We’ve compiled a special World Cup playlist with songs from every nation in the tournament. The advantage of having run this blog for 6 years is the countries we’ve covered in that time. We still have some gaps to fill but in the meantime, celebrate the tournament starting on Friday with our special World Cup playlist. It features music/artists from every nation so you won’t…

We interviewed Croatian electronic group, Natural Chemistry. Fresh off the heels of their free Natural Chemistry EP, we caught up with the pair from Croatia to talk about there musical origins and who’d they’d love to work with. When did you start making music, separately and together? We were both making beats for few years before we met about two years ago at college through…

Croatian jazz musician Bruno Pintar is the focus of today’s instalment of Beats, Crates & Life. Hello dear reader. We meet again at this wonderful place of good music called Sampleface. If you missed the first part of this traveling through time click – here. Now, where were we? Oh yes, the article. Well, last time I talked about some lovely hungarian jazz. Let’s keep this jazzy…

Welcome to Sampleface, Beat Gates! A new year has brought us a brand new contributor! Readers of Sampleface will know Beat Gates from when we featured him as a One To Watch. Well, now you have no reason to ignore him as he will be bringing you some insight into old jazz records, “lost crates” and a look into his own collection of jazz records, where…

Our One To Watch, Beat Gates, comes from Croatia via a healthy dose of Dilla inspiration. I found this guy while writing about Croatian hip hop and he’s definitely someone you ought to be checking out. Beat Gates was born in Sarajevo but now lives in Zagreb. It was his love of Slum Village and, in particular, J Dilla that started his love affair with…