From sampling crackling vinyl, to tape saturated drum sounds, to jazzy melodies and chords, lo-fi hip-hop beats make us think of our past.
Here’s our list of our favorite breakout pop songs of 2021, can you claim to have listened to all of these artists?
Borrowed from our friends at Reverb.com, this interview with producer RJD2 tracks his progress from student of the MPC to Soundfly teacher.
In Ep. 37 of Themes and Variation, we chat about famed musical alter egos and welcome the return of one of our favorite guests!
We take a closer look at 4 of the most sampled breakbeats in history, and the hip-hop songs they’ve contributed to influentially.
Is the “Producer-Instrumentalist” the future of hip-hop? It’s hard to argue with these 7 innovative, rising artists. Check them out!
Here’s our rundown of eight of the most exciting new artistic voices in American jazz music in 2021. Enjoy!
Modern songwriters, producers and artists are reinventing the way jazz idioms and foundations are applied in modern pop. Let’s break it down!
Learn about the history and legacy of Hip-Hop turntablism and record scratching with these 10 essential cuts.
While most artists send their tracks out to a pro for mastering, you can achieve a decent result yourself with some focused experimenting.