Tag: history

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

Sampling

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

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The Etymology of Sampling #2 – The Loop

Hip Hop

In our next edition of The Etymology of Sampling, we will be looking at the word “loop”. The term has many meanings outside of sampling...

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J Dilla’s MPC And Moog Heading To The Smithsonian

Hip Hop

The upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. has a new exhibit courtesy of J Dilla’s...

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VIDEO: B+ Previews His Upcoming Book, “Ghostnotes”

Music

Legendary photographer Brian Cross aka B+ drops a little video preview of his new book, Ghostnotes. Clear your coffee table because...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Pump Up the Volume – The History of House Music (Documentary)

House

Upon Frankie Knuckles sad passing, this week’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to the genre he fathered in documentary series Pump Up the Volume: The History of House Music.

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VIDEO: Eclectic Method – A Brief History Of Sampling

Video

Video remix producer Eclectic Method patches together “a brief history of sampling” in his latest remix video. Depending on how...

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Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession

Hip Hop

Joe Mansfield’s book Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession is a must have for any drum machine connoisseurs. Are you on the lookout for...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Beat This: A Hip-Hop History

Music

To mark the 40th anniversary of the famous 1520 Sedgwick Avenue house party back in 1973, BBC documentary “Beat This: A Hip-Hop...

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UK DJ Jaguar Skills Talks About Sampling

Sampling

In an interview with Clash Music, Jaguar Skills shares his views on sampling and knowledge of hip hop. Donning a ninja-like mask (or the...

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VIDEO: Marley Marl Recreating LL Cool J’s Mama Said Knock You Out

Video

Wanna know how Marley Marl made LL Cool J’s Mama Said Knock You Out. Just watch. Mama Said Knock You Out was LL Cool J’s...

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