Musa Okwonga Compared Football Nations To Rappers And It’s Dope As Hell

The multi-talented poet and musician was spot on with his reasoning, covering every nation and some of the all-time greats in the process. We’re just two days away from kick-off and we’re getting excited. We already compiled a playlist to get you into the mood but now we have some more music-related football content for your enjoyment. Musa Okwonga is a modern polymath (“poet, author,…

Sample Breakdown: Madvillainy

For anyone who needed a sample breakdown of one of the greatest hip hop albums of our generation, here you go. Our new logo is obviously inspired by The Supervillain and he’s shaped my listening and watching habits over the last week. So I was thrilled to see this video in my YouTube recommendations. I’ve already heard most of these samples but that doesn’t stop…

The MF DOOM Instrumentals Mix

Get into this short-but-sweet DOOM Instrumentals mix. The mix might only be 12 and a half minutes long but it packs in some of the best DOOM/Madvillain instrumentals. You can find the track list below. Track list Metal Fingers – Mullein Metal Fingers – All Spice / MF DOOM – Kon Karne instrumental Metal Fingers – Untitled (Meditation) / King Geedorah – The Fine Print…

VIDEO: The Avalanches – Frankie Sinatra

After a 16-year absence, Australian group The Avalanches return with “Frankie Sinatra”, featuring Danny Brown and DOOM. When “Since I Left You” was released back in 2000, it put The Avalanches, and Australia, on the world map of sampling due to their extensive use of the technique. An estimated 3,500 samples were used from a wide range of sources, from Raekwon to Madonna. This was…

VIDEO: Watch DOOM On A Villainous Adventure Abroad

The metal masked villain DOOM releases a video from Cuba talking about upcoming music and other stuff. This is one of those times where actions speak louder than words. While we still wait for Madvillainy 2, the super villain has released a video for Hypetrak from a remote island in Cuba. In it, he explains there’s “a lot of good shit coming up this year,”…

Introducing: New Sampleface Site & New Logo

We’re proud to unveil the new logo and site for Sampleface. As you can probably tell, we have had a design overhaul at Sampleface. Our logo has been improved (more on that in a moment) and the site has had its third change in the past 3 years. The reason? Much like the best artists in the genres we cover, we never stay still and…

Mndsgn Mixtape For Bonafide Magazine

Stones Throw’s Mndsgn compiles an exclusive mixtape for Bonafide Magazine. One of the best UK music magazines by far is Bonafide Magazine and after a few design changes, they’re stronger than ever. Their last issue featured interviews from Madlib AND DOOM (together, I might add), Theo Parrish, New Order, Just Blaze and BadBadNotGood amongst others. Although they’re only on their ninth issue, their mixtape series…

Pipomixes – Beats, Headphones & Coffee Mix

Pipomixes – the self-proclaimed “PBS of the mixtape game” – throws together a fine mix featuring Madlib, James Brown, DOOM and plenty more favourites. We’re all fans of the themed mix but sometimes you just want to hear the greats together in one single stream and Pipomixes has provided. Saying that, there is a tenuous link to all the artists, as he explains: I’ve never…