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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
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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
Music

The ‘Music Box for the Digital Era’ Is Back and Better Than Ever

Axel Bluhme’s XOXX Composer has now has an app, a sleek black look, and may be on the market soon.
Francesca Capossela
6.30.16
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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 (Potential) 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
kanye west

The A-Z Guide to Every Song Sampled on Kanye West's 'The Life Of Pablo'

The rapper's highly-anticipated seventh album features everyone from Arthur Russell to Yoko Shimomura.
Max Mertens
2.22.16
house

The Ten Best Samples in the History of House Music

From Black Box to Studio Barnhus, we take a look at how pretty much every house record you love is built around a sample or two.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
2.3.16
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Unpacking the Weird and Wonderful Samples Found on ALTA's 'Awake For Days' EP

Nothing is off limits when it comes to the Melbourne duo's sonic palette.
Christopher Thompson
6.26.15
disclosure

The Wild Story Behind the Unlikely Sample on Disclosure’s New Record

How the work of a vinyl purist from Detroit was saved from obscurity.
Zel McCarthy
5.5.15
Music

A Sculptural Take On the Drum Machine Using Discs And Magnets

Axel Bluhme's 'XOXX Composer' is a drum machine for pros, amateurs, and novices that merges kinetics and magnets.
Kevin Holmes
3.30.15
Music

Hacked Sushi and Chicken Nuggets Become Instruments in This Music Video

Using the Makey Makey device, Fourclops turns food products and animals into unconventional instruments.
Kevin Holmes
11.3.14
Words

You Can Sample Sounds from NASA's Soundcloud Now (Just Don't Pull a Beyoncé)

Welcome to the space jam.
VICE Thump
10.23.14
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