Month: January 2014

VRSYJNES – NoMoreBeer4You

Hip Hop

London producer VRSYJNES aka Versechild flips a classic DOOM/Madlib sample into the masterfully crafted “NoMoreBeer4You”. As...

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Phife Dawg – #DearDilla

Free Download, Hip Hop

Phife Dawg throws up the first single from his WIP album “MUTTYmorPHosis”. It was a joy and an honour to interview Phife Dawg...

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Sampleface Five: Marvin Gaye Samples

Sampling

Blurred Lines might be the most popular and controversial Marvin Gaye sampled-track but there have been plenty more. We picked five. One of...

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MF Doom – Operation Doomsday Cassette Boxset

Hip Hop

Rappcat's have announced the reissue of MF Doom's Operation Doomsday on two cassettes in a special metal case. Obviously....

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Are Roland Set To Reissue The TR-808?

Technology

Will we see the return of the classic TR-808? According to leaked details, Roland may well be bringing it back in an updated form. The...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: What Ever Happened to Hip Hop?

Video

Producer and cinematographer Sonali Aggarwal asks the question “What Ever Happened to Hip Hop?” in his 2009 documentary and it...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis In The Studio With Donnie Simpson

Music

Back in 1987, legendary producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis spoke about their production techniques with Donnie Simpson and showed him...

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How Did I Miss That: Edward Scissortongue – Spastic Max

Hip Hop

In our latest How Did I Miss That, we shine a light on Edward Scissortongue and his dark tale of Spastic Max. Edward Scissortongue’s...

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Question – Favela EP

Hip Hop

Grab a taste of Brazil via South California with Question’s latest bossanova-infused Favela EP.

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CULTURE: Graffiti As Mass Communication

Hip Hop

Sampleface’s woman of culture Bee looks at graffiti and its use as a form of mass communication. Hip hop as an identity is...

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FREE DOWNLOAD: The Auracle – Elemental

Free Download, Hip Hop

It’s a Sampleface affair on The Auracle’s latest three-track EP, produced by Beat Gates. By now, you should be familiar with...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Madlib At Radio France’s Vinyl Library

Video

Madlib spoke to Laura Leishman about his favourite records and why Dilla is one of the greatest at Radio France’s vinyl record...

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Italdred – The Beginning (Compilation)

Hip Hop

The London label release their first compilation starring class acts such as Handbook, All These Fingers and Doc Heller. I don’t know...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Greatest Scenes

Music

After James Avery aka Uncle Phil’s sad passing, we’re dedicating this week’s Throwback Thursday to some of The Fresh...

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