Jazz

28 Days Of Dilla #26: Jay Dee – Feelin Good

Jazz, Sampling, Video

Day 26 is dedicated to possibly one of the rarest Dilla tracks out there, so much so it only exists in video form. In a Dilla Breaks...

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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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28 Days Of Dilla #16: Slum Village – Fall In Love

Hip Hop, Jazz, Sampling

We’ve featured it once before but it’d be a crime not to mention it this month – Slum Village’s Fall In Love. DJ...

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Gilles Peterson – Donald Byrd Tribute Mix

Jazz, Soul

BBC radio DJ Gilles Peterson pays homage to the late Donald Byrd in his first tribute mix. First things first, RIP Donald Byrd. Born...

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28 Days Of Dilla #10: The Pharcyde – Runnin’

Jazz, Sampling, Video

Arguably one of Dilla’s best and most famous beats, Runnin’ is the centre of our attention for Day 10 of 28 Days Of Dilla....

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Lakim – The Return

Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Sampling

Lakim delivers a dope flip of an already dope Jamiroquai track. I don’t think I’ve ever heard a bad Jamiroquai flip and Lakim...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Jamiroquai Live on MTV Europe

Funk, Jazz, Pop, Soul, Video

We watch Jamiroquai keeping it live and funky in 1995 on this week’s Throwback Thursday. It was Jamiroquai front man Jay Kay’s...

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ONE TO WATCH: Brandee Younger

Hip Hop, Jazz

Our first One To Watch of the year is the talented harpist Brandee Younger. If you think about the famous harpists the world has known, you...

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Sampleface’s Favourite Albums Of 2012

Hip Hop, Jazz

Better late than never, the team at Sampleface give you their favourite albums of 2012. So, the new year is upon us. Happy new year to you...

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DJ Premier Remixes Louis Jordan’s 1946 Classic

Jazz, Sampling, Video

I’m convinced that if you don’t know who DJ Premier is by now, you’ve got to be in a coma. No one can sleep on this guy...

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ONE TO WATCH: Aria Jay

Jazz, R&B, Soul, Video

Our One To Watch is a jazz singer from New York called Aria Jay. It’s been a while since we last featured a new female artist. This...

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Happy Birthday Joni Mitchell

Jazz, Pop, Video

Happy 69th birthday to Joni Mitchell. To one of the most innovative songwriters of our time, we wish Joni Mitchell a happy birthday. The...

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Jazz Ain’t Dead

Jazz

Jazz may be as dead as Latin for some people, but to others, it’s still live and kicking. I recently read an article arguing that...

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