LISTEN: Exile’s Soul Circle Radio Mix

The LA beatking dropped a dope mix for Soul Circle Radio including tracks from Nas, Snoop Dogg and ATCQ. Anything Exile puts together is worth listening to and this mix is no exception. The MPC maestro threaded together some fine selections and even had time to give Soul Circle Radio an interview. Get ready for some Biggie, Common, Nas, and Kendrick amongst others. Stream it…

Exile – Tears For a Prince

Producer Exile drops a heartfelt message in his tribute to Prince. We’re still reeling after Prince’s death last week but we’re grateful for the kind words and memories we’ve seen over the past few days. Here’s what Exile had to say about him: I woke up April 21st to the news of Prince’s passing. Before I could fully digest the news I receive numerous text…

Need Some Sample Inspiration? Get An Internet Radio

Finding yourself stuck in a sampling rut is hell. An internet radio might be your way out. I’d like to think if you’re reading this, you already own a record player as that’s the great foundation for sampling. Some people already have a laptop and the urge to rip from vinyl blogs and YouTube is greater and cheaper. But perhaps you’ve got the record player…

VIDEO: Exile vs. Kanye – I Am A God

Not too keen on Yeezus? Maybe you’ll enjoy Exile’s live MPC flip of I Am A God. We did. We can always count on Exile to serve up something hot on his MPC, especially when it’s live. So when we heard he did a live remake of Kanye’s I Am A God on his trust 2000XL, we were on it like Sonic. And we weren’t…

FREE DOWNLOAD: Exile – Cassette

Beatmaker Exile releases a free mixtape featuring rare Blu & Aloe Blacc tracks. I do love a good free mixtape (as long as it’s actually good). Rest assured, when I heard Exile had released one, I was on it immediately. Cassette is a collection of unreleased tracks taken straight from his four-track recorder. Amongst the songs, you get some of the tracks that didn’t make the cut…

VIDEO: Blu & Exile – Maybe One Day

Blu & Exile come correct with their new video. Minimalism is the name of the game in Blu & Exile’s latest video Maybe One Day, featuring Black Spade. Directed by Jerome D, the video comes from their latest album “Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them” and shows the lighter side to the dynamic duo as they sit in leather chairs and…

SONG FOR SUNDAY #4: Blu & Exile – O Heaven

Today’s Song For Sunday comes from Blu & Exile’s latest album Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them. The album was originally released unmixed and unmastered on Blu’s Bandcamp before being quickly taken down (due to some backlash for the audio quality, who knows). The official release was 4th September. The track we’ve chosen is called O Heaven and it’s one of my personal…