A lengthy OpEd on the historical progression of sampling and interpolating music to modern popular creative ends and how context plays an important role.
A closer look at the tradition of “blues shouting” in the early 1930s and ’40s, which helped inspire the creation of rock ‘n’ roll out of jazz and gospel.
Bass is arguably the most important element of a hip-hop beat, so we collect 10 of our all-time favorite modern hip-hop bass lines.
How do music and sound affect our tastebuds when we’re eating? How do our brains interpret the sonic landscape as validation of food’s authenticity? Read on
Today we’re taking an introductory look at one of the 20th century’s most daring avant-garde composers and his music, Christian Wolff.
On this day, 57 years ago, James Brown and his Famous Flames recorded what would become one of the most earth-shattering funk and soul albums of all time.
Thinking of releasing your next album yourself? Consider putting it out on cassette, this analog format has been making a comeback and we’re fans.
Today we take a look at the best dang echo/delay unit that exists on the market, and it has been since the 1970s – the Roland RE-201 Space Echo.
Dive deep into this experimental world of electronic music culled from throughout the Middle East, these producers are quickly rising to the top.
Learn about underwater acoustics and how sounds travel in different directions and across far distances via a marine audio highway called the SOFAR Channel.