Month: February 2013

28 Days Of Dilla #28: J Dilla – Donuts

Hip Hop

It’s the last day of Dilla Month and 28 Days Of Dilla. We saved the best for last as we give a Sampleface Salute to Dilla’s...

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28 Days Of Dilla #27: Suite For Ma Dukes – Fall In Love

Hip Hop

Our penultimate day of 28 Days Of Dilla is dedicated to Carlos Niño, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and their orchestra’s cover of Fall In...

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Stream MED & Blu’s The Burgundy EP

Hip Hop, Sampling

MED & Blu’s The Burgundy EP is now available for streaming. After the great response for Burgundy Whip, The Burgundy EP is...

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Nujabes – Luv(sic) Grand Finale/Part 6 ft. Shing02

Hip Hop, Sampling

Jun ‘Nujabes’ Seba could be viewed as Japan’s answer to James ‘Jay Dee/J Dilla’ Yancey and the Luv(sic)...

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How Did I Miss That: Pharrell With DJ Premier Impersonating Busta & Q-Tip

Video

In our latest instalment of “How Did I Miss That?”, we have Pharrell and DJ Premier joking around backstage. Yesterday, we...

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Languid Wants You to Pheel the Love

Hip Hop

The homie Languid takes no days off even on his days off.  Fresh off the last collaborative effort with SoulStarr, Languid’s back...

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28 Days Of Dilla #24: Jaylib – Champion Sound

Hip Hop, Sampling

We love… that raw shit! We take a look at Jaylib’s Champion Sound.

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28 Days Of Dilla #23: Jay Dee – Vol. 1: Unreleased

Hip Hop

Unheard Dilla beats are things of beauty. Here's the first volume of some of his unreleased Jay Dee beats....

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Gilles Peterson – Donald Byrd Tribute Mix: Part Two

Jazz

Gilles Peterson is back with his second Donald Byrd tribute mix. After Gilles’ first tribute mix for the late great Donald Byrd, he...

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Potatohead People – Back To My Shit (feat. Frank Nitt)

Hip Hop

Canadian producers Nick Wisdom & AstroLogical form a coalition called Potatohead People and drop the funkadelic “Back To My...

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RKZ’s February Sessions (Episode 1)

R&B, Soul, Video

RKZ has kindly provided us with some “making of” footage of his session with Gifted The Great. Do these guys ever stop...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: DOOM Unmasked Back In 1990

Video

Before the mask, DOOM was just Daniel Dumile/Zev Love X of KMD. Check him out, unmasked, performing live in 1990 for our Saturday Matinée.

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VIDEO: Michael Jackson Lego Dance

Video

Michael Jackson dancing in Lego form? How could we resist?! Big thanks to Laughing Squid for putting us onto this. If you thought Lego was...

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28 Days Of Dilla #22: Jay Dee – Ruff Draft

Hip Hop, Sampling

From EP to album, Ruff Draft exhibited a more abstract Dilla than people had previously known. J Dilla always pushed the boundaries of hip...

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ONE TO WATCH: Hominidae

Electronic

If atmospheric sampling and instrumentation is what you’re into, you better keep tabs on our One To Watch, Hominidae. Hominidae...

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