Samples

Noisey News

Teyana Taylor Says There Won't Be a "More Complete" 'K.T.S.E.'

"I guess we ain’t getting one​," she wrote on Twitter next to a damning shrug emoji.
Alex Robert Ross
7.3.18
Internet Exploring

Dissecting the 4 Most Improbable Samples on Drake's 'Scorpion'

From an unfairly underrated jazz harpist to a video from Plies, 'Scorpion' goes far beyond the most recognizable references.
Alex Robert Ross
7.3.18
Essays

Frank Ocean’s “Seigfried” Builds on the Beatles’ Production Legacy

On the one-year anniversary of 'Blonde,' we look at the album's most experimental song and its ties to '60s psychedelia.
Phil Witmer
8.18.17
Objectively Correct List

The Ten Best Songs You Didn’t Know Were Based on Samples

... unless you did, then sorry.
Ryan Bassil
7.31.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Here's How to Recreate the Smart-as-Hell Sampling from Kendrick's "LOYALTY."

Transforming Bruno Mars into a summer rap banger isn't as hard as you'd think.
Phil Witmer
4.24.17
Thump

The A-Z Guide to Every Song Sampled on Drake's 'More Life'

From a biker gang doc to 'Sonic the Hedgehog,' an in-depth look at the Canadian rapper's sprawling playlist.
Max Mertens
3.25.17
Features

The A-Z Guide to Every Song Sampled on Drake's 'More Life'

From a biker gang doc to 'Sonic the Hedgehog,' an in-depth look at the Canadian rapper's sprawling playlist.
Max Mertens
3.23.17
thump news

Some Diehard Fan Made a Supercut of Songs Sampled by Daft Punk

Let this eight-and-a-half minute video inspire your next DJ tribute night or chores playlist.
THUMP Canada Staff
3.22.17
Features

The Best Samples You Hate

Sometimes there is a song with samples that if you think too hard about them your brain will explode.
Chris Tranter
1.11.17
thump news

Skrillex Tells White Hinterland: "SORRY But We Didn't Steal 'Sorry'"

The producer tweeted a short video explaining how the same was originally crafted, and it's not via White Hinterland.
Michael Scott Barron
5.29.16
The Avalanches

Celebrate the Return of The Avalanches with This Short Film About the Making of Their Classic Album

While you wait for that elusive second album, why not see how the first was made?
Josh Baines
4.12.16
Interviews

Gene Brown Is the Guy Who Finds the Rare Samples for All Your Favorite Hip-Hop Songs

Questlove, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, Just Blaze, and DJ Premier are just some of the legendary names who have turned to Gene Brown for sampling fodder.
Reed Jackson
3.1.16
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