therapy. For some reason, this fell right under my radar which is strange...

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Happy Birthday, Rakim!

Video

Happy birthday to The God Emcee, Rakim! Today is the 45th birthday of William Michael Griffin Jr., better known by his stage...

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Tay Devenny & The Distance Ensemble – Obulous

Free Download, Hip Hop

UK rapper Tay Devenny collabs with The Distance Ensemble to bring us something Obulous. The closest word to Obulous I could find was...

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Hip Hop Detox – Less Hype, More Music

Hip Hop

Should we be paying less attention to the hype in hip hop and more notice to the goodness right under our noses? In 2001, Dr Dre was...

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Durrty Goodz – Ultrasound

Hip Hop

We take a look at Durrty Goodz and his 2009 track Ultrasound. Once again, a big shout out to all you Samplefacers for all the love and...

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How Did I Miss That: Top 10 Worst National Anthem Performances

Video

With Alicia Keys singing the National Anthem for at the Superbowl next month, we take a look at the top 10 worst national anthem...

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Sho Baraka – Talented 10th

Hip Hop

ATL rapper Sho Baraka drops Talented 10th. It was MLK Day not too long ago and to commemorate the occasion, Sho Baraka dropped his third...

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Sampleface Five: Dub Music Samples

Sampling

If you were hoping for a post on dubstep, you might want to look elsewhere. This is about dub music, an offshoot of reggae music...

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DarkoTheMastermind – An Abstract Journey Through Space On The Fonkmobile

Funk, Hip Hop, Sampling, Soul

Under another alias, DarkoTheMastermind takes on An Abstract Journey Through Space On The Fonkmobile. Prince and Madlib have nothing on...

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The Auracle – Play Porous (insideMYBODY)

Hip Hop, Sampling

Our very own The Auracle has started a beat series centred around the cartoon, Adventure Time. Warning: clear the area you’re sitting...

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ONE TO WATCH: ThisisDA

Hip Hop

18 year old Bristol-based hip hop artist ThisisDA is our One To Watch. I think he’s one to watch for the future – Sam Bonham...

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