Sampling

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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
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
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
Features

Why a Canadian Composer’s Controversial 80s Work is Still Ahead of Today's Copyright Laws

Before Girl Talk and the major label lawsuits, John Oswald's plunderphonic records proved sampling's possibilities.
Michael Rancic
7.13.16
Music

Watch an Album Get Produced on the Trans-Siberian Railway [Premiere]

In David Ctiborsky’s documentary, French electronic artist Thylacine samples the sounds of the Trans-Siberian from Moscow to Vladivostok.
DJ Pangburn
7.7.16
Art

Sound Art Imagines a Different Kind of Zen Garden

Does it still rock if a Japanese rock garden has no rocks? We investigate.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.17.16
Music

The Global Synthesizer Project Makes Crowdsourced Sound Art

For Moogfest, sound artist Yuri Suzuki and Moog Music’s Chris Howe built a global sampler that is also a sound art installation.
DJ Pangburn
5.24.16
Art

Vancouver Gallery Hosts the History of Mashup Art

Take a trip through time with artwork by Barbara Kruger, Basquiat, and Picasso at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.23.16
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