Our Pride Month celebration continues with an exploration of the Warehouse, a club in Chicago that birthed house music.
In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, we’re exploring a handful of renowned venues that impacted electronic music, starting with the Continental Baths.
Let’s overview the key principles behind delay and explore how it has shaped music over the years.
In this entry of One Shots, we explore the ubiquitous “Hi” sample from Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz’ “Who U Wit.”
In this entry of One Shots, we explore the ubiquitous vocal sample from the Roland M-DC1 and its influence on the likes of Zaytoven, Nelly, and Travis Scott.
In this second entry of One Shots, we explore the ubiquitous siren sample from Quincy Jones’ “Ironside.”
In this first entry of One Shots, we explore the ubiquitous samples originally heard in Lyn Collins’ 1972 single “Think (About It).”
“The Fantastic Sounds of Jay Dee AKA J Dilla” would not be possible were it not for Ma Dukes’ graceful participation – watch and read our interview with the matriarch of the Jay Dee legacy.
Corey and Steve of Killiam Shakespeare, the experimental-jazz-soul collective from Philly, speak on Jay Dee (aka J Dilla)’s cross-genre influences.
A legend in his own right, 88-Keys speaks to us about meeting Jay Dee (aka J Dilla) for the first time, creating his companion pack, and more.
Producing beats equally soulful, introspective, and groovy, Cam O’bi speaks to us about Jay Dee and what he learned from him.
Canadian DJ and producer Jayda G shares how Jay Dee (aka J Dilla)’s work has influenced hers.