Month: October 2017

Malca – Casablanca Jungle

Electronic

Moroccan musician Malca joins Jakarta Records. This is his latest track, Casablanca Jungle. If you’ve not heard any of...

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Ohbliv – Foreverness

Hip Hop

Ohbliv releases his latest beat tape, Foreverness. We’re big proponents for fragmented soul loops (looking at you, Knxwledge). Ohbliv...

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E-Digging and Crate Digging: A Collection of Posts

Sampling

Find resources and inspiration with our e-digging/crate digging article collection.

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A2 – Tell Me Freestyle

Hip Hop

Zweli is back with an endorsement for A2 and his track, Tell Me Freestyle. Firstly, if you haven’t heard of A2 where have you been?...

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A Critical Analysis Of “If I Was Your Girlfriend”

Pop

The loss of Prince in April 2015 hit millions of fans in the heart, mind, and soul. I’m still reeling from it. The private star kept...

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Carns Hill, Anime and Samples – A Match Made in Rap Heaven

Sampling

Our guest writer Zweli Chibumba gives us the lowdown on London producer Carns Hill and his penchant for sampling.

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Basquiat (1996)

Music

Our Saturday Matinée movie this week is Basquiat, starring Jeffrey Wright as Basquiat and David Bowie as Andy Warhol. I recommend you...

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Songs That Sample Feminists

Sampling

Pitchfork has compiled a list of songs that sample speeches and other audio from feminists. When it comes to sampling speeches, MLK leads...

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Tedikuma – SKETCHES

Hip Hop

Creative maestro Tedikuma drops new project, Sketches. With a gorgeous cover like this, you’d expect equally decadent beats. And...

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Happy 5th Birthday, Sampleface!

Music

We’re 5 years old today! Happy birthday to us! Despite the age, we must be growing old because we completely forgot it was our...

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