Jazzcat – Astral traveling 01 and 02 (MIX)

Mixes

Jazzcat’s Astral traveling 01 and 02 mixes feature jazz from the likes of Lonnie Liston Smith, Rotary Connection, Placebo and plenty more.

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The Best Analysis of the Worst Jazz Solo of All Time

Jazz

Is 'the worst jazz solo of all time' really the worst jazz solo of all time? Adam Neely's brilliant critique might change your mind....

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Breakbot’s Lockdown Boogie Mixtape

Mixes

Get down and funky to Breakbot's Lockdown Boogie Mixtape, a 51-minute excursion through boogie, disco, and funk....

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Chick Corea’s “Cheap But Good Advice for Playing Music in a Group”

Jazz

When one of the greatest pianists of all time gives you advice, you listen. Here are Chick Corea’s 16 steps to playing music in a group.

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Citizen DJ: the Library of Congress’s hip hop sampling tool

Sampling

The Library of Congress will launch its open-source sampling tool in the summer for users to try their hand at the artform....

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Music sampling used to study cultural conformity bias

Sampling

A psychologist at City University of New York used samples on commercial releases to study cultural conformity bias in groups of people....

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Andrew Huang’s 10 Uncommon Production Techniques

Music

Need some unorthodox inspiration? Try Andrew Huang’s 10 unqique production techniques and watch how he does them.

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7 Reasons Why Khruangbin @ Villain Is The Best Live Gig

Video

Khruangbin live at Villain for Pitchfork is the best ever. Here are 7 reasons why....

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Khruangbin Announce New Album, ‘Mordechai’

News

'Mordechai' drops in June, but in the meantime, you can stream the video for the opening single, 'Time (You and I)'....

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Knxwledge – HX.PRT14_

Hip Hop

Knxwledge gives yet more music the remix treatment on HX.PRT14_.

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DJ Dahi Talks About Sampling for NPR’s ‘The Formula’ Series

Sampling

DJ Dahi discusses his three pillars of sampling and how he flipped samples for the likes of Pusha T and Kendrick Lamar....

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KINETIK & Newselph – The Simple Life

Hip Hop

UK rapper Kinetik shows gratitude for the simple life on his new track with producer Newselph....

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Sampleface Five: Thundercat Samples

Sampling

Thundercat is one of the most creative jazz musicians of the 21st century. We picked 5 samples from his discography.

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VIDEO: The Leonard Simpson Duo – Heavy Organ

Video

Leonard Charles and Guilty Simpson teamed up as "The Leonard Simpson Duo" for their debut psych-hop album, LSD. Here's the video for "Heavy...

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QSTN – Opus One

Instrumental Hip Hop

QSTN tries his hand at a Slum Village flip on his latest track, "Opus One"....

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AUXX Returns With New Project, ‘AX/20’

Electronic

Auxx’s upcoming release features everything we know and love about the electronic artist.

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Music Writing is Boring, Hard, and Rewarding

Music

Don't mind me, just a meta-article on music writing and how it's difficult but worth it in the end but also boring but also rewarding....

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Frontrunner’s Guide On Producing Music Like J Dilla

Hip Hop

The music and arts publication gave tips on how to produce music like J Dilla and they're actually helpful....

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VIDEO: Knxwledge – dont be afraid

Video

Knxwledge enlists the help of Rhymezlikedimez to animate his latest video for ‘dont be afraid’.

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Ewing – Five

Instrumental Hip Hop

Ewing throws out the rhythmic playbook on his latest beat tape, "Five"....

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