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Does Music Have A Sampling Problem?

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Music may have a sampling problem but what are the solutions? Landr has a few and outlined them in their latest blog post.

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How Music Sampling is Different from Stealing

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Sampling is a creative tool for music composition. But is it really theft? Dr. E. Michael Harrington clarified things in a video for...

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

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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

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

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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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Sampleface Five: Thundercat Samples

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

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Lo Dopemine’s Random Music Sample Generator

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Randomness is a brilliant catalyst for inspiration. Lo Dopemine’s Random Music Sample Generator is the tool you need to spark ideas.

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Oto-tetsu + sampling Japan’s rail service

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There’s an underground scene in Japan filled with train sounds and PA systems. Field recordings used in music is nothing new and...

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Cookin Soul samples Street Fighter II on a beat

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To celebrate 100,000 YouTube subscribers, Cookin Soul made a beat from the iconic SNES game. Spanish hip hop producer/DJ Cookin Soul has...

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Moby’s Play as “audio blackface”

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A compelling article discusses the cultural appropriation of black voices in Moby’s seminal album.

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A Sampling Essay by Defected

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This sampling essay from Defected covers everything from the history of sampling to three European stars of the craft....

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RecordRadar turns your e-digging into crate digging

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With RecordRadar, you can turn your Spotify playlists into this. The web app integrates your Spotify music and finds records near you to...

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Obscure Artists Made For Hip Hop Samples

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Here’s a selection of obscure artists ripe for sampling. It appears some people weren’t very happy with our guest post on...

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Spot-digging – E-digging on Spotify

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The word “spot-digging” has made its way onto Urban Dictionary so it must be a thing, right? We like to do research on topics...

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Classic Artists Made For Hip-Hop Samples

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Here are a selection of classic artists ripe for sampling.

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Sample Breakdown: Madvillainy

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For anyone who needed a sample breakdown of Madvillainy, one of the greatest hip hop albums of our generation, here you go....

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Are Sample Subscription Services The Future For Indie Musicians?

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Music consumption has changed quite a lot in the past 30 years. The latest development involves sample subscription services....

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SAMPLE RECOVERY (Justice’s “Cross”)

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You’ve gotta love a sample showcase and SAMPLE RECOVERY does precisely that. This edition focusses on Justice’s debut, † (Cross).

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92 Of The Most Sampled Tracks In Music History (Spotify Playlist)

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A Reddit user compiled 92 of the most sampled tracks in music history thanks to WhoSampled's extensive database....

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