Sampling

sampling errors

If Rich People Are the Variables in ‘Westworld,’ No Wonder the Experiment Sucks

Scientists have warned that disproportionate sampling of wealthy people impacts research results. Delos Incorporated didn’t get the memo.
Becky Ferreira
6.4.18
thump news

T2 Confirms That DJ Khaled and Drake's New Song Samples "Heartbroken"

The UK producer said he was approached directly by Khaled's team three weeks ago.
Alexander Iadarola
6.6.17
thump news

Jayhood Claims He "Inspired" Drake and DJ Khaled's New Song

The Jersey club producer said he doesn't blame the artists and has no "bad blood."
Alexander Iadarola
6.5.17
Big Cheese

Trump’s Transition Team Asked NASA About Surveying the Moon for Valuable Resources

Internal communications between NASA and Trump's transition team, obtained by a Motherboard FOIA, show the new administration is also interested in how the agency's research helps private industry.
David Axe
4.12.17
Essays

A Brief History of That Kickass Flute Sample on Future’s “Mask Off”

The surprising story starts at an MLK-themed musical, goes to Atmosphere and ends up at... Swedish rap?
Phil Witmer
2.23.17
Features

Between Worlds: How Field Recordings Can Challenge Our Perceptions of Electronic Music

We speak to Throwing Shade and Black Merlin about what happens when east meets west.
James Darton
1.19.17
Features

Why Has This One Bassline Been Sampled Seventy Seven Times?

You've heard "Don't Look Any Further" more times than you even realize.
Josh Baines
1.12.17
Art

Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam” Soundtracks a Film About Black Spiritual Power

Inside the sampled world of filmmaker and cinematographer Arthur Jafa’s 'Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death,' on view at Gavin Brown's Enterprise in Harlem.
Antwaun Sargent
1.9.17
Canada

Zodiacs and Crossbows: I Spent a Day Chasing Whales to Learn How to Study Them

Right whale sightings are up on Canada's East coast. Nobody knows why.
Justin Taus
9.1.16
Art

Close Your Eyes to Experience the Sound of a Digital Swamp

A multimedia chorus bubbles up in Belgrade-based artist Bojana Petkovic's 'Swamp Orchestra.'
DJ Pangburn
8.23.16
Features

How The Avalanches Taught Skylar Spence to Appreciate Sampling as a Form of Expression

The American electro-pop artist reflects on the Australian band's legacy and latest album 'Wildflower.'
Skylar Spence
7.18.16
Op-Eds

So, Is The Avalanches' New Album 'Wildflower' Any Good?

We spent 16 years waiting for 'Wildflower' and now that it's finally here, we ask the tough question: Does it suck, or is it legendary?
Larry Fitzmaurice
7.14.16
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