VIDEO: Four Tet x Moe Syzlak – Pinnacles

Witness the oddly brilliant synchronicity of Four Tet’s Pinnacles set to Moe from The Simpsons breakdancing. Casually perusing my Facebook feed, I came across yet another fantastic video. But this one was much different to the others I usually find. A clever YouTuber named James uploaded a video showing a clip from The Simpsons where surly bartender Moe Syzlak is teaching a class in Funk Dancing for…

Neneh Cherry Announces New Album Produced by Four Tet

Swedish singer/rapper Neneh Cherry will release her first solo album in over 16 years with production work from Four Tet and a guest appearance from Robyn. When Neneh Cherry made herself known with her album “Raw Like Sushi”, it looked like Sweden (and Europe) might have had a chance to stand up alongside the US in hip hop standings. But since her 1996 album “Man”,…

Stream Beautiful Rewind By Four Tet On Soundcloud

Beautiful Rewind, the new album from Four Tet, is available to stream on Soundcloud. We’re fans of musicians with high levels of creative output as you may have noticed. Releasing multiple albums in a year is a common theme in the industry, although it appears to be more of a money making venture for the bigger labels. Four Tet isn’t amongst that pack (that’s just…

Happy 151st Birthiversary, Claude Debussy!

Google have crafted a doodle for the 151st anniversary of Claude Debussy’s birth so we decided to look at some of his best sampled tracks. France had a rich history in late-Romantic and early 20th century (or impressionist) music, with world renowned composers such as Frédéric Chopin (Polish-born but gaining French citizenship in 1835), Maurice Ravel and Erik Satie pushed classical music into the 20th…

Neneh Cherry + Afrika Baby Bam – Nina (Prod. Four Tet)

Neneh Cherry teams up with former Jungle Brother Afrika Baby Bam on an African-themed Four Tet beat. This track is made of pure awesome, from the clientele to the African percussion. Swedish singer-songwriter/rapper Neneh Cherry lays down some spoken word vibes with Afrika Baby Bam, a former member of the Jungle Brothers and the man who gave Q-Tip his name. The blend of the male…

First Events Of RBMA NYC 2013 Announced

RBMA have announced the first of their events for NYC 2013. We’ve featured many of RBMA’s past lectures on Sampleface but today, the Red Bull Music Academy have announced some of their shows for the 15th edition, which will be held in New York City from April 28 to May 31. As usual, expect some live gigs, film screenings, installations and their stalwart lectures. So…