Sampling

Portishead’s Geoff Barrow Calls Out The Weeknd For Uncleared Sample

Sampling

Oh dear. Geoff Barrow of Portishead accuses The Weeknd of using an uncleared sample. Yep, another one. The story may be the different but...

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Sampleface Five: Harmonic Samples

Sampling

We look at harmonic samples for our Sampleface Five. I do love harmonic samples. You could catch a riff and transform it into an instrument...

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The Strangest Of Bedfellows – Can Indie Music Become The New Sampling Treasure Trove?

Sampling

Gemma Day talks about the untapped potential of indie music in sampling and whether it’s becoming a great pool for music producers....

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Vanilla Ice Denying He Ripped Off “Under Pressure”

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The laughing stock of hip hop back in the 90s, Vanilla Ice denied he ripped off Queen & David Bowie’s Under Pressure in this...

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The Source’s 10 Favorite Hip Hop Samples Featuring The Doors

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In honour of Ray Manzarek’s passing, The Source picked 10 of their favourite hip hop samples featuring The Doors. The Doors were...

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Kon + Amir’s 50 Greatest Hip Hop Samples Of All Time

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Crate digging duo Kon + Amir give their lowdown on the 50 greatest hip hop samples of all time to Complex Mag. Complex are synonymous with...

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The Best Five Songs To Sample The Beatles (According To Houston Press)

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Houston Press put together a list of their five best songs made from Beatles samples. The Beatles are probably the most famous band ever...

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Rappamelo – A Tribe Called Quest Sample Playlist (Spotify)

Funk, Jazz, Sampling, Soul

Music blog Rappamelo have put together a mini playlist of some of the samples used by A Tribe Called Quest. A Tribe Called Quest were known...

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Kanye West, Def Jam & Stones Throw Being Sued For Uncleared Sample

Sampling

Labels and artists have become the subject of a lawsuit for illegal use of the Bumpin’ Bus Stop sample. And the uncleared sample...

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Madvillain – Madvillainy (Samples Mix)

Hip Hop, Sampling

Boom Bap Beatnik kindly puts together a mix of all the samples used on Madvillain’s Madvillainy. For the samplers out there, this is...

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NOAH B – beats for better living

Hip Hop, Sampling

NYC beat maestro NOAH B gives us some atmospheric and glitchy sounds on his latest beat tape. Any mention of computer games, musically or...

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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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Nujabes – Luv(sic) Grand Finale/Part 6 ft. Shing02

Hip Hop, Sampling

Jun ‘Nujabes’ Seba could be viewed as Japan’s answer to James ‘Jay Dee/J Dilla’ Yancey and the Luv(sic)...

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