Join us as we take an in-depth look at the history, instruments, and leaders behind the ancient sounds from Drâa Valley, Morocco.
Learn about what cosmic country is, the influential musicians who’ve shaped it, and why the genre will continue to be relevant for the foreseeable future.
In this video, we explore the immeasurable and everlasting impact that J Dilla (a.k.a. Jay Dee) made on sampling culture.
Hang, pantam, UFO drum—these names all belong to the handpan, a relatively new family of percussive instruments that share a unique, hypnotic sound.
We go over a brief history of sampling and then dive straight into the three levels of complexity that exist within the process today.
We invited five modern players for a roundtable discussion about their history, approach, and relationship with the pedal steel guitar.
From Space Invaders to Super Mario Odyssey, let’s take a look at video games across history that feature soundtracks shaped by adaptive music techniques.
Tainy, Taiko, and Kat Dahlia dive even deeper into the origins of reggaeton, where it stands today, and where it’s headed tomorrow.
Parris Bowens II was a pioneering producer and instrumentalist who inspired countless musicians, both within and far beyond the gospel community.
Learn about how Korean musician, songwriter, and producer Seo Taiji combatted censorship and shaped the landscape of popular music.
Learn about how Yoko Shimomura went from tackling her first projects to crafting the timeless soundtracks of the Kingdom Hearts series.
Let’s explore how four brothers from Hong Kong laid the groundwork for the creative direction of the legendary hip hop ensemble, Wu-Tang Clan.